News & Announcements

News & Announcements

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “Looking for Hope in the Darkness” ~ The First Sunday of Advent – The Hope Sunday. In dark and despairing times, seemingly from time immemorial, people look for hope. As people of faith, waiting for the birth of the Christ child, we might ask the same question: Where is … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “Thanksgiving Sunday” ~ At Thanksgiving two words come to mind: ‘Thanks’ and ‘food’. ‘Thanks’, of course, because it’s in the title. And ‘food’ because that’s what we do – eat lots of food. And for us that means pie. Join us for “Pie Sunday,” a Noe Valley Ministry tradition. … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “A Way of Seeing” ~ Perception – it depends on your point of view! The story of Blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52) is more than a healing story. It is a spiritual metaphor for how we see The Way of Jesus and our propensity for blindness. God’s work of salvation … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “Grace & Restoration Project” ~ The Racial Justice Team of Noe Valley Ministry is proud to introduce the West Bay Region of Presbyterian Congregations’ “Grace & Restoration Project” in a service of worship this Sunday. The Grace & Restoration Project aims to support deeper racial awareness and action amongst … Read More

Links to Recorded Online Worship Services

In case you missed joining us for Worship, here are links to recent recorded services. Click on date to view recording. November 21, 2021 – “Did You Remember to Say, ‘Thank You?’” November 14, 2021 – “A Way of Seeing” November 7, 2021 – “Grace & Restoration Project” October 31, … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship & Livestream Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “Day of the Dead /All Souls Sunday” ~ On this Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Sunday we remember those friends and family who have passed on. You are encouraged to bring photos and memorabilia of loved ones who have died to place on the ofrenda. On … Read More

Canceled – Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 24, 2021

Due to extreme storm conditions, todays church service has been canceled. We encourage everyone to stay home and stay safe. ~ “A Way of Seeing” ~ Perception – it depends on your point of view! The story of Blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52) is more than a healing story. It is … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “The Tyranny of Power” ~ Being left-handed in a right-handed world is not always easy. Historically, the right hand is the symbol of power; the left hand the symbol of weakness or worse. But Jesus rejects the right-handed power approach to the world. Instead, Jesus embraces what Martin Luther … Read More

Congregational Meeting following Worship Sunday, October 17, 2021

Following worship on Sunday, October 17, 2021, Noe Valley Ministry will hold a Congregational Meeting with the purpose of electing a nominating committee.

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “A Hard Saying” ~ The artist captures the moment: He came to Jesus for healing but walked away grieving, because “he had many possessions.” Jesus words were, indeed, hard – “sell what you own and give the money to the poor.” What are we to do with such a … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 10:30am

~ Welcome Back! ~ Join us this Sunday as we gather in-person to celebrate our community. And to celebrate communion with Christians around the world! Enhanced musical offerings: Emil Miland, cello       Candace Forest, piano Merrill Grant, soprano                  NVM Choir And introducing Lindsay Rader, Music Director Enhanced coffee hour: tasty finger-food … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 10:30am

A mashup of Biblical metaphors come together this week to give a fuller understanding of God. Drawing upon James 5 and Mark 9 we’ll explore how we sometimes take common biblical ideas for granted. Maybe, just maybe, we’ll discover a deeper understanding about the life of discipleship that promotes fullness … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 10:30am

~ “Welcome the Child” ~ Jesus “took a little child” and said, “Whoever welcomes one such child…welcomes me.” Mark’s gospel (9:30-37) continues the story of Jesus teaching his disciples what following him truly means. We’ve been taught that means coming to Jesus with the “innocence of a child.” But that … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 10:30am

As Jesus journeys through Galilee some of his disciples are having a hard time keeping up – physically and spiritually (Mark 8:27-38). We, too, might find ourselves reluctant to step to the front of the discipleship march. Join us this Sunday as we encounter the story of a couple of … Read More

Gallery Sanchez Presents ~ Ken Sakatani

~ Art Exhibit Themes: Cultural Collisions & Impressions of Nature ~ Show runs September-October 2021 ~ Viewing by appt only by emailing Kenneth.sakatani@csun.edu   … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 10:30am

Next week we have a holiday for Labor Day, but have you ever really thought much about your job and your labor in theological and biblical terms? Is your job your “calling,” as the bible discusses? Did someone or did God “call” you to that work? What does that mean … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Online Streaming Sunday, August 29, 2021 – 10:30am

Jesus was a map maker – a cartographer. This Sunday’s gospel story has Jesus making a new map for the people of Israel. The old map was no longer reliable or trustworthy, indeed, was leading people astray. Jesus comes drawing a new map to help the folk know how to … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream ~ Sunday, August 22, 2021, 10:30am

~ Feeling at Home ~ “How lovely is your dwelling place, O God,” says the psalmist (Psalm 84). “Happy are those who live in your house, ever singing your praise.” We at Noe Valley Ministry resonate with such words. We are glad to gather in community in God’s house. We … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream via Zoom – Sunday, August 15, 2021, 10:30am

~ “From Whence Wisdom?” ~ “The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom,” says the Psalmist (111). Solomon asked for wisdom and God gave it to him! “Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise,” say the Letter to the Ephesians. Christian tradition proports … Read More

Join Us for In-Person Worship or Livestream August 8, 2021, 10:30am

Summer Share: A panel from the congregation will share their personal experiences of Anti-Asian Racism. Come and Listen to this unique opportunity to hear their stories. If you are unable to join us in-person you can livestream the service by clicking the link below. Also included is a link to … Read More