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Lectionary Reflection: First Sunday of Advent

By Carol James

Friday, December 1

Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:24-37 Keep awake.   Our readings today vividly remind us that waiting for God’s transformative power to break in our world is not a safe or...

Grace in the News: The Nuclear Problem

By Kelly Costello

Wednesday, November 29

Our dean, Malcolm Clemens Young, asks, “Why are we so passive these days when it comes to the prospect of nuclear annihilation?” in his latest column in the San Francisco Examiner.  Read more of his...

A Light in the Darkness

By Kelly Costello

Tuesday, November 28

Dean Malcolm Clemens Young gave the opening reflection at the Nob Hill Association‘s Huntington Park tree lighting ceremony on November 28. Enjoy his reflection on the season below .  Twenty-four years ago my parents came out...

Thanksgiving Grace

Great creator and mysterious lover of souls, we thank you for the blessings of this season: for the snow falling on the highest peaks of the Sierra, harvest in the great Central Valley, our ancient...

Lectionary Reflection: The Twenty Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

By The Rev. Justin White

Friday, November 17

Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18; Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30 Today’s Scriptures are full of ominous warnings, urging us to be prepared for “the Day of the Lord.” The prophet Zephaniah launches an...

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