Covid-19 Coronavirus Update

This is the letter being sent to the church today. In the hopes of catching people the email might miss, here it is again: Southminster Boise Health Plan  March 12, 2020 As the news and concern over the COVID-19 situation continues, we at SPC are taking prudent steps in order to keep our community healthy.…

The Treasure in Dust

Mark 10:17-31 A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise on March 1, the first Sunday of Lent. We talked about questions the other night on Ash Wednesday. Jesus’ disciples had questions for him. But they were too afraid to ask them. Here, it is a whole different story. We have questions all over…

Ash Wednesday Meditation

An Ash Wednesday Meditation February 26, 2020 Mark 9:30-37 We’ve been looking at Mark’s gospel the past month or so. And we’ve noticed that Mark keeps saying things like “let those with ears to hear, hear” or “let those with eyes to see, see”. Jesus understands that not everyone will understand Jesus, or his mission,…

Coming Into Focus

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho Feb 23, 2020 Mark 8:22-9;8 Today is Transfiguration Sunday. Each year, before we enter the Season of Lent, and as we leave the season of epiphany, we spend some time looking at the texts of Jesus’ transfiguration—when he takes a few of his disciples and…

Testimony against HB 500 (which would discriminate against transgender kids in athletics)

This is what I said this morning in committee. After hearing considerable testimony against this bill, the committee voted along party lines to send it to the House. My name is Marci Glass, and I am the pastor of Southminster Presbyterian Church on the Boise bench. I am here to urge you to vote against…