The Prayer of Surrender

Part two of Lord’s Prayer Sermon Series, preached by Rev. Marci Auld Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA July 24, 2022 Jeremiah 29:4-14 Proverbs 3:5-6 As we continue our exploration of the Lord’s Prayer, today we are looking at what is, for me, the toughest part.  thy kingdom come, thy will be…

Triggered

A week ago, the US Supreme Court handed down a tragic and disastrous ruling Dobbs V Jackson that overturns fifty years of precedent about abortion. I knew it was coming. The Republican Party has been very clear about what it was doing as it packed the court. I volunteer my time with Planned Parenthood’s Clergy…

Path to Reconciliation

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA June 26, 2022 Lev 19:17-18  2 Cor 5:11-21  Last week, we started a sermon series on Worship. Victor started us off with the Sound of Praise. As Presbyterian flavored Christians, we begin worship in prayer and song. Acknowledging God’s majesty and goodness, our response…

Common Good

A sermon for Trinity Sunday by Rev. Marci Auld Glass, Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA June 12, 2022 Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 John 16:12-15 Today is Trinity Sunday, the day in the church calendar where we acknowledge the Trinity, the threefold nature of God, commonly proclaimed as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  How do…

Babel

A Pentecost sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church by Rev. Marci Auld Glass June 5, 2022 Acts 2:1-21 Gen 11:1-11   Diversity. Is it a good word or a bad word for you? Diversity is a complicated ideal. As globalization, and the movement of people across the planet expands—some moving for economic opportunities, others moving…

Second Acts

A sermon preached by  Rev. Marci Auld Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA May 8 2022 Acts 9:1-19 Second act stories are interesting to me.  Especially when the second act seems so different from the first.   Maybe some of you are in the careers you planned to be in from the…