Come and See

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA by Rev. Marci Glass January 9, 2022 John 1:29-51 Our text from John’s gospel today gives us another picture of how we are called together into community. It begins with John the Baptist’s account of Jesus’ baptism, which is closely connected to the calling…

Testify to the Light

A sermon preached by Rev. Marci Auld Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA.  Jan 2, 2022 John 1:1-14 Today we are celebrating Epiphany. This is an ancient Christian celebration, dating at least as far back as the 300’s. Epiphany is one of my favorite days in the year of church life. This…

The Big Reveal

Here is the sermon I would have preached on Jan 8, if we hadn’t canceled worship for the day because of weather. We will still speak about Baptism and Epiphany on Saturday, Jan 14, but I’m writing a different sermon for that day. Luke 3:1-22 Two of my favorite “churchy” holidays fall in the same…

Stumped

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho,  December 8, 2013 Isaiah 11:1-10 Matt 3:1-12 These passages have had me thinking about tree chopping this week. Sometimes it sounds like bad news. Threatening. We think about ancient beautiful redwoods chopped down in the middle of the night. We conjure up images of clear…