I AM…..Enough

A sermon preached by Rev. Marci Auld Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church October 10, 2021 Exodus 16:1-18 The story of the Exodus, from which today’s passage comes, is the story of a group of people who had been forced to leave their homeland because of economic and political reasons. They were a poor minority, refugees…

The Lord Will Provide

Gen 22 Sept 19, 2021 A sermon preached by Marci Auld Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA. For the careful listeners out there, you might recall last week, when telling the creation story, I made a claim about how God creates in love, and with hopes for our flourishing and life. And…

In the Beginning

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, California September 12, 2021 Gen 1 to 2:4a Today we are beginning a year of scripture readings from the Narrative Lectionary. I have historically preached from the 3 year Revised Common Lectionary readings, which were put together in 1992 by a number of different Christian denominations. I like…

Wisdom’s Focus

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church by Rev. Marci Auld Glass Aug 25, 2021 Proverbs 9:1-6, 13-18  Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn her seven pillars.   She has slaughtered her animals, she has mixed her wine, she has also set her table.   She has sent out her servant-girls, she calls from the…

Bread for our Neighbors

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA. July 25, 2021 John 6:1-21 The lectionary jumps around a bit this summer. When last we checked in, we were in Mark’s gospel, skipping over a feeding story. Rather than give us Mark’s account of the miracle, this morning, we have John’s account. This…

Facing Giants

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA June 20, 2021 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49, Mark 4:35-41 I recognize myself in this David and Goliath story. And I am not David. I know I am supposed to like this story. It shows David being faithful and courageous, trusting that God…

Underdog

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA June 13, 2021 1st Samuel 15:34 to 16:13 Who do you cheer for in sports? Other than one’s hometown teams, obviously. When you fill out your bracket for the NCAA basketball tournament, are you more likely to pick number one seeds, or the 16…

Ascension Deficit Disorder

A sermon preached by Rev. Marci Glass at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA May 15 Ephesians 1:15-23, Acts 1:1-11 This past Thursday was the day the church celebrates the Ascension, which is the 40th day after Easter, when we commemorate the Ascension of Christ into Heaven. And I know that we live in…