Unless y’all see signs and wonders….

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA February 6 2022 John 4:46-54 A few weeks back, Jesus was turning water into wine in Cana of Galilee. Today, we’re back in that town down the road from Nazareth. A royal official from Capernaum, which was a town on the northwestern shore of…

If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, Ca Jan 23 2022 John 2:1-11 As you maybe have already discerned from our readings the past few weeks, John’s Gospel handles the story of Jesus differently than do Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Those three are called the “synoptic” gospels because of the way they…

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…

Pleased to Dwell

A sermon preached for the third Sunday in Advent at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, CA December 12, 2021 Colossians 1:15-20 Ezekiel 37:1-14 This is the third Sunday of Advent, the day we light the pink candle, and celebrate JOY. And to talk about joy, obviously, we chose a story about zombie prophesies from…

“I’m keeping you.”

If you followed my blog as I found my birth family, you might remember my half sister Carol. My birth mother didn’t want to meet me when I first contacted her, but she did give me the name of my birth father. He had died in 1996, but I tracked down his daughter Carol. I…

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…

Claimed and Called

A sermon preached at Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, California. October 3, 2021 Exodus 2:23-25; 3:1-15; 4:10-17 Last week Joann preached about the story of Jacob, renamed Israel. In the intervening chapters, his sons’ have picked up the family tradition of trickery. To get rid of their father’s favorite son, Joseph, they sold him…