Pastor’s Blog/Grace Waves 09.18.19


“Three things cannot be long hidden:  the sun, the moon and the truth.”  Buddha

Our Homecoming Dinner is this Saturday, Sept 21st, at 4:00 pm.  Anticipate a wonderful, relaxing Fall Equinox Evening with friends and a delicious meal.  Set up and clean up assistance are welcomed.  Plan on attending?  send a note to the office so we can add you to the count!

Forgiveness Forum Series:  The practice of Forgiveness is so challenging and transformative that we will keep the series initiated this past Sunday continuing for 2 or 3 more Sundays.  The many gifts and dimensions of Forgiveness (empathy, conditions, risk and trust, reconciliation, political aspects and intergenerational trauma) will all be explored.  Participate in this critical dialogue.

Art Forum – with Cathie and Sue on October 6:  Meet and enjoy the reflections of the two artists who have created our current exhibit.

Please keep in your prayers:  Bernice (Tim Griesbach’s mother) and Svetlana (Lyusya’ mother); Bob, Denise, Janet and the young people urging a response to our climate crisis.

Enjoy Bill Carmel’s review of the de Young’s “Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin” Exhibit.  Check out:  Art Inside-Out, Body of Work (Literally)

Full Tilt!  The Jazz Church West 15th Season begins on Sunday, October 6 at 5:00 pm.  Adam Shulman’s Sextet will perform works from his recent CD Full Tilt!

The Art Exhibit Rhythms of Water and Land, Love and Loss (In memory of Ruth, Linda and Don Britt) will Officially Open with Artists Cathie Weir and Sue Britt (daughters and sisters) present.

St. Joan of Arc invites you to celebrate their 40th Anniversary with them on Sunday, October 6 from Noon – 4 pm at their church in San Ramon.  We thank God for these partners in ministry through these many years!








Blessings,  Pr. Steve