August Newsletter

August Newsletter

On Pastor Katie’s Mind… I think of August as a “sleepy month” in the best sense; a month when people can hopefully take a break, get some rest, go on vacation. Of course, vacation is a luxury that many people don’t have. So it’s important to remember this and support one another to take breaks […]

“For Love of the Trinity”

“For Love of the Trinity”

Excerpt from Pastor Katie’s sermon on Trinity Sunday, May 27th, 2018 “For Love of the Trinity”   …God is revealing truth to us in regard to the Trinity through the experiences and testimony of queer folks. Queer people are experiencing God through the Trinity and seeing themselves in the image of God, and are actually […]

Fall Outreach Gratitude

Fall Outreach Gratitude

Thank you to everyone who spent time and helped to reach out to our neighbors this fall. On September 16th at the UHURU Flea MarketSpirit-led conversations continued Saturday, October 7th at the Philadelphia Family Pride Conference. Like last year we had a table at the conference, but this year we led a conference session. Pastor […]

“Honoring Parents: It’s Complicated” (5th Word) 

“Honoring Parents: It’s Complicated” (5th Word) 

Sermon: “Honoring Parents: It’s Complicated” (5th Word)                                       July 23, 2017 Psalm 131: YHWH, my heart has no lofty ambitions, My eyes don’t look too high. I am not concerned with great affairs or marvels beyond my scope. It’s enough for me to keep my soul tranquil and quiet like a child in its mother’s arms; […]

“Sabbath as Resistance”

“Sabbath as Resistance”

Sermon “Sabbath as Resistance”                                                        July 16, 2017 4th Commandment in Ten Commandments Series Texts: Exodus 5:1-9 and Deuteronomy 5:12-15   The story of creation in Genesis 2 says,“on the seventh day God finished the work that God had done and rested on the seventh day from all the work. So God blessed the seventh day […]

“Using God’s Name”  

“Using God’s Name”  

Sermon: “Using God’s Name”                                                                                      July 9, 2017 Texts: Matthew 5:33-38 and Deuteronomy 5: 6 – 11 Theme: “You shall not take the name of the Lord Your God in vain”   Today we’re talking about the third commandment or third “word” in our series on the Ten Commandments this summer. The well known […]