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SUNDAY: ReGifting Suffering

This Sunday’s passage, Romans 5:1-1 forces us to think about troubles in our lives and where is God in the midst of our struggles. We are going to talk a bit about the role (And necessity?) that suffering plays in our lives and where God is in the midst of suffering. We will then talk…

SUNDAY: Deliverables for God

This Sunday’s passage, The Parable of the Tenant Farmers Matthew 21:33-46, is a tough one. While I do believe that God yearns for our faith to “produce” we get into trouble when we try too desperately to determine and value what should be produced, as if we can earn our way into God’s love. What…

Stewardship Month

It’s that time of year to talk about the enthralling topic of Stewardship! I know you’re excited, don’t hide it!  This year we will have group discussions in Adult Study throughout the month of October. Our themes for each week in consecutive order are: Stewardship of Time and Talent, Stewardship of Technology, Personal Stewardship, and…

What Accompaniment Looks Like

Benders of the Arc is a new podcast about adventures in bending the arc of social justice, presented by San Jose Presbytery’s Peacemaking Advocate, Rev. Geoff Browning, who is also a parish associate at FPCPA. In the episode What Accompaniment Looks Like, he interviews Holly Brady of First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto and Nicholas…