Sermon Rev. Amanda Riley 1-21-2018

Listen to the Rev. Amanda Riley’s Garden Church sermon from the service on 1/21/2018.

Sermon Rev. Amanda Riley 1/14/2018

Listen to the Rev. Amanda Riley’s Garden Church sermon from the service on 1/14/2018.

Christmas Eve Rev. Asher O’Callaghan 12/24/2017

Listen to the Rev. Asher O’Callaghan’s Garden Church sermon from the Christmas Eve service on 12/24/2017.

Hopefully Anticipation Rev. Amanda Riley 12/10/2017

Listen to the Rev. Amanda Riley’s Garden Church sermon from the service on 12/10/2017.

End of Year Letter 2017

Dear Friends, As the days grow darker and Advent approaches, I find myself pondering the light and the dark, that which grows quietly under the soil and that which springs forth, that which gestates in a cozy womb, and that which is born. As we are anticipating the celebration of the birth of Christ, I […]

Give the Gift of “Enough and Some to Share” this Holiday Season!

  At the Garden Church Gathering each week we sing before our meal, “there is enough, there is enough, there is enough, enough and some to share” and then we go on to share a meal with dozens of our neighbors, some housed, some un-housed, people from all different backgrounds and walks of life eating […]

Sermon Rev. Amanda Riley 10.1.2017

Listen to the Amanda Riley’s Garden Church sermon from the service on 10/1/2017.

Pastoral Transitions at the Garden Church 8.7.2017

Dear Friends, Three years ago this week I moved to San Pedro with a question and a vision, “Could we re-imagine church in the context of an urban farm and sanctuary?” Thanks to hundreds of people, from funders to farmers, people who prayed and people who have come through the gates and participated, this vision […]

Making Friends Rev. Anna Woofenden 6.18.2017

April 18th The Garden Church Rev. Anna Woofenden Listen to the audio Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7)
18:1 The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day.
18:2 He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he […]

A Meal that Tasted of Freedom Rev. Anna Woofenden 4.13.2017

April 13th 2017 Maundy Thursday The Garden Church Rev. Anna Woofenden Listen to the audio “On the night in which he was betrayed, our Lord Jesus gathered with his faltering friends for a meal that tasted of freedom.” These words from a communion liturgy have been haunting me. A meal that tasted of freedom. Faltering […]