A New Year – Rev. Anna Woofenden 1.1.17

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church 1/1/17 Readings: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 Revelation 21:1-6a Listen to the Audio Readings: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 3:1 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 3:2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up […]

Love Is Here – Sermon for Christmas Eve, Rev. Anna Woofenden 12.24.16

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church 12/24/16 Readings: Isaiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-14 Listen to the Audio When I was a child I loved Christmas. The candles, the carols, the filled stockings, and the way the presents appeared under the tree on Christmas morning, but something that I remember most vividly was this— We had […]

Revolutionary Love – Rev. Anna Woofenden 12.4.16

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church December 4, 2016 Listen to the Audio Isaiah 11:1-10
11:1 A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots.
11:2 The spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, […]

Revolutionary Gratitude – Rev. Anna Woofenden 11.20.16

11.20.16 The Garden Church Rev. Anna Woofenden Scripture: Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Luke 1:68-79 Messenger by Mary Oliver My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird— equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is my […]

Anointed to Love – Rev.’s Jonipher Kupono Kwong, Jonathan Mitchell and Anna Woofenden 11.13.16

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church November 13, 2016 Listen to the Audio

All Will Be Well – A Sermon for Weary Times Rev. Anna Woofenden 10.16.16

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church, San Pedro, CA 10.16.16 Scripture: Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Luke 18:1-8 I’m tired. And not just because Bree and I just got back this morning from meetings in Seattle, after canceled flights and epically early morning trips to the airport. I was tired before we left early Friday morning. I am […]

Cultivation Series Part Three: Participation – Rev. Anna Woofenden 10.02.2016

Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church October 2nd, 2016 Scriptures: Micah 6:6-8, Acts 2:42-47 Listen to the Audio Thursday morning I went on an early morning walk and I walked to a place on what I like to call, “the Garden Church historical tour.” I went to the shady patch under the trees where we […]

Cultivation Series Part Two: Pledging – Rev. Anna Woofenden 9.25.2016

9.25.16 Rev. Anna Woofenden The Garden Church Readings: Micah 6:6-8 and Acts 2:42-47 Listen to the audio On Tuesday evening, we met for our first Leadership Table meeting, the group of people who regularly sit around this circle and want to continue to come together to discover how we can make church together. Bree led […]

Cultivation Series Part One: Prayer – Rev. Anna Woofenden 9.18.2016

Prayer A Sermon for the Garden Church San Pedro, CA Rev. Anna Woofenden 9.18.16 Listen to the Audio of this week’s sermon “Prayer”   Micah 6 6 Hear what the Lord says: Rise, plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice. 2 Hear, you mountains, the controversy of the Lord, and you enduring foundations of […]

Sermon Tapas – Revs. Anna Woofenden, Gemma Sampson, Sylvia Miller-Mutia, Asher O’Callahan & Alex Raabe The Garden Church 9/4/2016

  Rev. Anna Woofenden Listen to the Audio of this week’s sermon “Sermon Tapas”