March 16, 2020

Unmoored: When We Feel We Lose God and Find God through Empathy

Galatians 3:1-9, 26-29

Epworth UMC, Berkeley 

Rev. Kristin Stoneking

March 15, 2020

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For those of you who came to the Ash Wednesday service, you were greeted with a transformed...

March 8, 2020

"Revelation of the Holy Spirit"

Galatians 1:11-12

March 8, 2020 - International Women's Day; Second Sunday in Lent

Akesa Fakava

Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

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Last month at a family gathering I was passing through the kitchen by a group of fami...

Language Landmines

Galatians 1:1-12

March 1, 2020

Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

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How many of you know our denominational mission statement? If you know it, say it with me, “To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transf...

February 9, 2020

Sermon by Michael Martin

Scripture: Luke 10:25-37

Sunday, February 9, 2020

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What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

Good morning, fellow congregants.  I am Michael Martin. Those of you that have read the bulletin know my story.  Isn’t that a nice write-up Merrie g...

January 26, 2020

Epworth UMC

Rev. Brian Adkins

Sermon on Mark 8:22-26



I don’t think I’ve ever told you about the time Grandma Flo got me and her and Freida Farley kicked out of church.

We were in a revival service at World Harvest Church, a megachurch outside of Colu...

January 19, 2020

Letter From Birmingham Jail~A Call To Action By Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Sermon by Dr. Ramona I. Coates, Member of Epworth (Since 2009)

Scripture: 1 Peter 3:13-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20

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On April 16, 1963 Rev. Dr. Martin...

December 1, 2019

Scripture: Matthew 24:36-44. PEOPLE, LOOK EAST We’ve chosen as our Advent theme, “On the Way. This is a season of journeying.

November 8, 2019

Saints Town

Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18

November 3, 2019

Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

Today is All Saints Day. Today we take time to remember those of our communion we have lost in the last year, but also to remember that we hold onto a handr...

September 8, 2019

Preacher: Rev. David Ourisman

Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:5-9

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Deuteronomy 26:5-9


I want to begin by saying I don’t claim to have the answer to the refugee crisis.

Like all of you, I hear the tragic stories
  of what’s happening on our southern...

August 18, 2019

This last week, as I believe many of you know, a group of five others from Epworth and myself were in the Tucson area to offer what assistance we could at The Inn, a respite center run by a collaboration of United Methodist churches.

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