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.

It’s good to be back in the pulpit after welcoming Pastor Brian to Epworth and also hearing from Dr. Randall Miller on Pride Sunday. To those who have been travelling, welcome back, particularly our Sierra Service Project team, and to those who are about to head out on...


Scripture: Luke 24:1-12

April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday

Preacher: Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

Good morning, everyone, it is thrilling to see so many gathered here on this beautiful Easter Sunday at Epworth United Methodist Church...

April 21, 2019

Easter Sunrise Service – Epworth United Methodist Church

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Luke 24: 1-12

Rev. Lacey Hunter

Last Sunday during Youth Group, we read aloud this passage from Luke and shared some of our thoughts and questions about resurrection with one another. One of th...

April 19, 2019

Social Justice Stations of the Cross

Good Friday 2019: April 19

Epworth UMC, Berkeley, CA

Rev. Kristin Stoneking


Today, Good Friday, is the day on which we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus. I do not believe that Jesus came into this world to die. I believe...

Conscious Contact


April 14, 2019: Palm/Passion Sunday

Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

The 11th step in the 12 step program is Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, as we understood God, pray...

Making Amends
Luke 19:1-10
April 7, 2019
Rev. Kristin Stoneking
Epworth United Methodist Church, Berkeley, CA

I’m grateful to be back with you and grateful to David Ourisman for preaching on when the church needs to confess last week. To bow, to kneel, to have the humi...

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