Psalms and Prayers

Psalms and Prayers

The book of Psalms in the Bible is considered some of the most beautiful poetry ever written. The psalms include writings of every human condition: joy, thanksgiving, yearning, hope, anger, bitterness, sorrow. C.S. Lewis wrote that in reading and singing the psalms...
Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies

THE BEAUTIFUL ARRANGEMENT OF LILIES IN THE SANCTUARY ON EASTER MORNING  WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY GIFTS FROM MEMBERS OF OUR CONGREGATION. An Easter lily was given in memory of McAdams Christopher by the Christopher family. Don and Susan Shelley gave an Easter lily in...
Roses, Lilies and Poinsettias

Roses, Lilies and Poinsettias

Sharing flowers is a way to show care for loved ones – their beauty warms the heart. The same is true for FBG. The flowers in our Sanctuary are beautiful to see and a way to bring a little of outside, God’s creation, inside our worship space. None of the flowers use...
Worship Celebrations, Worship Guests

Worship Celebrations, Worship Guests

Celebrations often demand guest lists. Birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, etc., are usually shaped by a guest list. Our church will be hosting two celebrations on October 29 and November 5. You are obviously on the ‘invitation list’ and so are a couple of...
Lavender Pen Concert

Lavender Pen Concert

OCTOBER 13, 7:00PM, FBG SANCTUARY The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) begins its 40th season with the Lavender Pen Tour, visiting cities in Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. There is no cost for the concerts – they have been...
Visually Speaking…

Visually Speaking…

Might sound strange for a musician to say this, but I’m a visual learner. When I see concepts that are hard to describe in words manifested in visual art forms, symbols and objects, it helps me “see” in new ways, get to the meaning below the surface, and remember...