Events at MPC

Join Us For Celebration:

peace In celebration this Sunday (September 21) we will focus on the relationship between peacemaking and caring for the earth. Read the Rest...

 

Special Event:

Three Author Talks in September

Book talk microphone photoWe're thrilled to be hosting three author-led book talks in September: Sam Barry (Kathi Kamen Goldmark's Her Wild Oats), Louise Greenspan, MD and Juianna Deardorff, PdD (The New Puberty), and Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson (Gratitude and Trust). This is a continuation of a series of talks that has featured a range of authors including Anne Lamott, Michael Chabon, and Garry Wills. Read the Rest...

 

Special Event:

Harvest Dinner & Program

Harvest-Dinner MPC TO HOST HARVEST DINNER & PROGRAM, October 25, Saturday, 5:30-8:30, Family Room. Mark your calendar for this decade-old, pot-luck annual gathering of the three Faith Trio congregations. Read the Rest...


The Latest Word

From our "MPC Family" Sermon Podcast:

But Is It Fair?(September 29, 2014)

Rev. Ben Daniel discusses Matthew 20 1:16 (the parable of the vineyard) and its message about the nature of fairness, and why it’s better to be generous of heart and open to undeserved joy.

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The Latest from the Pastoral weblog:

Is ISIS Islam?(September 26, 2014)

Over the last couple of months, as news of the vile and violent actions of the group calling itself the “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria (or in the Levant, as the Obama Administration likes to say) increasingly has dominated the headlines, several people have asked me if I still believe Islam is not an […] Read the Rest...


The Latest from the Family Living weblog (Talitha's Take):

My Favorite Holiday(September 26, 2014)

We are coming up to World Communion Sunday, which is my favorite minor church holiday of the year. Perhaps because it’s the most delicious, or perhaps because being so minor has saved the holiday from being coopted or commercialized, I will always have a special place in my heart for the first Sunday in October. […] Read the Rest...