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Progressive Christianity Video Database

First Church Berkeley has amassed a library of videos representing progressive Christianity excerpted from worship celebrations over the past few years. You will find sermons, scripture presentations, musical presentations and rituals.

This database is sortable and searchable by a variety of categories including keywords.

We see this as a way of making progressive Christian content more widely available to the general public as well as being a resource for other progressive Christian churches.

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Title Date Time Presenter Scripture Scripture subject Sermon Series Day/Season Video Excerpt Type Keywords Edit
Faith, Love, Service Lupita Muñiz Luke 2:41-52 First Sunday After Christmas Sermon faith, love, service, orphans, ego, care, suffering, happiness, servant
Arrival of the Impossible Rachel Bauman Luke 1:39-56 Christmas 2018 Christmas 2018 Sermon Mary, Elizabeth, pregnancy, birth, miracles, blessing, Magnificat
Inconceivable Driver-Bucholtz, Baskette, Novotny Luke 1:5-38 Advent 2018 Sermon Mary, Elizabeth, Jesus, John, God, Gabriel, Ezekiel, angels, pregnancy, miscarriage, birth
Broken & Blessed Molly Baskette Luke 3:1–6 Advent 2018 Sermon John the Baptist, Jesus, God, prophet, coming, Advent, crooked paths, breaking, blessing
Arrivals & Departures Kit Novotny Luke 21:25-36 Advent 2018 First Day of Advent Sermon Jesus, God, arrival, departure, signs, portents, drama, waiting, impatience, second coming, redemption
United Against Hate Phil Porter 1 Peter 3:8-17 Thanksgiving Sunday Sermon hate, hatred, evil, mean, response, love, politics, God, humility, respect, superpower, compassion
Coming to Life Rachel Bauman John 11:32-44; Revelation 21:1-6a 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice Sermon God, Jesus, Lazarus, Mary, Martha, death, grief, fear, tears, war, hope, unbind, new life, faith, miracles
Traveling Light Molly Baskette Matthew 5:14-16 The Gratitude Cycle 24th Sunday After Pentecost Sermon God, light, darkness, traveling, sunlight, reflect, shine
Is Faith the Chicken or the Egg? Kit Novotny Mark 10:46-52 The Gratitude Cycle 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Sermon Jesus, Bartamaeus, faith, wholeness, healing, miracles
God’s Extravagant Generosity: Our Grateful Response Rachel Bauman Mark 1:4-11 The Gratitude Cycle 22nd Sunday After Pentecost Sermon Jesus, baptism, God, love, generosity, gratitude, extravagant, beloved