August 14, 2018

What would you do if you found out your bill was paid for you by a stranger? Listen to Pastor Emily's sermon on generosity, grace, and an unexpected surprise at a restaurant. The scripture reading from the sermon is John 6:31, 35-45.

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February 22, 2018

This sermon was preached at Knox Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa on February 18, 2018 in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl where17 people were killed. 

The scripture reading for the day was Joel 2:12-17 

The communion tabl...

February 5, 2018

Great Job Team!

Our Redwood Empire Food Bin was filled to the brim on Super Bowl Sunday. We collected 126 TOTAL Donations. 45 Soups, 17 Proteins (tuna, chicken, beans). 17 cans/bags/boxes of pasta, 3 baking mixes, 4 bags dried fruits, 2 oatmeal/cereal, 8 cans veg/fruit....

January 11, 2018

Our monthly youth group for "tweens" is off to a terrific start! In December, we gathered to make pizzas and play silly games. In January, we learned to draw using simple guidelines and we painted our designs on canvases. Next month, we're really excited to do some wei...

May 18, 2017

 This sermon was preached at Knox Presbyterian Church on May 14, 2017. The scripture text for the sermon is John 14:1-14.

Note: Italics in the written sermon indicate a time of congregational conversation with the pastor. 

If I said, “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” you...

May 18, 2017

This sermon was preached at Knox Presbyterian Church on Sunday April 30, 2017. The scripture text the sermon is based on is Luke 24: 13-35.

Have you ever been driving someplace and you’re driving along and when you get there you realize you’ve gone to work instead of th...

April 25, 2017

This sermon was preached on Sunday April 23, 2017 at Knox. The text was John 20:19-31. 

How ‘bout them Warriors? Do we have any Warriors fans in the house?

OK, before we get started, I need to confess that I basketball is not my sport. My sport in high school was track a...

April 22, 2017

Get in the game this week with Pastor Emily as she serves up a sermon that wonders, "What does NBA success have to do with "Doubting" Thomas?" Hmm, maybe the secret's in the high-fiving, fist-bumping, back-slapping action...btw, our scripture for the week is John...

April 18, 2017

We’re not really surprised by Easter anymore. I fear we’re a little jaded. We come to church by rote. We already know the tomb will be empty, we know Christ is risen today, Alleluia, and all that jazz.

In fact, these days, Easter surprises mainly come in candy form.

I li...

April 8, 2017

Dear Beloved Parishioners of Knox,

If you’ve been coming to Knox lately, you know that sometimes I like to talk a lot. I enjoy connecting with others in a lively conversation. Talking brings us together. Sometimes, God even speaks to us in a loud, thundering voice...


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