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Why a Girl and a Woman?- Sermon Video

First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael

Published on Nov 19, 2013

Two healing stories intertwined, both involve females, both involve the number 12 – which brings the Reign of God to mind. What does it mean that it was women in this story?  Surely it can’t just mean, as some have said, (though not this way), that the gospel is for girls too.

Rev. Sam Alexander is Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael. He is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, B.A., and Union Seminary in Virginia, M.Div. Sam has served congregations in Maryland and in the San Francisco Bay area and is currently Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael. He serves as an Adjunct Instructor in Homiletics at San Francisco Theological Seminary. What they call, “his provocative sermons” have inspired, disturbed, and delighted his congregations. He blogs at and coaches preachers as well.

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