Threshold Moments: Is there Healing at the End of Life?

Is there healing at the end of life? In a setting that is often centered around the longing for a cure, I have borne witness to all kinds of stories, of both suffering and healing. I will be preaching on what a day in the life of a hospital chaplain looks like for me and sharing more about my calling as an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church. I’ll be inviting all of us to reflect on Lamentations chapter 3, pointing towards God’s faithfulness to us, His beloved children. Notice  in your own life and through the stories of others how God shows up most poignantly in threshold moments. These are the moments that happen between the thin line of life and death, despair and hope, disorientation and transformation, suffering and healing. I look forward to being with you!
Love in Christ,
Rev. Stephanie Gameros, BCC, CEC

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2024 Easter Sermon Series

Resurrection Stories

The Easter Season is a time of celebrating all the ways in which resurrection is possible in our lives. We can be in need of rising out of the depth of imprisonment, addiction, poverty, illness, and oppression – not just physically and literally, but also spiritually. What keeps us locked up inside? What binds us, keeping us from the fullness of who God created us to be? Join us for stories of courage, kindness, strength, and overcoming – Resurrection Stories – about those who have found “resurrection” in their lives. It might just inspire you to unlock your own rising up!


May 5, 2024

Threshold Moments – Is There Healing at the End of Life?

Lamentations 3:19-33



May/June Special Sundays

May 12, 2024

Cultivating Contentment
Ecclesiastes 2:10-11, Hebrews 13:5-6
Stewardship Program




May 19, 2024

Pentecost Sunday – A Merger Celebration of Lake Park UMC & Lake Merritt UMC
Special Guest Speaker: Minerva Carcaño
Bay District Superintendent:  Rev. Sun Hee Kim




May 26, 2024

Confirmation Sunday
Guest Speaker: Hope Hilton, Joint Youth Group Director of Buena Vista UMC & Lake Merritt UMC.