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ANNE MARIE ADAMS Favorite Scripture: Galatians 5:22-23   I find this scripture hopeful and consoling. These traits are gifts of the Spirit that are reflected in our lives as we … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment


 MARDA STOTHERS Favorite Scripture: Isaiah 11:6 “The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid”   To bring the Peaceable Realm we must speak … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Monday February 15, 2016

Benjamin Bencomo Favorite Scripture: John 1:1-18 John brings Genesis up to the birth, life, and death of Jesus, and the hope of the resurrection. In a few words John sums … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lent Devotionals | Sunday 1

  Throughout Lent we’re posting daily devotions written by capc Oakland members about their favorite scriptures. Such devotions during Lent (or Advent) are a tradition developed in the past century among … Continue reading

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 14, 2016

  Mark 10:17-31 I read this week that one explanation for the explosive popularity of candidates Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump it that their rhetoric of plays well … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Salt & Light

  13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment


  Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. Do not cast me away from your presence, and do not take … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ash Wednesday

  I’ll never forget the trouble, the utter lostness, the taste of ashes, the poison I’ve swallowed. I remember it all—oh, how well I remember— the feeling of hitting the … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

CAPC Oakland Lenten Community Devotional

  In our church community here at College Avenue Presbyterian Church we’re deepening our experience of what it means to be connected, intertwined in community based upon a shared faith … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 7, 2016

  Mark 8:27-9:8   Who is God? How is God in the world? Those are the fundamental questions of faith and spirituality. To some extent how we come to respond … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment