CAPC Oakland

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Lenten Spiritual Practices

Lent starts today.  It marks the 40 day period before Easter, a season marked by Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday, a season of spiritual pilgrimage during which we are invited less to … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ash Wednesday Prayer, Meditation and Music

ASH WEDNESDAY Prayer Stations & Active Meditation Wednesday, March 5th 7:00-8:00pm   Come join us for an interactive night of prayer – not at all like your grandma would have … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

FAT Tuesday Family Friendly Pancake Dinner and Games

We’re continuing our emerging tradition of hosting a pancake dinner
with pancake games in the gym to celebrate Mardi Gras.
It’s an ancient practice from Medieval Europe where it became tradition to eat up all the butter and lard in your house before Lent began (on Ash Wednesday) as pancakes or crepes. Plus it’s great fun!

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Black History Month Video

In his copious memory, Monte forgot to prep the video that we had planned to show in our celebration of Black History Month in worship this past week.  Here’s the … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ash Wednesday Service 2/13 @ 7pm

  Join us Wednesday the 13th for a modern take on the traditional Ash Wednesday Service.  Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent (the 40 day season before Easter). … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pancake Tuesday February 12th @ 6:00pm

Pancake Tuesday – or “Shrove Tuesday” is most commonly known as Mardi Gras (or Fat Tuesday).  It’s the last day before the beginning of Lent, which falls this year on … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Renovation of our Downstairs Floor

  We’ve been renovating our downstairs floor, what we call the Light House Room, for the past year.  It’s taken us so long as we’ve done it in partnership with … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Eve @ CAPC Oakland

Celebrate Christmas Eve with us here at CAPC! Our 5:00 pm service will be no longer than 40 minutes, created with families and younger children in mind.  A retelling of … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Holiday Craft Night #2

Sunday December 9th from 5:00-6:00pm Come and join us for this evenings of fun as we get ready for Advent and Christmas.   We’ll have craft projects suitable for all … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment