CAPC Oakland

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Godly Play For Adults | Session 3 | Fall 2014

Thursday evenings, 7-8:15 p.m., Sept. 11 through Oct. 16, at First Presbyterian Church in the Reception Room 2619 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612 In story and song, Di Pagel and Greg … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking Theologically :: April 2014 | Atonement

Wednesday, April 30th 7:30pm at the church The essential belief underneath Christian faith is that the death and resurrection of Jesus changes the universe. But why did Jesus have to die … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 17, 2013

Ezra 8:1-18 Why do you go to church?  How does it bring you joy?  How doesn’t it?  How does your participation in public worship, and communal listening to the Word … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 10, 2013

Ezra 3:1-13; 4:1-5, 4:23-24; 6:13-15 How do you deal with opposition?  How do we deal with people who don’t share the same opinion as we do? While the elements of … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ezra – Nehemiah Preaching Series | November 2013

WHY READ EZRA-NEHEMIAH?  I never have before, plus it’s not in the lectionary! The books we call Ezra and Nehemiah tell the story of the return of the Israelites from … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 27, 2013

Matthew 20:1-16 What is grace?  Is it the goal or means of faith?  Is it the beginning of the end of knowing God?  Do we receive it or give it?  … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 20, 2013

Philippians 3:12-14 & Isaiah 43:16-21 We live in a time in which we are looking for some higher power to deliver us from our addictions, the brokenness and stuck-ness of … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 6, 2013

John 3:1-17   John 3:16 perhaps the most quoted verse of the Bible, whether by voice, painted on the faces of athletes, or held aloft on signs.  But when you … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Theology on Tap

  Wednesday, 10/2 @ 8:00pm A time of honest discussion over brews. Ben and Nick’s  Bar & Grill 5612 College Ave | We’ll be discussing “Is Jesus the Only … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 29, 2013

John 14:1-14 Confessing Christian faith can be challenging in the diverse pluralistic world – and city – which we call home.  Can we claim to know truth, or salvation, which … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment