CAPC Oakland

News, Connections and Photos from the life of the faith community at CAPC Oakland

A Song of Faith in Withering Times

  Today at @CAPCOakland, we started a new Sunday Series on the Psalms – writing our own songs of faith. Here’s our first submission.  A Song of Faith by Monte McClain … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Transitioning from Stay-at-Home

In the past 24 hours several people have asked about when and how we’ll return to weekly worship services on our physical campus. Inherent in the question is the affirmation … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Stay-At-Home Scavenger Hunt

Find everything on the list, then assemble it and take a picture… post your picture and tell us how long it took to do it!   The winner gets a … Continue reading

May 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Partnering with PIPH in the season of COVID-19

We work with our sister church Primera Igelsia Presbyterina Hispana of Oakland (PIPH) in their English as a Second Language (ESL) immigrant ministry. Many of the students with whom we … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gathering Daily via ZOOM in this Time of Social Distance

  We gather every day at 12pm for a half-hour check-in via ZOOM (which is a form of conference call by phone or even with video by computer) with those … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Circles of Life at CAPC Oakland

  Today we’re launching what Monte is calling the “Circles of Life.” They are being led by several members of our church community. Their objective is to maintain regular communication with … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 10, 2019

  1 John 2:18-3:10   How do you deal with people with whom you strongly disagree? Increasingly, or at least so it seems, we seek to cut them off and … Continue reading

February 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 17, 2017

Isaiah 55:1-14 This week we read a soaring piece of prophetic poetry from the book of Isaiah.  From his native Judah (the Southern Kingdom), he witnessed the rise of Neo-Assyrian … Continue reading

December 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Meeting of the Central Region of the Presbytery of San Francisco

  The Central Regional meeting of the Presbytery of San Francisco will be next Tuesday, October 17th from 5:30-8:30pm.  You and others from your congregation can join in fellowship and … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 3, 2017

  Psalm 27   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite Temple.  Composed of 150 … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment