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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

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 13, 2017

  Psalm 40   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 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 2, 2017

Luke 18:31-19:10   Only Luke tells the story of Zacchaeus, a man of small stature whose story of radically turning around repentance challenges notions of family, faith and participation in … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 26, 2017

Luke 9:25-48 Last week we read of Jesus challenging the status quo in society, the fear of the “other” who didn’t fit it, or behave according to tradition. Such fear … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 29, 2017

Luke 6:1-16 The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness accounts, of the … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

News from First Pres San Bernardino

Last December a terrorist attack occurred in San Bernardino.  [Read this Wikipedia entry to refresh your memory if needed].  The pastor of the church is a friend of our church … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 6, 2016

Jonah 1:1-17; 3:1-10; 4:1-11 The Book of Jonah tells the story of the unlikely Hebrew prophet of the see name.  Sent by God to prophesy the destruction of Nineveh, the … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

eWaste Recycling Fundraiser Event :: 9/16

  We’re working with eWaste 4 Good to do an electronic waste recycling event at CAPC Oakland.  eWaste4good is an electronic waste recycling program working with over 500+ organizations throughout … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday July 31, 2016

Job 14:7-15; 19:23-27  & Romans 8:26-38    The past two weeks in our country have been punctuated with the conventions of our two major political parties.  David Brooks, in the NY Times … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Act for Voter Turnout & Education Across Oakland

Monte attending a city-wide leadership meeting for Oakland Community Organization this past Monday night in which more than 24 Oakland faith communities gathered to begin strategizing how to best get … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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