CAPC Oakland

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

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

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