CAPC Oakland

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

Flower Bombing Our Divided World

Sunday in worship we talked about Flower Bombing, using this provocative and paradoxical graffiti art created by the artist collective known as Bansky.  It was part of our contemplation the … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 1 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

Day of the Dead | All Saints’ Day | This coming Sunday in worship

  This Sunday – November 3rd – be sure to bring a photo of memento of (a) loved-one(s) to place on our communion table/Saints’ altar as we celebrate the mystery … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Church in the Park | Photo Memories

We had a great day together last Sunday as we gathered for Church in the Park at Lake Temescal.  Here are a few snapshots and pictoral memories – especially of … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Church in the Park | October 20, 2013

We’re taking church on the road to celebrate being a church community and to have fun together!  Worship is at 10:30am followed by a picnic and time together.  This is a great … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday April 7, 2013

Luke 24:13-35   Faith (and life) are oftentimes talked about as a journey; more about the journeying than the destination.  Today’s passage is a resurrection account of encountering Jesus on … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Friday

  Today is Good Friday.  It’s not Good Good Friday as in the beginning of the weekend (which I overheard being explained between friends at Barclay’s today at lunch).  Rather … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 17, 2013

 Luke 4:1-13 | 1st Sunday of Lent    Temptation.  We all face it in life.  Not just temptation to horrific things, but to small things too: white “harmless” lies, a second … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ash Wednesday

  What is Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent in the Western Christian calendar. Occurring 46 days before Easter, it is a moveable fast  in that … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Worship on February 10, 2013

In worship this week we’re doing prayer stations as our response the freedom of faith as we hear in three testimonies from anonymous children who encountered Jesus. Baptism is our … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment