This Sunday, November 25, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School (children downstairs/adults Sanctuary)
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 Peace, Environment and Christian Social Concerns
  • Tues 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

Please gather with us!
Christ’s blessings!
— The Ministry and Counsel Committee

Trustees will meet Sunday, December 2, at 9:00 AM.

Missionary Outreach and Christian Education will meet next Sunday, December 2, at 1:00 PM.

Micah Bales will be visiting the East Bay Area again in less than two weeks. He arrives Fri. evening, November 30 and departs Friday, December 7.

Saturday, December 1, 6 PM. Join us for dinner with Micah at Nong Thon Restaurant in El Cerrito, 10086 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito. This is a spacious, family-friendly restaurant. Young children are welcome! The food is excellent and very reasonably priced. No need to RSVP – just come. It’s 3.5 short blocks from El Cerrito Plaza BART station and on the 72 bus line – San Pablo Ave. Park on San Pablo north of Central Ave. or at Burger King.

Sunday, December 2 Micah will share a message at Meeting for Worship. We hope you can join us!

Monday, December 3 – Friday, December 7 Micah will be searching for housing but will have time for dinners (and perhaps other open times). If you would like to host Micah for a meal or get together, please let me (Tomi) know.

The Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project’s next Harvest Day is Sat, Dec. 8. We want to bring all of the church’s contributions together this coming Sun, Dec. 2. Before you head out the door next Sunday, be sure to grab that green bag full of food and bring it with you into worship.

George Lakey is a longtime Friend and activist.
His newest book is HOW WE WIN: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning with a release date of November 2018. The Bay area is one of the first stops on his book tour; Strawberry Creek Monthly Meeting will be hosting a book talk on Friday, November 30, at 7:15 PM, at Berkeley Meetinghouse (corner of Walnut and Vine, enter on Vine Street).
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting regards George Lakey’s book tour as part of his ministry for nonviolence. He will share with us his understanding of how Quakers through the centuries revealed the power of direct action campaigning, and how that relates to today’s national crisis-time.
Contact Shelley Tanenbaum with questions.

The Berkeley Food Pantry has been chosen to be a recipient of Safeway’s Holiday Feed the Need Campaign, which will run until December 25. Safeway’s campaign will allow them to provide shelf-stable items, such as chicken breast, chicken noodle soup, corn, green beans, cereal, peanut butter, spaghetti, peaches, cheese ravioli, and pasta sauce, to the pantry free of charge. If you would like to help the Berkeley Food Pantry, please visit one of the Safeway Community Markets either at 1850 Solano Ave. or at 1550 Shattuck Ave. and purchase a hunger bag at the check-out stand for a suggested donation of $1, $5, or $10. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to speak to Dharma Galang, Director.

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