This Sunday May 5, 2019

Sun     9:00 AM Trustees

Sun     10:00 AM Sunday School (children downstairs)

Sun     11:00 AM Worship

Sun     12:15 PM Fellowship Time

Sun     12:30 PM  Quaker Christianity 101

Tues    7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

Lord, we come before you in joy, clothed in the majesty of your glory. We come to sing your praises. Like the myriad faithful of old, we proclaim the Lamb to be worthy of blessing, honor, and glory.

Choir will meet next Sun, May 12 at 1:00 PM

Nikki Holland, the new director of Friends United Meeting’s Belize Friends Ministries, will be speaking during the Sunday morning service on May 12.  Come and hear about her new role, the church in Belize and Friends work there.

Quaker Christianity 101:  What does it mean for us to be Friends of Jesus?  This spring, Berkeley Friends Church will be exploring the basics of Christianity – the stories of the Bible, the power of the gospel, and the life of community in Jesus.  We hope you’ll join us for the following sessions, on Sundays from 12:30-2:00pm in the Fellowship Hall:  5/5 – “The Gospel Applied”  5/12 – “Exploring our Spiritual Gifts” 5/26 – “Letting Our Light Shine”

Free Ben Lomond Quaker Center workshops are available through the church’s membership subscription.  A complete list for the year is on the table in the back and can be found online.  The next workshop is Abundance and Justice in our Common Home with Shelley Tanenbaum and Sara Wolcott on May 31-June 2.    If interested in this or any other workshop on the list, please let John Mauer or Faith Kelley know ASAP.

Crop Hunger walk is turning 50!  Please help us celebrate by donating or walking with Team Berkeley Quakers at the 2019 Berkeley Crop Hunger Walk.  BCHW will be held on May 19 at 1:00PM at Saint Mary Magdalene Church, 2005 Berryman St.  All money raised will   Please visit the website for more information.

Veneita Porter is walking in the San Francisco Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk for suicide prevention on June 8. If you would like to join her, she is looking for other walkers. If you would like to support her walk, donations can be made at Search for her name in the “fundraiser search” box to give directly to her fundraising goal of $1000.