SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School
SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin
TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study
The God of all creation calls us. Come, knowing that our deliverance and honor rest in God. Power and steadfast love belong to God. Come to sing and pray, celebrating the presence of this mighty, loving God.
Bible Study starts 7:30 PM on Tuesdays via Zoom. Bible Study is currently reading Jesus, Christ and Servant of God: Meditations on the Gospel According to John by David Johnson. You do not need to have read or have a copy of the book available as we read a section and then discuss.
Sunday January 29 at 11:00 AM– Worship with Whittier First Friends, our sister congregation in the Western Association of Friends. Bobby Trice, Quaker Engagement Associate at Friends Committee on National Legislation, will be preaching. At 1:00 PM there will also be a workshop about lobbying Congress, the work FCNL is doing and how we can be a part of it.
Happy Hour Hangout- 8:00 PM on Friday February 5. A time to chat and catch up with other BFC folks. No plans, no agendas. Just connecting and community.
Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples by Friends Peace Teams via Zoom on Sunday, Feb 7, 5-7 pm EASTERN time. Register here. In this 2-hour participatory workshop, we hear the story of the colonization of this land in the words of Indigenous leaders, Euro-American leaders, and Western historians. We take part in the story through experiential exercises, and share our responses and reflections in small groups. Together, we explore steps that we can take to build relationships with Native peoples based on truth, respect, and justice.
Sunday February 14 at 11:00 AM– God Is Love Intergenerational Worship– Instead of our usual order of service we will be creating a space accessible to all ages, attention spans and places on our spiritual journeys. Join us in song, prayer, brief waiting worship and activities that explore God’s love for us.
Section of the Americas Section Meetings– The Section Meeting is the biggest conference organized by the Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas. It is held every two years. All Friends are welcome to attend! Normally we meet in person, but this year that is not possible, so we will recreate as much of the experience as we can online. The schedule includes opportunities for worship, workshops, business sessions, and small group activities. It is a great opportunity to get to know and connect with more Friends from North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean and to learn more about the Friends World Committee! Click here for more information.
People’s Climate Empowerment Series Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) is offering a helpful resource for anyone looking to become more engaged with climate action. The series connects people with international efforts that can strengthen climate action at all levels. Click here for more information.