Category Archives: Reflections

Posts from our pastor and others who are part of our meeting.

Message for April 7, 2013

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “Peace from Fear,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Laura D’Amato Contreras. The passage from scripture is Psalm 23.

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Quaker Christianity 101 – Week 2 (March 31) – Who is Jesus?

The speaker is Micah Bales.

 

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:  3/31– Who is Jesus?, 4/7 – What is the Church?,   4/14 – The Bible and the Word of God, 5/5 – The Gospel Applied   5/12 – Exploring our Spiritual Gifts, 5/26 –Letting Our Light Shine

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Message for March 31, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “The Ministry of Reconciliation,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speakers are Giuseppe Rensi, Samirah Bowie (scripture) and Faith Kelley (message). The passages from scripture are 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 and Luke 15:1-3, 11-32.

 

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Message for March 24, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “Repent, and Bear Fruit,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speakers are Louise Neal (scripture) and Micah Bales (message). The passages from scripture are Exodus 3:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9.

 

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Message for March 10, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “The Word Is Near to You,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Micah Bales. The passages from Scripture are Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Romans 10:8-13, and Luke 4:1-13.

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Message for February 24, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church: “Woolman and Prophetic Non-attachment,” by Jon Kershner. The speaker is Cherice Bock. The passages from scripture are Jeremiah 1:4-9, 17-19.

Audio of Quaker Heritage Day 2019: “The Prophetic Voice of John Woolman” (link will open in new tab).

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Message for February 10, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “Here I Am — Send Me!” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speakers are Dorothy Kakimoto (scripture) and Micah Bales (message). The passages from scripture are Isaiah 6:1-13; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 and Luke 5:1-11. (Text will open in a new tab.)
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Message for February 3, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “50th Anniversary of the Berkeley Food Pantry,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Dharma Galang. The passages from Scripture are Genesis 41:29-36 and Matthew 14:15-21.

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Message for January 27, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me,” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Micah Bales. The passages from Scripture are Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; I Corinthians 12:12-31; Luke 4:14-21.

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Message for January 13, 2019

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship, “He Will Baptize You with the Holy Spirit and Fire” at Berkeley Friends Church. The speakers are Louise Neal and Micah Bales. The passages from Scripture are Isaiah 43:1-7; Acts 8:14-17 and Luke 3:15-17, 21-22.

 

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