This weekend, September 15-16, 2018

  • Sun     9:00 AM Choir
  • Sun     10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun     11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun     12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Tues    7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Thanks to all who made our booth happen on Solano Stroll last Sunday. Our focus this year was to promote the Food Pantry and to let people know about BFC.

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends ConferenceWestern Region will be held 9 AM – 3:30 PM, TOMORROW, September 15, here at BFC. You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

The Golden Rule, a historic peace boat, dedicated to “sailing for a nuclear free world,” is in town. Come to Berkeley Friends Church, TOMORROW, September 15 at 6:00 PM to share a potluck, see a documentary film, and learn how you can support the project. Rides on the sailboat are available from the Berkeley Marina on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 or 4:00 PM. Email Helen Jaccard at [email protected] to reserve a place.

Monthly Business Meeting and Potluck Luncheon is this Sunday, September 16. Please bring a dish (with food in it ; ) or contribute money for kitchen supplies ($3.00 suggested).

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be THIS SUNDAY, September 16 with dinner service from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family-run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, CA  94710.

Barbecue! Barbecue! Barbecue! Come one, come all! After meeting for worship on Sept. 30, we will have meat or vegan hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings plus side dishes you feel like bringing!

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

 

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Message for September 9, 2018

Listen to the most recent message, “Now in the 7th Month,” from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Keith Barton. The passages from Scripture are Numbers 29:1, 7; Deuteronomy 8:10; Romans 11:17-23; and Matthew 21:28-32.

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Message for September 2, 2018

Listen to the most recent message, “Love after Hate,” from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Louise Neal. The passages from Scripture are I John 2:7-11 and 4:7-12.

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Message for August 26, 2018

Listen to the most recent message, “My Recent Trip to Bolivia,” from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Dorothy Kakimoto. The passage from Scripture is Matthew 25:34-40

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This weekend, September 8-9, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM Choir (Cancelled due to Solano Stroll)
  • Tues 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Meet Louise Neal in the BFC parking lot by 9 AM tomorrow (Saturday, September 8) to ride BART from North Berkeley to the Embarcadero to participate in Faiths Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice.

Monthly Business Meeting and Potluck Luncheon is next Sunday, September 16.  Please bring a dish with food in it or be prepared to contribute $3.00 for supplies. We need a diversity of salads, casseroles, fruit, breads, etc. Be creative!

The Solano Stroll is this Sunday, September 9.  We are staffing a booth to promote the Food Pantry and to let people know about BFC. Please drop by for a visit.  BFC’s booth is on the south side of Solano Avenue, roughly midway  between Santa Fe Avenue and Curtis Street.

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends ConferenceWestern Region will be held 9 AM – 3:30 PM on Saturday, September 15, here at BFC. You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

The Golden Rule, a historic peace boat, dedicated to “sailing for a nuclear free world,” is coming to town. Come to Berkeley Friends Church, Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 PM to share a potluck, see a documentary film, and learn how you can support the project. Rides on the sailboat are available from the Berkeley Marina on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 or 4:00 PM. Email Helen Jaccard at [email protected] to reserve a place.

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be on Sunday, September 16 with dinner service from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family-run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, Ca. 94710.

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

 

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This Sunday, September 2, 2018

  • Sun 9:00 AM Trustees
  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM Missionary Outreach and Christian Education
  • Tues 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Choir will meet Sunday, September 9, at 1:00 PM.

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends ConferenceWestern Region will be held 9 AM – 3:30 PM on Saturday, September 15, here at BFC. You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

The Golden Rule, a historic peace boat, dedicated to “sailing for a nuclear free world,” is coming to town. Come to Berkeley Friends Church, Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 PM to share a potluck, see a documentary film, and learn how you can support the project. Rides on the sailboat are available from the Berkeley Marina on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 or 4:00 PM. Email Helen Jaccard at [email protected] to reserve a place.

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be on Sunday, September 16 with dinner service from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family-run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, Ca. 94710.

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

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This Sunday, August 26, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM 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, September 2, at 9:00 AM.

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

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends Conference Western Region will be held 9 AM – 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 15, here at BFC. You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

The Golden Rule, a historic peace boat, dedicated to “sailing for a nuclear free world,” is coming to town. Come to Berkeley Friends Church, Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 PM to share a potluck, see a documentary film, and learn how you can support the project. Rides on the sailboat are available from the Berkeley Marina on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 or 4:00 PM. Email Helen Jaccard at [email protected] to reserve a place.

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be on Sunday, September 16 with dinner service from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family-run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, Ca. 94710.

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

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This Sunday, August 19, 2018

  • Sun 9:00 AM Choir
  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Lunch
  • Sun 1:00 PM Monthly Meeting for Business
  • Tues 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

This Sunday we will be having our Monthly Business Meeting preceded by a potluck lunch. A $3.00 contribution is requested if you have not brought a dish. First-time guests do not need to pay.

In remembrance of people who have died on the streets, local musicians and choral singers are preparing a benefit concert (for Women’s Daytime Drop-In Center) of Street Requiem at 7:30PM, Saturday, August 25, at First Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way. Free. Donations gratefully accepted.

Peace, Environment and Christian Social Concerns will meet next Sunday, August 26, at 1:00 PM.

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends ConferenceWestern Region will be held 9AM – 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 15, here at BFC. You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

The Golden Rule, a historic peace boat dedicated to “sailing for a nuclear-free world,” is coming to town. Come to Berkeley Friends Church, Saturday, September 15 at 6:00 PM to share a potluck, see a documentary film, and learn how you can support the project. For more information, please see flyer in lobby.

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be on Sunday, September 16 with dinner service from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family-run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, Ca. 94710.

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

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Message for August 12, 2018

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Aurjoon Ghosh. The passages from Scripture are Matthew 5:38-42 and Luke 6:27-36.

 

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This Sunday, August 12, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM Choir

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

The Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project’s next Harvest Day is (tomorrow) Saturday, August 11. Please bring all your non-perishable contributions together this Sunday, August 5, so we can give thanks together, and pray for all of the hungry folks in our community. Also, help will be needed on Harvest Day from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. We need more volunteers in August because our regular crew is on vacation. If you are interested in helping, please contact Amy St. George, Pantry Manager, or Dharma Galang, Pantry Director.

NO BIBLE STUDY this Tuesday, August 14. We will resume on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:15PM.

Monthly Business Meeting and Potluck Luncheon is next Sunday, August 19. Please bring a dish, with food in it, or be prepared to contribute $3.00 for supplies. We need a diversity of salads, casseroles, fruit, breads, etc. Be creative!

In remembrance of people who have died on the streets, local musicians and choral singers are preparing a benefit concert (for Women’s Daytime Drop-In Center) of Street Requiem, at 7:30PM on Saturday, August 25, at First Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way. Free. Donations gratefully accepted.

The next quarterly gathering of the Christian Friends ConferenceWestern Region will be held on Saturday, September 15, here at BFC, 9 AM to 3:00 PM. . You are invited to take part in waiting worship and Bible reading in the manner of Conservative Friends, and to share fellowship and an open discussion with Christian Quakers from around the Bay Area and beyond. Beverages and bagels will be provided in the morning; please bring your own lunch.

Sanctuary Bistro’s benefit dinner for the Berkeley Food Pantry will be on Sunday, September 16. Dinner service will be from 5:30PM to 9:00 PM. Sanctuary Bistro will donate 30% of its profits from the dinner to the Berkeley Food Pantry, so let’s pack the restaurant! Those interested must call Sanctuary Bistro at (510) 558-3381 to make reservations. Sanctuary Bistro is a family run vegan restaurant located at 1019 Camelia Street, Berkeley, CA  94710.

Now that Micah Bales and Faith Kelley have accepted our call to be co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church, everyone is encouraged to read Micah’s blog. Micah welcomes phone calls: see Tomi!

Micah and Faith plan to submit an insert for our bulletin each month until their arrival in Berkeley in 2019.

The church’s website has oodles of information – notices, schedules of events, streaming of past sermons, and more. Check it out!

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