This Sunday, July 15, 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
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

This Sunday, July 15, 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.

Peace, Environment and Christian Social Concerns will meet Sunday, July 22, at 1:00 PM.

Barbecue! Barbecue! Barbecue! Come one, come all! There will be a barbecue after meeting for worship on July 29. We will have hamburgers and hot dogs including vegan hamburgers and hot dogs, with all the trimmings. Potato salad, anyone?

Berkeley Food Pantry will have its summer work day on August 4th from 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon. We will have bagels and coffee in the morning to help us start our day. First Congregational Church’s Young Adult Group will be at the work day to help, so please come to enjoy volunteering and getting to know our First Congregational Church friends. If you are interested in helping, please speak to Dharma Galang, Director.

Also, the Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project “Harvest” Day will be on August 11th 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 speak to Dharma Galang, Director.

Safeway’s Feed the Need campaign is now under way through July 31. This summer the Berkeley Food Pantry is a recipient of donated food from Safeway Community Market at 1850 Solano Ave. and Safeway Community Market at 1550 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. As a reminder, customers can remove a tear sheet and donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout. All donations will be rolled up to a $10 bag. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Berkeley Food Pantry.

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

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

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Message for July 8, 2018

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Keith Barton. The passages from Scripture are Romans 9:20-24 and I Corinthians 16:13.

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This Sunday, July 8, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM Choir
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Don’t forget Sunday July 15, unprogrammed worship and Monthly Business Meeting. Bring a meal for your family and one or two guests. We need a diversity of salads, casseroles, fruit, breads etc.

Choir will meet Sunday, July 15, at 9:00 AM.

Safeway’s Feed the Need campaign is now under way through July 31. This summer the Berkeley Food Pantry is a recipient of donated food from Safeway Community Market at 1850 Solano Ave. and Safeway Community Market at 1550 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. As a reminder, customers can remove a tear sheet and donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout. All donations will be rolled up to a $10 bag. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Berkeley Food Pantry.

Good news! Micah Bales and Faith Kelly have accepted our call to become co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church. Ministry and Counsel is working with them to set their start date, likely in early 2019. As a way of getting to know Micah better, Ministry and Counsel encourages everyone interested to read Micah’s blog at http://www.micahbales.com/ and to sign up for his free e-book, A Guide to Quaker Worship. After signing up you will receive a weekly email with a message from Micah.

The church’s website https://www.berkeleyfriendschurch.org has much interesting and informative information – notices, schedules of events, streaming of past sermons, and much more. Check it out!

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Message for July 1, 2018

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Nikki Nahmens Gage. The passage from Scripture is Matthew 5-7.

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This Sunday, July 1, 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
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Choir will meet next Sunday, July 8, at 1:00 PM.

Safeway’s Feed the Need campaign is now under way through July 31. This summer the Berkeley Food Pantry is a recipient of donated food from Safeway Community Market at 1850 Solano Ave. and Safeway Community Market at 1550 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. As a reminder, customers can remove a tear sheet and donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout. All donations will be rolled up to a $10 bag. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Berkeley Food Pantry.

Good news! Micah Bales and Faith Kelly have accepted our call to become co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church. Ministry and Counsel is working with them to set their start date, likely in early 2019. As a way of getting to know Micah better, Ministry and Counsel encourages everyone interested to read Micah’s blog at http://www.micahbales.com/ and to sign up for his free e-book, A Guide to Quaker Worship. After signing up you will receive a weekly email with a message from Micah.

The American Red Cross will have an Interfaith Community Blood Drive. It will be held in the Congregation Netivot Shalom Social Hall, 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, on Thursday, July 5 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. For more information pick up a flyer in the lobby.

The church’s website https://www.berkeleyfriendschurch.org has much interesting and informative information – notices, schedules of events, streaming of past sermons, and much more. Check it out!

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Message for June 24, 2018

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Brian Byamukama. The passages from Scripture are Matthew 9:10-13 and Matthew 11:28.

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This Sunday, June 24, 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
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

This Sunday our guest speaker is Brian Byamukama, a Ugandan Baptist minister who ran an orphanage and ministered to the LGBT community. Brian is seeking asylum and in need of work and at some point longer-term housing options. As an LGBT activist, he endured physical attacks, threats to his family, and ultimately had to flee the country for safety, leaving behind a wife and two young children.

Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra will perform Mendelssohn’s St. Paul Oratorio in Hertz Hall on the Cal campus, Friday (today!) through Sunday, June 22-24. Grab a flyer in the lobby, or visit https://bcco.org/ or both. To avoid being turned away, get there early! FREE.

Trustees will meet next Sunday, July 1, at 9:00 AM.

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

Good news! Micah Bales and Faith Kelly have accepted our call to become co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church. Ministry and Counsel is working with them to set their start date, likely in early 2019. As a way of getting to know Micah better, Ministry and Counsel encourages everyone interested to read Micah’s blog at http://www.micahbales.com/ and to sign up for his free e-book, A guide to Quaker Worship. After signing up you will receive a weekly email with a message from Micah.

The American Red Cross will have an Interfaith Community Blood Drive. It will be held in the Congregation Netivot Shalom Social Hall, 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, on Thursday, July 5 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. For more information pick up a flyer in the lobby.

Safeway’s Feed the Need campaign is now under way through July 31. This summer the Berkeley Food Pantry is a recipient of donated food from Safeway Community Market at 1850 Solano Ave. and Safeway Community Market at 1550 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. As a reminder, customers can remove a tear sheet and donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout. All donations will be rolled up to a $10 bag. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Berkeley Food Pantry.

The church’s website https://www.berkeleyfriendschurch.org has much interesting and informative information – notices, schedules of events, streaming of past sermons, and much more. Check it out!

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This Sunday, June 17, 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
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

This Sunday, June 17, 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.

Peace, Environment and Christian Social Concerns will meet next Sunday, June 24, at 1:00 PM.

A warm welcome to Micah Bales and Faith Kelly! Micah and Faith have accepted our call to become co-pastors of Berkeley Friends Church. Ministry and Counsel is working with them to set their start date, likely in early 2019. As a way of getting to know Micah better, Ministry and Counsel encourages everyone interested to read Micah’s blog at http://www.micahbales.com/ and to sign up for his free e-book, A guide to Quaker Worship. After signing up you will receive a weekly email with a message from Micah.

Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra will perform Mendelssohn’s St. Paul Oratorio in Hertz Hall on the Cal campus, Friday-Sunday, June 22-24. Free. Grab a flyer in the lobby, or visit https://bcco.org/ or both.

On Sunday, June 24, the sermon will be given by guest speaker Brian Byamukama, a Ugandan Baptist minister who ran an orphanage and ministered to the LGBT community. Brian is seeking asylum and in need of work and at some point longer-term housing options. As an LGBT activist, he endured physical attacks, threats to his family, and ultimately had to flee the country for safety, leaving behind a wife and two young children. If you wish to help him monetarily, you can donate directly to him or through our office: see Jean.

The American Red Cross will have an Interfaith Community Blood Drive. It will be held in the Congregation Netivot Shalom Social Hall, 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, on Thursday, July 5 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. For more information pick up a flyer in the lobby.

The church’s website https://www.berkeleyfriendschurch.org has much interesting and informative information — notices, schedules of events, streaming of past sermons, and much more. Check it out!

 

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Message for June 10, 2018

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church. The speaker is Louise Neal. The passage from Scripture is Matthew 5:43-48.

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This Sunday, June 10, 2018

  • Sun 10:00 AM Sunday School
  • Sun 11:00 AM Worship
  • Sun 12:15 PM Fellowship Time
  • Sun 1:00 PM Choir
  • Tue 7:15 PM Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

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

Choir will meet Sunday, June 17 at 9:00 AM.

Monthly Business Meeting and Potluck Luncheon is Sunday, June 17. Please bring a dish or be prepared to contribute $3.00 for supplies. We need a diversity of salads, casseroles, fruit, breads, etc. Be creative!

Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra will perform Mendelssohn’s St. Paul Oratorio in Hertz Hall on the Cal campus, Friday-Sunday, June 22-24. Free. Grab a flyer in the lobby, or visit https://bcco.org/ or both.

The American Red Cross will have an Interfaith Community Blood Drive. It will be held in the Congregation Netivot Shalom Social Hall, 1316 University Ave, Berkeley, on Thursday, July 5 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. For more information pick up a flyer in the lobby.

AFSC, Church World Service, and the Unitarian Universalist Assoc. are launching an online course (three 1.5-hour sessions in June, July, August) entitled Creating Sanctuary/Changing Ourselves. The purpose is to jump start local groups to do anti-racism self-reflection work and to participate in the Sanctuary movement. Please see Tomi if you would like more information and/or are interested in joining a BFC group.

Please pray for, donate, and/or march with the Poor People’s Campaign. The campaign is committing to 40 days of nonviolent action. It is a national call to moral revival, a mass mobilization led by poor and working people to challenge systemic poverty, racism, militarism and ecological devastation www.poorpeoplescampaign.org

 

 

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