This Sunday June 20, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

SUN 1:15 PM– Monthly Meeting for Business

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

In the midst of life’s storms, God is there. What have we to fear? In the darkness and terror, God is with us. Of whom shall we be afraid? Rise up, people of God, for we are loved and saved. Thanks be to God who cares deeply for us.

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Bible Study starts 7:30 PM on Tuesdays via Zoom. Bible Study is currently reading  “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. You do not have to own or have read the book ahead of time to participate.

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

Friends Committee on National Legislation’s June Change Maker’s event will focus on “Talking Through Political Disagreement: Is It Even Worth It?” Join them June 23 at 3:30 PM Pacific on Zoom. RSVP on their website. The speakers, Karen Tibbals and Val Liveoak, will draw on theoretical, strategic, and spiritual frameworks from Quaker tradition. They will showcase new skills for communicating across political divides, seeing that of God in people we disagree with, and building relationships to make change in Congress and in our communities. FCNL’s Bobby Trice will moderate the conversation.

memorial service for Joyce Kumao will be held on Saturday June 26 at 2:30 PM at the meeting house. All are invited to attend. More details to come.

Friend United Meeting’s next International Prayer Gathering will be July 9 at 9:00 AM Pacific on Zoom. Gather as a global Quaker community, to hear the voices of Friends, and pray together. Access Information: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81401601535  Or call: 929-205-6099. Enter Meeting ID: 814 0160 1535

New resource! The Quaker Parenting Initiative is dedicated to helping parents find direction and spiritual meaning in their journey with their children, as they love and live with them while seeking how to nurture and guide them. Click here for more information.

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Message for June 13, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “I am the Bread of Life.” The speaker is Louise Neal. The passage from scripture is John 6:27-35.

 

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This Sunday June 13, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

Jesus is the Bread of Heaven for eternal life. In worship, may we find his sustenance and strength, and by the leading of the Holy Spirit, may we come ready to receive from Father God. Let our hearts and minds resolve to offer him thanks and praise.

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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.

On Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm Bible Study will be starting a discussion of the book “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. While you can join Bible Study any time, the start of a new book is a great time to start attending.

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

BFC Park Meet Up- Saturday June 19 at 10:00 AM at Strawberry Creek Park picnic area. The park is at 1260 Allston Way between Bancroft Way and Addison Street at West Street. We’ll enjoy hanging out together, yard games and (for those of the correct age) playing on the playground. Come enjoy seeing each other in real life again!

memorial service for Joyce Kumao will be held on Saturday June 26 at 2:30 PM at the meeting house. All are invited to attend. More details to come.

New resource! The Quaker Parenting Initiative is dedicated to helping parents find direction and spiritual meaning in their journey with their children, as they love and live with them while seeking how to nurture and guide them. Click here for more information.

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Message for June 6, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “What we can learn from the Book of Esther.” The speaker is John Burdick. The passage from scripture is Jeremiah 29:4-7.

 

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This Sunday June 6, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

This is the day that the Lord has made! Let us rejoice and be glad in it! This is a day of new beginnings! This is a time for growing into new disciples for Jesus. Come, let us prepare ourselves for worship. Let us be prepared for service to God.

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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.

On Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm Bible Study will be starting a discussion of the book “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. While you can join Bible Study any time, the start of a new book is a great time to start attending.

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

BFC Park Meet Up- Saturday June 19 at 10:00 AM at Strawberry Creek Park picnic area. The park is at 1260 Allston Way between Bancroft Way and Addison Street at West Street. We’ll enjoy hanging out together, yard games and (for those of the correct age) playing on the playground. Come enjoy seeing each other in real life again!

memorial service for Joyce Kumao will be held on Saturday June 26 at 2:30 PM at the meeting house. All are invited to attend. More details to come.

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Message for May 30, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “The Cross: Its History and Significance.” The speaker is Keith Barton. The passages from scripture are Acts 10:39-41; Galatians 3:13-14; and 1 Peter 2:23-25.

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This Sunday May 30, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

Though many places in the world are bound in war, the peace of God is poured out for all people. Though discord and struggle have become factors in the lives of the people, the love of God is lavished on all people. Let us praise the God of love and peace. Let us listen for God’s words of peace and justice for all people.

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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.

On Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm Bible Study will be starting a discussion of the book “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. While you can join Bible Study any time, the start of a new book is a great time to start attending.

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

A memorial service for Joyce Kumao will be held on Saturday June 26 at 2:30 PM at the meeting house. All are invited to attend. More details to come.

If you would like an updated pdf version of the BFC 2021 Directory, please request by email at: office@berkeleyfriendschurch.org . Hard copies are available at the BFC office.

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Message for May 23, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “Brothers, what shall we do?” The speaker is Micah Bales. The passage from scripture is Acts 2:1-42.

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This Sunday May 23, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

With tongues of flame, the Holy Spirit descends to burn in our hearts anew. Like the rush of wind, we sense God’s presence blowing afresh throughout the world. Across the barriers of language and culture, Christ’s message of love and grace is heard. Divine Advocate, we seek your guidance as we search for the Spirit of Truth. Unite us, Holy Spirit!

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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.

On Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm Bible Study will be starting a discussion of the book “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. While you can join Bible Study any time, the start of a new book is a great time to start attending.

FCNL’s next online Quaker Changemaker event: “Quakers Working in the Legislature.” will be May 26, 6:30-7:30 PM EDT and will focus on how Friends working in legislatures navigate their professional responsibilities while holding a Quaker faith identity. Speakers will share what it’s like to be a Quaker holding this kind of role and the opportunities available for people who want to work in the legislative policy arena. Speakers: Alicia McBride (Sandy Spring MM), Kate Gould (FMW), and Erinn Camp Mansour (Sandy Spring MM). Click here for more information.

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

If you would like an updated pdf version of the BFC 2021 Directory, please request by email at: office@berkeleyfriendschurch.org . Hard copies are available at the BFC office.

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This Sunday May 16, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

SUN 11:00 AM– Meeting for Worship; download bulletin

SUN 1:15 PM– Monthly Meeting for Business

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

Shout to God with songs of great joy! Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised! God has made us whole. God has called us to a ministry of hope and love. Come, let us celebrate the love of God! Let us praise God’s name and serve God joyfully.

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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.

On Tuesday June 1 at 7:30 pm Bible Study will be starting a discussion of the book “Jesus and Nonviolence” by Walter Wink. In this book Wink argues that Christian tradition of nonviolence is needed as an alternative to the dominant and death-dealing powers of our consumerist culture and fractured world. While you can join Bible Study any time, the start of a new book is a great time to start attending.

Virtual Singalong Concert– You are invited to take part in a virtual singalong concert as a benefit for Project Voice, an immigration justice program of the American Friends Service Committee. Repairing the Breach: Songs for the Journey Saturday, May 15 – 7:00 pm Pacific Time. Info & tickets at: riseupandsing.org/events/repairing-breach-northwest

Barclay Press and Pendle Hill are collaborating on the Illuminate Summer Speaker Series, 2nd and 4th Mondays, June 14 to August 23, 7:30–9 p.m. ET via Zoom. Join us for a series of evening discussions with authors of the Barclay Press Illuminate Friends Bible study summer curriculum on Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. Click here for more information.

If you would like an updated pdf version of the BFC 2021 Directory, please request by email at: office@berkeleyfriendschurch.org . Hard copies are available at the BFC office.

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