This Sunday March 28, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

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

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

THU 8:00 PM– Maundy Thursday Service

Let all creation shout! Let us wave the palm branches high. Jesus is coming! He comes in humility to claim God’s own. May he claim us this day and heal our hearts! Hosanna to the Son of David. Hosanna to the blessed Son of 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.

The 2021 Berkeley Crop Hunger Walk will be a seven day virtual walk. The kick-off will be on Sunday May 2nd and the walk will last until Saturday, May 8th. All funds raised will go to Church World Service (or partner organization if you wish), Berkeley Food Pantry, Youth Spirit Artworks, and Dorothy Day House of Berkeley. Please join the virtual walk or donate to a walker by visiting CROP Hunger Walk – Berkeley Quakers . Please also follow us on Facebook: CROP Hunger Walk – Berkeley CA  and Instagram: : Berkeley CROP Walk

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

Joe Bell’s memorial service will be held at the meeting house on Saturday, April 24. More information to follow.

Follow the Life in Prayer and Spiritual Practice, April 3, 17, May 8th: The heart of Quaker life is inward prayer and awareness of the Life within and between us. An online mini-course explores spiritual awareness through varied prayer styles and tools with the Way of the Spirit, a Quaker program for prayer and learning. Quaker guest speakers share experiences. Small group, highly participatory program: https://goodnewsassoc.org/spirit/

Registration for Friends United Meeting’s annual Stoking the Fire Retreat: Hope and Light is open. The retreat will be May 21–23, 2021 and held on zoom. A schedule and registration can be found on the FUM website.

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

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 March 21, 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

God’s mercy floods over us, washing us clean of the pain in our lives.  God’s love pours into us, into every pore of our beings. Let the love and mercy of God reign in our hearts. Be with us, Lord, and guide our lives.

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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.

The 2021 Berkeley Crop Hunger Walk will be a seven day virtual walk. The kick-off will be on Sunday May 2nd and the walk will last until Saturday, May 8th. All funds raised will go to Church World Service (or partner organization if you wish), Berkeley Food Pantry, Youth Spirit Artworks, and Dorothy Day House of Berkeley. Please join the virtual walk or donate to a walker by visiting CROP Hunger Walk – Berkeley Quakers . Please also follow us on Facebook: CROP Hunger Walk – Berkeley CA  and Instagram: : Berkeley CROP Walk

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

Joe Bell’s memorial service will be held at the meeting house on Saturday, April 24. More information to follow.

Follow the Life in Prayer and Spiritual Practice, April 3, 17, May 8th: The heart of Quaker life is inward prayer and awareness of the Life within and between us. An online mini-course explores spiritual awareness through varied prayer styles and tools with the Way of the Spirit, a Quaker program for prayer and learning. Quaker guest speakers share experiences. Small group, highly participatory program: https://goodnewsassoc.org/spirit/

Registration for Friends United Meeting’s annual Stoking the Fire Retreat: Hope and Light is open. The retreat will be May 21–23, 2021 and held on zoom. A schedule and registration can be found on the FUM website.

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

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 March 14, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “Christ Our Light.” The speaker is Micah Bales. The passage from scripture is John 1:1-14.

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This Sunday March 14, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

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

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

How awesome God’s light is! It pours rays of comfort and hope onto this dark world. Come, dance and rejoice in the light! Lord, let your light flood into our hearts and spirits. Come, let us celebrate! Let us bring our praise 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.

Next Sunday, March 21, we will have our Monthly Meeting for Business following service at 1:15PM.
For the past twelve months, FUM has been gathering the global community of Friends together for prayer. The next International Friends Prayer Gathering will be 19 March 2021 at 9:00 AM Pacific. Join by Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86818889453 or call 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 868 1888 9453

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

Joe Bell’s memorial service will be held at the meeting house on Saturday, April 24. More information to follow.

Registration for Friends United Meeting’s annual Stoking the Fire Retreat: Hope and Light is open. The retreat will be May 21–23, 2021 and held on zoom. A schedule and registration can be found on the FUM website.

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 March 7, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “Come As You Are!” The speakers are Steve Sims (scripture) and Donna Bales (message). The passages from scripture are Psalms 31:9-10, Isaiah 43:1-4 and Matthew 11:28-30.

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This Sunday March 7, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

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

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

Rejoice! You are forgiven. Let the clutter of your life fall away and be replaced by the love of God in Christ Jesus. 

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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.The

Intergenerational Worship on Sunday March 14 at 11:00. Join us for a special time designed for everyone to engage and worship together. We will have singing, activities and a shortened sermon and time of waiting worship.

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.

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

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Message for February 28, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “Take Up Your Cross.” The speaker is Micah Bales. The passage from scripture is Mark 8:31-39, 9:1.

 

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This Sunday February 28, 2021

SUN 10:00 AM– Adult Sunday School

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

TUE 7:30 PM– Bible Study

We come with great hope and expectation as we walk the way of Christ. Today’s journey will demand much of us. Lord, make us ready to offer ourselves to you. Come, let us begin again the wondrous excursion. Let us place our lives in God’s abiding love.

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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.The

PECSC Committee will meet on Zoom at 1pm on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Zoom information is in the bulletin.

Intergenerational Worship on Sunday March 14 at 11:00. Join us for a special time designed for everyone to engage and worship together. We will have singing, activities and a shortened sermon and time of waiting worship.

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.

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

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This Sunday February 21, 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

We are gathered to worship our God. Send your Spirit upon us. We come from many places, with many burdens. Send you Spirit upon us. We turn our hearts to you, O God. Send your Spirit upon us, and make us your beloved family.

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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.The

PECSC Committee will meet on Zoom at 1pm on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Zoom information is in the bulletin.

FUM Webinar on Planned Giving- Join FUM Director of North American Ministries Colin Saxton and other Friends for a time of insight, inspiration, and practical sharing as we consider how to faithfully steward the resources God has entrusted to our care and use. Thursday, February 25, 3:00–4:30 p.m. (Eastern). Please register by February 22https://friendsunitedmeeting.rsvpify.com More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/FUMplanning
Intergenerational Worship on Sunday March 14 at 11:00. Join us for a special time designed for everyone to engage and worship together. We will have singing, activities and a shortened sermon and time of waiting worship.

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.

Maundy Thursday Service on April 1 at 8:00 PM. Between the highs of Palm Sunday and Easter, we will focus together on the dark, despairing parts of the story of Jesus. Together we will sing, hear the accounts of the night Jesus was betrayed and crucified and spend time in open worship.

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Message for February 14, 2021

Listen to the most recent message from Sunday worship at Berkeley Friends Church, “God Is Love.” The speaker is Micah Bales. The passage from scripture is 1 John 4:7-12.

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