Friends, In my sermon this coming Sunday, I will be addressing the subject of compassion and I will be asking if we can celebrate a person’s compassion if that person a)expresses his or her concern in ways that don’t do much good, b)holds religious or political views that we find repugnant, or c)both. In particular, I will be looking at Mother Theresa,…
I’d like to thank everyone whose efforts made Kickoff Sunday a huge success! From those who brought their tools in for the “Blessing of the Tools” to those who created presentations and brought snacks in for the Committee Fair, we are grateful for your work. Our congregation is blessed with so many creative, talented, hardworking, thoughtful people – and with such diversity…
Talitha’s Take We’re coming up on Kickoff Sunday this week (or, the day which I’m hoping people call “bring your cappuccino machine to church Sunday”). As I wrote last week, we’re going to have a “Blessing of the Tools,” so you can bring a symbolic item to join in this fun ritual. So now I’m stuck wondering what item I should bring,…
September 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am Pastor's Office
Regional Presbytery Meeting
September 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Park Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 4101 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602, USA
Please RSVP, a meal will be provided
*set up for Elizabeth Lesser book talk
September 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Sanctuary and Family Room
*GGP Book Club (Great Good Place)
September 27, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm Family Room
Elaine Yates 510-339-8210 store
Shawn Blakely and Barbara Nagle
Elizabeth Lesser Author Talk
September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sanctuary and Family Room
On Tuesday, September 27th at 7pm, author Elizabeth Lesser will be at MPC discussing her latest book Marrow: A Love Story. This memoir, detailing her sister’s struggle with cancer and the way in which it transforms their relationship, is heartbreaking, suspenseful, and profound. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be a thought-provoking and fascinating talk.
GGB Place/Steve McKiernan
cancelled - Seniors' Exercise Class
September 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am Family Room
SENIORS EXERCISE CLASS: Come for two classes each week at 8am on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning this coming Monday, December 19th. The class will be taught by Ellen Greene, an experienced teacher in exercise who offers this class at no charge. Sponsored by the Adult Education Committee.
October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am Thornhill Room
MANY FACES OF GOD
COURSE DESCRIPTION: We read books that expand our understanding of our own faith tradition and explore other religions. Discussions are always lively and spirited. We invite you to join us.
Sharon Noteboom is a teacher, student and longtime member of our church.
DATES: 2nd Saturday of the month TIME: 10:00-11:30 am
LOCATION: Thornhill Room CLASS SIZE: 6 to 10
CONVENER: Jean Gregory, 510-635-8838 FEE: $10 to join
October 1, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Family Room and Sanctuary
October 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sanctuary
MPC Staff - rehearsal (Marcia)
October 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am Room 10
Children's Art/Music Program
October 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rooms 2
October 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am Sanctuary
Montclair Presbyterian Church is a family of open-hearted, open-minded,
joyful, imperfect people. We know and share the radical hospitality of God.
Affirming God's love for the whole world, we work and pray for peace, justice and reconciliation.
Sound System : Allen Todd, Linda Spencer, Adrian Santos, Kevin Newell and Brad Hestir
Storytellers Committee Meeting
October 2, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Room 10
First Sunday of each month
October 2, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Family Room - brunch and root beer
Join us as we gather together for coffee, tea treats and hospitality.
October 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Rooms 2 and 4
Rev Talitha Aho
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