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Events

Learn about upcoming and past MPC events via this weblog.

Interfaith “Connection Through Arts” Event

The Interfaith Art Exhibition Committee is inviting all artists and the community to participate in our upcoming “Connection Through Arts” event to meet other artists, form new collaborations, and create artworks with others through the event. This event will be held at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (view map) on August 6 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. It is…

Storytellers Open Mic Brunch July 16

You are invited to our Summer OPEN MIC BRUNCH this Sunday, July 16, 11:30 AM in the Thornhill Room. Bring an original poem, story, autobiographical piece or essay to share. Everyone is welcome to read or sit back and be part of an attentive enthusiatic audience. The topic is “Origins” — but feel free to bring whatever story you’ve created that’s been…

Katherine Ozment “Grace Without God” Author Talk

Join writer and journalist Katherine Ozment at MPC on Sunday, July 16th at 7pm when she presents her book Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age. Her book — both a Publisher’s Weekly and Spirituality & Health “Best Books of 2016” — is an exploration of the search for meaning, ritual, and community in an increasingly secular…

Call for Proposals: 2017 Exhibition Accepting Art Proposals Now!

MPC is thrilled to announce that the Interfaith Art Exhibit is now accepting Art Proposals through our very easy to use online submission form until August 20, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Submissions are FREE. The Interfaith Art Exhibit is an ongoing program of the Faith Trio, a partnership consisting of Montclair Presbyterian Church, Kehilla Community Synagogue, and the Islamic Cultural Center…

Delia Ephron Author Talk

Join author and screenwriter Delia Ephron at MPC on Monday, June 12th at 7pm when she presents her latest (best-selling, soon to be made into a movie) novel Siracusa. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an interesting and thought-provoking​ talk. About Siracusa Siracusa is an electrifying, nationally-bestselling novel about marriage and deceit from bestselling author Delia Ephron that…

Documentary: The World Is My Country

On Sunday, May 7th at 7pm in the sanctuary, MPC will be hosting a screening of the inspiring documentary “The World Is My Country”. We hope you can join us. “The World Is My Country” is an epic tale about a man named Garry Davis who had been a bomber pilot in World War II. After the war, he began a physical…

Anne Lamott Author Talk: Hallelujah Anyway

Join author Anne Lamott at MPC on Tuesday, May 2nd at 7pm when she presents her new book Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy. Her latest work explores the presence of mercy in our lives: often forgotten, but still powerful and potentially life-changing, if we can learn to embrace it. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an inspiring and thought-provoking talk. This talk…

Berkeley Women’s Community Chorus

Berk_Womens_Comm_Chorus SUNDAY, APRIL 30TH 4PM @MPC:  Berkeley Women’s Community  Chorus presents IMMIGRANTS: Music honoring the tapestry of our country’s people.  Admission free – donations welcome.  Featuring music from Syria, Russia, Mexico, England & Ireland -with string quartet- music by Barnwell, Chen Yi, Gjeilo (Song of the Universal), Hatfield, Ines de la Cruz, Parker, Poelinitz, Whitacre Director:  Debra Golata for more information:  https://bcco.org/womens-chorus

Pacific Boychoir presents: Salut Printemps: A Celebration of Earth Through Song

Saturday, April 22nd @ 4pm and 7pm The GRAMMY-winning Pacific Boychoir (including our own Brendan Singer and Marcia Roy!) presents an Earth Day concert at MPC celebrating Spring, creation, and the elements. 19th and 20th Century sacred and secular, treble and mixed-voice choral pieces pervade the program. Works such as “Salut Printemps” by Debussy, hymns by Holst from the Rig Veda, “Abendlied”…