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Events (Page 24)

Learn about upcoming and past MPC events via this weblog.

FAMILY CAMP INFORMATIONAL BRUNCH

HELLO FAMILY CAMPERS – NEW & EXPERIENCED! The Family Camp committee is hosting an informational brunch at 11:30 am this Sunday, April 3rd, in the Thornhill Room. It will be a time to share stories and to find out more about Family Camp, especially if you’re new to this MPC early summer experience. Family Camp will be from June 19th to June 25th at Camp Richardson Resort, South Lake Tahoe.

TAIZÉ PRAYER SERVICE

MARCH 30 CANDLELIGHT TAIZÉ PRAYER SERVICE: If you are in search of spiritual refreshment in the midst of your busy life, come to a Candlelight Prayer Service featuring Taizé Songs the evening of March 30 in the sanctuary. The service theme will be “Wilderness Journey.”

ART GANG EXCURSION

“Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n Roll” at the Oakland Art Museum? O yes! SUNDAY, MARCH 20th, Marge Nicholson & Jane Vander Veer will lead a docent tour with juicy California art and historical information.”

What is an Ash Wednesday Service Anyway?

On Wednesday, March 9th, at 7:00 pm, we will gather for a reflective Ash Wednesday service in the Sanctuary. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a 40 day period of reflection and introspection. Lent is a time of turning away from all that harms our humanity and turning toward all that heals and makes us whole. The imposition…

Ongoing Classes and Discussions

Here are three ongoing thoughtful discussions at MPC:

  • Bible Study
  • Many Faces of God
  • Resurrection Living

Each has a different focus with a goal of encouraging community, growing spiritually and getting to know one another.

Adult Education Spring 2011 Classes

There are thirteen adult education classes scheduled through June, six of which start in February. Join MPC Friends and Family to participate in classes including a lively discussion of the Sermon on the Mount, viewing and discussion of films about food issues, and a study of the relevancy of the Ten Commandments for our lives today.

Book Discussion with Jane Rubey

Join MPC Family member Jane Rubey for a brunch celebrating her book on living with cancer – SURPRISE! I’M STILL HERE!!: Living with Incurable Cancer. The brunch will be held on Sunday, January 23, at 11:30 in the Thornhill Room, and Marge Moser will host Jane for the discussion.