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Events (Page 3)

Learn about upcoming and past MPC events via this weblog.

Fairy Tales: A Holiday Concert Sunday December 4th

Fairy Tales: A Holiday Concert – Sunday, December 4th at 4:00pm at the Montclair Presbyterian Church.  It is presented by the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus and proceeds go to East Bay nonprofits of all kinds. Join us as we journey through some of the best loved tales and visit some of your favorite characters. This family friendly concert combines classic…

Performance by the Berkeley Women’s Chorus: Heaven and Nature Sings

The Berkeley Women’s Community Chorus will be giving a free concert here at MPC on November 20 @4:00pm. Featuring–with string quartet —  Ola Gjeilo’s setting of Walt Whitman’s Song of the Universal;                                                                                                                             …

Faith Trio Harvest Dinner 2016

Please join us for the annual Interfaith Harvest Dinner on Saturday, November 5, 2016, 6:45 – 9:00 PM at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California 1433 Madison Street, Oakland (near 14th St.). This event, hosted by the Faith Trio, is a wonderful opportunity for people of the three Abrahamic faiths to celebrate community and common ground. View/Download the Harvest Dinner Flyer…

Religion and the 2016 Presidential Election

On Sunday, October 23rd, MPC’s Hadsell Futures Fund presented the latest in their speakers series: Dr. James Bennett, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies at Santa Clara University. His presentation focused on the role of religion in the 2016 presidential election, but also touched upon historical trends in religion and politics. Listen to the presentation (MP3 format)…

Membership Exploration Meeting Sunday, Oct. 9th

Have you been to MPC a couple of times and are wondering what it means to be a member? Or perhaps you’ve been attending MPC for years, and are thinking of making a more formal commitment. Either way, this Sunday’s Membership Exploration meeting is for you. It’s a very informal, no pressure get-together: we’ll talk a bit about MPC, the Presbyterian Church,…

Women’s Fall Retreat October 7-9

WOMEN’S FALL RETREAT October 7-9: Registration will continue this Sunday, September 25 for the retreat at the beautiful Ralston-White Retreat Center in Marin County. This Sunday will be the LAST registration day for the retreat.  Our theme will be “Midwives, Harlots, and Saints: Women of the Bible and their Legacies,” led by the Rev. Dr. Carol Miles. Rev. Dr. Miles will guide our explorations of…

Elizabeth Lesser Author Talk

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. About Elizabeth…

Pastor’s Bible Study

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If ever you have wanted to learn more about the Bible—not just as a document used to excuse bad behavior, but as an ancient, many-layered, sometimes beautiful, sometimes awful text made holy by centuries of the faithful who have found comfort, hope and inspiration in its pages, then the Pastor’s Bible Study is for you.