We find life is best lived alongside others. For this reason, at various times we offer a variety of ways for folks to engage in during the week to build friendship and explore issues together.  Here's what we've currently got going:

Reading group on Sacred Wounds, First Sundays of the month, 1-3 pm, Berkeley

Have you experienced pain in the context of spiritual community? Are you looking for ways to find healing, and possibly others to accompany you on the journey? Join Ginny Prince as she facilitates a reading group based on Teresa Pasquale's book on this topic, Sacred Wounds.

The group takes place over lunch once a month after church at Royal Ground Coffee House, a cafe near Washington Elementary. Sandwiches are available, or you can bring your own lunch. 

Women's Prayer Group, 2nd Thursdays Of The Month, 7:45 - 9:45 pm, Richmond

Gather once a month with women to share and pray for one another. The group takes place at the home of Celia Emmelhainz, 5126 Prather Ave, Richmond, CA 94805. Contact facilitator Jess for information. The first gathering of the Spring season will actually take place on Thursday, March 15th. Other gatherings will be April 12, May 10, and June 14.

Community Dinner & Worship, 4th Sundays Of The Month, 4:30 - 7 pm, Location Varies

Once a month join folks in the community for an early potluck dinner, musical worship, and conversation. Children are welcome to participate; childcare is also provided. Locations will rotate from month to month throughout the East Bay. Contact Leah for details.

Dinner Group For FOlks Without Kids, Times Vary, Oakland

Join David Lai and Des Agngarayngay, along with other singles and couples without kids for regular times of dinner and socializing. Contact Des for details.

Not sure when everything's happening? Check our calendar.

Looking for other ways to connect?  Don't forget about these options too.

Second Saturday Community Dinners

Join us for good food and friendship once a quarter. More information here.

monthly shelter dinners

On the third Friday of every month we serve dinner to up to 50 men at the Berkeley Food and Housing Project men's shelter. Learn more and get involved here.