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An Evening of Music with the Strathdees

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 – 6:00 PM
Internationally-honored church musicians, Jim and Jean Strathdee will provide a free program of their songs on Sunday, October 11 at 6:00 pm, El Sobrante United Methodist Church, 670 Appian Way, El Sobrante. The evening’s presentation will be free, but there will be a free-will offering taken. Members of El Sobrante UMC will provide a reception following the program.
The Strathdees, who are based in Sacramento, have shared their music with the church at large in an international itinerant ministry for nearly forty years in the U S, Canada, Central America and India.
The program, “An Evening of Singing with Jim and Jean Strathdee,” is sponsored by the El Sobrante UMC and The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada.

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Youthquake 2015

Registration and consent forms: Youthquake 2015

Please let your youth (high school through 2nd year college) know that we are having the 4th Youthquake on Friday, Sept. 18 to Saturday, Sept 19, 2015 at First Baptist Church, 1515 Santa Clara, Alameda,  CA.  This is an event that brings youth together from many churches to worship, fellowship, and serve the Lord in missions.  Youth stay overnight at the church.  Saturday is our mission day.

It begins on Friday with 6-7 pm registration, 7 pm the program starts.  We’ll have an outstanding missionary speaker.

Saturday begins with a local missionary speaker who has been working over 20 years with recovering addicts.  After our early morning worship, we will head out to various mission sites around the Bay Area.  Sites include, City Team SF, World Impact Oakland, Allen Temple Street Disciples, Richmond Rescue Mission, Alameda Food Bank, Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate, Abode Services in Fremont (a family homeless shelter program), Continue reading

Baptists Lunching Together

Baptists Lunching Together

Baptists Lunching Together

12:00 noon
Grand Lake Gardens 401 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland

$8.00 for lunch; Reservations by Monday to Joan Thatcher: 510-350-7008
  • January 21- Michael-Ray Mathews, Director of Clergy Organizing,PICO National Network
    Fostering Faith-based Community Organizing
    *Michael-Ray was formerly Youth Minister at Beth Eden and then Senior Pastor at Grace, San Jose.
  • February 11- Marcia J. Patton, Executive Minister Evergreen Baptist Association
    Note: A SECOND Wednesday
  • March 18 – Don Ng, President of ABC, USA, Pastor, First Chinese Baptist Church of San Francisco