2022 Women’s Retreat Invitation & Overview

2022-03-06T16:01:30-08:00January 28th, 2022|Classes & Discussions, Community|

Join us  for this year's retreat, Sacred Companions: The People and Practices We Need For Living. In a time filled with much disconnection, we invite you to gather with women celebrating a diversity of experiences from this community and beyond and to discover the joy of our design as humans to be connected. This year’s retreat embraces a new format and different way of being together, focused on putting into practice tools for daily living. Journey with us on this guided experience, answering the call to make deeper connections with God, ourselves, and others. Saturday, February 26, 9:30 am - [...]

Stephen Ministry Training at First Covenant Church

2021-11-12T11:35:46-08:00November 12th, 2021|Caring, Community, Serve|

First Covenant Church in Oakland, in partnership with First Pres Berkeley, is offering Stephen Ministry training starting in January 2022. The weekly class will take place on Saturdays from January 8 to June 4, from 10:30am-12:30pm. Stephen Ministers provide one-to-one confidential Christian care to people going through life’s difficulties. After completing an initial training course, Stephen Ministers are supported through a peer supervision process and continuing education. We invite you to prayerfully consider whether God may be calling you to this meaningful journey of training and service as a Stephen Minister. If you previously served as a Stephen Minister and want [...]

Fall 2021 Coffee & Conversation with Pastor Tom

2022-01-13T12:37:47-08:00September 22nd, 2021|Community|

Enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation with Pastor Tom and others as he guides us on a journey through 1 Thessalonians. Paul’s pastoral sensitivity shines in this letter written to express his care for these new believers, to affirm their faith, and to give them perspective about their friends who have died. This letter affirms and guides their faith along a path toward growth and comfort. It has much to say to us as well as we also live our faith in the light of the need for guidance and comfort. To join this group, please click here. Missed [...]

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