CAPC Oakland

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Blogging Towards Sunday, July 5, 2015

Mark 5:1-20 Jesus has left Israel – the land of God’s people – to cross the sea of Galilee into Pagan or Gentile land (everyone besides the Jews). They were thought to … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 28, 2015

  Mark 5:21-43      Today’s story is a two for one, a parallel weaving together of the story and salvation of two people at the end of their rope. … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Faith In Action : Undocumented Youth

Advocate on Behalf of Undocumented Youth arriving in Oakland, looking for a future an invitation to Christian action from Rev. Pablo Morataya, Pastor of Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana Hispana Brothers and … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summer Camp Mail & Letters

Several of our CAPC Oakland community children are attending summer Camp at Westminster Woods this next week : June 21st -27th. You’re invited to be mindful of them in your … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 21, 2015

Mark 4:35-41 I shared last week that faith is often like walking with your eyes open through thick fog. We see, not always clearly, and second-guess most things. Today’s scripture … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 14, 2015

Mark 4:26-34  Ezekiel 17:22-24  How does God work in the world? Is God even present, actively working and moving in the world?; in our world? Last week’s scripture from Isaiah 43:16-21 [blog … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 7, 2015

Isaiah 43:16-21 How do you keep on keeping on when there seems to be no way out, no way forward? Isaiah speaks to that sort of situation. The prophet writes … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 31, 2015

Romans 8:1-25  Trinity Sunday After Pentecost (last Sunday) we traditionally pause to articulate and affirm the three-in-oneness of God: what we call Trinity. It’s less a moment consecrated to piercing theological dogmas, … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015

Ezekiel 37:1-14 & Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost Sunday Today is Pentecost. If you’re a student of Greek you can hear the “penta” which sounds like 5 and means the 50th day … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 17, 2015

In my study this week I came to the conclusion that Jean Vanier (the founder of the l’Arche community) said it best when talking about this chapter in his commentary on John. He … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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