CAPC Oakland

News, Connections and Photos from the life of the faith community at CAPC Oakland

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 2, 2015

Mark 7:1-23 We return to Mark’s gospel story in a heated argument, a public debate between groups of Jewish religious leaders (Phraisees and scribes) and Jesus. This ganging up on … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 26, 2015

2 Samuel 11:1-15 The Bible talks about sin. If you haven’t heard yet, it’s against it. In the overarching vision of the testimonies of the Bible, sin is entymologically “missing … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 19, 2015

Mark 6:30-56 How is it that we don’t hear from God, or glimpse the Spirit’s moving in our lives and world more often? Is God not really active and alive … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards, Sunday, July 12, 2015

Mark 6:1-13   Jesus has come and gone in chapter 5 crossing to the Gentile world and then back to Israel and now to home. He’s been recognized at large … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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