Monthly Archives: December 2018

Partners organizing “The March for Fossil Fuel Freedom”

The March for Fossil Fuel Freedom, to be held on March 16-18, 2019, is being organized by a coalition of faith communities, non-profit grassroots groups, and 350 Silicon Valley, to shine a spotlight on Wells Fargo’s role in financing the … Continue reading

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Leave Peace Not Chaos – end of life planning series

News coverage of a well-known celebrity dying without a will points out the resulting difficulties. A family’s crisis over critical medical decisions dominates a news cycle. This news may inspire action, but we find both contemplating our own death and … Continue reading

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Fellowship Groups News – January 2019

Here’s some news from a few of our fellowship groups. Daytime Fellowship Group The Daytime Fellowship meets on the third Monday of the month (which is Martin Luther King day, January 21 this month), September to June, at 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – January 2019

  “Don’t forget, you’re going to die.” That is a message I get on my smartphone five times a day. I know it sounds crazy, but I actually purchased an app to remind me of my mortality. The app, “WeCroak,” … Continue reading

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Special Offerings – January 2019

January’s special offering is for Tri-City Volunteers. Tri-City Volunteers runs the largest food bank in southern Alameda County. They grew out of the organizing work of two members of our predecessor congregations and we continue to have a strong partnership … Continue reading

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Documentary invites us to consider our own deaths

We may not like thinking about it and we certainly don’t like talking about it, but the reality is simply this:  we are all going to die. We don’t know how. We don’t know when. And still, death will come … Continue reading

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Moderated Musings – January 2019

by Jim Thomas Happy New Year! The new year always reminds me of my Y2K New Year’s party I threw on December 31, 1999. I remember having to go to the store to buy more food for the party. It … Continue reading

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