News

Upcoming Events

  • Interfaith Community Blood Drive (Organized by Latter Day Saints): Oakland Blood Center on Wednesday July 12 from 1:30 to 7:30 in Small Gymnasium, 4770 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland and Saturday July 29 from 9 am to 3 pm, Multipurpose Room 3776 Via Granada, Moraga. 

  • March for Nuclear Abolition and Global Survival / Hiroshima Day Commemoration-- August 9 @ 8 am in Livermore at corner of Vasco and Patterson Pass Roads 

  • Report on Friends General Conference Annual Session from Sarah Tyrell on First Day August 13th after Rise of Meeting

  • "Eastern Light: Awakening to Presence in Zen, Quakerism, and Christianity" by Steve Smith, author of "Eastern Light: Awakening to Presence in Zen, Quakerism, and Christianity" on Friday, September 8 from 7 to 9 pm in Meetingroom. See Judy Tate for questions.

Activities

  • Young Adult Friends will be meeting the 2nd Wednesday of July and August

  • Hearts and Handwork is continuing 3rd Friday in July and August @ 7:30 PM in the Community Room dining room. Bring your knitting, sewing, or other handwork and something for show and tell for an evening of conversation and handwork. Coloring books will be provided for those who do not already have handwork. Questions? Contact Catherine Anderson at 510-526-1403 or Kylin Navarro at bfm.residentfriends@gmail.com

  • Quaker Movie Series will not meet in July but the August movie will be The Deep Six (Quakers and WWI). 3rd First Day (August 20) at 1 pm in Meetingroom. (flyer)

  • The Ministry and Care committee is putting together a new program called Spiritual Life Sharing groups.  These are four-person groups, for which people would meet once per month for six months, in a worship sharing format, to share about their spiritual lives since their last meeting.  If you are interested, please contact Judy Tate.


Continuing Events

  • Meeting for Business, Every 2nd Sunday at 1 pm, Meetingroom
  • Work party: 4th Saturday in July and August, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Singing each First Day between the 9 am and 11 am Meetings for Worship in the Community Room
  • Reading Group: Every Tuesday evening at 7:30, Meeting Library
  • Poetry & Worship Sharing Group: First Wednesday evening of every month at 7:30, Meeting Parlor
  • Circle of Concern, Every Sunday 1-2 pm and Thursday 12- 1 pm, west entrance to UC Berkeley