Blog Archives: November 2013

Centennial Celebration at Christ Church Christmas Eve

November 20, 2013
Join us for a champagne and cheese reception in the community hall at 5pm. You are also warmly invited to come early or stay after for our 4pm or 6pm Christmas Eve candlelight service when we will celebrate Christ’s birth through a retelling of the Christmas story. Built in 1913, “Berkeley’s Bungalow Church” has been a gathering point for the spiritual and communal life of our neighborhood for 100 years.Designed by James Plachek (also designed Berkeley Public Library, Alameda County Courthouse) Aiming for LEED green building standards while ...

11/17/2013 Sermon Discussion Questions

November 19, 2013
Please feel free to use any questions which you or your group find most interesting and pertinent to your situations. Sermon Title: God's Messenger - Jonah (Part 3)
 Date: Sunday, November 17, 2013 

Speaker: Jason Yum 
Scripture Reading: Jonah 3 Spectacular yet Insufficient For those of the Jewish faith, the short book of Jonah is read aloud every year during the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), when you are expected to fast and pray in repentance for the atoning of sins. In Jonah 3, the Ninevites' response to Jonah’s proclamation serves as ...

11/10/2013 Sermon Discussion Questions

November 11, 2013
Please feel free to use any questions which you or your group find most interesting and pertinent to your situations. Sermon Title:God’s Messenger – Jonah (Part 2)
 Date: Sunday, November 10, 2013 
 Speaker: Bart Garrett Scripture Reading: Jonah 1:17-2:10 What are we being saved from? Read Jonah 1:17 – 2:10, particularly focusing on verses 3 and 5. Jonah describes the effects of the raging sea of circumstances that have led him to the end of his life (swirling waters, smashing currents), but he tethers those circumstances to Sheol (v2,4, ...