Operation Christmas Child is part of the work of Samaritan’s Purse, an international organization providing spiritual and physical aid to impoverished communities around the world. Operation Christmas Child is the opportunity to give children all over the world a shoebox of gifts for the holiday season filled with toys, goodies, and the message of God’s […]
This summer, we took a love offering for MLK Elementary School teacher Lindsey Smallwood’s classroom supplies and materials. We received a package of thank-you notes, pictures, and drawings from Lindsey and her students telling us how the supplies have made a difference in their learning. Here’s what Lindsey said: Thank you so much friends at […]
At the Halloween Family Fun Night taking place on Thursday, October 27, 2011, Convergence celebrated our one year partnership with the City of Oakland Parks and Recreation Center of creating Family Fun Nights for our Oakland neighbors and families. Looking back on a full year of growth and learning, here’s what Family Fun Night ministry […]
Run, walk, volunteer with Convergence as we participate in this fundraiser with Faith Network of the East Bay, our partnering organization for tutoring at MLK Elementary School in West Oakland. To sign up, go to http://faith-network.com/ and let firstname.lastname@example.org know you’re joining the race!
Calling all women of Convergence! It’s time for our monthly Women’s Ministry Gathering! This month we’re going bowling at Albany Bowl on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 6-8:30PM. Please RSVP with Becca at email@example.com or call (510) 463-1011. See you there!
Notice something new on our website lately? No, you’re not seeing doubles…you’re seeing circles! Our new logo was designed by a member of our church family, Kelsey Jones, and holds significant meaning to the vision of our church. If you look closely, the circles are purposely drawn imperfectly to represent us, an imperfect people. In […]
Our upcoming Habitat for Humanity building day is this Saturday, October 15, 2011! As a church we have been partnering with Habitat for Humanity East Bay to build homes in East Oakland for the past year. Currently we’ve been working on interior painting the past month and there’s still a lot to be done with […]
October is an exciting month as four Life Groups are launching at Convergence! Life Groups are smaller groups of people that meet during the week to learn what it means to follow Christ, share life and love, and serve one another and the community. You can learn more about Life Groups and all of the […]
Here’s what one of our own, Jeff Chou, had to say about the event: We’ve had the opportunity over the past year to serve and invest at a local Youth Resource Center operated by the non-profit What Now America. The Resource Center aims to provide “basic societal needs” to the youth of West Oakland by […]
Join us for a night of spooky, friendly, trick or treat Halloween Family Fun Night on October 27, 2011, 6-8pm at DeFremery Park. Contact Jenn Wu at firstname.lastname@example.org to get volunteer details! Come help make this an unforgettably eerie fun night for all!