The following is from Jeff Chou, coordinator of our monthly volunteer effort with local non-profit What Now America: We’re going to be serving at the Youth Resource Center this Saturday at DeFremery Park from 12pm-5pm. We’ve been committing to this once a month for the past 8 or 9 months now, and I’m encouraged to finally […]
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 […]
Here’s an update from the leader of our last Habitat for Humanity outing, Ted Huynh: Habitat for Humanity is an organization dedicated to help those in need of safe and affordable homes who are currently living in undesirable and potentially dangerous housing. As part of a monthly commitment, Convergence volunteers spend time one Saturday […]
Our 10th installment of Family Night is coming on Thursday, July 28th, from 6-8pm at DeFremery Recreation Center located at 1651 Adeline St. in Oakland, CA! Join us for food, fun, and games!
Our 9th installment of Family Night came on June 30th, 2011, from 6-8pm at DeFremery Recreation Center located at 1651 Adeline St. in Oakland, CA! Check out the photo gallery below for a glimpse of the food and fun! We hope to see you on our future dates of 7/28, 8/25, and 9/22!
Check out some photos from our May 2011 edition of Family Night! After sharing a meal together, families went on a scavenger hunt around the grounds of DeFremery Park, attempting to find more than 25 different items hidden, sometimes in plain sight! Our “scavenger hunt” theme also extended to families doing activities together, such as word finds and […]
Our 8th installment of Family Night is coming on May 26th, 2011, from 6-8pm at DeFremery Recreation Center located at 1651 Adeline St. in Oakland, CA! Join us for a fun family themed night, starting with dinner at 6pm. All of West Oakland is invited – bring your friends and family! We’re still looking for […]
The CCDA (Christian Community Development Association) is one of the leading organizations in the field of community development. One of their models of change for a community is to identify and invest in the future leaders of a community, in order to affect long term change. Indigenous leaders have a greater impact than those who come […]
Over the past half year or so, we’ve been a monthly presence at Habitat for Humanity’s site in East Oakland, named Kinsell Commons. This past weekend, we were able to participate in our first Build-A-Thon as a church, which was a 4-day event to “blitz-frame” a brand new development from foundation to walls. It’s a […]
Connecting with the community of Oakland is a large part of our mission as a church. Read below for opportunities to serve in the next couple months! Habitat for Humanity: Running on every 3rd Saturday each month, serving at Habitat in East Oakland is a chance to hone your trade skills and help build a […]