Convergence Weekly 9/2/2011

Dear Convergence Family, It’s been a milestone week for my family as our twin daughters (Jaci and Sami) started kindergarten on Monday. Terry and I were preparing them with words of encouragement and inspiration, but when I was dropping Sami off at her class, I could feel her hand gripping mine tighter and tighter as […]

Convergence & Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon 2011!

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 […]

Support our Volunteers @ Habitat for Humanity Build-a-Thon 4/16

We have 3 willing and able volunteers signed up for the Habitat for Humanity Build-a-Thon on 4/16!  Now, for the rest of us, we have the opportunity to support them in their fundraising efforts for Habitat.  They’re each trying to raise a minimum of $200, which go toward supporting the Build-a-Thon as well as the […]

Upcoming Service Opportunities March/April 2011

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 […]

Convergence News 1/21/2011

Dear Convergence Family! I am so excited for what 2011 has in store as we continue to press on and live for Christ!  I know that with a beginning of any year, there are always resolutions made and goals set and I hope that those resolutions and goals would include a deeper commitment to our […]

Habitat for Humanity, Every 3rd Saturday!

We’ve started serving on a project in East Oakland with non-profit Habitat for Humanity and we’re seeking to align with their vision of providing “simple”, “decent”, and “affordable” housing for over 300,000 families. Specifically, we’ll be helping build in East Oakland @ Kinsell Commons, every 3rd Saturday starting November 20th 2010, from 8:30-4:00pm! This will […]

Convergence News 12/2/2010

(from Pastor Bobby Lee) Hey Everyone, The last few months has definitely been an exciting time of ministry as we’ve stretched ourselves to love our community! The launch of “Family Nights” in West Oakland has been amazing!  It’s been great meeting new families in the community and it’s been humbling to hear their response.  Our emerging […]