Dear Convergence Leader, Member, Attendee, and/or Visitor, For those of you who could not attend our member meeting on June 14th, we wanted to share the main thrust of the meeting with you, which had to do with the future of our church and the vision for a “re-launch.” We began with a re-sharing of […]
The Project Peace Speaker Series is pleased to partner with local agencies and faith based groups, to discuss how public policies have segregated the East Bay. How can we as people of faith engage in this topic and be a part of a community-wide solution? How do we as citizens and people of faith work […]
In partnership with the City of Oakland and the DeFremery Recreation Center, we’ve been hosting monthly Family Nights for the West Oakland community with free dinner, followed by a time of activities, games, and prizes. Please join us on Thursday, April 30th for a science themed Family Night! We will have fun experiments for families […]
Dear Convergence Family, In case you haven’t heard, we are having a gathering on November 2nd from 5pm to 8pm called “Renovate.” What is this? and Why are we doing this? In any journey, there comes a moment when it is both healthy and necessary to pause, reflect, reassess, and adjust. We’re about […]
WHO: Everyone who calls Convergence their church community. WHAT: This will be an event that will be our launching pad for 2015. Our purpose is to share a meal together, fellowship, hear each others’ experiences of Convergence (good and bad), testify of God’s movement in our lives, and envision our future. WHY: In any journey, there comes […]
Please join us on Thursday, September 25th for Family Night!! We will be doing a scavenger hunt! Dinner will begin at 6PM and we will be doing the scavenger hunt from 6:45-7:30PM. If you have any questions or are interested in joining the Family Night team, please contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for coming out to Day in the Park! We hope that you were able to relax and enjoy such a beautiful day! Please check out the Photo Booth pictures from this event!
Come join us for the Oakland Citizenship Forum on Tuesday 3/12 from 7:00-9:00 pm. CCDA has grown in its awareness of the importance for local and national advocacy with issues that press in on our marginalized communities. For several years CCDA has advocated for immigration reform and this year at our National Conference, Michelle Alexander, […]
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 […]
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 […]