Events at MPC

Ash Wednesday – Feb 10th

Ash Wednesday observance will incorporate this month's Taizé meditation service February 10, 6pm soup supper, 7pm service. Read the Rest...


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FAITH TRIO at the food bank – Feb 12, 8:20am

Join the Faith Trio and help to alleviate hunger in Alameda County on Friday, February 12, 2016; 8:20am - 11:30am. Read the Rest...


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Inter-Generational Bible Study

Spring 2016 classesObservance of Lent continues with Inter-generational Bible study and service on Wednesdays - February 17 and 24, March 2 and 9, Taize on 3/16, and Maundy Thursday on 3/24; 6pm dinner, 7-7:45pm study Read the Rest...


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Spring 2016 Women’s Retreat

Saturday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, with the theme of "Yesterday's Journey, Tomorrow's Path: Whose Footprints ARE Those in the Sand?" Read the Rest...


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Small Groups and Adult Education – Spring 2016

Spring 2016 classesAt Family Hour, sign up for Spring 2016 Small Groups and Adult Education Classes! Read the Rest...

The Latest Word

From our "MPC Family" Sermon Podcast:

Courage(January 31, 2016)

Rev. Ben discusses Jesus’ courage in the face of rejection by his own home town, and how that can inspire us to be be truth tellers, helping set things right and set ourselves (and others) free.


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The Latest from the Pastoral weblog:

An extra helping of sweetness(February 2, 2016)

Friends, I’ve taken a few days off to spend time with some friends from Scotland who are visiting (you may have seen us wearing kilts on Sunday), so my remarks for this week will be brief. In lieu of a regular weekly column, I’d like to recommend a film I’ve seen recently. The Chorus (Les […] Read the Rest...

The Latest from the Family Living weblog (Talitha's Take):

Study leave (last week)(February 3, 2016)

Dear friends, Thank you for including study leave in my contract. I spent last week reading and writing, and it felt very refreshing to be able to work on long-term issues and ideas rather than constantly playing catch-up, which is a game I play far too often. I’m going to try to bring that spacious […] Read the Rest...