Welcome

If you are seeking…

  • a church that is guided by the teachings of Jesus in an open-minded and progressive way,
  • a way to work for justice and peace, both locally and globally
  • a beautiful, inspiring, natural setting,
  • a diverse, inclusive, multi-racial, open and affirming community,
  • inspiring preaching and music,
  • a community where God’s love knows no bounds, where all are welcome, young, old, rich, poor, different colors and sexual orientation
  • a nurturing faith community that supports families, one where your children can learn that God loves them

Then Skyline UCC is a true place for you.

 

Upcoming Events

Every Sunday you are invited to join us for Choir Practice at 8:30 am; Worship at 10:00 am; Fellowship at 11:15 am – Child Care & Church School provided – see our Families section.

» For a look at our Year at a Glance, click here! 

SUNDAY WORSHIP 10 AM
Pastor Laurie preaching unless otherwise listed, drawing from scripture, world religions, poetry, and what’s happening in the world.
SPECIAL EVENTS
All are welcome!

Sundays in Advent / December

Sundays following the service Pastor Laurie will lead a 30 min sermon sharing/discussion (occasional)

November 27: Waiting for the Light, First Sunday in Advent.

December:

4:  Turn, Second Sunday in Advent

11:  See, Third Sunday in Advent

18:  Christmas Pageant, Fourth Sunday in Advent
25:  Christmas Day
January
1:  Reveal, Epiphany 

Holiday Events:

Sat, Nov 26, 10AM – 12PM: Greening of the Sanctuary

Sat, Dec 3, 10AM – 12PM: Holiday Playdate

Weds, Dec 7, 7 – 8PM: Taize Servicemusic, prayer, meditation, labyrinth

Thurs, Dec 15, 7-8:30 PM: Preschool Winter Program:  singing, refreshments

Sun, Dec 18, during service:  Children’s Christmas Pageant

Sat., Dec 24, 7:00 PM: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 

  

Skyline & UCC Current Missions

WE CAN PUT AN END TO HUNGER HERE IN ALAMEDA COUNTY

Suzan Bateson, Executive Director ACCFB and Rev. Laurie Manning

For the second year in a row, this fall, Skyline has made a major donation and presented a matching challenge to major corporate sponsors to support the fundraising efforts of Alameda County Community Food Bank. Given the recent reports on poverty, particularly among children and the elderly in Alameda County, such donations are critical.

In total, Skyline has contributed $30,000 over the past two years to ACCFB, our matching challenge has been met, and with their purchasing power, our gift has turned into over $500K worth of fresh healthy food for families here in Alameda County. Our efforts were made possible, through the grace of God, working through us, to provide for so many, just like the multiplication of the loaves and fishes, making the world, a bit more like the Kingdom of Heaven.

For our generosity, we have received national recognition from our denomination as well as recognition from ACCFB!


 

WE CAN SUPPORT THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD!

For the fifth year in a row, this month, we will hold our annual Sierra Leone bike fundraiser, to fund five teachers in the school that we built in Makrommay, Sierra Leone, where 400 children from four villages come and learn. One of our beloved members, Sentho, was born in this village, and after the war, the school and much of the village was destroyed.

Together, we are re-building the village and the lives of these children. (Click here to see a Thank You from the Children video.)

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Skyline UCC
A United Church of Christ
12540 Skyline Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-8212

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