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Backpack Drive and Back-to-School Sunday

Backpack Donation Drive benefits BHS Parent Resource Center

Epworth's annual back-to-school backpack drive helps students at Berkeley High. Bring a new, solid color backpack to Epworth between Sunday, August 28 and September 18, 2022. Look for the donation receptacle in the lobby.

You can also support the backpack drive with a monetary gift. Funds will go towards gift cards, graphing calculators, and other supplies distributed by the Parent Resource Center. How to give:

  • Give online at and choose the fund "Parent Resource Center"

  • Mail a check to Epworth at 1953 Hopkins St., Berkeley, CA 94707. (Memo: Backpack Drive)

  • Find the offering envelopes and place in the offering box in the sanctuary lobby. (Please indicate Backpack Drive)


Homecoming Worship Series Calendar [Sundays at 10 AM]

Aug. 21, 2022 - Homecoming Sunday & Ministry Fair

Come home to connection and community as we celebrate the depth and breadth of Epworth's ministries

  • Ministry Fair 11 AM in Fellowship Hall

Aug. 28, 2022 - Back-to-School Sunday & Backpack Drive

Come home to meaning-making and life-long learning

  • Church Council Meeting 11:45 AM in Adult Study and via Zoom

  • Worship Vision Team Retreat 12-3 PM in Fellowship Hall

  • Community Concerts Front Porch Concert 4 PM

Sept. 4, 2022 - Labor Day (Oakland Pride)

Come home to honoring where your passion meets the world's deepest needs

Sept. 11, 2022 - Reaching Out (Solano Stroll)

Invite others to a new home of spirit and community

  • Reconciling Committee Meeting 11:30 Am in Fellowship Hall

Homecoming Ministry Fair Save the Date Poster Calendar (8.5 × 11 in)
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