November Events

11/5 - Young Adults' Potluck Dinner

Starting in November, we'll gather for a light potluck meal and conversation every first Tuesday of the month.

7 p.m., Room 15 (downstairs)


11/6 - Good Reads Book Group Launch

11 a.m., Adult Study


11/9 - All Church Work Day

The leaves are falling and the pews are calling! It’s time to give Epworth a fall

refresh. There is plenty to do; please come lend a hand with gardening, wiping down pews and railings, minor repairs, etc. All are welcome for any period you can spare between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by a potluck lunch.


11/15 - Museum Excursion: "Oakland Museum of Art - The Art of Burning Man"

Contact: Connie- connie.adachi@gmail.com

5:30 p.m., Meet at OMCA


11/16 - KidsCare Community Service project for children, youth and families

Assembling hygiene kits for clients of Berkeley Men's & Women's Shelter

11 a.m., Youth Room


11/17 - Harvest of Gifts

Epworth's annual fun-raiser and fundraiser. Sign up to offer a dinner, field trip, activity, or other unique experience by 11/10. Our goal is to raise $8,000.


11/20 - Charge Conference

As required by the United Methodist Book of Discipline, Epworth & Trinity UMC's will hold a joint annual business meeting to approve compensation packages, celebrate ministries, and receive the 2020 budget recommendation. Our District Superintendent, Rev. Staci Current, will preside.

6:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall 


11/21 - Lunch Bunch "Cannabis and Aging With Dr. Laurie Vollen"

Dr. Vollen will present case studies of clients who have benefited from medical marijuana as an alternative to standard pain killers, and anti-anxiety and depression medications.

11:30 a.m. Brown Bag Lunch; 12 p.m. Program - Fellowship Hall


11/26 - ThanksLiving Celebration

An LGBTQIA+ and friends-affirming Pre-Thanksgiving reception sponsored by Reconciling Ministries Committee. Time TBD - Fellowship Hall


11/28 - Thanksgiving - Office Closed


11/29 - Arreola-Burl 25th Anniversary Vow Renewal and Family Dance Party

Don and Michele are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary at Epworth. Everyone is invited! We'll start in the Sanctuary at 2:00 p.m. for the vow renewal ceremony, then head downstairs to the Fellowship Hall for cake and dancing. Bring your kids, bring your grandma... join us! No gifts, please. 2-5 p.m.


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