Morning Worship
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome all people to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

July 21. “It’s Complicated: Having a Building.”

Text: Exodus 25, 31, 40.

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director:  Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Guest Musicians: Kelly Back, guitar, Richard Mayers, percussion & harmonica, Joe Pratt, clarinet & bass

Moment for the Community: Will Flowers

Scripture Reader: Rev. Barbara Peronteau

ACC Worship Host: Anita Baker

Greeter:  Jim & Vi Gallardo

Moderator: Nina Harmon

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome all people to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

July 28. “It’s Complicated: Loving our Enemies.”  

Text: Luke 6:27-36

Guest Pastor: Rev. Phil Porter

Music Director:  Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Moment for the Planet: TBA

Scripture Reader:  TBA

ACC Worship Host: Bill & Sue Day

Greeter:  TBA

Moderator: Nina Harmon

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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SOUPER Lunch
Jul
30
10:30 AM10:30

SOUPER Lunch

ACC teams make sandwiches and serve lunch at the GRIP Souper Center in Richmond every 3rd Tuesday and 5th Thursday of the month. If you’d like to participate sometime, email Linda Young at zmom@comcast.net

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Person of the Planet Film Series: Woman at War
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Person of the Planet Film Series: Woman at War

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias "The Woman of the Mountain," Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. As Halla's actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the corporation building a new aluminum smelter. But right as she begins planning her biggest and boldest operation yet, she receives an unexpected letter that changes everything. Her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine. As Halla prepares to abandon her role as saboteur and savior of the Highlands to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminum industry a crippling blow.

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Person of the Planet Film Series: Paris to Pittsburgh
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

Person of the Planet Film Series: Paris to Pittsburgh

Join us for a FREE screening of Paris to Pittsburgh, a new film from National Geographic, produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies -- narrated by Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”).

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington to act. Learn about their incredible stories in Paris to Pittsburgh, and be inspired to create change in your own community!

We are excited to be hosting a screening of this incredible film at Arlington Community Church on Thursday May 30 at 7:00 PM. We hope to see you there!

Watch the trailer by clicking below!

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SOUPER Lunch
Jul
16
10:30 AM10:30

SOUPER Lunch

ACC teams make sandwiches and serve lunch at the GRIP Souper Center in Richmond every 3rd Tuesday and 5th Thursday of the month. If you’d like to participate sometime, email Linda Young at zmom@comcast.net

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Film Screening: The Hate U Give
Jul
14
11:30 AM11:30

Film Screening: The Hate U Give

What Shall We Tell the Kids About Race Relations? (And for that matter, ourselves?)

 Sponsored by the ACC Board of Missions & Social Justice

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 On Sunday, July 14th, plan on staying for lunch after worship and then join us for a viewing of the acclaimed film, “The Hate U Give”.  This is PG-13 rated, and if you have teens in the family, invite them to come.  Local 8th grade classes to introduce the topic of race relations have used the book and film.

 Parents need to know that The Hate U Give is based on Angie Thomas' award-winning book about Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg), a black teen who witnesses the fatal police shooting of a close friend. Like the acclaimed novel, the movie deals frankly and powerfully with race and racism. It also addresses the tension between the police and the communities they're supposed to serve and protect and the differences between teens growing up in predominantly African American neighborhoods and those from affluent white neighborhoods. Moments of violence are realistic and often.  Families who watch will have plenty of big issues to discuss afterward; hopefully teens will also appreciate the movie's messages about standing up for what you believe in, being proud of who you are, and communicating honestly with your parents and friends.

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Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome all people to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

July 14. “It’s Complicated: Family.”

Text: Matthew 10, Luke 10:38-42.

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director:  Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Moment for the Planet: TBA

Scripture Reader:  Helen Winters

ACC Worship Host: Anita Baker

Greeter:  TBA

Moderator: Nina Harmon

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.


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Jul
7
11:30 AM11:30

Faith Formation Board

Join us to talk about possibilities for our Faith Formation board going forward (especially if you think you might want to help with this board!). We’ll hear a little from Jaima Roberts about the group’s current focuses, and then we’ll think together about future ideas and how we might organize ourselves. Regular book or chapter studies, trips to Berkeley Rep, art museums, concerts, inviting a guest artist or theologian…there are many possibilities!

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome all people to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

July 7. “It’s Complicated: Money and Privilege.”

Text: Ecclesiastes 5:10, Matthew 6:19-21

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director:  Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Moment for the Planet: TBA

Scripture Reader:  Helen Winters

ACC Worship Host: Bill & Sue Day

Greeter:  TBA

Moderator: Nina Harmon

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.


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Installation of Rev. Nate Klug
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Installation of Rev. Nate Klug

All are welcome, as we gather in the sanctuary to celebrate the covenant between Arlington Community Church and Nate! We’ll have a short worship celebration with lots of music and some surprise guests, and then we’ll gather for delicious food in the Social Hall. All churches from the Bay Association of the United Church of Christ will be invited, so come and connect with the wider church community.

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Morning Worship
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome souls, and the bodies attached to them, to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

June 30. “It’s Complicated: Having a Calling.”

Text: Isaiah 6:1-8.

With New Member Joining!

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director:  Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Guest Musicians: Axel van Chee, baritone soloist

Moment for Mission: Barry Cammer

Scripture Reader:  Dawn Canada

ACC Worship Host: Susan Yourd

Greeter:  Ken Barnes

Moderator: Nina Harmon

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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Theology on Tap
Jun
28
5:00 PM17:00

Theology on Tap

Join Rev. Nate every fourth Friday from 5-6 pm. Over a beer or soda, we'll talk about a topic related to current events, pop culture, or the life of faith.

Next meeting: Friday, June 28. New location: The Junket, 235 El Cerrito Plaza, near Trader Joe’s.

Topic: Technology, transhumanism, and theology. Read this fascinating essay that links a Google engineer and a recovering Christian fundamentalist by clicking HERE.

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Annual Gathering Spectrum
Jun
23
11:30 AM11:30

Annual Gathering Spectrum

Annual Gathering Spectrum

Come to hear about our delegates’ experiences at Annual Gathering the previous weekend! Learn about the keynote address from the UCC President, Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, the resolutions focused on social justice, and more. This informal conversation will by led by Anita Baker.

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Morning Worship
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome souls, and the bodies attached to them, to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

June 23. “It’s Complicated: Identity and Unity.”

Text: Galatians 3:27-29.

Pastor: Rev. Dr. Melinda McLain

Music Director: Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Worship Host: Susan Yourd

Scripture Reader: Susan Yourd

Greeter: Chieko Chambers

Guest Musicians: Anthony Knight, guitar & vocals, Elena Caruthers, vocals, Rev. Dr. Melinda McLain, soloist

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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SOUPER Lunch
Jun
18
10:30 AM10:30

SOUPER Lunch

ACC teams make sandwiches and serve lunch at the GRIP Souper Center in Richmond every 3rd  Tuesday and 5th Thursday of the month. If you’d like to participate sometime, email Linda Young at zmom@comcast.net

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The Jupiter Chamber Ensemble Play Arensky and Taneyev
Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Jupiter Chamber Ensemble Play Arensky and Taneyev

The Jupiter Chamber Ensemble Play Arensky and Taneyev

 Sunday 16 June 2019 at 6:30 PM

Arlington Community Church is pleased to welcome our friends, the Jupiter Chamber Ensemble, to our stage with pair of marvelous Russian piano quintets by Anton Arensky and Sergei Taneyev. Joining the Jupiter Ensemble for this performance will be virtuoso pianist, Arkadi Serper.  Don't miss these remarkable artists performing in our Sanctuary.

The Jupiter Chamber Ensemble are:

    Victor Romasevich - violin

    Michael Jones - violin

    Stephen Levintow - viola

    Paul Rhodes - cello

With special guest:

     Arkadi Serper - piano

 The Program:

    Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51 - Anton Arensky

    Piano Quintet in G Major, Op. 30 - Sergei Taneyev

The Artists:

In 1997, two veteran freelancers, violinist Michael Jones and Juilliard-trained violist Steve Levintow, recruited BBC Orchestra violinist Andrew Davies and cellist Paul Hale of the Oakland Symphony to found the Jupiter Chamber Players. The group had the good fortune to connect with Marvin Sanders, director of Live Oak Concerts at the Berkeley Art Center, just as the Center's previous ensemble-in-residence, the Cypress Quartet, left to launch their international career. The Art Center remained the Jupiter's "home" venue for 10 years. Paul Rhodes replaced Hale in 2000, bringing his years of experience in numerous orchestras and as soloist with the Carmel Bach Festival. Two years later, Davies left to pursue other projects, and San Francisco Symphony member Victor Romasevich took over as first violinist. Romasevich brought deep fascination with Russian chamber music, including masterworks by such composers as Sergei Taneyev, Georgy Catoire, and Iosif Andriasov (with whom Romasevich studied violin and viola) - all links in a tradition going back to Tchaikovsky through the Moscow Conservatory. The Jupiter Chamber Players take pleasure in introducing wider audiences to the work of these composers, while continuing also to present more familiar Russian and European repertoire.

Arkadi Serper is a prominent pianist and composer. He had an outstanding career as Musical Director of the Musical Theater Department at the Gnesin Conservatory prior to his move to the Bay Area in 1992. Mr. Serper has performed in Europe, the United States, and Asia. His compositions have been performed by the Stockton Symphony, Vallejo Symphony, Kairos Youth Choir, The Crowden School, and the San Francisco Boys’ Chorus. He has been a member of the Crowden faculty since 1992, coaching chamber music and teaching music theory and composition. Mr. Serper teaches piano at CCMC.

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Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome souls, and the bodies attached to them, to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

June 16. “It’s Complicated: Tradition.”

Text: Genesis 32: 22-32

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director: Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Worship Host: Susan Yourd

Scripture Reader: Cathie Kosel

Greeter: Lisa Chilton

Guest Musicians: Kelly Back, guitar, Rich Mayers, percussion, Joe Pratt, clarinet, sax, bass

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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Morning Worship
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome souls, and the bodies attached to them, to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

June 9. “It’s Complicated: The Gift of Many Tongues.”

Pentecost Sunday. Text: Genesis 11:1-9, Acts 2:1-21

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director: Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Guest Musician: Phil Freihofner, oboe

Moment for the Planet: Ruth Robinson & Shanti Moorjani

Worship Host: Susan Yourd

Scripture Reader: Barry Cammer & Ruth Robinson

Greeter: Tom Dean

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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First Thursday Fellowship
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

First Thursday Fellowship

Monthly potluck supper and program for ACC members & guests. Always FREE and open to all that would like to join.

Should you put the plastic clam-shell container that held berries into the recycling bin? Can you recycle juice boxes? How about plastic bags?

Greg Christie, Manager of Bay View Refuse and Recycling, will address our recycling questions at the First Thursday Potluck on June 6. Bring something to share for the meal, bring a friend, and maybe bring an example of one of your recycling questions.

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Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Morning Worship

We welcome souls, and the bodies attached to them, to worship and pray (10 am, Sundays), and be with us on our journeys of faith formation; join us as we experience the Divine One through Creation, Creatures, and Creativity in our world and worship.

It’s Complicated: Success

Text: Acts 16:16-34

Pastor: Rev. Nate Klug

Music Director: Shanti Moorjani

Accompanist/Ensemble Coordinator: Tim K. Murphy

Worship Host: Susan Yourd

Scripture Reader: Tom Dean

Greeter: Glenna Seely

Moment for the Community: Randy Laferte

Bell Choir: Roger Abel, Elena Caruthers, June Ough, Joe Pratt, Anne Malamud, & Helen Winters

No matter who you are–what race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or mental or physical status or where you are on life’s journey, you are most welcome here.

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