Monte McClain

Presbyterian Church Hosts Its Annual Thanksgiving Meal

Monday, November 16, 2015

We are faced these days with great challenges whose magnitude can push us toward apathy, indifference and inaction: gentrification; failing schools; ecological collapse; food injustice; racial profiling; homelessness; financial inequality; and the deafening isolation of social media. These forces can make us believe we are impotent to make a difference, or to have a voice in our world. We can"t let this boisterous brouhaha keep us from being present. There is no room for apathy in our great and changing city of Oakland.

Presbyterian Church Hosts Community Thanksgiving Meal

Sunday, November 9, 2014

For nearly 30 years, the College Avenue Presbyterian Church community has hosted an annual Thanksgiving Day Community Meal.

Initially begun to build a deeper sense of community in our neighborhood and to respond to concrete needs, the meal continues year after year to work towards that goal. Then, Rockridge was emerging from the shadow of transformation caused by the building of Highway 24 and the BART station. Today, Rockridge is established as a vibrant community of families and of widely appreciated resources.

Volunteers Make Church's Community Thanksgiving Day Meal an Enduring Success

Friday, November 8, 2013

For nearly 25 years, the College Avenue Presbyterian Church community has hosted an annual Thanksgiving Day community meal. Begun as a way to build a deeper sense of community and to respond to concrete needs, the meal continues year in and year out to work towards those goals.

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