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TAYLOR
MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST
CHURCH
 Oakland, California

 
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"Moving Forward United in Faith, Hope and Love"
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Pastor Andrea Davidson

 

M E S S A G E  F R O M  T H E  P A S T O R

Rev. Andrea E. Davidson 

 
"Renewing Our Minds and Our Lives" 
August 3, 2014

At our last Church Council meeting, one of Taylor Church’s Lay Leaders, Mrs. Valda Southall led the time of devotion by sharing some insights from a book called “The Four Agreements.” The book suggests that there are many agreements we have made with ourselves, with others, and with God that dictate how we interact in the world around us. As I shared in my sermon last Sunday, on The Wiz, there are many ways that the message of the scarecrows dictate how we see ourselves and others. The apostle Paul in Romans 12 calls Jesus followers to “be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” The author of The Four Agreements outlines four ways of being, that when practiced, can help to bring about transformation and freedom:

          * Be Impeccable with your word

          * Don’t take anything personally

          * Don’t make assumptions

          * Always do your best

          ...Read more > >

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Events @ Taylor Church
 

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 Saturday, September 6
1:05 PM - All are Invited!
 
Oakland A's Baseball
Faith & Family Day
 
Purchase tickets from Taylor Youth Committee
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Saturday, September 13
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 
 
All Church Retreat
"Choosing Life and Resisting Temptations"
 
Background Resource:
 
"10 Temptations of A Church" 
by  John Flowers & Karen Vannoy
 
Area UM Churches Invited
 
Taylor Memorial UMC 
1188 12th St.
Oakland, CA 94607 
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Sunday, September 21
10:00 AM Worship Service
 
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Worship Without Walls
Friends & Family Homecoming Sunday 
 
Featuring Taylor's Unity Choir
Ishmael Combs, Director
 
Barbeque Following Worship 
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Month of October

Taylor Memorial UM Church

93rd Anniversary Celebration

Sunday 10/5: Jazz Gospel Brunch

Friday 10/24: Friday Night Service & Fish Fry

Sunday 10/26: Founders' Day Worship Celebration 

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September 2014

Sunday Worship Schedule

8:30 AM Adult Sunday School
10:30 AM Children's Sunday School

10:00 AM Worship Service
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September 7


Holy Communion Celebration 


Preaching: Rev. Andrea Davidson


Voices of Taylor

Director: Rev. Dr. D. Mark Wilson 

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September 14


Worship Celebration 


Preaching: Rev. Andrea Davidson

 

Voices of Taylor

Director: Rev. Dr. D. Mark Wilson 


Children's Message 

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September 21

Friends & Family Homecoming Sunday

 

Worship Without Walls 

Outdoor Worship Celebration

Contemporary "Dress Down" Sunday

 

Preaching: Rev. Andrea Davidson


Unity Coir

Director: Ishmael Combs 

 

Children's Message 

 

Barbeque After Worship Service 

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September 28


Worship Celebration


Preaching: Rev. Andrea Davidson


Children & Youth Choir

Directors: Rev. Ann Jefferson, Alesia Bland 

 

Children's Message 

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Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
1188-12th Street, Oakland, CA 94607