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Founded 1921

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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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Sunday, August 3, 2014 
University of California Gospel Choir
10:00 AM Worship Service
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Saturday, August 16 @ 10:00 AM
 
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Lowell Park on 12th Street
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Sunday, August 24
10:00 AM Worship Service 
 
Back to School Sunday

Back Packs Given Away, Ice Cream Social,
& Imagine No Malaria Poster Contest
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Saturday, September 6
1:05 PM - All are Invited!
 
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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August 2014

Sunday Worship Schedule

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

10:00 AM Worship Service
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August 3

Eighth Sunday After Pentecost 

Holy Communion Celebration 

"The Missing Ingredient" 


Preaching: Rev. Dr. Phil Lawson

Pastor Emeritus, Easter Hill UMC, Richond, CA 

 

Guest Musicians:

University of California, Berkeley-Gospel Chorus

 

Director: Rev. Dr. D. Mark Wilson 

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August 10

Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
Worship Celebration 


 Preaching: Rev. Lynice Pinkard

 

Voices of Taylor / Bianca Lippett

Children's Message

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August 17

Tenth Sunday After Pentecost 

Worship Celebration

Contemporary "Dress Down" Sunday

 

Preaching: Rev. D. Mark Wilson

Minister of Music, Taylor Memorial UMC 

  

Voices of Taylor / Bianca Lippett

Children's Message 

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August 24

Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost 

Back to School Sunday 

Worship Celebration


Preaching: Rev. Carol Estes

Pastor, Elmhurst UMC, Oakland, CA 

 

Children & Youth Choir

Children's Message 

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August 31

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost 

Worship Celebration


Preaching: Mr. John Wesley

 

Men's Chorus

Children's Message 

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