April Events in CWC member congregations

April Events

Apr. 8, 6 pm, Oliver Hall

Community Seder with Congregation Shir Ami

Eden UCC, 21455 Birch Street, Hayward

April 11, 7 pm

Committee and PFLAG Film Event—Bullied

United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road, Davis CA.

The Reconciling Congregation Committee in Conjunction with PFLAG present the film: Bullied: A student, a school, and a case that made history. This film, produced by Teaching Tolerance, tells an inspiring story of a young gay man who after years of suffering bulling for his sexual orientation took a stand. He went to court and fought for the right to be safe at school, even if you are gay. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

April 14, 1:30-3:00 pm

April Documentary:  Mother

Ford Hall,  Niles Discovery Church, 255 H St., Fremont

“Mother,” the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our most pressing environmental, humanitarian, and social crises – population growth.  In 2011 the world population reached 7 billion, a startling seven-fold increase since the first billion occurred 200 years ago. A discussion follows the screening.  Admission is free.

April 15, 11:00-11:45 AM

Book Signing – Rev. Sally Smith

Niles Discovery Church, 255 H St., Fremont

Following the worship service, Pastor Emerita Sally Smith will share about the process of creating her book and answer questions.  She will also sign copies of her book.

April 17, 6:30 pm

The Three Matzot: Families, Jobs & Justice
With Rabbi Jonathan Jaffe and cochairs Hene Kelly and Tonda Case-Daffner

Jewish Community Center of SF,  3200 California Street, SF

Join the JCCSF and the Jewish Community Relations Council for a multicultural seder honoring the 100th anniversary of the Bread and
Roses Strike of 1912, a historic demonstration of families in the textile industry joining forces for fair treatment in the workplace. Passover recalls a time when we were not free to provide for our families. During this Seder we celebrate our shared goal of economic justice for families with spirited song, storytelling and a delicious kosher meal. All are welcome.

April 19, 7pm

PFLAG presents a program on how to deal with Bullying in public schools.

Fellowship Hall, United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road, Davis 

Pam Whiteley, Mid Pacific Regional Director, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will outline the PFLAG’s educational program for working with public schools to overcome bullying related to sexual orientation. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

April 20, 6pm

Book Discussion on the new book God vs. Gay?The Religious Case for Equality

Congregation Shaar Zahav, 290 Dolores Street

Discussion led by author of the book, Jay Michaelson
All are welcome to Shabbat services at 730
More info: facebook.com/godvsgay

April 22, 7:30 p.m. 

Storyteller to speak at Holocaust Remembrance Service

Temple Beth Torah, 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont.

The Tri-City Interfaith Council’s invites the public to attend their annual Holocaust Remembrance Service.This year, traveling storyteller and author Joel ben Izzy will be the featured speaker.  In a world with fewer survivors left each year to recount their tales, each of us becomes heir to their stories.  This is the first time that the service will feature a guest speaker who is not a Holocaust Survivor.

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