Services

Temporary change to services —  Effective March 17, 2020

Due to the Alameda County “Shelter-in-place” order, for the time being our Sunday and Wednesday services and testimony meetings will be available only through conference media.  You can join each service by phone or computer.  

First Oakland is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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For information on temporary online Sunday School classes for children and teens during this period, please contact our Sunday School Superintendent at 510-562-5995.

Sunday services – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday testimony meetings – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday School – 10:30 a. m.

The Sunday Service is a one-hour oasis for individual inspiration, reflection and worship where you’ll hear our weekly Bible lesson read aloud.  The Bible Lesson is composed of passages from The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.  The service includes inspiring hymns, a vocal solo and time for prayer.  Sunday School is held at the same time for children and teenagers.

Wednesday Testimony Meeting — 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday testimony meetings provide members and visitors with a chance to share healing experiences and gratitude to God.  The hour-long service includes brief readings from The Bible and Science & Health followed by prayer and ample time for testimonies.

Wednesday Testimony Meeting at the Reading Room on the first Wednesday of each month — 4:00 p.m.   Temporarily suspended – please join us for our evening online service.

Thanksgiving Service — 10:30 a. m.

The Thanksgiving Day Service is held at 10:30 a. m.  This is a special time to come together to give thanks for all our blessings.  The service consists of readings from The Bible and Science & Health, hymn singing, a solo, and testimonies of healing and gratitude.

Childcare Available Sunday Mornings and Wednesday Evenings  (Only available when we meet at 1880 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA)

Infants and toddlers are lovingly nurtured in our Children’s Room during Sunday services and Wednesday evening meetings.  The Children’s Room contains toys, puzzles and games for the little ones to enjoy while their parents attend church services.