Notices & Events


Sunday School & Youth Education

Lessons and Activities each Sunday for young people aged 5-18. Ask an usher or a person sitting near you to bring you into Trinity Chapel to our schoolroom. We begin at 10:00 and end in time for the young people to join you for communion. Children under 5 welcome with an adult.

Book Club Meets Today

The Book Club meets today after Fellowship.  Please join us in Trinity Chapel for a discussion of Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.  Another note:  we will be selecting books for our fall meetings.  Bring your recommendations.  Our fall session runs from September through November.

Summer Coffee Hour Volunteers Needed

We need hosts and hostesses for coffee hour for the remaining summer months. The dates are: July 1, July 15, July 29, August 5, August 19. Three to four hosts/hostesses are needed for each of those Sundays. Keep it simple – coffee, juice, pastries. Sign up in the Parish Hall or see Father Thornell. 

Choir Summer Hiatus

Today marks the last Sunday of the season for our choir. We will return in August with spirit-filled music that glorifies God. ~ Paris

Special Summer Music Series

On July 8th, we will begin special 4-week summer music series featuring various young musicians in the area. Expect to hear gorgeous voices, beautiful strings, and amazing piano duets performed with Paris. 

Health Committee Update

The Health Committee met on June 10. Its purpose is to focus on the physical and mental health issues and needs of the congregation. Their initial plan is to hold three or four forums a year around physical and mental health issues. They will also develop a resource bank that will provide information on: helplines for counseling, financial resources, legal resources, respite resources, and other types of counseling as needed. The committee will develop, within the congregation, prayer groups, meal groups, and crisis aid groups. They want to create within the congregation a sense of support for those struggling with mental or physical issues to make certain that no one feels alone on that journey.  See Father Thornell is you would like to participate in this important ministry.

Upcoming Services /Church Events

  • AA Meeting, Monday, June 18@8: 00 pm
  • AA Meeting, Thursday, June 21 @8: 00 pm
  • One Good Meal Food Distribution, Saturday, June 23
  • Sunday, June 24 Service @10: 00 am


Dr. Newton Gordon, Jacquelyn Williams


Kathy and David Romain

Food Pantry Support Item Of The Week

Next week please bring Vienna sausages and peanut butter to support our food pantry ministry. Also, personal hygiene items are needed - toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant.

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church

“If you desire to praise him, then live what you express. Live good lives, and you yourselves will be his praise.”


To grow God’s church and serve God’s people in our worship, which reflects the richness of the African American culture, and through educational and outreach programs to the community. We welcome all who wish to join us in witness to God’s love, empowerment and mercy.


525 29th Street
Oakland CA 94609
Fax: 510-832-6464

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