A Face and a Name

As we reflect upon the mysterious biblical saga of Jacob/Israel, let’s think about how God encounters us and changes our understanding of ourselves. Genesis 32:22-32 forms the basis of my preparation. –Pastor Dale

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Sunday service begins at 10:15AM.

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Meeting ID: 857 5589 2415

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2024 Easter Sermon Series

Resurrection Stories

The Easter Season is a time of celebrating all the ways in which resurrection is possible in our lives. We can be in need of rising out of the depth of imprisonment, addiction, poverty, illness, and oppression – not just physically and literally, but also spiritually. What keeps us locked up inside? What binds us, keeping us from the fullness of who God created us to be? Join us for stories of courage, kindness, strength, and overcoming – Resurrection Stories – about those who have found “resurrection” in their lives. It might just inspire you to unlock your own rising up!


May 5, 2024

Threshold Moments – Is There Healing at the End of Life?

Lamentations 3:19-33



May/June Special Sundays

May 12, 2024

Cultivating Contentment
Ecclesiastes 2:10-11, Hebrews 13:5-6
Stewardship Program




May 19, 2024

Pentecost Sunday – A Merger Celebration of Lake Park UMC & Lake Merritt UMC
Special Guest Speaker: Minerva Carcaño
Bay District Superintendent:  Rev. Sun Hee Kim




May 26, 2024

Confirmation Sunday
Guest Speaker: Hope Hilton, Joint Youth Group Director of Buena Vista UMC & Lake Merritt UMC.