Helping our church, local community, and the world
Come join members and friends of East Bay in fun and fulfilling activities that are transforming Oakland and the global community. From our fabulous choir and improving our health & wellness, to supporting our children, your help will make all the difference in the world!
To get information about volunteering, please reach out to the contact listed or feel free to connect with the church office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at (510) 420-1003.
General Volunteers/Sacred Service Angels Ministry
Bookstore & Recordings Ministry
Our in-house bookstore sells Science of Mind literature along with other spiritual and personal growth books, magazines, audio materials, and other items. Stop by the avoid/visual table before or after services to let the team know about your interest in volunteering.
Communications & Website Ministry
This ministry supports the development of communications programs and materials for the church, as well as provides support to the website and other online mediums.
Community Outreach Ministry
Our goal is to expand the consciousness of love and unity through prayer, direct support and service. In the past year, we were blessed to create many opportunities to provide service.
Rev Willa Barber Johnson
Expansion: “The act of creating something in size, number or importance”
This committee is charged with creating the vision for EBCRS medium and long-term growth to include but not limited to increasing revenue generation activities within existing facilities, highest and best uses of church assets, properties for the economic long term stability of the EBCRS mission, within and beyond its existing community(s). The church’s expansion is limited only by the missed opportunities of the ideas, brainstorms, and engagement of our church membership input and support. This committee welcomes your ideas, comments, suggestions to expand the consciousness, vision of our mission.
“The Master Mind Principle” when two minds come together, a third mind is created that neither mind create on its own.
The Saturday Clean & Bless Crew meets every Saturday from 11am-2pm. To join this happy group, please contact LaVerne Gardner at 510-205-7504 or Laura Miller at 510-390-3503 or just show up on Saturday ready to work!
Health & Wellness Ministry
The mission of the EBCRS Health & Wellness Ministry is to promote healthy lifestyle choices and practices to enhance the quality of life for congregants. The Health and Wellness Ministry meets on the third Monday of every month at 6:30pm.
Licensed Spiritual Practitioner Ministry
The role of the Licensed Spiritual Practitioner is to help individuals make changes in their lives by making changes in their consciousness.
The music ministry is committed to the opening of the heart through soulful, heartfelt and spiritual song.
Pastoral Care Ministry
The purpose of the East Bay Church Pastoral Care ministry is to spiritually assist our community in knowing the Truth when faced with a life-changing event. The ministry offers prayer and emotional support and practical support to individuals and families facing challenges with health, finances, death and dying, and other areas of life.
We are dedicated to supporting, empowering individuals by uplifting all impacted by incarceration with dignity, respect and love. Our goal is to serve as a safe and non-judgmental space to support positive new beginnings. We serve as a beacon of light sharing resource information to all transitioning from incarceration to their communities, by providing information on employment, housings, medical, food pantries, counseling and other resources.
Reverend Anthony C. Jackson
Special Events Ministry
Youth & Family Ministry
The mission of the Youth Ministry is to empower our children and provide a solid spiritual foundation for their success in the world.