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Oakland Peace Center's memory garden is blooming
INCUBATE, STORIES

The Memory Garden Is Blooming

Rev. Sandhya Jha   |   April 29, 2019

The memory garden is blooming at the Oakland Peace Center right now. Read this reflection on the literal and symbolic significance.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

OPC: 40,000 Square Feet of Love

Rev. Sandhya Jha   |   February 20, 2015

The Oakland Peace Center (OPC) brings together people who have been struggling to do community justice work on their own who are now buoyed by each other. And every once in a while, we come together to learn and to share and to celebrate. Read more about OPC's third anniversary!

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Amanda Hundt

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YOUNG ADULTS, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

NBA XPLOR is a faith-based, 10-month, congregationally-hosted residency program designed for young adults ages 21-30 who are looking to explore lives of care and service.