Whatever Life Stage You're In ...We Have a Place For You!

Challengers is a community for the empty nesters to find fellowship and challenging activities. Class meets every Sunday during the Community Hour (9:30am to 10:30am) in Room D3, Adult Center.

Want to know what a typical class looks like?

  1. Fellowship (with Coffee & Donuts!)
  2. Announcements (to keep you informed)
  3. Bible teaching with Pastor Butch Monk. (to help you grow in your scriptural knowledge & encourage you)
  4. Prayer requests taken after the session. (to lift up your needs to God)

We also have special events such as: Mothers Day and Fathers Day celebrations, and our Annual Christmas party. 

Challengers Podcast

Active Adults is a ministry for senior adults who want a safe and invigorating place to find fellowship with other senior adults.

Our group meets every Thursday from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Senior Adult Center (SAC). We start with a bible study class featuring fellowship, lunch & activities takes place from 10:00am until noon.  A potluck lunch is served at 12:00pm for a cost of $4. Lunch is free for those bringing an entrée, salad or dessert. First time guests are free. There is a time of fellowship with conversations and board games after lunch.

We have many activities throughout the year, including:

  • Summer BBQs
  • Hymn sings at Mt. Hermon on Thursdays throughout the year
  • Oakland A's baseball games on Thursday afternoons
  • Annual Christmas luncheon

Field trips to places such as Pier 39 in San Francisco via ferry boat, Walt Disney Museum in San Francisco, and San Francisco Aquarium.

Active Adults is a ministry for senior adults who want an invigorating, mid-week place for fellowship with other seniors.

Our class meets every Sunday during the Community Hour (9:30am to 10:30am) in the Senior Adult Center (SAC). What does a typical 39ers class look like?

  1. We start with announcements
  2. Sing traditional hymns
  3. Enjoy relevant Bible teaching from Pastor Randy Odom
  4. Enjoy social time & community with others
  5. Share prayer requests & pray together.

Some of the activities enjoyed by class members are quilting class on Wednesday mornings, group outings for Sunday brunch after class, attending Easter and Christmas musicals as a group, hymn sings at Mount Hermon and annual class Christmas party. 

A place to be actively involved with other senior adults.

39ers Podcast



Butch Monk

Pastor of Senior Adults

office: 510.537.4690 x254

Bob Okamura

Senior Adult & Missions Administrator

office: 510.537.4690 x253

Susan Okamura

Adult Ministries Admin Assistant

office: 510.537.4690 x264