Welcome to The Family!

Pastor Ulysses Stephen King, Jr., Mrs. Tiffany, and the Memorial Tabernacle Family welcome you to the family.  We invite you to become a member of a family of believers God is using to "reach to teach, teach to change" one person and one block at a time.   We pray you will choose to attend the reunion to receive the love God has given us to give to you specifically!   #Galatians610  #HarvestTime  #HolySpiritRestatMTC
Notes From Sunday's Sermon
"LIFE THAT MATTERS" ( Luke 10:38-42)

Every responsible person feels the burden of carrying more than his or her fair share, and Martha felt the same way. It is too much to expect that the responsible person will never feel resentment.

The older son in the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32) is a good example of this. We are often in situations when we have too much to do and not enough time to do it. We have trouble saying "no." A kind, polite, respectful no is the key to unlocking the power of spiritual disciplines. Saying "No" to others frees us to say "Yes" to God and listen to his Word.

Christ did not come to encourage us to be super-humans. He came to give us an abundant life, rest, peace and joy. Our relationship with Jesus is more important than anything else in life. Jesus said, "The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly" (John 10:10).

The heart of humility is found in serving others. Martha was on the right path. Her heart was in the right place, but she was focused on the wrong thing. She was focused on the work she was doing when, like Mary, she should have been focused on Jesus. -USK

Because of Christ,
Pastor Ulysses Stephen King, Jr.
Happenings at Memorial Tabernacle Church
God is doing new and exciting things as we embrace and impact the North Oakland Community! Upcoming gathering opportunities are exciting! Get connected and get plugged in! 
View our church's online calendar here.  Need to know what is going on at Memorial Tabernacle? You will find it here!

Our Mission
The Memorial Tabernacle Church has come together by the Holy Spirit for the specific purpose of preaching and teaching the word of God, (the Bible), and about Jesus Christ, God's son, and to proclaim the gospel of the Kingdom of God to the North Oakland Community and its environs; to bring healing to the brokenhearted and deliverance to the oppressed.

Our Bulletin
Everything we do and desire to do we aim to reflect in our  monthly bulletin and on our  monthly calendar which is updated as needed. It is very important that you download, save, and read the bulletin and stay connected with our online calendar.  If it is happening at MTC, it is in the bulletin and/or on the calendar.  Be encouraged as you are invited and welcome to engage at Memorial Tabernacle Church!
Fifth Sunday Worship Service
Sunday, October 29 at 10:30AM; Speaker: Elder Mrs. Jeanette Wortz

One Night Only!
The Lyons King Musical Experience | Friday, November 3, 7PM

"He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD." - Psalm 40:3

Join Pastor Robert Lyons and Pastor Ulysses Stephen King, Jr. for one night only as they sing songs of strength, songs of courage, and songs as servants of Christ at the  Lyons King Musical Experience  Friday, November 3, 7PM. For more information, visit the Eventbrite page at https://lyonskingmusicalexperience2017.eventbrite.com or the Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/events/143483939727406/ ! #LyonsKingME  
Your Financial Support
Thank you so much to those who were able to support the ministry of Memorial Tabernacle Church financially during the 92nd anniversary celebration. If you were not able to do so, please consider doing so today.  We ask members, families, friends, and supporters to give an annual anniversary contribution of $300 or what you can.  If you would like to give weekly, monthly, and/or annually, please do!  Freely you have received; freely give!   There are several ways to securely give: 
  • Online at http://mtchurch.org/contributions.shtml. Select Offering type '92nd Anniversary Offering'. 
  • Mail your offering to: Memorial Tabernacle Church, PO Box 3024, Oakland, CA 94609.
  • Drop-off your contribution at the administrative office located at 514 - 58th Street, Oakland, CA.
We ask because your support is needed. We thank you in advance! 
New To Memorial? 
First, welcome!  We pray your experience was one where you saw God is first, front, and center in our worship, bible study, and prayer services!

Secondly, we pray you will experience Christ with us again, but in the meantime, let us know what questions you may have. Connect with us via our Memorial Tabernacle Connection form at https://goo.gl/forms/nbFBE34eGw8JsAVf1.  If you have questions, email  admin@memorialtabernacle.org.

Lastly, we invite you to find your place to grow at Memorial Tabernacle Church. You are always welcome. Invite someone to participate with you next time! 
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Engage and support today with your presence and participation! 

In The Community |  October, November, & December
During the months of October, November, and December, Breakfast in Bed is suspended.  See opportunities to engage with Embracing Our Community. 
  • October is Hunger Awareness Month!
Supporting our community partner, the Telegraph Community Ministry Center during their 50th Anniversary October 23-28. See the flyer below or visit the link
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! 
Ladies, Saturday was simply beautiful at the Courageous Women Association's 9th Annual Free Shopping & Pampering for Victims and Survivors!  Women came with a need.  A need they did not expect for us to fulfill, but we knew who to give it to. So many women desired the things that we take for granted - housing, clothing, food, safety, loving spousal relationships, covering for their children, and the list only continues.  We thank those of you who were interceding from afar as the prayers of the righteous availeth much!  Please continue to be in prayer for women, children, families, and marriages....everywhere!

Thank you again to Ms. Toshonna Ross for being obedient to this call on her life and for birthing Courageous Women Association!  You are honored, blessed, and fulfilled because of it!  

If you desire to give an offering to this impactful organization, you may do so by visiting http://www.courageouswomen.org/.  

Another prayer booth opportunity is coming soon. The world is just waiting for us to show up and be present!  We will be sure to communicate via email. Thank you in advance!  #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth #LoveConquersAll   �� Mrs. Tiffany

In November, we will support the City of Oakland's Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner Tuesday, November 21st at the Convention Center. Sign-ups start Friday, November 10th. Review the flyer and the workstations. Send your email to grow@memorialtabernacle.org and include which workstation you would like to volunteer with by the 9th to be included on the MTC Team! 

In December, we will have engage community to collect keep warm care items for our Christmas Gift Giving.  This year our hearts have compassion for the many homeless youth on the streets of Oakland. Read this recent article on the issue in our region: link.  The dates to distribute the gifts and the schools to be finalized in November. More to come.
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