GLIDE Memorial Church

GLIDE Memorial Church believes in a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

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About GLIDE Memorial Church

We pride ourselves in continually striving to meet the challenge set by Lizzie Glide in 1930 to be “A house of prayer for all people.” The Glide Foundation and Glide Memorial United Methodist Church were established by Lizzie GLIDE in honor of her late husband, Joseph, as well as a means to share her spirituality and commitment to those in need.

 

The Church and Foundation both experienced a renaissance in the 1960s with the arrival of the Rev. Cecil Williams, Janice Mirikitani and a community responding to the changing times and a growing need for new opportunities. This transformative period continues to live on in GLIDE to this day.

 

For over 80 years, GLIDE has been a spiritual home and refuge for people from many diverse backgrounds and spiritual traditions, as well as a provider of services to the people of the Tenderloin and San Francisco. We invite you to discover how you can get involved and draw strength from the ever-changing, ever-growing GLIDE community!

 

In addition to two Sunday Celebrations, GLIDE Memorial Church offers a wide array of programs, including small groups and Bible studies, meditation and yoga, recovery circles, the GLIDE Pride Team, groups for lesbian, trans, gay, bi and queer individuals, teams devoted to social justice and racial justice and more. Whether your call is to sing in the GLIDE Ensemble or serve internationally with our Ray of Hope trip to Kenya, there is a place for you here at GLIDE. If you have an idea for a group you think would be a good fit here at GLIDE, let us know!

 

There are also many different opportunities throughout the year to volunteer with the GLIDE Foundation. From serving meals with a small group of other congregants to joining hundreds of other volunteers to hand out toys at Christmas, from providing HIV counseling to tutoring a child after school, there are ways to get involved and make a change in our community.

 

Your journey with GLIDE is just beginning. To find out more about what is happening in our congregation, read your bi-weekly e-newsletter Congregation Connect, which comes out every other Friday, call the Congregational Life Office at 415-674-6090, or email congregational_life@glide.org.

 

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 This Week at GLIDE 

 

 

Young Adults at GLIDE

Sundays after the 11am Celebration | Back of the Sanctuary

Interested in connecting with other young adults at GLIDE? Join with Pastor Theon in the back of the Sanctuary at the end of the 11am Celebration this Sunday to learn more about others like you in our community.

Yoga

Thursdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 10:30am | GEDC - 125 Mason

Did you know GLIDE offers free yoga? Our twice a week classes move at an easy pace, which is perfect for all ages and fitness levels. Classes take place at the GLIDE Economic Development Corp at 125 Mason (just a block from GLIDE Church).

On Holy Ground East Bay

Mondays at 5:30pm | Imagine Affairs Art Lounge, Oakland

Come for our one year anniversary! Join with GLIDE friends week for coffee, conversation and community on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 5:30pm.

Monday nights are hosted at Imagine Affairs Art Lounge in Oakland.

The Tuesday night San Francisco edition held at Cafe La Boheme is currently on hiatus.

DIRECTIONS TO IMAGINE AFFAIRS ART LOUNGE

 

Prop 47 Rally and Town Hall

Sunday November, 2nd at 12:30pm | Freedom Hall

Join us and guest Speaker San Francisco Distrcit Attorney George Gascon. Help spread the word across San Francisco.

Co-Sponsors include Glide Advocacy Committee and SF Organizing Project/Peninsula Interfaith Coalition

 

 

 
 


Upcoming Events

 

 

 



Holy Land Trip 2015

Tuesday, January 15th 2015


Join your Glide friends on a special pilgrimage to the Middle East. This 10 day pilgrimage will leave on January 20, 2015. We will be visiting many biblical sites and exploring this historical land together. 

Cost is approximately $3200 and includes airfare from SFO, hotel accommodations, two meals a day, tour guides, and entrance fees. Scholarships are available

Interested in joining us? There will be an informational meeting after the 11am Celebration next Sunday, July 20. Brochures are available downstairs. 

 
 


For more information about our Congregational Life Groups, click HERE

Congregational Life Groups

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