Allen Temple Fall Revival Focuses on Building Community


The Fall 2017 revival season is upon us, and Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland is determined to build community.

Themed “Building Beloved Community”, the four day event will kick off on Sunday, September 24th  at 8 a.m. with Pastor Isai Hurtado of Iglesia Bautista de Allen Temple. The 11am service will present Rabbi Michael Lerner, from Beyt Tikkun Synagogue in Berkeley. He is also the editor of Tikkun magazine.

On Monday, September 25th, Pastor Jim Hopkins of Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church will preach, and on September 26th, Pastor Michael Yoshii of Buena Vista United Methodist Church in Alameda will be the guest speaker. Both services will begin at 7 p.m. at Allen Temple Baptist Chruch.  The Revival concludes on Weds., Sept. 27, at 7:00 p.m., with Pastor Alvin Bernstine, of Richmond’s Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.

For more information on Allen Temple’s mission of “building beloved community”, go to:


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