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Upcoming Celebrations

Connection is community. Join us for spirit, message, music, and movement of the soul every Sunday at 9:00 and 11:00 am.

June 7th Sunday Celebration Online

June 7, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

Join us in community, solidarity and celebration this Sunday for the 9:00 AM or 11:00 AM Celebration via GLIDE’s Facebook Livestream page: https://www.facebook.com/glidesf/  

June 14th Sunday Celebration Online

June 14, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

Join us in community, solidarity and celebration this Sunday for the 9:00 AM or 11:00 AM Celebration via GLIDE’s Facebook Livestream page: https://www.facebook.com/glidesf/  

June 21st Sunday Celebration Online

June 21, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

Join us in community for Sunday Celebration at the 9:00 AM or 11:00 AM Celebration via GLIDE’s Facebook Livestream page: https://www.facebook.com/glidesf/    

About Us

We are a radically inclusive community dedicated to fulfilling the spiritual needs of our congregation through acts of unconditional love, service and celebration.

Congregational Life

CONGREGATIONAL LIFE with GLOBAL OUTREACH empowers individuals and communities to share ideas and turn GLIDE's message of love into positive action in the world. Group meeting times vary, and are open to all who wish to attend.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Been coming to Celebration and want to find a way to give back on Sundays? If you’re interested in Volunteering at GLIDE or want to know what it means to volunteer here, just ask!

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Celebrate Online

Never miss a Celebration at GLIDE! You can watch or listen to Celebration online, at any time!

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Donate to GLIDE Church

Your generosity helps maintain our sanctuary and keep our congregational life programs thriving.

Our Ministers

GLIDE's Minister of Celebration, Poet, Writer, Preacher, Public Theologian, Visual Artist and Arts Organizer

Marvin K. White, MDiv, is GLIDE's Minister of Celebration. He is a graduate of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley and the inaugural Public Theologian in Residence (2017–18) at First Church Berkeley. He is the author of four collections of poetry and is a public theologian and community-based artist. He is articulating a vision of social, prophetic and creative justice through his work as a poet, artist, teacher, facilitator, activist, community organizer, preacher, homemaker, cake baker, and Facebook Statistician.

MARVIN K. WHITE

GLIDE's Interim Minister of Compassionate Care, O.G. Rev, Social Activist, Author and Urban Minister

Reverend Harry Louis Williams, II is GLIDE's Interim Minister of Compassionate Care. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Art degree from Kean University, Union, NJ. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, now Palmer Theological Seminary, St. David’s, PA. He is the author of six books. Today, Harry Williams (known in the streets as O.G. Rev) is an Oakland based community minister/community activist. Dr. Cornel West, author of Race Matters wrote, "Harry Williams is a wise, courageous and compassionate guide through our chocolate cities with a focus on the precious humanity of our neglected and abandoned fellow citizens!” On Father’s Day in 2019, Reverend Harry was awarded the “The Nipsey Hussle Father Of The Hood Award” by Adamika Village, a Bay Area urban peace making collective. He is a board member for Homies Empowerment/Adelante Program for gang impacted youth. Reverend Harry Williams first began serving the San Francisco, Tenderloin through the GLIDE Clinic. Since then he has served in several roles at GLIDE, including the facilitator of the People’s Bible Study at GLIDE which meets each Tuesday at 6:00 pm.

REV. HARRY WILLIAMS

GLIDE Celebration Podcasts:

GLIDE Ensemble

Gospel tradition meets rock, jazz and blues with our world renowned choir.

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GLIDE Pride

Our LGBTQ community (and all allies) come together to promote justice and equality. Currently meeting on Zoom! contact us for details.

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Different Together

GLIDE's Community Healing Project confronting the epidemic of division in the U.S.

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Donate to GLIDE Church

Your generosity helps maintain our sanctuary and keep our congregational life programs thriving.

People's Bible Study

Join us for an inspirational time of fellowship and spiritual uplift. Tuesdays at 6:00 pm. Currently meeting on Zoom! contact us for details.

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Speak Out

An open mic for telling truths through stories, songs, poetry and more. Wednesdays at 5:00 pm in Freedom Hall. Currently meeting on Zoom! contact us for details.

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Keeping it Real

Open support group for issues of substance use, food, relationships and whatever troubles you. Sundays at 1:00 pm in Freedom Hall. Currently meeting on Zoom! contact us for details.

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Bridging the Gap

Support group for the LGBTQ community and allies to forge meaningful connections. Mondays at 5:00 pm in room 206. Currently on hiatus

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Yoga

Health and well-being taught by the Bay’s best instructors. All ages and experience levels. Tuesday and Thursdays at 6:00 pm; Saturdays at 10:30 am. Currently meeting on Zoom! contact us for details.

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GLIDE Kids

Sunday children’s program of storytelling and creativity. Sundays at 11:00 am. Bring children to the front of the Sanctuary at the start of Celebration to be escorted to the kids room. Currently on hiatus.

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GLIDE Children's Choir

Currently on hiatus.

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Hello friends! Many of GLIDE Church's congregational life groups are meeting online for the duration of the current public health crisis. You can find information about group meetings, dates and times by going here. We hope you can join us!