Glide Memorial Church Congregational Life Groups

Glide Memorial Church Congregational Life Groups empower individuals and communities to share ideas and turn the Church’s message of love into positive action in the world.

Congregational Life Groups are open to all who wish to attend.


Bible Study

Led by Minister Marvin K. White

Reflections on life, faith, community and justice from the scripture.

Monday evening 6:00–7:00 pm

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With Benn and Mira

A free and open meditation circle to reduce harm to oneself and the community

Monday evening 6:00-7:00 pm

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Racial Justice Group
Led by Paula Farmer

Glide’s Racial Justice Group educates and seeks liberation for the oppressed and marginalized, with emphasis on BIPOC, in order to realize the beloved community we are called to be.

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month 5:00-6:00 pm

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Glide Yoga
Led by Glide Church Yoga Team

Free yoga classes  where people from all walks of life can practice yoga and enjoy the full benefits of body, mind and spirit. All levels of experience welcome and encouraged to attend!

Tuesday evening 6:00–7:00 pm

To attend, please email: glideyogasf@gmail.com




Prayer Circle
Led by Minister Marvin, Pam Ward and Laurel Heicher

Join us for Prayer Circle with a live reading of the congregation’s prayers from the week.

Wednesday evening  6:00–7:00 pm

Please submit a prayer request so we can support you in love, in grief, in hope.

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Speak Out
Led by Bisi Obateru

The most marginalized in our society are rarely invited to share their voices. Speak Out is a community open mic that gives folks who are often ignored and overlooked a chance to express themselves through story, song, poetry, music, or whatever medium moves them.

Thursday evening 6:00–7:00 pm

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White Antiracist Group (WAG)
Led by Pam Noli

To engage, sustain, deepen and practice our inner work, learning, conversations, and actions around whiteness that can enable us to act as effective allies, personally, locally and at systemic levels to dismantle racism.

Meets the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month 5:30–7:00 pm

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Glide Yoga
Led by Glide Church Yoga Team

Glide Yoga is on a temporary hiatus. This respite will make space for restructuring the program, finding new administrators, procuring a new in-person practice space, and more!

It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve our community. Going forward we envision a new and refreshed Glide Yoga program, continuing to expand on our mission of providing accessible yoga to everyone.

Please check back on this page for updates.

To attend, please email: glideyogasf@gmail.com



Glide Reads

Glide Reads is an affinity space for an amazing group of diverse people to come together around literary arts.

Saturday afternoon at 4:00 pm

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Keeping It Real

Led by Pamela Ward and William Pious

Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm

Keeping it Real is a congregational life support program open to everyone. This support group is devoted to exploring recovery from substance abuse, domestic violence and other dysfunctional behaviors – anything keeping you from experiencing the full power of your authentic spiritual self.

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Glide Pride Team
Led by Glide Church Pride Team

The Glide Pride Team is a community group at Glide Church.  Our mission is to educate the world on social justice, unconditional love and acceptance of the LGBTQ community. We take pride in leading Glide’s efforts in promoting equal justice for LGBTQ-related causes, supporting community organizations in the greater San Francisco area and other Glide community groups.

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Different Together
Led by Winnie and Chris

Meets Monthly

The Different Together project—previously known as Bridging the Divide—hosts conversations between people who otherwise might not communicate with each other. We seek to end divisions by offering a space for meaningful conversations, the kind that connect us regardless of politics, religion, race or social class. More information here.

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