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At Berkeley Presbyterian Mission Homes we hold many events that celebrate and engage our tenants as well as our extended community of friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors. We hope you can participate in one of these dynamic events soon!

The BPMH Community of residents, Board members and Volunteers gathered on Saturday, June 1 for its annual graduation party and BBQ. This year, most of the graduates were the children (sons) of residents: Shan Shan Kashung, son of Johnny and Soyaphy and Erik Ko, son of Yong Kook and Hyun-Jung. Both boys are graduating from pre-school and looking forward to being kindergarteners in the fall. Also Ramaiah Sapolu makes the big move, graduating from elementary school and heading to middle school.We also said congratulation to Lia Rochill, who completed her M Div degree at ABSW and plans to continue...
The BPMH Community, Board Members & Staff congratulate Kijung Nam who graduated on Thursday, receiving his PhD in Philosophy, with his emphasis in Christian Spirituality.  It was a delight to have this long-time former resident and his delightful family on campus again.  This evening, Monday May 13th, they return to Korea.  We wish them God’s speed and traveling mercies. Lia Rochill also graduated with her M Div from ABSW on Saturday, May 18th.  She plans to remain at ABSW and work on her D Min.  Here are some photos from Kijung’s and Lia’s Graduation.
Hungarian goulash was the featured entre at the dinner that preceded the presentation by Lehel Molnar, archivist for the Unitarian church in Transylvania. While living and working in Romania, Reverend Molnar is Hungarian and so the meal was designed to honor his country and please his palate.   The Rev. Lehel Molnar who has served for more than 20 years as Archivist for the Hungarian Unitarian Church in Kolozsvar, Romania, was the guest presenter at a BPMH Multi-faith Program on Wednesday night, January 23.  Rev. Molnar is spending a year at Starr King School for the Ministry as this year’s Balazs Scholar. In...
The Berkeley Presbyterian Missions Homes community gathered on January 5 to culminate the holiday season with an Epiphany party that included a sumptuous pot luck dinner, a beautiful service of lessons and carols featuring the Epiphany story, the “gift game” and the cutting and serving of a tres leche cake, complete with the baby (3) Jesus baked into the batter. It was a marvelous party for adults and children alike.  
The BPMH had its first multi-faith program last Friday (Oct. 19th). We had special Egyptian meal and a presentation. Koshary is Egypt’s national dish. It can be found in hipster restaurants in urban cities, simple village homes and street carts. The dish is vegetarian and is composed rice, lentils, pasta and chick peas topped with a spicy tomato sauce and fried onions.  Pictured here is Medhat Mahmoud who was not only the presenter for the first Multifaith program of the semester, but he was also the chef who prepared this delicious meal.  The secret is in the sauce!  Fantastic!  This culinary experience was...