Youth Ministry

St. John's Youth Ministry (SJYM) encourages teenagers to build a close relationship to God and the community, in addition to leading and attending Youth events. For more information visit the Youth Ministry page


This program is open to high schoolers who have completed the prerequisites. For more information visit the Confirmation section on the Religious Education page.


The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process through which interested adults are introduced to the teachings of the Roman Catholic faith and way of life. RCIA meetings are Tuesday nights from 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of  the Community Center.

For more information contact Christine Hickey, RCIA coordinator at (510) 236-5872.

Bible Study

The group studies a book of the bible from late September to May. Meetings are on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 p.m. to  9 p.m. The general format of each class is to reread the assigned text from the bible book under study, have a lively discussion of the questions, and watch a video from the lecturer to explain what we have studied. Beginners, experts and everyone in between are welcome.  

For more information contact Richard Keller at (510) 234-1754​ or by email.

Women's Covenant Group

​Biblically based study for Christian Women’s personal growth and walk in faith, with time for reflection, fellowship, sharing and prayer. During Lent the group enjoyed their online resource with discussions from Sunday Scripture Study for Catholics.  Meeting are on Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. noon until 2 p.m. in the Community Center. 

For more information contact Roberta Montgomery at (510) 237-5293 or Corinne Drymon at (510) 222-6999

Vacation Bible Day Camp

​A one week summer day program in June for children from pre-school (3- 5 years old) through seventh grade. This program is supported by teen and adult volunteers. Visit the Vacation Bible Day Camp page (available March-June) for more details.          

For more information contact Pam Vincent, Program Director at (510) 233-6486 or by email.      

St. John the Baptist Church

11150 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Phone: 510 232-5659 | Email:

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by obeying His commandments and serving our brothers and sisters with love and respect.​

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