Upcoming Events

Kids are welcome at Agape dinner church & services!  Our services are intentionally intergenerationally friendly for kids.  Several adults are present during services to supervise preschool and elementary school youth in doing art and other faith formation projects.  Children are welcome to participate as much as they desire in the services themselves.  Each service has a "Children's Moment" for kids :)       
Agape Dinner Church- The Ways we Worship/Pray
Sunday, August 26th at 5pm
Intercultural Center (ICC), Brandeis University
415 South St., Waltham 02453
 
Home Suite Inns Summer Cookout at Elliot Church
Sunday August 26th at 11:15-3pm
Elliot Church of Newton
474 Centre St.
Newton, MA 02458 
Agape has been invited to bring four people and partner with Elliot Church and Second Church of Newton who is hosting a summer cookout for families living at Home Suites Inn. A message from Reverend Susan "We start setting up around 11:15. We pick up the children at noon. On August 15th, it lasted until 2:30 and then clean up until about 3:00." Please let Matt know if you would like to participate. 
 
Zen Zone Chanting and Music Meditation
Thursday, September 13th at 7:15 - 8:45pm
Waltham Public Library
735 Main St Waltham, MA, 02451

Mindfulness fills a great need for adults and youth to find physical, mental, and emotional calm in these busy, often overwhelming times.  Mindfulness promotes non-judgmental awareness of the present moment, and fosters calm, better concentration, and more openness.  Youth and adults learn how to be kinder to themselves and others, more confident, and less judgmental.  This monthly Zen Zone, a partnership between the Waltham Public Library and Agape Spiritual Community, will engage in and practice a variety of mindful and contemplative practices.  Zen Zone will be facilitated by Rev. Matt Carriker (Protestant Chaplain at Brandeis University and Pastor at Agape Spiritual Community in Waltham) and other guests.
 
Dinner Church- Vision partner recognition
Sunday, September 16 at 5pm
Intercultural Center (ICC), Brandeis University
415 South St., Waltham 02453
 
Initiating Inspiration Book Club
Monday, September 24th 7:15pm
Waltham Public Library
Agape, in partnership with the Waltham Public Library, is leading a book club focused on inspirational, empowering, and spiritual readings. This group meets every other month. The next book is "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. All are welcome whether you've read the book or not. Please reach out to the Library for book availability. For more information click here.
 
Racial Justice Training
September 30- and/or (3-7pm)
October 7- (3-7pm) still deciding on one or both dates
 
Dinner Church
Sunday, October 14 at 5pm
Intercultural Center (ICC), Brandeis University
415 South St., Waltham 02453

October 20- Super Saturday- Keefe Tech

October 26-27- Agape Retreat?

ARTChurch Dinner Church
Sunday, November 4 at 5pm
Intercultural Center (ICC), Brandeis University
415 South St., Waltham 02453

LGBT Asylum Service 
Sunday, November 18 at 5pm

Advent Dinner Church
Sunday, December 2 at 5pm
Intercultural Center (ICC), Brandeis University
415 South St., Waltham 02453

Directions to Intercultural Center at Brandeis: When you enter the campus through the main entrance, take a right up the hill to Upper Campus. You will see signs directing you to the Intercultural Center (ICC), close to Campus Police and Public Safety.  Park wherever you can find a spot close to the ICC.  There are spots on the loop road.  If you take a right at Public Safety, followed by an immediate left down a hill, you’ll find a parking lot near the ICC with ample parking.  A map of campus can be found here: http://my.brandeis.edu/map/

Directions to Harlan Chapel at Brandeis University: Enter the campus through the main entrance, and take a right up the hill on the Loop Road onto Upper Campus. You will see signs directing you to the Chapels.  Keep following the loop road until you see the Chapels on the left hand side of the road.  The chapels will be after you pass the Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex on the right and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management on the left.  Of the three chapels, Harlan Chapel is the first chapel on the left side off loop road, and is the chapel closest to the road.  Park wherever you can find a spot close to the Chapels on the loop road.  A map of the Brandeis campus can be found here: http://my.brandeis.edu/map/
At Agape, we welcome your whole self, and invite you to bring your mind AND heart, body and spirit!
Agape has life-giving "Filling Your Cup" small groups.  These groups include a number of spiritual practices found here
For more information, contact Rev. Matt Carriker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 774-270-2185
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