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The Shabbat community is located about four miles from JST at St. Leo's parish in Oakland. Community members often commute to school via bike, bus, or BART. There are up to seven members in this community during any given semester. Rent is $490 per month. This includes utilities and wireless internet. No pets are allowed.
Shabbat Mission Statement 2012-2013:
Shabbat House is a place of radical hospitality, loud laughter, and good food. We are a Spirit-filled community, and strive to enact God's active love not just as residents who share a roof, but as people of God sharing a common journey. We are intentional in sharing our time and our lives with one another. We seek to make people feel welcome, whether through a dinner, a house party, or a bed to sleep on when they are traveling through the Bay Area. We want our food, as God's nourishing gift, to be "good"-good for the environment, good for the community, and good for our bodies. In all that we do, we hope to create a place where our delight in God and in one another may be manifest.
St. Leo's Parish
Building Location: 4247 Howe Street
Accommodations: 7 individual bedrooms with separate office space; shared common areas
Furniture: Twin size bed, desk, dresser; fully furnished common areas
Laundry: Washer and dryer available on ground level