Bookstore Ministry

Between the Lines Bookstore

Our Mission

Between the Lines Bookstore is a ministry dedicated to providing the community with a consistent source of current and classic spiritual reading material. To the best of the abilities of those serving on staff, the bookstore is here to educate, serve, and support the teachings of the Science of Mind.

Sacred Seva: If you are interested in providing service in the Bookstore, contact Arleen King at 510.301.0380 or via email

Photo by JJ Harris

Between The Lines Bookstore Welcomes Volunteers!

Photo by JJ Harris

Are you passionate about books, faith, and supporting our church community? We have an exciting opportunity for you! The Between the Lines Bookstore is seeking dedicated volunteers to join our team.

As a volunteer in our bookstore, you will play a vital role in creating a welcoming and enriching environment for our church members and visitors. You’ll have the chance to engage with fellow book lovers, recommend inspiring reads, and contribute to the spiritual growth of our congregation.

Volunteer Responsibilities
  1. Assisting customers with finding books, Bibles, devotionals, and other faith-based resources.
  2. Maintaining a clean and organized bookstore space.
  3. Processing sales transactions using our point-of-sale system.
  4. Providing friendly and helpful customer service.
  5. Recommending books and resources based on customers’ interests and needs.
  6. Assisting with visual merchandising and creating attractive displays.
Benefits of Volunteering
  1. The opportunity to serve and make a difference within our church community.
  2. Building relationships with fellow volunteers and bookstore visitors.
  3. Expanding your knowledge of Spiritual literature and resources
  4. Developing customer service and retail skills.
  5. Enhancing your own spiritual journey through exposure to uplifting materials.

No prior experience is necessary, and training will be provided to all volunteers. Whether you have a few hours a week or can commit to a regular schedule, we welcome your involvement and contribution.

Please contact Arleen King at or 510.301.0380. We look forward to having you as part of our dedicated team!

Thank you for your willingness to serve and support our church community through the bookstore. Together, we can inspire and encourage others on their spiritual journey.