Welcome to Agape Bay Area!

We Are Live Again!

 We will be in-person indefinitely moving forward

Covid protocols are in place until further notice. Scroll down for details.

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Join Us Online Sundays on Zoom


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Our Power is in Our Prayer


Rev. Cindy Edelson

We congratulate Rev. Cindy Edelson as she has accepted the position of Senior Minister at Centers for Spiritual Living Salt Lake beginning in January.

We are so grateful for the love, inspiration, and incredible service she has always brought to our beloved community.

While we celebrate her new position, we will miss her beautiful presence and Consciousness.

  • Everyone who is eligible for vaccination is required to be fully vaccinated and will be asked to show evidence upon entry.
  • Full vaccination now includes booster shots for those eligible, in accordance with the recommendations of the California Department of Public Health.
  • Those who are not fully vaccinated must bring their own rapid COVID antigen test and test on site and will be admitted if the result is negative.
  • Agape Bay Area has a limited number of tests available.
  • We are requesting that everyone take a rapid antigen test before coming to service.
  • N95, KN95 or KF94 masks will be required indoors for all participants, except leaders who may be unmasked while leading and will take a rapid antigen test beforehand.

Agape Bay Area Happenings


Our Ministers

Reverend Joan Steadman

Reverend Joan Steadman

Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Joan Steadman has been an ordained Agape and Centers for Spiritual Living minister since 1988. She has served as the Senior Minister of our beloved community since January 2019.

Reverend Verona Garland

Reverend Verona Garland

Assistant Minister

Verona serves as the Assistant Minister of Agape Bay Area, Oakland, Ca., an affiliate center of Agape International, Los Angeles. She is an Emerson Theological Institute credentialed Interfaith and Science of Mind minister.

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Reverend Cindy Edelson

Staff Minister

Rev Cindy Edelson is a graduate of the Michael Bernard Beckwith School of Ministry at Agape International and a Center for Spiritual Living Minister. Cindy lives in the Bay Area with her beloved wife, Bren, and their two 11 lbs. bundles of love, Snowy and Poppy.

Reverend Aikya Param

Reverend Aikya Param

Staff Minister

Rev. Aikya Param is an ordained minister, who was diagnosed with a terminal condition at birth. Her mother learned how to use prayer, diet, and exercise to correct problems that came with the condition.


Kehilla Synagogue
1300 Grand Ave., Piedmont, 94610