“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist

How to Make the World a Better Place” is an ongoing program (2018-2020), spearheaded by the good folks at Heritage Presbyterian Church, of presentations and learning opportunities for people of all ages in the Benicia community.

PRESENTATIONS: These educational events are held in our comfortable Sanctuary Wednesdays at 7 p.m.:

  • Wed., Jan. 22, 7 p.m.  BENICIA CARES! Benicia Has Agencies Ready to Help People in Need: Living by the bay can by wonderful; we truly live in a beautiful community. For many living here feels like paradise. But for some, life can feel frightening, threatening, and sad. Our economic climate is terrific for many, but some are struggling. Fortunately, we have many organizations in place whose focus is to help those in need survive and even thrive.  These agencies will be represented at this event: Benicia Community Action Council, Families in Transition, Benicia Housing Authority, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Family Resource Center, St. Paul’s Wednesday Night Dinners, Safequest Solano, an the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties. Flyer: HPC. Better World. Jan.22, 2020
  • “Immigration: Myths and Realities” an evening discussion on immigration featuring immigration attorneys Kahn and Brett Snider. Co-sponsored by the Benicia-Vallejo Branch of AAUW.  Wed., Nov. 20 at Heritage Presbyterian Church. Flyer: HPC. Better World. Immigration event 11.20.19:
  • “Honoring God in Each Other: Featuring the book The Third Option, Hope for a Racially Divided Nation,” 6 week class on becoming less prejudiced, Oct.17-Nov. 21 – completed.


Email: betterworldbenicia(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign); phone church at: (707)745-6650.