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  • On Halloween night, October 31 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm, we will extend our hospitality outside our church walls….at the entrance to our parking lot! Pastor Cheri and a “spirited” POVUCC team will greet trick or treaters with goodies and information about our church ministries.

    Your help is greatly appreciated. Please contact Pastor Cheri at faith@povucc.org 


  • In conjunction with San Diego Public Library's "One Book One San Diego," and the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD), POVUCC is sponsoring another discussion on Executive Order (EO) 9066 and its effects on local Japanese Americans. Our speakers will include Julie Lin and Nancy Shimamoto, who will offer another generation's perspective from that of Mits and Yuki Kawamoto. Event will be at San Diego Central Library's main auditorium, on Saturday, October 28 from 2-4pm. Please see Nancy Shimamoto for more information.


  • Come enjoy a double feature of family-friendly movies to kick-off Halloween weekend on The Point. Gates open at 5:30 pm and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” will show at 6:00 pm followed by the 2nd feature, “Hocus Pocus” at about 6:55 pm. Bring a chair, blanket, jacket, picnic dinner and your friends to this first Halloween Movie night under the stars. Free popcorn and soft drinks available for donation.

    NOTE: If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll show the movie in the Fellowship Hall-the show will go on!


  • The UCC Southern Association Fall Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 pm at the Fellowship Congregational Church in Escondido (1800 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026-2020). Everyone is welcome. If you plan to attend, please notify the POVUCC church office as a quorum is needed to conduct voting. Also name tags are made up ahead of time.


  • Save the Date: you are invited to come to the UCC San Diego Partnership Picnic to be held at Admiral Baker Park (2400 Admiral Baker Rd, #3604, SD 92120) on Sunday, October 29 at 1:00 pm. We have reserved Gazebo #3 for this event. In addition to playgrounds, there are also basketball courts and a large miniature golf course nearby which wil be available for $2 per person. Please bring a potluck dish to share (click to see details). 


  • There will be a special meeting for Women's Fellowship on Sunday, October 22 at 11:30 am. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss & vote on: 1) Purchasing round tables and carts for the Fellowship Hall; and 2) Expenditures for a WF Christmas Brunch on Saturday, December 9th. If you are a woman and attending POVUCC, you are in the Women's Fellowship group! We encourage all to participate. Thank you for attending this important meeting.