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  • The Advent season is the special time of year when we anticipate the birth of Jesus Christ. Just like at home, we will decorate our sanctuary for this meaningful season in the life of the church. Next Sunday, November 25 after Fellowship Hour, please stay and join us as we put up our Advent decorations. Your help is appreciated.


  • Please join us for a four-week Advent Bible Study on Sundays beginning December 2 from 9:00 - 9:50 am in the Conference Room, facilitated by Cathy Nolin. We will be exploring different themes as we approach the birth of our Savior, Jesus. Week one’s theme will be “Watch”, exploring how we can watch for God to be revealed in the world and in our lives. Please bring your Bible, but we will also have some available. Sign up in the Fellowship Hall if you would like to attend. Hope you can join us!


  • All children, youth and young adults are invited to be a part of this year's Christmas pageant during worship on December 16th! There will be roles of every size for every interest level. Short rehearsals will be held during Fellowship Hour every Sunday, but we’ll have a quick first meeting today. If you, your children, your grandchildren or your great grandchildren are interested, email Sarah Howell at faith@povucc.org.


  • You and your family are invited to join us on Friday, November 30th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm!! There will be a potluck dinner, advent wreath making, carols and family worship to begin our Christmas preparations! Craft supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring a dish to share for the potluck! No sign up is required, but email Sarah Howell at faith@povucc.org with any questions!


  • Please join us in celebrating Thanksgiving with our Annual Church Potluck on Sunday, November 18th , following our worship service. We will be posting a sign-up sheet for turkeys, stuffing, gravy, and other traditional dishes, plus anything that you may want to contribute to the festivities! We will also need some volunteers to set up and clean up. This is our day to give thanks for all of the ways God has blessed our church family!


  • The Elderberries will once again offer an elegant 3-course luncheon at The Brigantine, La Mesa, on Tuesday, December 11, 11:30 am. Sign-ups begin November 4th and all are welcome. POVUCC Seniors $15 all others $40. Thank you to the Asakawa Senior Endowment for their ongoing support of POVUCC's senior activities.