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  • A group of past choir members met to discuss plans for the rest of the year. We are happy to announce the choir will perform anthems on October 30, November 20 and December 18. Also, rehearsals will now take place every Sunday morning, at 8:30-9:30 in the sanctuary starting THIS SUNDAY, October 2. Please let Chad Kemp know if you are interested in joining us!


  • City Council President Sean Elo-Rivera shared some exciting news this week: "[On September 20, the San Diego] City Council officially rescinded Resolution No. 76068 and issued an apology to all people of Japanese ancestry for its past support of the unjust exclusion, removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II."

    The San Diego Public Library and Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD) were instrumental in bringing this resolution to the City Council's attention. You can read more about this important story here. We celebrate this great news!


  • Our camping weekend at Camp Stevens with Kensington Community Church is being postponed from October 21-23 to a weekend in April of 2023, due to KCC being without a settled Pastor at this time. We will post a new "Save the Date" announcement as soon as we get a re-scheduling confirmation from Camp Stevens!


  • Woohoo! The Personnel Committee is happy to announce that Artcel Ruiz has accepted the position as Office Administrator beginning Monday, September 19. Artcel has a BA in Communications, a Master of Divinity, experience as an Admin/Office Manager in a church setting, and an outgoing personality. Artcel also works part-time at Mission Hills UCC as their Director of Ministry with Children and Families. We are excited to welcome Artcel to POVUCC, and we are very grateful that Rachel Konchinsky-Pate will stay on to help train Artcel.


  • The planning meeting of our San Diego Partnership Churches to discuss how to implement local racial justice programs (related to our SoCal Nevada Conference resolution to declare all our churches “White Supremacy Free Zones”) will now be a Zoom meeting this Sunday, September 4 at 5:00 pm to accommodate those who feel more comfortable meeting online. Please join the Zoom meeting if you are able and interested in joining us as we work together on efforts to dismantle racism. Check your e-news for information on how to join.