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  • Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ—overlooking beautiful Mission Bay in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego—is seeking a part-time Office Administrator to handle a variety of duties, including: basic office tasks, coordination of facilities usage by outside entities, preparation of materials for Sunday worship service, and general administrative support for pastor and lay leaders.


  • PRAYER CIRCLE: You are invited to join the POVUCC Prayer Circle Tuesday, June 15 at 10:00am. You are welcome to bring your own prayers to share with the group, or to just simply join the group in lifting other shared joys and concerns. 


    Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96643485069?pwd=OXFubmd4bDNycStHMTg2d2p6L2Zvdz09
    Meeting ID: 966 4348 5069
    Passcode: 342541
    From your home or mobile phone dial: 1-669-900-6833. When prompted, type in Meeting ID and Passcode provided above.


  • ensington Community Church invites our Partnership churches to join in their weekend event on June 25-27. The event, titled Making Our Faith Places Safe Places: An Anti-Racism Conversation, will be offered to our faith communities. The discussion is designed to address racial inequalities and build-up Beloved Community. There will be a Zoom session on Friday and Saturday, and an in-person session at KCC on Sunday afternoon. For more information and to sign up, please see the attached flyer. 


  • he POVUCC Board of Christian Education is proud to offer faith-based anti-racism lessons to help families learn about and discuss what is truly in God’s heart regarding race and racism. Two different lesson packets have been created: one for younger children and the other created for older kids. Each packet contains six lessons that address God’s love for diversity, what it means to be a Christian living in a diverse world and the importance of spreading a message of acceptance and hope to all people. Lessons include a central message, scripture verses, questions to spark discuss, an activity such as viewing a video or craft project and a moment for prayer. It is our hope that you will share these lessons with your children, grandchildren and other young people in your life. Lesson packets can be downloaded from the POVUCC Virtual Prayground page at: http://povucc.org/virtual-prayground/. Special thanks to Kenya Bohn and Jilly Kodama for the many hours spent creating these important lessons.


  • IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE
    POVUCC PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

     

    The Personnel Committee has important updates to share about our staff and their plans this summer. After two and half years of excellent service as our Office Administrator, Laura Keirn-McCreanor will be leaving us in August. In addition, we have approved some extended time away this summer for both Pastor Mary Sue and Music Director, Andy Riggs. Please click here to read the full update.


  • Storefront is a teen homeless shelter in Hillcrest, affiliated with San Diego Youth Services. It is located at 3427 4th Ave (between Walnut and Upas). We need 2 or 3 volunteers to provide dinner for up to 12 people on the 2nd Thursday of each month, beginning July 8th (we currently have volunteers for August, but need people for September and beyond). The current Covid-19 guidelines require food that is pre-packaged or hot delivered meals from restaurants. No homemade food at this time. Please click here for full food and delivery rules for Storefront. Please call the shelter directly at 619-325-3527 for information on the current number of teens. All food donations are very much appreciated!