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  • Join us Saturday, August 24th from 10:00am-12:00pm for a time of reflection and storytelling. All women are invited to come and discuss their experience with Scripture. Is there a passage you hold close to your heart, one you wrestle with, or do you wonder where to turn when reading the Bible? Come, listen and share with us! For more information please contact Camille Pederson at camille.pederson@duke.edu.


  • Do you have a favorite hymn or favorite worship song that you’d like for us to share with the congregation? On September 1st we will be having a “Hymn Sunday.” If you have a hymn or song you’d like for the musicians to lead that week, you can email Andy at music@povucc.org by Sunday, August 25th , or there will be a box in the narthex in which you can drop your song titles. Please put your name with your request in case Andy needs any clarification! Thanks so much!


  • We will be welcoming new POVUCC members on Sunday, August 25th. If you are interested in or have questions about church membership, but haven’t spoken to Pastor Mary Sue, please get in touch with her inperson after worship or at pastor@povucc.org. We would love to welcome you into our official church family!


  • On Friday, August 16th at 12:00 PM, POVUCC will host the lunch at Garden villas (1260 Third Avenue, Chula Vista). Lunch is offered at noon for a nominal donation of $3.00. Come out and support our church cooks and enjoy a meal! If you would like to help, please contact Steve Sato at kikugardens@gmail.com. Thank you!


  • The group will meet on Wednesday, June 7th at 10 am at Country Waffles, 5252 Balboa Ave. For more information, check with Dick White. 


  • On Saturday, September 7th, we will hold an all-church retreat in Fellowship Hall. Members and friends of all ages are invited to attend this important gathering to assess our strengths, celebrate our successes, and to plan for future needs at POVUCC. Join us for continental breakfast at 9:00am, followed by opening remarks from our consultant, The Rev. Mary Scifres, and our visioning workshop (9:30-11:15). There will be one-on-one discussions about what motivates you to attend POVUCC, whether you’ve recently joined us or have been attending for 50 years! Your insights will help us develop plans for our continued growth in the years ahead. We will also revisit the many accomplishments we have achieved this year. Much has been done already, and it’s only August! We intend to celebrate the many goals we’ve met, new projects taken on, and how these achievements have brought joy to so many of us. If you’d like to stay for our working lunch, when boards will review their goals and how to budget for them, please let us know! We will provide sandwiches, fruit and drinks, and all are welcome! Thank you, POVUCC Church Council.