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  • Called at the request of the Church Council, we will have a Special Congregational Meeting on Sunday, October 8, immediately following the worship service in the sanctuary. The purpose of the meeting is to present and affirm a proposal for a solar energy system. For more details, there are information sheets available on the table in the sanctuary entrance. All are invited to attend, but only active members of POVUCC may vote. Thank you for attending this important meeting. 

  • Come and enjoy a western-themed evening of dinner and karaoke on Saturday, October 14th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm in POVUCC’s Fellowship Hall! ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT WILL BENEFIT OUR CHURCH GENERAL FUND AND OUTREACH MINISTRIES. Tickets prices for dinner and entertainment are as follows: Before or on 9/29: Adults $25, Kids (10 & under) $10. After 9/29: Adults $30 and Kids (10 & under) $10.  Beer and wine available for purchase. This event is presented by the Board of Ministries and sure to be an evening of great entertainment and fun! Enter to win one of many silent auction items! We welcome any auction items you have to donate.For tickets and additional information, contact Susan Namba or the church office.


    PERFORMERS SPECIAL NOTE:  Choose from our library of over 4500 songs! Song list available for viewing here or at: NO SONGS FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES such as CD-G’s, flash drives, phones, iPODs, YouTube or internet songs or other outside sources will be allowed.

  • Last November 2016, 5 of our church Last November 2016, 5 of our church members visited the Heian Church in Kyoto, Japan and officially established our Sister Church relationship. The warmth of their welcome truly ignited our heats with God’s Love! And now, from September 29 to October 4, 8 members from Heian Church will visit us! On Sunday, October 1, we will have an opportunity to share our hospitality with them as they join us on World Communion Sunday for our worship service, followed by a POV Fellowship lunch and short program.


    There is a team of folks working hard to make their 5-day visit to San Diego a memorable and welcoming one. If you can volunteer to bring an “international” dish to add to our Fellowship lunch on October 1st, please tell one of the BOM members.

  • Uptown Community Service Center’s “Sunset Luau by the Bay” will be held at POVUCC’s The Point on September 23 from 5-8 pm. Tickets are $60 per person or $50 for senior members of POVUCC. A delicious Hawaiian dinner, a no-host beer and wine bar, silent auction, opportunity drawing, lei game, music and hula dancing are featured.


    Come enjoy a lovely evening with your friends while helping Uptown help our “Neighbors in Need.” If you would like to purchase a ticket, please see Linda Newton or Sue Lipovsky.


    Our church has also generously volunteered to make 2 silent auction baskets. Items needed for a Taste of Italy and Movie Night at Home will be hung on tags in the narthex beginning in August for you to take. These items and donations need to be turned in by September 17th. Let’s help make this a fantastic success for Uptown!



    FAITH FORMATION SUNDAY is Sunday, September 10th. POVUCC has been so wonderfully supportive in creating a Bible-based worship experience for children and this is an opportunity for EVERYONE to worship together as the children and their teachers do each Sunday. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to invite guests, especially families with young children. Yes, this is a full worship service that invites in the wonder and questions we all have and opportunities to respond to God’s moving in worship. We look forward to seeing you and your families on Sept. 10th!

  • Here are the highlights from our Board of Ministries meeting on 8/8/17:


    1.     CCSA (Community Christian Service Agency) Backpacks:  We exceeded our goal of 15 backpacks with the donations from our church family, and delivered 24 backpacks to CCSA.  Thanks to Linda Newton and Sue Lipovsky who purchased the items needed for the extra packs, and to Denise Jenkins for delivering them.