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  • On Friday, May 18, POVUCC will host lunch at Garden Villas (1260 Third Avenue, Chula Vista). Lunch begins at 12:00 pm (but get there early for a seat!) 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 or the church office at

  • Please invite your mothers, aunts, grandmas, and other special women in your life to church on Sunday, May 13. Before worship service, the men folk will host a Mother’s Day Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall from 8:30 am – 9:45 am. If you would like to volunteer to help, please meet with Steve Sato and Bruce Fujinami at the back of Fellowship Hall today during lunch or email Steve at

  • Help prepare your families and POVUCC for medical emergencies by getting hands on training in the latest methods in CPR and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). POVUCC will be joining University City United Church (UCUC) in an instructor led morning course on Saturday, May 12, 9am-12pm at UCUC located at 2877 Governor Dr. 92122. This is also a good opportunity to renew your certifications if you took the May 2016 training at POVUCC. Cost is $40 per student. A sign-up sheet has been posted on the Fellowship Hall bulletin board with additional details. For questions, please contact Ronald Eng at

  • Interested in joining the Visiting Team to our Sister Church in Japan this fall? Let’s all plan for our trip to Kyoto and elsewhere as we wish for sightseeing in the Conference Room, Sunday, April 22, at 11:30 am. Our friends at Heian Church in Kyoto are extending their warm welcome to us all. Sunday, November 11, is the day we visit our Sister Church and we will all enjoy the remarkable changing colors in Kyoto! If we can get 10 or more persons to join in, a group discount rate will be applied and local guide(s) provided. This trip is sponsored by the Board of Ministries.

  • All POV seniors are invited to join us for fellowship and a delicious 3-course lunch at the Olive Garden in Point Loma (3215 Sports Arena Blvd) on Thursday, April 19, at 11:30 am. You'll have a choice of 5 entrees, soup or salad, garlic bread sticks, non-alcoholic beverage, and ice cream. Price is $15 and guests (non-members and/or those younger than 60 years) are welcome at $22. Signups through April 15 – please contact Louise Iguchi at 619-422-8212. This luncheon is sponsored by the Elderberries and generously subsidized by the Asakawa Senior Fund.

  • Community Christian Service Agency (CCSA) will hold its major fundraising event of the year - Hunger Walk - at Crown Point located at 700 Corona Oriente Road (please note: CHANGE of location this year – previously at De Anza Cove) in Mission Bay Park on Saturday, April 28 at 8:00 am. Whether you walk or make a donation, thank you for your encouragement and support of this event. Please contact Pam Crusberg and see the CCSA website for more information -


    Hope you can join us!