The Latest News


 ===== > IMPORTANT NOTE: To read the complete post,  click on Read More for each post.


  • We will be assisting the Nestor United Methodist Church for the 27th year, as they open their church for a 2- week rotation in the Interfaith Shelter Network. The Network is a nationwide, ecumenical outreach project that provides food, shelter, and job-hunting skills to homeless people in the county. Our church will provide overnight hosts on Thursday, March 28th, Tuesday, April 2nd, and Friday, April 5th. If you would be able to help with a meal for any of those nights, please sign up on the list in Fellowship Hall. See Susan Namba for more details.


  • The Merger Group is working on the archives and needs assistance organizing the history of the Pioneer side of the merger. They are asking original Pioneer Church members to join them on Tuesday, March 26th at 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall for filtering through this side of the history.


  • “Community Office Hours” are back! Each Monday, Pastor Mary Sue will be traveling to locations around San Diego. These informal gatherings are simply a time for folks to drop by, share a meal or beverage, and chat. This Monday, March 25, Pastor Mary Sue will be at Rubio’s, Mira Mesa from 11:30am-1:30pm. All are welcome!


  • One of our 5 for 5 offerings will be collected on Sunday, March 31st. The United Church of Christ joins other Christian denominations in supporting this special mission offering that carries God’s message of love and hope to people in crisis. It helps provide clean water, food, education, health care, refugee support, and emergency and ongoing relief for disasters. 95% of your donation goes directly for mission programs and the other 5% for interpretation materials. Administrative costs are paid by gifts to Our Church’s Wider Mission.


  • The Elderberries meeting that was to take place on Sunday, April 7th has been moved up to Sunday, March 31st in the Conference Room at 11:30 a.m. Please make adjustments to your calendars. An Elderberry Spring Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 30th at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Old Town. Please save the date. Details and sign-ups coming soon!


  • Help provide lunch for the Voices of Our City Choir. We will be delivering and serving lunch to San Diego’s homeless choir (Andy Mathews is their volunteer director) on Friday, March 29th. Please see Nancy Shimamoto or Susan Namba if you are able to help out.