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  • Due to the current realities of COVID-19, the SCNC Annual Gathering will be a virtual experience this year.  It will be held Saturday, June 13th from 9:00am-12:00pmPlease click here for additional information and registration. 

  • This Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 3:00pm Pacific Time, The United Church of Christ invites you to a live viewing of The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr’s cinematic sermon, The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Arbery, preached at Trinity UCC on Sunday, May 17th. Immediately following the live video a panel discussion comprised of four respected leaders will be held. These leaders include racial justice advocates and UCC pastors. They will discuss the impact of historical and present day acts of racism and violence towards African Americans and how the Christian Church can be actively involved in dismantling racism.


    Click here for more information and to register for this UCC event. 

    “Racism is a virus. It infects the spirit.” 
    -The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III

  • The POVUCC Virtual Prayground is now open! Since we are not currently able to meet in person, we now have a Virtual Prayground open for kids and their families. The Virtual Prayground is a space dedicated to helping kids experience worship through age-appropriate worship materials from the comfort of their homes. New content will be added by the BoCE each month. Check it out!  Click here to visit the Prayground.

  • This Sunday, May 17th, our exploration of spiritual practices continues with an introduction to the spiritual practice of the daily examen, created by St. Ignatius.  The Daily Examen, or Awareness Examen as it is also called, invites us to review and examine the day's thoughts, feelings, and actions in such a way that we take intentional notice of how God's Spirit was present and active. Drawing from Exodus 16:2-15, Pastor Mary Sue will guide us through the practice, leading us to questions that help us to become aware of the unconditional love and presence of God in all events. We invite you to join us as we seek to reveal the nourishment God provides in both the fulfilling and challenging moments of each day. 

  • We are continuing to collect offerings of special music from all of our POVUCC friends. If you have a moment to record yourself singing, dancing, playing a piece on an instrument, or any other musical endeavor for our weekly "Worship From Home" service, please do so and send your recordings to the Church Office at We would love to incorporate the faces and talents of our POVUCC friends into our worship.