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  • Join us Sunday, July 21st as we hear from the Song of Ireland Choir tour folks: POVUCC Music Director, Andy Mathews, and choir members Rachel Konchinksy-Pate, Susan and Richard Namba, V Hinkle, Pam Crusberg, Ann Johns, and Elizabeth Ewigleben. The Song of Ireland Choir tour folks will be sharing all about their journey around the island of Ireland. They will share stories about their experiences, as well as music performed while in Ireland. You will not want to miss out on this wonderful opportunity to hear about their experiences. Come and learn more about the ways God worked in and through those who traveled.

  • As summer approaches, wouldn't you like to put a pair of sandals, flip flops or sneakers on the feet of homeless men, women and children so their feet may stay more protected? You can go to Amazon Smile on the CCSA website,, and place an order to be delivered directly to the CCSA Clairemont center. Your generous donation will be distributed at CCSA’s Pacific Beach Homeless Outreach Facility. Amazon Smile will then donate back a small percentage of purchases, and those proceeds will continue to benefit our homeless population with food, clothing, and necessities.

  • Summer is here and it’s time for the CCSA Back to School program. POVUCC will be collecting new backpacks and school supplies for low-income children. Monday, July 29th to Friday, August 23, CCSA will distribute backpacks to low income children through its Clairemont Service Center. Last year POVUCC made a delivery of backpacks, and we would like to deliver 20 backpacks this year as well. Please select a card off the tree in the narthex and deliver the items by Sunday, July 28th. Please see Pam Crusberg for any questions.

  • Would you like to know more about church membership at POVUCC? Whether you are already a church member, or considering joining, or just curious to know more about the United Church of Christ, POVUCC, and what membership actually means, you are invited to join Pastor Mary Sue for an “Inquiring and Exploring” session after Fellowship Hour on Sunday, July 28th in the Benson Building (location of the church office). Come learn more about how we express our faith and live out our commitments together here at POVUCC. Any questions? Please contact Pastor Mary Sue at

  • Our Office Administrator will be on vacation from Wednesday, July 17th through Friday, July 26th. The office will be closed during this time. If you have any pressing office needs, please contact Pastor Mary Sue on her cell phone or via email at Thank you!

  • POVUCC is on the search now, seeking a part time Director of Faith Formation. We are looking for a leader who creates meaningful opportunities for people of all ages to grow in faith, with a special emphasis on children and youth. Please keep us in prayer as we look for our next intern. If you know anyone who might be interested, please let us know!