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  • This is the season for collecting the Strengthen the Church Offering. This offering supports the expansion and growth of UCC local congregations, helping us to create a just world for all. Please consider joining us in planting the seeds needed to grow and sustain our denomination by making a gift to this special offering. You may send your offering to the church, writing “Strengthen the Church Offering” in the memo, or you may use either the online giving/donation buttons on the church website or through the link provided which leads you directly to the UCC Online Giving website: 
    https://transactions.ucc.org/CampaignForm/UCChrist/strengthen_the_church


  • The Roots & Fruits online contemplative practice continues it's journey this Sunday, May 31st from 5:00-6:00pm. Hosts, Robert and Jimi Valiente-Neighbours, look forward to sharing time and space with all who wish to participate in this practice that incorporates art, meditation/silent worship, reflections on passages from the Bible and/or Christian authors, and other topics.

     

    Robert and Jimi ask that if you’re able, to please consider supporting the Navajo Nation which has been hit very hard by the virus and health inequities. You may provide support at  http://www.nndoh.org/donate.html .


  • Brian's On the Go Farmer's Market continues to collect and distribute produce boxes from the POVUCC parking lot on Tuesday's each week. If you would like to place an order, check out this information: www.onthegofarmersmarket.com (no onsite shopping or purchases permitted). *Discount is available to regular POVUCC supporters.

    Please login to the "Member Information" area of the POVUCC website for the link to the form for the discount code. Please remember that the password has recently changed. 


  • The Pilgrim Pines Outdoor Ministries Team has created a 2020 Summer Camp program that will provide a safe, loving community and camp experience from the safety of your own home. Knowing that this has and will continue to be a challenging time for all, Pilgrim Pines hopes families will be able to take part and find fulfillment in the Camp At Home Program this summer. Please click here for additional information on how to participate. 


  • 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