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  • Women's Fellowship will offer fun hula lessons on Sundays in November and December. Stay tuned for the exact start and end dates. The format will be similar to last year - lessons will be held every Sunday at 11:30 am for about 30 minutes. Hula class members will give a special performance during worship service on December 17! No experience required. Questions? contact Terri Arakawa, Laura Iori or Sherry Kataoka. 


  • On Sunday, November 5th, join us to learn about volunteer opportunities at POVUCC. After worship service, grab your lunch and stay for a brief discussion at the back of the Fellowship Hall. Leaders from our boards and committees will be available with information about opportuities to Be the Church. Regular meetings not for you? Consider joining our VBP. That would be our Volunteer Bull Pen, where everyone's talents are collectively applied to ad hoc committees.  Each of us has God-given gifts to share - follow your passions to the place that make you want to dance - makes you need to sing out praise to our God! No experience is required - only an openness to the many possibilities that God has in store for you in 2018! Let's Be the Church!


  • On Halloween night, October 31 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm, we will extend our hospitality outside our church walls….at the entrance to our parking lot! Pastor Cheri and a “spirited” POVUCC team will greet trick or treaters with goodies and information about our church ministries.

    Your help is greatly appreciated. Please contact Pastor Cheri at faith@povucc.org 


  • In conjunction with San Diego Public Library's "One Book One San Diego," and the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD), POVUCC is sponsoring another discussion on Executive Order (EO) 9066 and its effects on local Japanese Americans. Our speakers will include Julie Lin and Nancy Shimamoto, who will offer another generation's perspective from that of Mits and Yuki Kawamoto. Event will be at San Diego Central Library's main auditorium, on Saturday, October 28 from 2-4pm. Please see Nancy Shimamoto for more information.


  • Come enjoy a double feature of family-friendly movies to kick-off Halloween weekend on The Point. Gates open at 5:30 pm and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” will show at 6:00 pm followed by the 2nd feature, “Hocus Pocus” at about 6:55 pm. Bring a chair, blanket, jacket, picnic dinner and your friends to this first Halloween Movie night under the stars. Free popcorn and soft drinks available for donation.

    NOTE: If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll show the movie in the Fellowship Hall-the show will go on!


  • The UCC Southern Association Fall Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 pm at the Fellowship Congregational Church in Escondido (1800 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026-2020). Everyone is welcome. If you plan to attend, please notify the POVUCC church office as a quorum is needed to conduct voting. Also name tags are made up ahead of time.