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  • Last November 2016, 5 of our church Last November 2016, 5 of our church members visited the Heian Church in Kyoto, Japan and officially established our Sister Church relationship. The warmth of their welcome truly ignited our heats with God’s Love! And now, from September 29 to October 4, 8 members from Heian Church will visit us! On Sunday, October 1, we will have an opportunity to share our hospitality with them as they join us on World Communion Sunday for our worship service, followed by a POV Fellowship lunch and short program.

     

    There is a team of folks working hard to make their 5-day visit to San Diego a memorable and welcoming one. If you can volunteer to bring an “international” dish to add to our Fellowship lunch on October 1st, please tell one of the BOM members.


  • Uptown Community Service Center’s “Sunset Luau by the Bay” will be held at POVUCC’s The Point on September 23 from 5-8 pm. Tickets are $60 per person or $50 for senior members of POVUCC. A delicious Hawaiian dinner, a no-host beer and wine bar, silent auction, opportunity drawing, lei game, music and hula dancing are featured.

     

    Come enjoy a lovely evening with your friends while helping Uptown help our “Neighbors in Need.” If you would like to purchase a ticket, please see Linda Newton or Sue Lipovsky.

     

    Our church has also generously volunteered to make 2 silent auction baskets. Items needed for a Taste of Italy and Movie Night at Home will be hung on tags in the narthex beginning in August for you to take. These items and donations need to be turned in by September 17th. Let’s help make this a fantastic success for Uptown!


  • CHILDREN’S WORSHIP & WONDER COMES TO “BIG” CHURCH!

     

    FAITH FORMATION SUNDAY is Sunday, September 10th. POVUCC has been so wonderfully supportive in creating a Bible-based worship experience for children and this is an opportunity for EVERYONE to worship together as the children and their teachers do each Sunday. This will be a wonderful opportunity for you to invite guests, especially families with young children. Yes, this is a full worship service that invites in the wonder and questions we all have and opportunities to respond to God’s moving in worship. We look forward to seeing you and your families on Sept. 10th!


  • Here are the highlights from our Board of Ministries meeting on 8/8/17:

     

    1.     CCSA (Community Christian Service Agency) Backpacks:  We exceeded our goal of 15 backpacks with the donations from our church family, and delivered 24 backpacks to CCSA.  Thanks to Linda Newton and Sue Lipovsky who purchased the items needed for the extra packs, and to Denise Jenkins for delivering them.


  • Summer greetings from your Board of Trustees (BOT) team! I hope the summer season gives one and all the time to enjoy fabulous San Diego weather, fun events at POVUCC and elsewhere, and our wonderful worship and fellowship time together. We are all blessed to be a part of our POVUCC family.

     

    There are several beginning and ongoing projects happening on our church campus.


  • “With A Grateful Heart”

     

    Andy Mathews would love to say thank you to each and every person who came to support him and the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus for their Divas! Concert on July 29 & 30. Almost one-third of this congregation came out, and Andy was overwhelmed by the love he felt from your support! Thank you for your mission to be open, affirming, and supportive. So many guys in the chorus heard Andy tell the story that one-third of our church attended this concert and it means so much to them that the churches here in San Diego are so supportive. Thank you for who you are and your amazing open arms. Andy is most grateful to serve alongside such incredible people.