News for January 16, 2020
This Sun, Jan 19: Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rev. Polly Moore will lead us in remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. as a disciple of both Jesus and Gandhi. We'll look at how his life reflected the Bible stories he knew so well.


The church council will meet after worship, around 11:15 am. All are welcome to attend.

Women's retreat: Jan 24–26

The College Heights women's group will be on retreat in Pacific Grove, CA from Fri Jan 24 through Sun, Jan 26. It's not too late to register! Email us for more information.


While the women are away, the men's group will gather at the church on Fri, Jan 24 from 5:30 to 9 pm for board games, pizza, and more. David W. writes: "I will bring two games (Chronology and Mexican Train Dominoes). Bring whatever you want to drink. Please let me know if you're coming."

Teri Jackson's confirmation hearing

Our own Teri Jackson has been nominated to the state's First District Court of Appeal. She writes: "Could you please let the College Heights family know that my confirmation hearing is scheduled. It is Jan 21 at 11 am at 350 McAllister Street, 4th Floor and the Milton Marks Auditorium (it is the same address but it will handle the overflow). The reception to follow at City Hall. Thank you for your assistance and support." To attend, email us and we'll pass on your information to Teri.

Save the dates

Jan 24–26: Women's retreat in Pacific Grove

Jan 24: Men's group game night at the church (5:30 pm)

Quote of the week

"The task of religion is not to turn us into proper believers; it is to deepen the personal within us, to embrace the power of life, to expand our consciousness, in order that we might see things that eyes do not normally see."


— John Shelby Spong

Events in the coming week

Thu, Jan 16

• Empathic Yoga (Sanctuary, 5 pm)


Sun, Jan 19

• Worship (Rev. Pollypreaches, 10 am)

• Church council meeting (11 am)


Mon, Jan 20:

• Women's fellowship (Fiero Caffe, 1 pm)

College Heights Church

United Church of Christ

1150 W. Hillsdale Blvd.

San Mateo, CA 94403


(650) 341-7311