News for Aug 16, 2022


This Sunday: Zoom service

Join us on Zoom this Sunday at 10 am. Deirdre Doyle will give the message on the importance of laughter, using “Amelia Bedelia” as her children’s book example. Readings from Psalm 126 and Kahlil Gibran. The church council will meet after worship. Join us on Zoom.


Recent sermons

Check out our YouTube page to see recent sermons. Go to our archive of slides to see bulletins and slides used during recent services.


Upcoming events • Weds discussion group: Aug 24 (7 pm), Zoom

reading the Gospel of Thomas, a book of gnostic sayings that offers a more mystical view of Jesus’ teachings. All are invited to join the discussion.

• Yard sale at Belmont UCC: Sat, Aug 27 (9 am)

A fundraiser for RIP Medical Debt. More details.

• Book group: Sun, Aug 28 (7 pm), Zoom

Discussing “Living Untethered” by Michael Singer

• Women's retreat: Sep 2–5, in Pacific Grove

RSVP to Polly by Aug 21

• Memorial for Jan Lamphier: Sat, Sep 10 (1:30 pm)

In person at the church

• Worship & Arts: Sun, Sep 11 (after church)

Help us plan upcoming Sunday services.


Donate items to Belmont UCC yard sale

If you have items to contribute to the yard sale benefitting RIP Medical Debt, please put prices on them and bring them to the Belmont church by 9 am on Aug 27. If you can help at our table during the sale (9 am–3 pm) please email Polly to sign up.


Resources and links

Monarch butterflies in slow motion

5th grade boys' swimming skit (speaking of laughter!)


Quote of the week

“Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened.”

—Terry Pratchett


Weekly events

• Women's group: Mondays at 1 pm

Usually on Zoom; third Mondays at church

• Meditation group: Wednesdays at 7:30 am

In person at the church building

• Sunday worship: 10 am

In person or on Zoom — see the newsletter or this site for updates


Image: Deirdre Doyle

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