News for Aug 23, 2022


This Sunday: Zoom service

Join us on Zoom this Sunday at 10 am. Ed Morgan will be our preacher, and David Wartman will be the worship leader. We'll have a reading from Hebrews 13 (“Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.”) 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 • 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.


Meditation in the redwoods

Join the Meditation Group on Wed, Sep 7 at 8:30 am in the parking lot at Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve. (Take Highway 92 south from Half Moon Bay and turn left on Verde, which becomes Purisima Creek Road. Follow to the end.) We’ll take a short walk into the redwoods to our meditation spot, and reconvene afterwards for brunch in HMB. For more info, contact Jim Garrison.


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. You can come and shop anytime 9 am–3 pm.


Resources and links

Bach on the trumpet x4


Quote of the week

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”

—Frederick Buechner (1926-2022)


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: Ed Morgan

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