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News for Feb 14, 2023

This Sunday, Feb 19: In-person service

Our very own Caje Remedios will be the guest preacher this Sunday. His topic is Love. The Giving Sunday collection for February is for Puente de la Costa Sur. They’re busy helping people recover and clean up from all the rain.

Church Council will meet after worship.

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.

Remembering Alice Bishop

We lost long-time church pillar Alice Bishop on Monday morning this week. She had been suffering from dementia for the last several years. Alice and her husband Bruce, who died in 2019, joined College Heights in the 1960's and raised their three children (Bob, Janet and Gail) here. A life celebration will be held on Saturday, March 11 at 2pm.

February is Black History Month

Local events happening in celebration include:

Hoskins Black History Pop-up Museum and Learning Center in Redwood City, Feb 3-28, 12-5 pm

Reception at San Mateo Public Library for the Domini Hoskins Black History Collection, Sat Feb 18, 1-3:30

Interview with sculptor of the Harriet Tubman statue to be unveiled at Millbrae BART Gateway on March 16

Upcoming services and events •Women’s lunch: Mon, Feb 20 (1 pm) at church

Pepe Doyle hosting.

•Ash Wednesday Service: Wed, Feb 22 (7 pm) at church

Meditative service shared with Many Journeys, walking the spiral of return.

•Contemplative Pairs: Sat, Feb 25, (10 am–4 pm) at church

A workshop led by Roy Gesley.

•Book Group: Sun Feb 26 (7 pm), Zoom

Reading “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine” by Alan Lightman

•Worship & Arts committee: Sun, Mar 5

Join us after worship to plan future services

•Weds discussion group: Mar 8 (7 pm), Zoom

We’re continuing with the “writing your spiritual journey” exercise. Ask Polly for more details.

• Enlightenment Intensive: May 4-7 in Pacific Grove

A retreat led by Roy Gesley

• Men’s retreat: Sep 22–24, Pacific Grove

Contact Roy Gesley for details.

Links and resources

"We shall walk through the valley in peace" by Chanticleer and Cantus

Deirdre Doyle in Aragon Drama's production of The Diary of Anne Frank, March 10-12. Tickets and info here.

Quote of the week

“When we approach things with reverence, great things decide to approach us."

-- John O'Donohue

Weekly events

• 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: Alice Bishop


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