News for Jul 12, 2022


This Sunday: In-person service

Join us in person this Sunday at 10 am. Marilyn Garrison will be giving the message, revisiting the “Little House on the Prairie” books. Contact Marilyn if you can help with set-up, altar, or coffee hour. The church council will meet after worship. If you can't come in person. If you can't come in person, join us on Zoom a few minutes before 10 am.


Recent sermons

Check out our YouTube page to see recent sermons. (The July 3 sermon was not posted due to bad recording quality.) Go to our archive of slides to see bulletins and slides used during recent services.


Upcoming events • Weds discussion group: Jul 13 (7 pm), Zoom

Continued close reading of the Didache, including a discussion of views of abortion in the first century. All are welcome.

• Book group: Sun, Jul 24 (7 pm), Zoom

“The Dictionary of Lost Words” by Pip Williams

• Lynne Shafsky memorial: Sat, Aug 6, (1:30 pm)

Please bring a mask

• Women's retreat: Sep 2–5, in person


Belmont yard sale to end medical debt

We’re participating in a multi-church yard sale at the Congregational Church of Belmont. It's a fundraiser for the nonprofit RIP Medical Debt, which helps low-income families free themselves from medical debt. The yard sale will be Sat, Aug 27 from 9 am–3 pm. Start looking for items at your house that could use a new home! More details (PDF download). Please contact Polly if you can help organize our participation in this event.


Resources and links

Abundant Grace Coastside Worker is in need of bath towels. If you can contribute, please contact Butch.

Osprey nest webcam in Richmond

Anne Lamott op-ed on prayers at high school football games

Cormac Thompson sings “In the Arms of an Angel


Quote of the week

”You don’t have to become something you’re not to be better than you were.”

—Sidney Poitier


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: Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the “Little House on the Prairie” books

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