News for Jul 5, 2022


This Sunday: Zoom service

Join on Zoom this Sunday at 10 am. We'll begin our summer series on favorite children’s stories with “The Little Engine that Could.” Polly will preach, using Matthew 17:14-21. We'll take a special collection for Catherine Center, a program for formerly incarcerated women run by St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo. The Worship & Arts Committee will meet after worship. Join us on Zoom a few minutes before 10 am.


Recent sermons

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


Taizé this Fri, Jul 8

Join us at 7:30 pm this Friday for our monthly service of chant and prayer. We’ll hear Lynn Ungar’s poem “Camas Lilies.” We’ll be in-person (with masks), but the Zoom room will also be open.


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

Discussing The Didache. (Note date change.)

• 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).


Resources and links

The Lord’s My Shepherd (Psalm 23) from “Celtic Psalms”

Angela Kraft Cross playing Schumann in Oberlin, Ohio


Quote of the week

“This lovely world, these precious days.”

—E.B. White (from “Charlotte’s Web”)


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: Join us for Taizé in person this Friday.

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