News for May 17, 2022


This Sunday

Join us on Zoom this Sunday at 10 am. We'll be joined by guest preacher Diane Fahrner of Catherine Center, a program for formerly incarcerated women run by St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo. At Catherine Center, women recently released from jail or prison work to understand the root causes of their incarceration, develop new coping skills, and reconnect with family. They participate in emotional counseling, substance abuse rehabilitation, as well as vocational, educational and spiritual programs. 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 services.


Upcoming events • Worship & Arts: Wed, May 18 (7 pm), Zoom

• Weds. Discussion Group: May 25 (7 pm), Zoom

We'll discuss the Book of Judith. More surprises from the Biblical Apocrypha!

• Church picnic: Sun, Jun 5 (11 am–2 pm)

Butch will host this outdoor service and potluck in his backyard redwood grove.

• Book Group: Sun, June 5 (7 pm), Zoom

We'll discuss “The Awakened Soul” with its author, Lynn Patner.

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

Join us in person to celebrate Lynne's life.


Women's retreat

Let’s do it! We'll return to our annual Pacific Grove women’s retreat this Labor Day weekend (Sep 2–5). Please contact Polly to RVSP or ask questions.


Membership information meeting

If you’re curious about what’s involved in becoming a voting member of College Heights, join Polly for an informational Zoom meeting on Wed, Jun 1 at 7 pm. No commitment required!


Links and resources Tyler Hughes, who played banjo at our 2017 bluegrass concert, will be performing with Dailey and Vincent at the Grand Old Opry on Wed, May 17 at 5 pm Pacific. Listen live.

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables” from Les Miserables, 13-year-old Cormac Thompson

Alleluia (Song of the Earth)” from Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo


Quote of the week

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.”

—Arthur Schopenhauer


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: Diane Fahrner

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