News for Nov 15, 2022


This Sunday: In-person service

Join us in person this Sunday at 10 am. Caje Remedios will preach on “Gratitude, Goodness, and Grace”. We will also be receiving five new members into the church. Church Council meets after worship. If you can't come in person, join us on Zoom.


(Also, please sign up to volunteer on an upcoming Sunday as reader, greeter, etc.)


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.


Sign up for the third annual Musical Advent Calendar

Advent begins on Sunday, Nov 27, and so does the musical Advent calendar. You'll get an email every morning bringing you a different piece of holiday music! If you got them last year you’re already on the list, but if you’re new to this and want to participate, email office@collegeheights.us.


Contemplative pairs: Nov 19

Roy Gesley is offering the opportunity to engage in Contemplative Pairs on Sat, Nov 19 at the church from 10:30 am–3 pm. This is a method of spiritual inquiry that involves no belief system, and uses meeting in pairs safely and respectfully. More info here, including a description of the day and a link to a documentary showing the practice. A healthy snack will be provided.


Help California Clubhouse secure a new home

California Clubhouse has the chance to secure a great new location for their home base. There’s a public comment period until Dec 7, and they could really use a show of support from their fans. Check out their newsletter for how to submit a public comment.


Memorial for Lois Brock: Dec 10

The memorial service for Lois will be at 2 pm on Saturday, Dec 10. If you can help with chair setup, please come at 10 am for an hour or so.


Other upcoming events • Belmont UCC Harvest Dinner: Sat, Nov 19, 6 pm

We’re invited to a pre-Thanksgiving potluck dinner! Please sign up and tell them what you’re bringing.

• CHC Thanksgiving potluck: Thu, Nov 24, time TBA

Contact Karen to RSVP

• Book group: Sun, Nov 27 (7 pm), Zoom

“Fresh Water for Flowers” by Valerie Perrin

• Monthly women's lunch: Sun, Dec 4, 12–2 pm

Join us in person at the church.

• Weds discussion group: Dec 14 (7 pm), Zoom

Last discussion of the year


Resources and links

Canadian Brass plays “Flight of the Bumblebee”

Deirdre Doyle in “Mamma Mia" at Aragon High School Nov 17–20

UCC Golden Gate Association Fall Gathering in SF, Nov 19 10 am–3 pm


Quote of the week

“One reason that cats are happier than people is that they have no newspapers.”

—Gwendolyn Brooks


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: Art by congregant Jim Garrison

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