News for Oct 4, 2022


This Sunday: Zoom service

Join us on Zoom this Sunday at 10 am. Rev. Polly will preach on Matthew 5:48 with the title “Kintsugi.” Our special Giving Sunday collection this month is for the UCC’s Neighbors in Need, which includes help for Florida. 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.


Pastoral search committee survey

Please take the time to answer this survey from the pastoral search committee, which is tasked with finding our next pastor. If you worship with us even occasionally, your opinion matters.


New member info meeting: Oct 6

If you’re interested in finding out what’s involved in becoming a member of CHC, join Polly on Zoom at 7 pm on Thursday, Oct 6. Get all your questions answered! (If this date doesn’t work for you, talk to Polly and we’ll figure something out.)


Contemplative pairs: Nov 19

Roy Gesley is offering the opportunity to engage in Contemplative Pairs on Sat, Nov 19 at the church from 11 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.


Other upcoming events • Weds discussion group: Oct 12 (7 pm), Zoom

Reading the Gospel of Thomas 1-37

• Taizé service: Fri, Oct 14 (7:30 pm), in person

With cellist Ami Nashimoto

• Book group: Sun, Oct 30 (7 pm), Zoom

Thomas Friedman’s “Thank You for Being Late”

• Worship & Arts committee: Nov 6 after church


Resources and links

Masterworks Fall Concert Oct 15–16, featuring Morton Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna”

Yo Yo Ma plays “Over the Rainbow”


Quote of the week

“Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find ashes.”

—Annie Dillard


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: Two of the animals we blessed last Sunday

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