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News for Sep 15, 2020

Linda Crone

This Sunday, Sep 20: Linda Crone

This Sunday, we welcome Linda Crone, who will speak on "Collateral Beauty." Crone has worked in education for 38 years as a teacher instructor and a children's librarian. She has a master's degree in Computers in Education from Lesley College. Join us on Zoom at 10 am Sunday.

Watch Rev. Victor's sermon

Rev. Victor Floyd last Sunday: "Peter's name means 'rock.' Let his name remind you of how his walking-on-water escapade went. He sank like a rock. We all will. But remember this more: Remember the hands that were there to catch him. Remember the hands that pulled him up." Watch his sermon, or see our worship slides. (Plus, check out more of Victor's music and preaching at

See how TRA has transformed our building

The Right Approach to Education (TRA) has rented our back two rooms and transformed them to use for tutoring. View photos.

UCC newspaper editor Evan Golder dies at 82

The Rev. W. Evan Golder, who edited United Church News from its start in 1985 until his retirement in 2003, died Sep 7 in hospice care in Westlake, Ohio. He was 82. Under Golder's leadership, the newspaper won awards for news and feature coverage of the church’s ministries. Read more.

South Coast fire relief fund

Our friends at Puente write: "Our staff has joined efforts with the Red Cross, Human Service Agency of San Mateo County and the Sheriff’s Department to set up an evacuation center. Over 60 families have been provided with hotel vouchers. We expect to get more requests as the fire grows. Puente staff will continue staffing the evacuation center in Half Moon Bay to provide support to individuals and families." To help, donate here and select "fire relief fund."

Garden party on Sat, Sep 26

Join us for a socially distanced gathering on the church lawn on Sat, Sep 26 from 1–3 pm. Say hello to your friends, check out Jamie’s transformation of the back rooms into TRA's tutoring business, and admire our new roof. Please bring your own food, drink, etc. See you then!

Links and resources

• Starting this Fri, Sep 18: One River Foundation's Days of Awe for the World, a "journey of return and repair" for the Jewish high holy days • Jaye M. recommends Katharine Hepburn's brownies: NYTimes Cooking (requires subscription) or original recipe source (including a great story) • Oct 3: The Peninsula Women's Chorus hosts an online concert

Quote of the week

"We isolate now

so when we gather again,

no one is missing."

—Seen on Facebook

Upcoming online events

Worship service: Sundays at 10 am Click here to join

Meditation chat: Wednesdays at 8 am Click here to join

Women's group: Mondays at 1 pm Click here to join


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