News for Sep 28, 2021
This Sun, Oct 3
This Sunday at 10 am, join us on Zoom. Susanne Croft will be the guest preacher. It's also a Giving Sunday for Neighbors in Need (UCC). Join us via Zoom a few minutes before 10 am.
Next Sun, Oct 10
On, Sun, Oct we’ll be in-person at church for the Feast of St. Francis. It will be our annual Blessing of the Animals, so bring or borrow a pet — or bring a picture for the altar of a pet you’ve lost. Rev. Polly will preach, and we'll also have communion.
Upcoming events on Zoom
• Wednesday discussion group: Wed, Sep 29 (7 pm)
We'll focus on the question “What does ‘home’ mean to you?” Please note our new start time.
• Church council: Thu, Sep 30 (7:30 pm)
All are welcome.
• Worship and Arts Committee: Wed, Oct 6 (7 pm)
Join us as we plan upcoming worship services and themes.
• Book group: Sun, Oct 24 (7 pm)
We'll discuss “The Web of Meaning” by Jeremy Lent.
Links and resources
• Religious artifacts in new Reconstruction exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
• Monterey Bay hydrophone (referenced Sunday)
• “Oceans” (Sunday's postlude)
Quote of the week
Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be.
The last of life, for which the first was made.
Our times are in his hand
Who saith: ”A whole I planned,
Youth shows but half; trust God, see all, nor be afraid.”
— Robert Browning, “Rabbi Ben Ezra”
Weekly online events
• Women's group: Mondays at 1 pm
Usually on Zoom; third Mondays at Fiero Caffe
• Meditation: Wednesdays at 7:30 am
In person at the church building
• Worship service: Sundays at 10 am
Usually on Zoom