Upcoming Events

Fall Festival – Sunday, October 8, noon to 2 pm at Frontier Ranch at Mission Springs Conference Center. There will be a taco cart, bounce houses and a dessert potluck. Please bring a dessert to share. Suggested donation $5/person to cover costs.

Wings Harvest Jamboree – Sunday, October 15, 3-8 pm, Aptos Village Park. Fundraiser to benefit Wings Homeless Advocacy – tri tip BBQ, square dance caller, games for kids. Tickets available at www.wingsadvocacy.org

Faith Communities Shelter – Saturday, October 21, 5:30 pm, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Join Pastor Jeremiah in serving dinner to 16-20 homeless individuals before they are housed overnight at St. Philip’s church.

Congregational Business Meeting – Sunday, October 22, 11 am, in the sanctuary. Members, please plan to attend.

Club 4-5 – Youth Group for grades 4 and 5 will meet Saturday, October 28, 4 pm, at church.

Young Life Santa Cruz Silent Auction & Banquet – Saturday, October 28, 5 pm, Chaminade Resort & Spa. For tickets contact Young Life office 831.423.5478 santacruzyounglife@gmail.com

Upcoming Fall Events

Worship Service Time will change to 10 am on September 3.

Confirmation for 7th, 8th, & 9th graders starts September 10 after church. Pastors Jeremiah & Brian will be teaching this two year class. Please contact either of them if you have questions:  jeremiah.fair@ccsv.org or brian.mccutchen@ccsv.org

The Adult Bible Study will start up with an Ice Cream Social at the home of Gerry & Shirley Cox on Tuesday, September 12 at 2pm. Gerry plans to review the first 11 chapters during that time. The first lesson, chapter 12, will be on September 19 at 10 am church in the Fireside Room and will meet thereafter on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Please contact Gerry at gerry1c@comcast.net for additional information.

Middle School and High School Youth Groups start Sunday evening, September 17. More details will follow. Contact Brian at brian.mccutchen@ccsv.org

PSWC Women’s Retreat at Mission Springs, September 15-17, register online at www.pswc-women’s-retreat.eventzilla.net 

Good Friday and Easter Services

April 14, 12 pm
Please join Pastor Jeremiah and Pastor Mary Blessing for a noontime Good Friday Service to be held at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Drive.

Two Easter Services will be held this year on Sunday, April 16. There will be a “sunrise” service at 7 am at the fire pits at Twin Lakes Beach and a more traditional Easter service at 10:30 am in the church sanctuary.

Those who are able are encouraged to park in lower parking lot behind the church.

Easter Flowers are Welcome
You may bring lilies, daffodils or tulips to the beach or to church on Easter Sunday and place them in the sand or across the front of the platform. You may include a note on the pot if your flowers are in memory of or in honor of a loved one.

Vacation Bible School July 12-14

“Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven.” Psa 148:13

Vacation Bible School at Community Covenant is a 3 evening camp for kids 4-12. Join us for singing, outdoor games, bible stories around the campfire and art journaling projects.

Register online here 

Vacation Bible School in July

CCC VBS
“The Names of “God”
July 12 – 14, 5-8:30 pm (light dinner at 5 pm)

Vacation Bible School at Community Covenant is a 3 evening camp for kids 4-12. Join us for singing, outdoor games, bible stories around the campfire and art journaling projects.  Registration will be available online next week! Find out more now by contacting Caroline Mann at ncaroline@sbcglobal.net

Young Life Adventures getting ready for summer! And more…

Young Life Adventures Work Day
Join us on Saturday, April 30th from 9 AM to 2 PM to help YL Adventures get camp ready! We need skilled labor for some small construction projects as well as hard working folks to help with yard work and clean up. For clean up help, please bring rakes, shovels, brooms etc. If you have construction skills contact James for what to bring!

Camp Address for Young Life Adventures (Wild Oak)
627 Nelson Road
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

James Thomsen
(831) 331-1483
jamesthomsen@mac.com
ylacalifornia.com

Young Life “Tonight Show” & Pasta Dinner
here at Community Covenant Church
Come help Young Life kids get to camp by attending our YL “Tonight Show” Pasta Dinner! Suggested Donation is $10 (kids under 10 years old eat FREE!)

Dinner will begin at 6:00pm and live student entertainment will begin at 7:00pm!

PLEASE RSVP to Heather: (831) 325-9496 Heather@SantaCruzYoungLife or on the Eventbrite link: YLTonightshow2016.com

Faith Communities Shelter Help Needed on Saturday, May 21
Once a month, Erik and Heather Hedstrom prepare and serve dinner to the 16-20 homeless individuals at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church as part of the Faith Communities Shelter. Next month, on May 21, Erik & Heather are unable to be there and are searching for someone to make and serve dinner. Arrive at 5:30 pm, depart around 7. There are funds available up to $50 – turn your receipt in to Claudia in the office for reimbursement.

Contact Erik or Heather Hedstrom if you can help: erikh1974@gmail.com or sibley0319@gmail.com