Sunday, January 28, after church will be our Annual Congregational Business meeting. Members will vote on the 2018 budget and Leadership Team. A soup lunch will be served and donations will be accepted for our youth ministry.
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Middle School and High School Youth Groups start Sunday evening, September 17. More details will follow. Contact Brian at email@example.com
PSWC Women’s Retreat at Mission Springs, September 15-17, register online at www.pswc-women’s-retreat.eventzilla.net
Confirmation is a 2-year study of the Bible and Church history as well as the traditional catechisms of the Church. The plan is to meet on Sunday mornings after church throughout the academic school year starting September 10. Confirmation is open to all 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. The church provides all necessary materials. Please contact Pastor Jeremiah firstname.lastname@example.org or Pastor Brian email@example.com if you have questions or if your student is interested in joining this class.
Vacation Bible Camp at Community Covenant is a 4 evening camp for kids 4 -12. Join us for singing, outdoor games, bible stories around the campfire and fun art projects.
July 10-13, 2017, 5-8:30 pm, with a light dinner at 5:30 pm.
There are 3 ways to register. Click here to sign up: www.ccsv.vbcmasterpiece
Starting June 4 our worship service will be held at 9:30 am every Sunday during the summer and will return to the regular time on Labor Day weekend, September 3. This earlier worship time will provide an opportunity to serve the local summer camp staff and to get out of the house early and enjoy the day.
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.
Then on Sunday, March 19, after church, please stay for our chili cook-off! Enter your chili; it’s not too late! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enter.