Upcoming Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 15, Office Closed
Adult Bible Study – Tuesday, January 16, 10 am, Fireside Room
Men’s Bible Study – Wednesday, January 17, 6:30 pm, Library
Club 4-5 – Friday, January 19, 7-8:30 pm at church
Youth Groups – Resume Sunday, January 21
ECC Midwinter Conference – Monday, January 22 – Friday, January 26 in Chicago, IL
Annual Meeting 2018 – Sunday, January 28, right after church. 
We will vote on the 2018 budget and the Leadership Team. The church is providing a soup lunch prior to the meeting and there will also be a youth appeal for funds for their CHIC trip in July.

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

Weekly Calendar 9/17-9/23/17

  • Tuesday, September 19, 10 am, Adult Bible Study in the Fireside Room
  • Wednesday, September 20, 6:30 pm, Men’s Bible Study in the Library


  • Sunday, September 24, 11 am, Confirmation in Youth Room
  • Sunday, September 24, 11 am, Children’s Ministry Volunteer Training in CE Bldg.
  • Sunday, September 24, 6 – 7:30 pm,  Middle Youth Groups in Youth Room
  • Sunday, September 24, 6:45 – 8:15 pm, High School Youth Groups in Youth Room
  • Monday, September 25, 9 am, Women’s Breakfast at Auntie Mame’s in Scotts Valley
  • Friday, September 29, 7 pm, Club 4-5 in Sanctuary

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 

Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, January 29 after church

All members please plan to attend. We will vote on two new leadership team members and on the 2017 budget. 2016 Annual Reports will be available. A soup lunch fundraiser for the summer youth mission trip to Mexico will take place prior to the meeting. Everyone is welcome to stay after church for the soup lunch and the meeting.

Youth Groups, Club 45 and Adult Bible Study resume

Mark your calendars!

Youth Groups resume Sunday, September 18:
Middle School begins at 6:00 pm; High School begins at 6:45 pm
Please contact Brian if you are able to provide dinner on the 18th or any Sunday thereafter. Funds are available for reimbursement with receipt. Email brian.mccutchen@ccsv.org or call 831-454-6645

The next Club 4-5 will be Friday, September 23 from 7-8:30 pm at church
Games, Bible lesson, and snack will be provided. Invite a friend to join us!

Adult Bible Study resumes in September starting with an ice cream social at the home of Gerry & Shirley Cox on Tuesday, September 27 at 2pm. Anyone who would like to join in the study of Philippians is welcome.
The group will meet thereafter on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Fireside Room at church at 10 am. (First regular meeting will be October 4).
Please contact Gerry Cox at 831-335-3754 or gerry1c@comcast.net