Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is Sunday, October 14 at 12 pm at Mission Springs Frontier Ranch. It will be a potluck this year with bounce houses and ping pong. Confirmation and Youth Groups will not meet that Sunday.

We will need your help to set up for the Fall Festival. Meet at the top of Frontier Ranch at
5 pm Saturday, October 13.

Fall Schedule

  • September 2, Worship Service returns to Sundays at 10 am
  • September 2, Youth Helper Paint Pouring Party, after church, CE Bldg
  • September 3, Labor Day, Office Closed
  • September 5, Community Game Night, 7 pm in the Fireside Room
  • September 5 & 19, Men’s Bible Study continues, 6:30 pm in the Library. Meets the first & third Tuesday of the month.
  • September 9, Confirmation begins, Sundays after church in the Youth Room
  • September 11, Adult Bible Study kicks off with an ice cream social at the home of Gerry Cox at 2 pm.
  • September 16, Youth Groups begin with a progressive dinner. Details to follow.
  • September 18, Adult Bible Study first meeting, 10 am in the Fireside Room. Meets the first & third Tuesday of the month thereafter.
  • September 24, Women’s Breakfast, 9 am Auntie Mame’s Restaurant in Scotts Valley
    Meets the fourth Monday of the month.

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