Read Pastor Erik’s letter

Self-care suggestions for these changing times

Visit our place to collect all that we are thankful for, and practice building a daily habit of gratitude together. 


RSVP for J. Philip Newell evening: Wednesday February 7, 6-9pm. We’d like to start getting a head count and hope you will be joining us!  Click here to RSVP

Memorial service for Carolyn Burris, January 20th at 11am: We hope you will join us to celebrate her life and ministry among us.

Sensible Firearm Safety, January 20th at 3pm: Join a roundtable discussion about this issue as we host two state assemblymen and clergy from around the Bay area.

Support Monroe Middle School’s teachers: Please bring white board markers, wipes for desks, pencils, scissors, glue sticks, rulers, construction paper, paper clips, and Starbucks cards.

E-waste recycling fundraiser – January 27th. Sign up with Colleen. We especially need volunteers 1-4 (you can do a one hour shift)

Please remember the canned food barrel in the narthex to help people who need food this winter.


Cooking class with West Valley Muslim Association 10-1pm, January 27th. Sign up in the church office. $10/person.

J. Philip Newell, Wednesday February 7, 6-9pm: More info here.

Living Trust Seminar coming next year. Find out how to transfer your estate to your family quickly, without probate fees. More details here.

Help build a well in South America! There are spaces open to go work with Living Waters to build wells, educate people about the wells and about hygiene. Please see Patty or Erik if you are interested.


Taize: 7pm every third Tuesday

Living Room Conversations: 4th Tuesday evening

Bring your CRV-recyclable plastics so we can help build wells! Look for the barrel in the Narthex.

Please support Westhope while you shop at Amazon. Go to and select Westhope as your charity of choice. It doesn’t cost you anything and a small percentage of your total will go directly to Westhope.  Please note that you have to shop at, not the regular in order for the donation to be made. If you prefer a handy button to get you there:

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Senior Center brown bag lunch: Mondays at noon

Morning prayer: 9am, Monday- Thursday

Men’s Bible Study: 10am on Tuesday in the Session room by the office.

Gardening Group: 9:30am on Wednesday

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