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From the Pulpit…

After a marvelous five week Season of Creation we return to the regular lectionary for the Pentecost and it’s a miracle! Multiple miracles! The waters of holy baptism have healed us. The body and blood of Jesus in holy communion have made us clean. We have died with Christ and been raised with him. For all this we have returned to offer thanks. From this place we are sent on our way rejoicing to share the good news.

After Worship Lunch n’ Learn

Sunday, October 16

Do you feel uncomfortable praying out loud in a group?  How about praying for a loved one or new believer in person? Come hear about simple ways to feel more confident with public prayer after worship this Sunday. Linda Marden will have prayer tips and resources for prayer. These resources will help you build confidence, overcome anxiety, and expand your prayer life!  Public practice not required…

Sunday, October 23

Our area Thrivent Representative, Clare Truong, will be with us for worship and is providing our Fellowship time. She will also offer a forum on the why and how of good personal finance. This is for folks who have plenty of resources and those who don’t.

Sunday, October 30

 San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention will offer us a presentation that outlines the problem of gun violence in the United States, explains federal, California and local legislation, and describes our outreach in San Diego. They will offer tangible steps the audience can take to help end the violence.

San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention is a coalition of organizations and citizens united to end gun violence. It is an all- volunteer 501 (c) (4) non-profit working through legislation, advocacy and education to keep our communities safe. Formed in 2018 with volunteers from Moms Demand Action and Brady United Against Gun Violence the group has since grown to include 15 faith-based and civic partner organizations and has a youth arm, Team Enough, with chapters in several San Diego high schools.

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