Announcements

 

A PRAYER FROM THE STREETS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE FROM SEMINARIAN LAUREN GRUBAUGH

Posted August 14th, 2017 in in Announcement, Social Justice, Uncategorized, Witness

Seminarian Lauren Grubaugh was part of the counter-protest in Charlottesville last Saturday. She shares this reflection and prayer.   My Beloved… , I could tell you about the clusters of young, white men walking militia style through the streets of Charlottesville, clad in white polos and khakis, crowned with baseball helmets and motorcycle helmets, bearing clubs and Confederate flags and…

The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa Hosts National Night Out

Posted July 22nd, 2017 in in Announcement, Social Justice

It’s that time again; time to come together with neighbors new and old to celebrate our community and work together to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. So, in that spirit, turn on your porch lights and come on out to our great National Night Out celebration – in the parking lot of The Table: United Church…

50 Years as Organist/Pianist at The Table:  United Church of Christ of La Mesa

Posted June 19th, 2017 in in Announcement

Celebrating Valerie Victor’s Golden Jubilee “A national treasure right in our midst!”*  That’s the incomparable Valerie Victor, organist/pianist at The Table:  United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM). Valerie was seven when she started to play the piano, eight when her elementary school music teacher asked that she not return to class – it was “too easy” for her. …

Collecting Information for Search Process

Posted May 3rd, 2017 in in Announcement, Church Documents

May 2017 Dear United Church of Christ of La Mesa Community, We are about to embark on our search process to find a settled pastor for our beloved church.  As part of that process we must complete a lengthy ‘Church profile’ which includes detailed church demographics.  We have not collected information in this comprehensive format related to our community and believe…

Report to the Congregation from the “Pre-Search Committee”

Posted April 14th, 2017 in in Announcement, Church Documents

The Council set up a small committee to establish a process for selecting the “Search Committee” for our Senior Minister position.  This small group has met and we want to share with everyone the process we have followed. When Rev. Kaji first resigned our leaders asked for names of individuals that would be interested in serving on the Search Committee;…

Light into darkness! Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service

Posted March 23rd, 2017 in in Announcement

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service 6:00 – 7 PM Pioneer Ocean View UCC Church 2550 Fairfield Street San Diego, 92110     Light into darkness! Tenebrae is Latin for shadows, and a Tenebrae service is distinctive for its gradual extinguishing of light while readings and psalms are recited. It is a special Holy Week service. We will go on a pilgrimage…

Trading Places – New UCC Video

Posted January 18th, 2017 in in Message from the Pastor, Social Justice, Witness

Dear Friends, We are releasing an important new United Church of Christ video titled, “Trading Places”. If you listen to most news cycles or political speeches of late, you would be left with the clear impression that people of different faiths not only hate each other, but they do so because their faith leaves them no other option. We want…

Support Syrian Refugees

Posted September 15th, 2015 in in Witness

What can we do to support Syrian Refugees today? Gifts can be made here to Global Ministries, to start. Send a letter urging President Obama to take more Syrian refugees than the projected 15,000 for FY 2016.  To deepen your help, read on. Thanks to Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, we have some suggestions. We are sharing their recommendations, below. Background:…