Craig’s Corner 2021 August

And so…we wait. As we are preparing to return to in-person worship, the world around us continues to surge in COVID cases.  While certainly not as bad as it was back in January, the trend we had seen curving down has gone back up.  We had hoped to re-open for in-person worship this coming month (August) but instead we are planning on an October opening tentatively.   Over the next few weeks, your COVID Task Force will be considering how we can best open safely.  We will be examining trends in COVID cases, reading up on the best advice from health officials and the CDC, and continuing our work to prepare the church for our return. Right now, the Trustees are coordinating efforts to give the church a deep cleaning. Our Worship Team is hard at work assessing our needs for … [Read more...]

Youth Planning Committee Notes

Here are my notes from this morning's meeting. All mistakes are mine - feel free to correct, clarify, or expand on my notes. … [Read more...]

UMW: Dates to Remember

September 8: WORLD THANK OFFERING PROGRAM 9 a.m. Our offering given out of gratitude for God's abundance and celebrating the joys of life Begin Fall Program: 5 Star Giving September 28: Bridges District Annual Celebration 1473 S. Novato Blvd., Novato, CA "Open the Eyes of My Heart" Speaker: Donna Fado Ivery October 19: Conference UMW Annual Celebration Reno, NV UMW/Craft Group will commence Fall Meetings on Wednesday, August 28 at 10 am in the Issei Chapel. Lunch with the J-Sei lunch program. … [Read more...]

Our Search for a New Family and Young Adult Minister

As many of you know, we are now searching for a new minister for our families and young adults. If you or anyone you know might be interested, please direct them to the job description … [Read more...]