Monthly Archives: November 2013

“God In Action” group forming

Imagine meeting once a month with a small group of trusted friends to explore together how you have witnessed God In Action in your life.  Such a small group is forming with the hope that by exploring together, lives will … Continue reading

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World pauses for prayers for peace

Imagine if people all around the globe paused at the same moment and prayed for peace. At noon, Greenwich Mean Time, on December 31, that happens.  That can be kind of tough for those of us living on the west … Continue reading

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Construction Team moves to round 2

The Construction Team has moved to round 2 in the process of getting building permits from the City of Fremont.  Plans were submitted in October and received over 100 comments from the City of items that need to be addressed.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Service

This year’s Christmas Eve service will begin at 11:00.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Extend the invitation to your neighbors.  Children are welcome to come in the PJs.  The service will include special Christmas Anthems from the choir, familiar Christmas … Continue reading

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Longest Night Service

A service of Light in the Midst of Darkness “This may be one of the most important gifts we give the wider community,” Pastor Jeff said, speaking of the Longest Night Service. For many, Christmas time is a bittersweet time … Continue reading

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Cabinet approves sale of 255 H St.

After discussion and questions about the details of the sales agreement, the Cabinet voted unanimously (with one abstention) to approve the sales agreement with Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association.  The sales price is $1.92 million.  The church has a 30-day … Continue reading

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Church starts collections for the Philippines

Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, the needs in the Philippines are great.  Compassionate people are reaching out in response in many ways.  The most effective and immediate response is the donation of money and many organizations are receiving donations. “I recommend … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Documentary Series presents: “Gasland Part II”

In his explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, … Continue reading

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