Monthly Archives: December 2014

Historic Bell makes a move

A church bell, that in its own right has an interesting history, has started a new chapter in it’s life. The iron bell started its life as a church bell and a fire bell in Hayward.  It became the bell … Continue reading

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Construction Update – January

Work continues at a steady pace at 36600. The carpentry work in the sanctuary began in earnest with the installation of the natural wood ceiling, a job requiring much skill and precision. The steel moment frame—the huge support beam that … Continue reading

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AV System Grant received

Thanks to some hard work by Ann Melious and Pastor Jeff and some amazing generosity from the Fremont Bank Foundation, the church has been awarded up to $90,000 for in purchase and installation of a state-of-the-art audio/visual system at our … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jottings – January 2015

Sermon Series Planned for January I guess it was three years ago or so. I was leading the “Time with the Children” in worship, making a point about how light is helpful because it allows us to see what’s there … Continue reading

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Worship moves to 109 J Street

Sunday morning worship services are now held at the Macau Cultural Center, 109 J Street. Parking is across Niles Blvd.; the entrance is on J Street. There is an elevator and stairs to the second floor (where worship services will … Continue reading

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January Special Offering

The January special offering will go to Tri-City Volunteers, an organization with deep connections to our congregation. Started by women from our predecessor congregations, Tri-City Volunteers provides food assistance and low cost clothing and household items to the residents of … Continue reading

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Organ fund growing

Rather than moving an organ that’s about 40 years old, the Cabinet voted several months ago to raise money to purchase and install a “new to us” organ at 36600 Niles Blvd. Our Director of Music, Jonathan Borchardt, pointed out … Continue reading

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