Monthly Archives: January 2016

Jeff’s Jottings

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman We begin Lent on Ash Wednesday with the words, “Remember … Continue reading

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Confirmation Class to watch Jesus Christ, Superstar

The Confirmation Class invites the whole church to watch the 1973 film Jesus Christ, Superstar on Saturday, February 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. Based on a concept album project written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and … Continue reading

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Doctors are often not ready to talk about death with patients

“All of us will do it,” the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer said. “All of us will die. With any luck, we’ll have a doctor who is ready to talk clearly, compassionately, and honestly with us as that time approaches.” Counseling people … Continue reading

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Join the all-church Lenten read

Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, is a time for reflection, confession, and prayer; a time to explore where we have been and what and where God is calling us now. During 2015, America’s attention was drawn again and again … Continue reading

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Special Offerings

The February special offering will be for SAVE (Safe Alternatives of Violent Environments). SAVE runs domestic violence safety programs (like the emergency shelter) and prevention programs (like their healthy teen dating program). To learn more about SAVE’s programs, see http://www.save-dv.org. … Continue reading

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New Conference Minister to be installed

Wondering what to do on Saturday, February 20? Well, you could join in the installation of the Rev. Diane Weible as the settled Conference Minister of the Northern California Nevada Conference, United Church of Christ. The service begins at 4:00 … Continue reading

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Registration open for DOC Regional Annual Gathering

The 2016 Annual Gathering of the Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada is April 8-9, 2016. The Annual Gathering team has been hard at work planning theme, worship, special guest speakers, and of course food! Arden Christian Church in Sacramento has … Continue reading

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