Missions

Missions

We All Count

In the early morning hours of January 27, 2017, hundreds of volunteers will participate in the WeAllCount. Census in 27 locations throughout San Diego.

Shoreline, Casting a Net of Care

By Beth Rhodes, Executive Director of Shoreline Community Services Even though we’ve just begun, there are many exciting things happening for Shoreline Community Services… Through a wonderful new member of PB UMC, Shoreline has been able to develop a partnership with St. James Episcopal Church‘s Health Services Committee. This committee manages a fund dedicated to helping those who cannot afford the medical care they need. This committee has approved funding to assist with surgeries, outpatient procedures, and special eye-wear and…

Interfaith Shelter 2016

This is the 30th season that PB UMC has hosted guests from the Interfaith Shelter Network, the shelter program where more than 200 homeless men, woman and children receive shelter and other services throughout the San Diego region for a two-week period. Over the years, the demographical composition of shelter guest has changed; we are seeing more single mothers with children. Our guests will arrive Saturday, February 20th to officially launch the start of the two-week period here at PB…

Sierra Service Project 2015

Thank you all for your continued support and prayers for our PB UMC Youth Ministries Program. We ended up having a team of 10 head to Stockton, CA for SSP (Sierra Service Project). There were only 7 others there for our work week, which was a different experience than we have had previous years. We liked the smaller group and we all got to know everyone, not just those on our work teams. Our projects included building an awning, painting,…

Starfish Stories – Aug. 2015

A young girl was walking along a beach in which thousands of starfish had been washed up during a storm. When she came to each starfish, she would pick it up, and throw it back into the water. She had been doing this for some time, when a man approached her and said, “Little girl, why are you doing this? You can’t save all these starfish. You can’t begin to make a difference!” The little girl seemed crushed, deflated. But…
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