Church News (Page 47)

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Beach Breeze – February 2015

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More. It seems like we’re always looking for more. And in a consumer-driven culture like ours, the idea of always looking for more can be harmful if we’re not careful…

Questioning God

Happy second month of the New Year!! No, I don’t have my calendar wrong. Of course it’s January, and of course this is when we most commonly celebrate the New Year. But did you know that – according to the Christian calendar – we started our new year back on November 30, 2014? The Christian year starts with Advent, the season of prepa- ration that culminates in Christmas. We then move through the twelve days of Christmas (and a partridge…

We All Count

Many of us at PB UMC volunteer our time and resources to help feed our homeless neighbors. We bring blankets and shoes. We collect clothing. These are worthy acts. But what about the next meal? What about the next week or month? Thousands of individuals, families, and unaccompanied children experience homelessness annually in San Diego County. The task of alleviating homelessness can seem daunting. However, it is possible. We can’t fix what we can’t measure. Understanding our homeless allows our…

Grants and Gifts and Generosity, Oh My!

‘Tis indeed the season for Christmas Generosity! Sempra Utilities gave The Welcome Door a grant of $1000. The good folks at Intuit, as well as donating boxes of personal-sized toiletries, are donating approximately $100 per volunteer hour that their employees work on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Individuals from the community send in checks to help with our Wednesday Night program, as well as volunteering to sponsor and serve meals each week. The Tzu Chi Foundation (all organic, all…

Beach Breeze – January 2015

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Advent Conspiracy

Can I tell you how excited I am? And I mean really excited. I’m talking about the kind of excited that kids get around their birthdays. I’m talking about the kind of excited that our dog gets when we get home. I’m talking about the kind of excited that we don’t always get around Christmas. Because we can get bogged down in lists and shopping and where the kids (if we have any living at home) will be when school’s…

Interfaith Shelter and PB UMC

With the arrival of our guests on December 28, PB UMC will once again participate in the Interfaith Shelter Network. The guests will be at the church from 5 pm in the evening to 7 am the next morning during their two-week stay. They will sleep at the church, shower at the church, and eat their breakfasts and dinners at the church. During the day they will be working, job hunting, or going to school. We will send them out…