Church News (Page 53)

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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

To view the January 2015 edition of the Beach Breeze on a mobile device or to save and/or print, click this button: Download Or copy and paste this link into your web browser: https://www.pbumc.org/media/newsletters/breeze_1501.pdf

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…

Christmas for our Wednesday Night Guests

Our Christmas Dinner for our Wednesday Night guests will be held on December 17th this year. Chef Ben is planning on cooking a wonderful Ham dinner with all of the fixings! If you would like to share in this Christmas offering to our less fortunate neighbors, you have plenty of opportunities to contribute! Gifts: We are seeking contributions of new (mostly) men’s athletic crew or longer socks, adult-sized watch caps (also known as beanies, tooks, knit caps), neck scarfs, hoodie…

Hark! the Angel Sang Off-Key

The young songsters of PB UMC have been working on, and having fun getting their Christmas play ready for the afternoon of December 14th at 3 pm. The play is “Hark! the Angel Sang Off-Key.” Come join us as the Herald angel choir learns about getting to proclaim a very special birth, and how to really listen for God’s message. Florence will provide a dessert immediately following the performance. All are invited to attend. Our thanks to Maggie for accompanying…

“When Carol Met Cookie”

A Happily-Ever-After Holiday Story By Lynn ‘Twas many years past, though I recall it as only moments ago; the story of how two loves first discovered each other and the enchantment that meeting would bring to their village. This year you too can discover, or rediscover, the enchantment that happens when Carol and Cookie are together again. Find out for yourself how the story grows when we set out to- gether to share carols with local PB UMC family members;…

Christmas Eve at PB UMC

This Christmas, we enter again into the story of Christ’s birth. It is wonderful to celebrate Christmas each year so that we can be reminded that God is continually making things new; that our God is a life-giving God. Please plan on coming to worship on Christmas Eve and consider inviting a friend or a neighbor. This year, PB UMC will offer three worship services on Christmas Eve: 5 pm – story and song for children and families. 7 pm…