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In light of the petition begun this week to eliminate Church feedings to the unsheltered community in Pacific Beach, we recognize that we have an opportunity to communicate the full ministry taking place here at PB UMC beyond the free meal.
Sermon preview: We often look at service in a particular way. We must remember that we are called to serve, and there may be more opportunity than we sometimes think.
October has become the traditional month at Pacific Beach UMC when we embark on our annual Stewardship campaign. It is a time where we recommit – or perhaps commit for the first time – ourselves to supporting the ministries of PB UMC and of the broader connected Church. We hear sermons intended to inspire thoughtful commitment and generosity, sometimes we hear from members of the congregation, we receive letters from the pastor, and we fill out a card indicating our…
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I confess that today is a difficult day. While this will be read in October, I write in late September on the 30th anniversary of my mother’s death. And so it’s a difficult day. And I am reminded of all those who have lost loved ones with an understanding that the time of grief does not lessen the hurt. Yes, it gives us tools we can use to manage our aching, but – for me – to claim that the…
In an effort to grow our community outreach, we will be making and handing out “helper bags” filled with essentials to our homeless neighbors, along with an invitation to join us in our Wednesday night meals, as well as a list of other local homeless dining options.
The Readiness 360+ team is working hard at aligning our ministries with our mission to positively affect our community. This short report highlights two focus points…
PB UMC member Jeanette remembers the early days of our Wednesday Night Ministry to the homeless and writes of those recollections, and especially the generous participation of one local business.
This year was one of many challenges as well as learning opportunities for all of us who volunteered in the Interfaith Shelter program at PB UMC.