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Doors wide open: Renewing for the future

Doors Wide Open Weekly Update

Our Capital Campaign has already generated much positive energy and given us a common focus to work toward. Jennifer Busam, Capital Campaign Ministry Team member, shares her thoughts about the “Doors Wide Open” Campaign: “I want to make our sanctuary more accessible to all. I’d like our sanctuary to be more adaptable for community events, such as concerts. The campaign will be a re-energizing focus for our congregation.” [...]

Doors wide open: Renewing for the future

Doors Wide Open Weekly Update

When asked why she’s passionate about supporting the Doors Wide Open Capital Campaign, Ruth Tebo, Capital Campaign Executive Team member, answered, “For the past billion years, well, only 7 years, I have been on the Sanctuary Improvement Ministry Team. I love the new design of the sanctuary and REALLY believe we must make the sanctuary more accessible for all. The only way I see to make these needed changes happen is an effective Capital Campaign. Let’s do this!!” [...]

Hiroshima

A Prayer for Peace

Gracious and compassionate God, we are here on this 76th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to beg for your help in the pursuit of greater peace. Such devastation and terror, too easily justified, plagues our human communities even now. The traumatic scars left in the wake of the bombings are permanent reminders of the terrible damage human beings can inflict on one another and the world. Shift our hearts toward peace. Make us ever mindful that the threat of nuclear devastation has only increased in the intervening decades. Do not let us fall back into complacency but move us toward the peaceful resolution of difference and a deepening appreciation for diversity, that we might eventually build a world that joyfully celebrates life and no longer revels in death. May this anniversary find us more ready to live as you have called us to live, in love and peace, compassion and hope. We are grateful for the movement of your spirit, even when it challenges us. Amen [...]

A house with a heart in it

Protect our Families and Neighbors

Because of the pandemic, more than a million California households owe almost $4 billion in back rent. While the Governor recently announced additional rent relief funds, the state must make two critical changes in order for families to access this money in time to keep them housed. Please join us in calling upon the Governor and state legislators to: [...]