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Photos from Spring Cleaning 2019

April 8, 2019

​A bunch of GPC-ers gathered on Saturday, April 6, to spruce up the church grounds and meeting rooms. A good mix of friendly conversation and hard work. And some pretty good food, too! The photos here are by Mary Ellen Kestel and Marilyn Gross Mary Ellen & Jeannie escape from the trash can​Into the bin!Jeanne […]

Our Beautiful Succulent Garden

April 8, 2019

​Work on our lovely succulent garden began in 2018, headed-up by Lynn Kirby, Alan Scholl,  George Emory,  ​Norma Shinoda, and Eduardo Villa. We also thank everyone else who helped out with the huge amount of loving work that went into this garden. The photos below are by Mary Ellen Kestel.A video of the “emergence” of […]

Coffee Helpers are Needed!

March 29, 2019

​​Please consider volunteering for the Coffee Corps! You only need to be available one Sunday a month, or even every other month. Duties include arriving by 9:10am to prepare the coffee; serving the coffee on the patio after worship service; and putting the cups into the dishwasher afterward. Training is provided. Please contact Marsha Martin […]

An Update about our New-Pastor Search

February 25, 2019

Goleta Presbyterian Church is seeking a new pastor to lead our church into the future. Our new pastor will be a strong spiritual leader with a vision that will help our church confirm and identify church mission and vision. We pray for a pastor who can generate new ideas, be creative, compromise, and understand the […]

Farewell and Mahalo to Charlie Campbell, our Interim Pastor

February 25, 2019

​Sunday, February 24, was our last Sunday with our Interim Pastor, Charlie Campbell. Charlie is always recognizable by his Hawaiian shirts — so for this Sunday, the entire congregation dressed in Hawaiian shirts in his honor. Mahalo, Charlie, and we wish you all the best at your new church in Diamond Bar — where he […]

Ready Home, Ready Heart

December 22, 2018

Do you have a Ready Home & a Ready Heart? Provide local kids with a loving home today! Our Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services offers: “Our Kids. Foster + Adopt + Mentor.”  If you would like to participate, you can get ​information at the church office​.

Landscape Committee plans Meditation Opportunities

November 25, 2018

​The GPC LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE – Is organizing a group to promote our landscaping and opportunities for a meditation experience. Our quiet corner of Goleta, next to a busy shopping center, offers a restful, quiet and reflective experience. Many already come to our picnic area and benches around the property to relax, reflect and pray. We are […]

Mission & Peace Committee Announces Awards of Grants

June 28, 2018

​The  MISSION and PEACE COMMITTEE ​has awarded grants to the following recipients:Unite to LightAdom Partnership InternationalNomi NetworkPhilippine Solar Village ProjectConnect for WaterMEPO/House of FlowersPower of LoveSanta Barbara Mission Conference

Coffee Servers Needed!

March 4, 2018

​Do you enjoy coffee time on the terrace? Please consider volunteering to prepare and serve coffee occasionally. Arrive at 9:10am to prepare coffee and condiments, following the instructions posted in the Common Room kitchen. Unload clean cups from the dishwasher and place them on the rolling cart. After worship, serve coffee and clean up. This […]

Volunteer Services

February 26, 2018

​Do you know someone who could use a visit, a meal, or a ride from one of our volunteers? Contact the church office (805-967-2131) or one of our Deacons.

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