All posts in "homepage"

Join Our Halloween Celebration – October 27

October 11, 2019

Join our Halloween Celebration and bring cheer to others! Our annual card-making and pumpkin&cookie decorating activity will take place on Sunday, October 27, in the Common Room after worship service. We will make cards for our members who cannot attend church, and we’ll decorate cookies and pumpkins to go along with the cards. There might […]

A New Child-Care Staff Person

October 11, 2019

We have a new staff person to oversee child care in the nursery during worship services! Elizabeth Spero graduated from Dos Pueblos High School and is studying Early Childhood Education at Santa Barbara City College. She plans to become a preschool teacher. She enjoys reading and camping, and lives with her family and two beagles. […]

Welcome Our New Pastor and Family on Sunday, October 13

October 11, 2019

On Sunday, October 13, Rev. Jim Pazan will formally begin as our new pastor!! Invite your friends to join us for this exciting and momentous “launch” celebration. Pastor Jim will conduct the worship service, and then he and Katie and their children, Evie and Everett, will join us for the beach-party-themed Homecoming Potluck in the Fellowship Hall.

Peace and Global Witness Offering

October 7, 2019

By giving to the Peace & Global Witness Offering, we work to share Christ’s peace with one another, beyond our doors, beyond our community and across boundaries.25% of the offering stays with our congregation to support peacemaking and reconciliation within our own community. 25% goes to our mid-council, joining with other congregations in our area […]

Sunday School Scoop

September 2, 2019

The Exodus story demonstrates God’s grace and faithfulness in providing for God’s people in the wilderness. In Leviticus we learn of a jubilee to celebrate God’s call to all of creation for rest, renewal and rejuvenation. Next we hear about Deborah, and God’s affirmation of women in leadership roles. The final lesson concerns Elijah’s need […]

Homecoming Party – October 13, 2019

August 1, 2019

This year, our Homecoming party celebrates the arrival of our new pastor and family – Jim, Katie, Evie, and Everett.Join us after worship service in the Fellowship Hall for a delicious potluck. GPC will provide the main dish – hot dogs and tri-tip. Beverages include coffee, water, lemonade, and iced tea.Suggested donation to cover the […]

Original Watercolor Note Cards from neighbor Judy

August 1, 2019

​These one of a kind handcrafted cards are created by our resident back door neighbor Judy Gilder. Judy is a lifelong artist. Her unique cards are lovely for your ​own use and would make a wonderful gift for others. Please ​contact Judy @ 805-681-1155 to set up a time for viewing. Side note: Judy is […]

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 […]

Page 1 of 2