May 26, 2019

Today’s flowers are from Kit and Vic Conforti in memory of Lilla Weinberger.

Community Watch Party for Our Children’s Trust youth plaintiffs “Go to Court” hearing on June 4: Join us for a live stream of the hearing in their climate lawsuit against the U.S. government. Streaming Tuesday, June 4, 1:30—3:oo p.m, in the Community Room. Tune into the livestream and post with #AllEyesOnJuliana. Please email questions to Virginia Bertelsen,

Farewell party for Candi Horton and Brian Smucker, June 9, Burlingame Hall, following 10:30 service. Salad lunch will be provided followed by an ice cream social. Please let Dotty know if you plan to bring homemade ice cream.

The Northern California Nevada Conference (NCNC) of the United Church of Christ will hold its annual meeting Thursday through Saturday, June 13-15, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park. Every church is invited and encouraged to send a delegate and guests. The key note speaker this year will be the Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, President and General Minister of the United Church of Christ. The theme of the conference is “Restore, Reclaim, Resurrect.” This is an opportunity to learn about the work of the conference and the national denomination. There will be propositions and resolutions to consider calling the church as prophetic witness in our world. You can easily commute for one or more days, or there are overnight accommodations. Scholarships are available. Visit for more information and registration. If you would like to go, please let Curran or Susan Kelchner know.

Sonoma United Methodist Annual Women’s Salad Luncheon: The  women of First Congregational Church are invited to join us at our Annual Salad Luncheon on Tuesday, June 18, 12:30 p.m., in the Social Hall (109 Patten Street). Our speaker for the afternoon will be Bonnie Joy Kaslan, a volunteer at Cancer Support Sonoma. For questions or to RSVP, contact Ginny Leavitt at or 707-343- 7303.

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, July 26—28: Overnight camping for one night, two nights, or stay just for Saturday. Star gazing event held Saturday night. See Linda States or Cathy Webber to sign up.