News and Needs

Memory Garden Update

The first phase of work on the Memory Garden, adjacent to the sanctuary, has been completed.  If you have not yet purchased a brick inscribed with your name, a name of a loved one, or a special thought/quote - contact Laura Hislop today.  Bricks are $100, covering the cost of the brick and a donation to the Memory Garden.  

Deacons Ministry

The Deacons Fund focus for July and August is the San Pedro school supplies drive in conjunction with Cub scout Pack 53.  In order to take advantage of a quantity discount, the deacons will be purchasing the backpacks online.  We are requesting only items to fill the backpacks themselves, or a donation to the deacons fund to purchase the backpacks.  Items needed are:

  • pink pearl eraser
  • glue stick
  • yellow highlighter
  • #2 pencils
  • 3 ring binder
  • wide-ruled paper 
  • ruler
  • colored pencils
  • 24 ct. crayons
  • blue ink pens
  • wide-ruled spiral notebooks

Thank you for your donations in March and April - we sent $565.00 to Gilead House!


Your Pastor Nominating Committee

The following individuals will be serving on the Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC):

Ara Apkarian
Diane Bagley
Michael Baranowski
John Bischoff
Ada Endress
Sharon Dowson
John Lenser
George Livingstone
Jean McKechnie
Lynn Mercurio
Dennis Rolstad
George Tuttle
Ted Vogelaar

The work involved in finding a new minister is extensive and we thank them for stepping up. 

Come Ride with Us, September 20 to 25, 2014

Tour the beautiful Northern California Coastline, from Orick to Sausalito, 360 miles over 6 days or chose a 1 or 2 day ride.

Your Participation will Accomplish

Helping many food pantries along the Northern Coast of
California, seeking to provide Protein rich foods like Canned Tuna and Chicken, Peanut Butter and Milk to Families, Seniors and Children.

For more Information and to Register or Donate

Ride Organized by The Hunger Task Force

Presbytery of the Redwoods
Patty Sanders, Ride Director