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Week of July 22, 2018

How You Can Help with Confirmation
Every year we pair each of our confirmation students with an adult (or couple) who can serve as their guide. The role of a guide is simple: be an enthusiastic participant. You also would be required to attend at least 2 of the 10 weeks (Sep - Nov) of Confirmation. You'll get to see first-hand the developing spiritual lives of our youth. Interested? 

A New Kind of Gun Talk
Are you a gun owner who would be willing to share with others your perspective in a safe, non-judgmental setting? Can you commit to locking your firearms? We’re hoping to host a different kind of conversation that leads both to more understanding and safer practices in the home. Contact Rob.

Join Board to Work on Affordable Housing
If you’d like to work in an ecumenical setting supporting affordable housing projects in Marin, please contact Rob or Bethany for more information about serving on the Tam Pacific Board. 

Praying Outside the Box                  Wednesdays, July 25-Aug. 1, 9:30am
Praying can take many forms, but often our first instinct is to pray while sitting quietly with our heads bowed and hands folded.  How else might we pray?  What might prayer look like when we think "outside the box"?  Facilitated by Jeff and Bethany.

Immigrant Support in Marin                             Sunday, August 5, 11:15am
Ashley Reid, from the Marin Interfaith Council, will provide information and education on how congregations can support immigrant families who have a loved one detained. She will review what “sanctuary” means, detail volunteer opportunities, and offer additional resources to bolster our decisions around congregational support. Interested but can’t make it? Contact Charlotte Montgomery, .

Bible Study                             Tuesdays, August 7 & 21, 6:00pm
Rob will be teaching the Bible study class on the Gospel of Mark on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month; Meet in the library.

Immigration Issues Impacting Marin            Sunday, August 26, 11:15am
Fernando Barreto and Lauren Silver from the Canal Alliance will speak with us about how current immigration laws are affecting our neighbors here in Marin County, the work of the Canal Alliance and ways you might help.  Fireside Room.

Pedal for Protein          September 16-21 and 29
All the money from this annual bike ride/fundraiser with our Redwoods Presbytery goes to support local food banks. This year, the main ride will be in Humboldt County, followed by a fun ride for all ages and abilities in Santa Rosa on Sept. 29. Interested in participating? See Bethany for more details.

Border Trip               February 17-22, 2019
You are invited to join Rev. Barbara Rowe and the staff of BorderLinks (www.borderlinks.org) to experience the border wall, the desert crossing, check-points, the court process, detention center and hear from non-profits that assist those seeking asylum in the U.S. Teens are invited with parent.  Deposit for the trip of $100 is due Sept. 1. Partial scholarships are available.  Please contact Barbara to let her know of your interest or to ask questions ( , 415-383-8006). Given current issues, this is a very important educational and relationship building trip. 

 

 

          
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