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We've revised our news and events section! The Home page and Calendar now feature the regular online calendar listing. This page will offer special events and news articles.

Let's Talk About It...
Summer coffee hours with Jerri at Peet's Coffee!

Stop and chat with Jerri in an informal setting any time on Tuesdays between 11 and 1 in June and July. Anyone is welcome! Peet's Coffee, 255 E. Third Ave. in San Mateo.

Summer Speaker Series
Sunday mornings, 9:30 a.m., Buckham Room
Join us for our annual Summer Speaker Series featuring talks from friends of our community about issues that matter today. All are welcome. For full descriptions, look at our Adult Spiritual Ed page.
July 13: Peter Bayley, PhD: Memory and its Relationship to Alzheimer’s Disease.
July 20: Mike Armacost: Maritime Disuptes in the East and South China Seas.
July 27: Tony Gallo: Cuba, A country Frozen in Revolution.
Aug. 3: Warren Long: Nothing is Impossible! Teaching Hands-on Science in Tanzania
Aug. 10: Jerri Handy: Transformation in Haiti
Aug. 17: Andy Fyfe: A Better Way to Do Business

Camp Cazadero
NCNC Camp Cazadero Summer Schedule
July 11-13: You and Me Camp for children entering grades K - 3 and their adult companion/s.
July 13-19: Caz Senior High for campers entering grades 9 to 12. (CCSM’s very own Patrick Kane is directing this camp)
July 20-26: Caz Junior for campers entering grades 3 to 6. (Come with Pastor Laura—she is the chaplain again this year!)
July 27-August 2: Caz Junior High for campers entering grades 6 to 9.
August 8-10: Caz Adult Spiritual Retreat.
Registration is already open at www.ncncucc.org

PSR Summer Lecture Series at CCSM
August 7, 7:30 p.m. with reception following. FREE!
Bring a friend—these lectures will be a wonderful way to introduce our friends to progressive Christian thought! Rev. Penny will host the event on August 7.
August 7: Bishop Yvette Flunder of City of Refuge UCC . What's Next? Developing a Theology of Positive Prophetic Expectation. News of tragedy or disaster in the human family is seized upon by some as the response of an angry and punitive God, who is gearing up for a major apocalyptic event. How differently would we respond if we truly believed that peace is possible?
For more information go to: psr.edu/summer-session-2014-events

3-Part Sermon Series in August:
God is a Poet! (and we didn't know it)
Using poetry as inspiration, Penny returns to present a sermon series about Rediscovering Body, Soul and Spirit. Our former Interim Minister of Music, Stephanie Smith, will be in worship and team up with the CCSM staff for this time of creative worship. "Before I move back to Portland, this is where I want to be—with Brandon, Jerri, Laura, Penny and everyone at CCSM. It's going to be some of the most exciting worship I've ever done and I can't wait to experience these services!"
Come experience poetry each week through music, the spoken word, and prayer—with special guests, fantastic music and engaging preaching. Start thinking about who you are going to bring to church with you!
August 10: The Oakland East Bay Gay Men's Chorus
August 17: Aaron Priskorn, Trumpeter and Composer
August 24: Caleb Zachary Mathews, Author and Poet

Peace Village
August 4-8, 2014: Peace Village Summer Camp
We have a few spots left for some campers grades 3-8! Crafts, games, music, story time, incredible snacks and Israeli dance! Be sure to come if you can!
Info and Registration form HERE!


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Sunday Celebrations
10:30 a.m.

July 27
Jorge Perry Bautista preaching:
Faith Amidst the Disarray

August 3
Family Worship & Communion.
Jerri Handy preaching:
You Want Me To Do What?

— GOD IS A POET series —
August 10-24

August 10

Special Guest: The Oakland East Bay Gay Men's Chorus
Penny Nixon preaching

August 17
Special Guest: Aaron Priskorn, Trumpeter / Composer
Penny Nixon preaching

August 24
Special Guest: Caleb Zachary Mathews, Author and Poet
Penny Nixon preaching