First Tuesday Book Group

November 6 • 7:30pm • Fireplace Room Hold the presses: we are changing the title of our November book. If you liked Water for Elephants and The Nightingale, this book will capture your heart. The book committee has decided to read The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff for our November meeting. A best seller positively reviewed by NPR, Goodreads says: … Read More

Custodial Apartment Renovation Project

For the past few months, the Custodial Apartment Renovation Project Team (led by Jim Berthelsen, along with Jim Lindsay, Tony Gallo, and Marge Boyd) has been hard at work reviewing bids for the remodel of our custodian’s residential apartment, on the second floor of CCSM, over the Buckham Room and kitchen.  The apartment has had little attention during the past … Read More

Welcome to our New Members!

These new members joined September 23, 2018: Back row: Ray and Noël Olson, Rolf and Robin Hansen, Ago Pedalizo Front row: Shannon, Bridgette, and Paige Sieckert, Troy, Kinsley, and Christine Grabow, Violeta Reyes, Chase Olson

CCSM Adopts Revised Bylaws in Unanimous Vote

From Your Moderator Hello CCSM! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dave Chandler and I am your new Moderator. As I contemplate past moderators and their tremendous achievements, both collectively and individually for over 150 years, I am deeply honored and humbled to take on this role and look forward to our time together. I would be remiss … Read More

Pick-A-Party: 20th Year!

PICK-A-PARTY list of parties is available October 7 Pick-A-Party Sunday is October 14, starting at 9:45 a.m. Since 1998, Pick-A-Party has been an essential part of the fabric of CCSM and a great opportunity to connect with others. Pick-A-Party is fun, extremely popular, and—by far—our largest fundraiser. Whether you host a party or sign up to attend a party, you … Read More

A Few of CCSM’s Saints

Since last All Saints Day, CCSM has lost quite a few pillars of our community. We miss them and remember them with love.

A Word from Penny

I am writing to you on the heels of a ground-shifting week which culminated in a dramatic climax on Saturday as we witnessed the Senate vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Whatever your political persuasion, clearly this series of events has only deepened our partisan divide. We have witnessed cruelty and mockery, slander and rage, at our … Read More

Sunday Celebrations

“This spiritual revolution rests upon a simple insight: God is the ground, the grounding, that which grounds us. We experience this when we understand that the soil is holy, water gives life, the sky opens the imagination, my roots matter, home is a divine place, and our lives are linked with our neighbors and with those around the globe. This … Read More