Sunday, June 30, immediately following the worship service Beresford Park (Shelter Picnic Area) 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo What’s Provided: Chicken, hot dogs, Boca burgers; water and lemonade; chips What to Bring: If your last name starts with                                     A – … Read More


Seriously. The children need junk this summer—especially tin cans and colorful plastic bags (any of you New York Times subscribers?).  This summer’s program will feature the three environmental R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle.  One visual we want to create is a pile of all the junk found in a whale’s stomach.  So, could you please bring your tin cans, bags and … Read More

August Sermon Series: FIFTY YEARS LATER

—1969— A lot happened in 1969 to shape our world, and consequently, to shape our faith. We will have some fun with looking back. In our August series Penny will look at the 50th anniversary of walking on the moon, Woodstock, and Stonewall. August 11: How did landing on the moon change us? August 18: How did Woodstock change us … Read More

First Tuesday Book Group

The First Tuesday Book Group will not meet again until September 3, which gives you the whole summer to read The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. Soon to be a major motion picture, this is a “warm, funny and perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their … Read More

Come out and celebrate Pride in San Mateo!

Saturday, June 15 * 11:00am – 5:00pm San Mateo Central Park Come celebrate and recognize the LGBTQQ+ community through entertainment, education, connection and fun!  There will be booths and vendors who support our LGBTQQ+ community as well as food trucks, live entertainment, and much, much more! CCSM’s sponsorship of $1000 has been critical to the event’s continued success and growth.  … Read More

Landscapes of the Heart Concert

You are invited to join Robin Hansen, Chris Stuart and accompanist Bryan Baker for an afternoon of glorious music including works by composers Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Donaudy, Duparc, Dvorak and Satie.  The program explores love, loss, healing and our passion for the art of singing. There will be two performances: Saturday, June 22, 3:00 pm at CCSM Sunday, June 23, 2:00 … Read More

All Church Assembly

August 11 • Noon-2:00pm • Buckham Room Come one, come all to CCSM’s next All Church Assembly.  We’ll start in the Buckham Room, but may move to Kloss Hall as our numbers grow!  This Assembly is open to everyone and offers ways for you to get involved in worship planning, ministry groups, affinity groups, and special interest groups.  We provide … Read More

Blanketeers Hand in Hand with Home & Hope

Donna Lindsay and Blanketeers had a wonderful time handing out quilts at Home and Hope at the end of April. With two new families having three boys ages five and under, we provided three adult quilts, three young boy quilts and three adorable teddy bears knit by Linda Skromme!  A returning family already had quilts but their young son had … Read More

Jorge’s “Installation”

Sunday, June 9, 2019 In ecclesiastical language (in other words “church-speak”), when an ordained minister is called by a congregation, they are then subsequently installed. In our current tech age, it sounds like something is happening with a software program. I’ve tried to find a witty way to compare Jorge to software but it just didn’t work! At the congregational … Read More

LAST CHANCE… Backpack Collection

Help build self-esteem by donating new backpacks for kindergarteners through high schoolers in the La Honda Pescadero United School District! We have already exceeded our goal of 100 new backpacks for Puente to distribute at an August 7 event… now we want to double it! Please bring your new backpack donation(s) to church by July 28, or drop them by … Read More