The Peninsula Solidarity Cohort is a group of 40 faith leaders from diverse traditions who meet regularly to address pressing social justice issues in San Mateo County. Drawing on our respective spiritual traditions, we strive to articulate shared moral narratives for our time and create communities of compassion, justice and belonging on the Peninsula. Since our founding in 2017, we … Read More
CCSM’s COVID-19 Neighborhood Assistance Fund helps families connected to the CCSM community have money for groceries, subsidize their rent, and provide technology for families without it so children can participate in online school.
Faith in Action Bay Area is a multi-racial, multi-lingual, intergenerational and cross-class organization that is led by those most affected by injustice, such as low-income families and workers, immigrants, and youth. We are committed to building and deepening relationships across different communities, fostering shared leadership of community members and lifting up faith values in order to change unjust systems. Faith … Read More
God has no hands but your hands, no feet but your feet, no face but your face. The Ministry of Service and Justice (MSJ) seeks to cultivate a more just and compassionate world, working together to understand and meet the real needs of our local community and beyond. MSJ is an active and vibrant ministry integral to the life of … Read More
CCSM voted to become a Sanctuary Church in February 2017, approving this motion: “The Congregational Church of San Mateo declares itself a Sanctuary Congregation and as such will open our doors to welcome into Sanctuary undocumented individuals who are facing deportation and in need of safe refuge.” Later that year, two members of the TransGay Caravan, Estefany and Natalia, were … Read More
The EEJ (Energy, Environmental Justice) Ministry was formed in 2019 to research, educate, implement and communicate in the CCSM community sustainable practices and energy saving operations such as installing solar panels and other efficiency upgrades to our campus. By fulfilling our mission, CCSM will save money, reduce our carbon footprint and do our part to mitigate climate change. Our mission … Read More