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    • Sign up for the 2024 Supper Club! See Page 3
    • See Page 6 to get the details about the upcoming 'Questioning Christianity' course
    • For the Youth - See Page 8 to read about Game Night
    • We're getting ready for this summer's Mission Trip; See Page 9


  • Happy New Year!!

    • Faith's Annual Stay at Home Winter Retreat is coming up January 19 - see page 2
    • Faith's new Family Ministry, Library on Wheels, begins January 14 - read about it on page 4
    • The Annual Congregational Celebration is also this month - see page 6
    • The holiday season has arrived! See page 3 for the upcoming Advent and Christmas activities
    • You will find information on December Adult Formation classes as well as those coming up in January of 2024 on pages 5 - 8
    • There will be a Christmas Joy Offering on December 17 - read about it on page 11



    • This month kicks off with the Annual Ministry Faire, the Team World Vision half marathon, and the Peace and Global Witness offering!
    • Page 5 has details on Hope for the Homeless, an upcoming fundraiser
    • Hope Sunday is on October 22, and you can read about it on pages 3 and 4
    • We have a full lineup of new Adult Christian Formation Classes on pages 6 to 8


    • The Annual Fall Harvest Dinner is this month! See page 8 for the details
    • PresbyWomen's Fall Kickoff meeting is September 27 - information is on page 4
    • Team World Vision runs again! See page 6 for details
    • Looking ahead: Page 4 has information on the upcoming Ministry Faire in October



    • Join us for the year's biggest fundraiser: Volunteer at Faith's Firework Booth through July 4.
    • It's time to start thinking about the All Church Fall Retreat! Details and registration info inside.
    • SSIP has an upcoming fundraiser: 'Full Plates, Full Hearts', an ice cream social!
    • Page 6 includes information on the summer's lineup of Adult Education Classes


    • Let us introduce you to Sam and Ashley, our 2023 Summer Fellows!
    • Learn more about the Youth Mission Trip to the Tsimshian native village of Metlakatla, Alaska! 
    • Thank you for supporting Walk 4 Water 2023! There's still time to take advantage of the $5000 in matching funds.  
    • Look inside for information about the book club, adult formation classes, and more!
    • Walk 4 Water is this month - May 21! Don't miss this favorite event.
    • Presby Women's second to last luncheon before summer break is happening May 24
    • There will be a Special Offering for Pentecost on May 28
    • Adult Formation continues two series of classes this month
    • Easter Sunday is April 9th! Come celebrate with us at our Sunrise Service and/or our regular services!
    • We remember our friend and Pastor, Jim Zazzera, in this issue of the PresbyNews
    • Adult Formation is starting two new series of classes this month
    • Plan for the upcoming Walk 4 Water that will take place in May
    • Check out the upcoming opportunities for adult formation, women, families & children, & more!
    • Join us as we observe Lent and celebrate Holy Week together!
    • Learn more about the Women of Faith retreat in Nevada City, March 31-April 2
    • Read a special report, Focus on Finance, 2023, from Elder Jeff May
    • Come join us for the upcoming reflective retreat on February 17-18!
    • Learn about the current Adult Christian Formation offerings
    • Consider serving alongside Sierra Service Project on this summer's mission trip to Del Norte County
    • Find out about other ways to connect and/or serve!
    • The full Advent and Christmas schedule is available in this edition
    • Join us for the Monday evening book club on the book The Christmas Train
    • Check out the other current or upcoming Adult Formation opportunities
    • Learn more about Faith's summer mission trip with Sierra Service Project in Del Norte County
    • Read about Godebo Chapman's experience at Portantorchas Torchbearers Bible School!
    • Learn more about World Vision's impactful work with children on Hope Sunday, October 23rd
    • Presbyterian Women hosts an event with Fosters and Paws on October 26th
    • Check out October's Adult Formation opportunities
    • Presbyterian Women - Fall Kickoff Meeting
    • Don't Miss Faith's Annual Ministry Fair - October 2!
    • Join us for this year's Octoberfest Dinner, Auction & Raffle - October 9!
    • Find out more about our fall Adult Formation Classes!
    • Last days to register for the All-Church Retreat - September 9-11!
    • Meet our Newest Members!
    • Check out our calandar of events and classes!
    • Learn about and register for the All-Church Retreat - September 9-11!
    • Meet our Newest Members!
    • Attend our new Adult Christian Formation Classes
    • Thank you note for our Fireworks Booth volunteers
    • Learn about and register for the Men's & Boy's Retreat - June 10-12!
    • Meet our 2022 summer fellows: Katrina “Kat” Costales & Elysee Kazadi!
    • Learn how our 8th Annual Walk4Water was a huge success! 
    • A letter from the Ethiopian Tigray Orthodox Church
    • Come join us for Holy Week at Faith!
    • Learn about One Great Hour of Sharing!
    • Learn about our 9th Annual Walk4Water event!
    • Welcome our New Members!
    • Mark your calendar for our 9th Annual Walk4Water event!
    • Come join us for the Planning Ahead Workshop!
    • Fourth Monday of each month Faith's Evening Book Club
    • Learn about our Adult Christian Formation Classes
    • Informational "Read On!' Volunteer Tutoring Meeting
    • Come join us for SSIP's Virtual Event and Auction! 
    • Presby Women's Luncheon
    • Braver Angels' Coffee and Conversation