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Update from the DAPNC

Update from the DAPNC

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Background The Designated Associate Pastor Nominating Committee ( the DAPNC ) was approved by the congregation on Sunday February 9th. This committee is mandated to search for a suitable candidate for the position of Associate Pastor for Student Ministries. Just to recap, the called candidate will serve as a Designated Associate Pastor for two or four years, and at the end of this time could be “installed” indefinitely, by vote of the congregation. In this process the Presbytery of San Diego will present us with a short list of qualified candidates to......

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Steps to Stop Spread of Germs at SBPC

Steps to Stop Spread of Germs at SBPC

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Dear Church Family, I’m writing to share with you some safety guidelines for our life together as we address concerns around the coronavirus and the seasonal flu. These ideas are prudent for us at any time of the year, especially when we are concerned about spreading germs, like flu and cold seasons.  Information is changing every day. Just this week, the state of California declared a state of emergency because of the reported cases and deaths due to the coronavirus and today, government authorities in Washington state are taking additional steps. While......

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Healthcare Professionals Needed

Healthcare Professionals Needed

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Our partner Ladle Fellowship is looking for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to be a part of their Street Corner Care initiative. This is a great opportunity to use your gifts in healthcare to promote justice in our city. For more information, please contact John Savidge...

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Party on the Patio

Party on the Patio

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Part of the joy of a day like Community Serve Day is to see how God was at work though others as they were serving.  As we begin a season of Lent, take time to draw closer to God and experience how He works through the experiences of others.  Get to know someone new at the Party on the Patio, listen to their stories and share yours.   And yes there will be patio games and prizes!  Whiffle Ball, face painting, a photo booth and food.  If you have ever wondered what you......

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Underwear and Socks Needed

Underwear and Socks Needed

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Underwear is a big budget item for New Day Urban Ministries (Formerly Presbyterian Urban Ministries or PUM) because we feel that everyone who comes here for clothes should receive a pair of socks and underwear, too. Clean undies are something that we take for granted but are a blessing for someone who has been liv­ing on the streets or cannot afford this very basic of human dignity. Please bring clean underwear (any size, either gender, the guys prefer boxers to briefs) or pairs of socks. All sizes needed, children to adults.  Thanks......

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Christmas in Rosarito

Christmas in Rosarito

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This past December 15th  was filled with the love and goodness of God, and with 1000 Christmas Shoe Boxes and soccer balls for the children living in Rosarito. The majority of these boxes were filled by the loving hands of families at Solana Beach Presbyterian Church, and many families donated soccer balls as well. The Christmas Shoe Boxes included Christmas surprises like, beanies, toys, t-shirts, crayons, paper, pencils, candy treats and some toiletries. For many of them… it was their Christmas! Sixteen people from north of the border, many from SBPC, teamed......

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Year-End Giving—Letter from Pastor Mike

Year-End Giving—Letter from Pastor Mike

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Dear Church Family, At year end, we have the opportunity to reflect on what’s important to us and to respond with generous year end gifts. During Thanksgiving, I gave thanks for family, our church family, for Christ-centered leaders and for a congregation growing deeper spiritually. I’m thankful for the blessings of health and family. I’m thankful for the way God surprises us with his word, and for his faithfulness to always meet us in times of solitude and prayer; for small groups to share faith and life, for worship that inspires and......

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Letter From Session

Letter From Session

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December 11, 2019 Dear Church Family, We are writing to update you on our search for a new associate pastor and to ask for your help in suggesting names of members who can serve on a new nominating committee. Thank you for your patience, faith in God, and love for the church. At the September Congregational Meeting we received a report from the Associate Pastor Nominating Committee (APNC). After more than two years of a diligent nationwide search using the denominational call system and a search firm, we could not find a......

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Kingdom Builder Foundation

Kingdom Builder Foundation

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Mission: Build God’s Kingdom by making financial grants to Christ-centered ministries from legacy gifts of members and friends of Solana Beach Presbyterian Church. About: The Kingdom Builder Foundation (KBF) was created in 2007 to provide members and friends of Solana Beach Presbyterian Church the opportunity to leave legacy gifts to a member-managed foundation, and has over $15,000,000 in donor pledges in wills and trusts from members and friends of the church. Twice a year, during Spring and Fall, KBF accepts applications and awards grants to diverse faith-based organizations. Since its founding, KBF......

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