Past Events (Page 3)

Past Events (Page 3)


A Life of Worship

Before the pandemic, we called our Sunday morning elective Life Together, and structured it in a way to connect people together.  Now, we are beginning a new elective in the same format, called “A Life of Worship.”  When Paul encourages the Roman church to offer their bodies as living, holy and pleasing sacrifices, for this is your true and proper worship (Rom 12:1 NIV), what does he mean?  What does it really look like to offer our entire lives back to…

VAM Workshop: Painting Florals with Watercolor

In this fun class Annette Dittmer will show step-by-step how to paint a colorful semi-abstract floral. Participants will use the wet-on-wet technique of watercolor that produces soft and delightful results. They will finish their projects by attaching their paintings to the cover of a blank journal to take home.  This is an easy painting project offered especially for those new to watercolor painting! All supplies are provided. There is a suggested donations of $10/person or $8/person if you have more than…

In Our Own Voice

Join us for this special event providing insight into what it’s like to live with mental illness. One in five adults experience mental health conditions each year, and we want to gain understanding of this often-misunderstood topic. Two adults living with these medical conditions will share with us, and we will have opportunity to ask questions and have discussion. We know many folks have suffered during the pandemic, so whether you struggle with mental health yourself or want to support…

Girls Club Watercolor Painting

All K-5th Grade Girls and Moms!You are invited to The Girls’ Club for a 3-Sunday session on watercolor painting! Girls will learn about mixing colors, value, a few special techniques, and how to apply these skills to a few take-home projects. Moms will have the opportunity to do their own watercolor project right alongside their daughters.Come as many Sundays as you can; this is a multi-week class where skills build.Sundays – March 13, 20, and 27 from 12 – 2pm in room 101.…

Young at Heart Lunch

Let’s celebrate this new beginning with a luncheon! The “Young at Heart” team is inviting you to join us for lunch on Friday, March 25th at 1:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Mark your calendars! Sign-ups will be Sunday, March 13th and 20th at the table after services. We look forward to seeing you there!

Honest to God: Finding Your Voice When Life Shuts You Down

Have you ever come to an impasse in your pilgrimage of faith, when life seemed contrary to the promises of God and you became so disoriented and dismayed that you had no clue how to pray? If it goes on long enough, we can find ourselves shutting down and losing our voice and, in extreme cases, our faith. Fortunately, we have David’s own journey of bewildering times with God penned for us in the 53 Psalms of Lament.  David’s raw and honest words to God allowed him to…

YM Bubble Soccer

Join us Friday, March 11th for Bubble Soccer!!  Here’s all the info you need to know: • Where: Wilson Park in Cupertino• When: 5:30 – 8pm• Who: You and all your friends! • What:  We’re playing bubble soccer!  (Goggle it if you’ve never seen it before!) And there will of course be pizza and snacks!  

VAM Workshop: Traditional Art of Washi Eggs

On February 20, Joyce Otsuka will introduce the art of decorating eggs.  She will show examples of this art form, including painted eggs, eggs used for potpourri, Ukrainian Easter eggs, and Taiwanese carved alabaster eggs.  Participants will be led step-by-step through the process of making Japanese Washi eggs, creating their own beautiful, decorated eggs to adorn their homes at Easter or anytime.  No experience is needed, and all materials will be provided.  We’d love for you to join us! February…

YM – Do Ducks Have Lips?

We’ll be heading to the mall for one of our favorite eventsDo Ducks Have Lips?!  Here are all the details: Where:  Valley Fair Mall – If you’re playing we’ll meet right outside the Nordstrom e-bar (in the mall, not in Nordstrom).  There we’ll form teams and head out on our quest!  When: Feb 18th from 7-9 PM.  BE PROMPT!  We will start the game at 7:15 PM, so you don’t want to miss joining a team!  What: Do Ducks Have Lips!?  Is a Scavenger hunt…

HS Escape Room

We are super excited that this year we will be checking out the Escape Room in Sunnyvale called Omescape. The game rooms for the night are either Midnight in Hong Kong or Chaos in the Galleria. We will meet for dinner at Panera (1189 E Arques Ave) first and then walk over to Omescape. If you choose not to have dinner, be sure and arrive no later than 7:40pm. As always, invite your friends and they can play for free.…

Children’s Ministry Family Ice Skating

Let’s go ice-skating! Families with kids 5th grade and under are invited to Cupertino’s Ice Center on Sunday, January 30 for ice-skating from 2:45-4:15pm! This will be a casual, unstructured event. Just show up and enjoy the rink for a couple hours! The group rate per person (for admission and skates) is $13. Parents are welcome to skate or watch your kids from outside the rink. Click the blue register button in the upper right hand corner above, or pass…

Family Lessons and Carols

This year, we are excited to present a service of lessons and carols as a set of virtual visits to the homes of people in our body around the world. We will join these families to listen to the traditional readings – though not necessarily in the traditional translations – and to join with them to sing or listen to our most beloved Carols. Our children and youth, as well as our choir and worship leaders will guide us through…