New Members; Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures; Summer Bible Classes; Men’s Ministry Street Tacos (UCC Family News, 5-1-18)

HARBORNew Members!
We are proud to welcome Lisa Jordan and her daughter, Megan, as new members of our church family! We look forward to introducing them to the congregation on Sunday!

Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures
Harbor kicks off tonight, and many UCC members will be leading a variety of activities, classes, and lectures during Harbor this week.  Here is a guide for UCC-led sessions each day:

Wednesday (May 2)
* 6:30am: CrossFit with Cecily & Dusty Breeding at The Cage
* 6:30am: Morning Run with Brad Griffin & Al Sturgeon on Zuma Beach
* 7:30am: Morning Praise & Worship with Sara Barton (speaker) in Stauffer Chapel
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire with Jeff Walling in Smothers Theater
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Thursday (May 3)
* 8:30am: Mission Possible with Hung Le in AC 290
* 9:45am: Reaching Across the Generational Aisle with Susan Giboney in Lindhurst
* 9:45am: The Power of the Invisible Church with Rick Gibson in BPC 189
* 11:00am: Keynote (Ephesians 3: 14-21) with Al Sturgeon in Smothers
* 11:00am: Preaching Today with Jeff Walling in Elkins
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire, Part 2 with Jeff Walling in Smothers
* 4:15pm: AWP Reception in the Weisman Museum
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Friday (May 4)
* 6:30am: CrossFit with Cecily & Dusty Breeding at The Cage
* 2:00pm: Peace for Our Violence with Eric Wilson in Raitt Recital Hall
* 2:00pm: Wind, Water, and Fire, Part 3 with Jeff Walling in Smothers
* 3:15pm: Harbor in the Storm in with Rick Gibson in BPC 190
* 8:00pm: AWP Dessert & Coffee in Waves Café

Summer Bible Classes!
The combined adult class will meet in AC 290 for the next two Sundays (May 6 and May 13) before moving to Stauffer Chapel on May 20. The teen and children’s classes will continue to meet in the same locations as in the spring semester but Corinne will teach a combined children’s class on May 6 before the new teachers begin on May 13. Here are the topics and teaching lineups:
Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator)
Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster)
Children: “Old Testament Kings”
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

Men’s Ministry Street Tacos
All junior high, high school, young adult and adult-aged men are welcome to join us for good food and fellowship on May 5 at noon in Baxter Park. Contact Lee Morgan with questions.

All-Church Camping Trip
The camping trip will be May 25 – 27 at the Ventura Ranch KOA in Santa Paula. Please register and submit payment in order to reserve a space. Register via this form (payment info included): Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law, facing heart surgery again.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-The Mancuso family, expecting their second child!
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 1-4: Harbor: The Pepperdine Bible Lectures
-May 5: Men’s Ministry Street Tacos
-May 6: Regular Bible Classes (9am) & Worship Assembly (10:15am)

Upcoming Events:
-May 13: Mother’s Day
-May 20: Summer in Stauffer begins
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip
-June 1: Nertz (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion

Attendance (April 29): 221
Contribution (April 29): $8,071.71
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,295.78

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Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee
11. Worship Coordination: Shannon Warwar
12. Worship Design: Eric Wilson