Inspired to Do Good Works but Need a Little Help? Apply for a Mission and Outreach Mini-Grant
KCC’s Ministry of Missions and Outreach now offers a mini-grant program to support church members-individuals or small groups-who need funding to move forward with a project consistent with the Church’s vision and mission<http://www.kensingtonucc.com/about/vision-mission-and-values>. Read on for more details. Here’s the Mini-Grant Proposal Form.
Our sister congregation in Ventura, CA suffered damage from the fires, along with 8 families within the congregation that suffered partial or total loss of their homes. Thru January 31st, KCC is collecting monetary donations to assist them. To make a donation, write a check or give cash via the offering during the worship services, or stop by the church office, or making a donation online via our PayPal account (http://www.kensingtonucc.com/give/). Please designate your donation “Ventura UCC” in the memo line, on an envelope, or in the PayPal comment box. Thank you for your love and support. And please continue to pray for all that have been effected by the fires.
Rachel’s Women’s Center provides services for San Diego’s Homeless Women. KCC helps by cooking and serving one meal a month. Our next dinner service is on Sunday, February 25. If you can help by preparing a dish or serving the meal, please see the sign-up sheet in Lander Hall. For any questions, contact Sara Anderson at: email@example.com or Jillian Buchanan at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Rachel’s House is “To address the root causes of homelessness for women by creating communities that value individual needs and differences, with opportunities to effect changes in their lives.” We can help, just a little bit, by providing a warm meal for these ladies who are trying so hard to change their lives. Read Karen Boyd’s “Rachel Experience” for more insight.
KCC is developing a new Picture Directory of our Members and Friends. You can help us create this new directory by sending a photo and your contact information by Sunday, February 18! Get the details here.
Since 1929, our church has served as a beacon and a hub for our community. Whether we throw our doors open for our Halloween carnival or our quarterly senior luncheons, for recovery groups, our well regarded preschool, or the neighborhood garden club, we cherish our role as friendly hosts.
Yet our faith also propels us to the streets—to paint fences in the City Heights Facelift, to offer care and comfort to those fleeing domestic abuse, to march in the Gay Pride Parade and support homeless clients at Uptown Faith Community Service Center. Our full list of our community partners includes:
Want to help out with events and traditions? Compelled to right injustices and serve those in need? Contact our Ministry of Mission and Outreach.
We bring thirsty minds and open hearts to our life together at KCC. Recently we’ve challenged ourselves to learn more about the deterioration of our planet’s soil, food shortages here and abroad, end of life care as well as the peace of labyrinth walks. We extend the reach of our love and support to those around the world with our global missions: