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Here are the most immediate service opportunities our church offers. We invite your participation!

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.

KCC 90th Anniversary Fund Raising Campaign!

Starting February 3 thru March 3, we are beginning our 90th Anniversary Celebration Fundraising Drive.   Our goal for the event and for our new reader board to be dedicated on the day of the celebration (Sept. 22) is $5000.  We want to be very intentional about our fundraising and stay within a budget.  Meaning, the more we raise the BIGGER the bash!  We ask that you pray and ponder about making a contribution to this campaign.  You may do so by check or cash or online at http://www.kensingtonucc.com/give/.  Thank you so much for your generosity and support for KCC.

Make a Meal Full of Love for Rachel’s House

Rachel’s Women’s Center provides services for San Diego’s Homeless Women.  KCC helps by cooking and serving dinner to about 40 women once a month.

We had a lively group help serve at Rachel’s House in February. We served a delicious and comforting meal of grits (with choice of ham or cheese), greens, bean salad, dinner salad, garlic bread, fruit, iced tea, lemonade, red velvet cheesecake brownies, and lots of girl scout cookies. The women of Rachel’s House really enjoyed the meal–many came back for second or third helpings. Thanks to everyone who made it all happen!

The March meal with be on March 31, and we will serve a Cajun pasta meal. We need folks to help serve, and to prepare a vegetarian pasta dish, side dishes, dinner rolls, dessert, etc. See sign-up in Lander Hall or call or text Sara Anderson at  857-222-0017, or email saradavisanderson@gmail.com.

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.

Community Seder  Wednesday, March 27 6:30 – 8:30 PM Hosted by KCC 

Join with your friends of Kensington Community Church and our greater community in celebrating this sacred meal of liberation and remembrance, faith and community. Special guest, Rabbi Devorah Marcus co-leads this special Seder meal. RVSP requested. More info here.

We Throw Open Our Doors. Our Faith Propels Us to the Streets!

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.

Get the schedule of groups meeting at our church

We Teach Each Other To Live More Thoughtfully. We Extend Love and Mercy to Those Around the World.

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:

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