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Serve Our Neighbors

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.

Make a Meal Full of Love for Rachel’s House

Rachel’s House provides services for homeless women in San Diego. KCC provides one meal a month. We cook “potluck” style and serve dinner for about 25 ladies, and you can sign up to help in Lander Hall. In June we served a delicious meal with pierogies & kielbasa, vegetarian option of cheese tortellini, spinach and strawberry salad, green beans, broccoli, dinner rolls, fresh fruit, apple pie, salted caramel cookies, and strawberry bars.  Thank you to Elizabeth, Bonnie, Nick, Barbara, Chris, Antoinette, Crystal, Dawn, Amy, Jodi, Beth, and Brock for helping with the June meal!
Our next meals are scheduled for July 28 and August 25. Join us!  Questions? 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.

 

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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