Join us for Trunk or Treat - Friday, October 31, 6-8 pm -
Our Trunk or Treat outreach to the community is here! “Trunketeers” will trick out the trunks of their cars and hand out candy to kids in a safe, fun, family-friendly environment. We need lots of candy to provide for each trunk host. It's an all-in, all-church-family event!
Fill a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child - The Operation Christmas Child outreach of Samaritan’s Purse International Relief (Franklin Graham’s organization) provides kids around the world with a shoebox filled with inexpensive Christmas gifts and supplies. Pick up a shoebox at the lobby table and fill it with items from the enclosed list, then return it to the church for world-wide delivery. This is a great family event! For more information, visit samaritanspurse.org.
Military Parents Night Out! -
Friday, November 14, 6-9 pm -
Free babysitting for ages 0 through 5th grade. RSVP is required for this event. Sign up at the table in the lobby.
First Saturay Men's Breakfast - November 1, 8 am, Fellowship Center - All men are invited to a hearty breakfast and lively fellowship on Saturday, November 1. Men's Director and bicycling enthusiast Jeff McKinley's message in the Art of Leadership series is "Small Sprocket." No need to sign up -- just come! Donation is $5 (not required).
Christmas Choir - Wednesday, November 5, 6:30 pm, Choir Room -
Choir rehearsals begin on November 5 for the Christmas Choir. Everyone ages 16 and up is welcome. No audition us needed – just a desire and love for singing. The theme is "Christmas - God With Us!” Rehearsals are fun -- singing some favorite Christmas carols, with food and fellowship time following each rehearsal. The choir will present the music for our special Christmas Sunday on December 21.
November outreach works with Feeding America - Saturday, November 13, 9-11 am -
Feeding America San Diego provides food to 73,000 individuals each week because of the help of volunteers. City View Church is joining with Feeding America to help with a variety of projects, including sorting, cleaning, bagging, and boxing food to be distributed to families facing hunger throughout our community. Sign up Sundays at the Outreach Center. Meet at the distribution center, 9455 Waples Street, Suite 135, San Diego 92121. Contact: Jesica Murphy, 858-560-1870 x3118
Quilt sale benefits our missionaries - Throughout the year, our quilters meet weekly to lovingly craft one-of-a-kind, handmade quilts. The quilts are then offered for sale with all proceeds benefitting our missionary team from our annual conference. The Quilters table will be set up in the lobby for the next two Sundays, October 26 and November 2. Plan to stop by and choose from dozens of quilts and other hand-made items.
Men’s Rally - Saturday, November 8, 3 – 8:30 pm -
Men, you’re invited to a special rally at the home of Bill Zounes in scenic La Jolla. It all starts at 3 pm with pool, Jacuzzi, ping pong and fellowship. Finish off the day with a Mexican grill dinner at 6 pm, followed by a message and dessert. The cost is $10 per man; get your pass this morning in the lobby. Contact: Jeff McKinley, 619.572.6830.
Book sale and raffle -
Stop by the City View Church library this week and put your name in for a drawing of Arlene Pellicane’s new book, “Growing Up Social,” written with co-author Gary Chapman (“The Five Love Languages”). The winner will be drawn on Wednesday, November 12. While you’re there, look through the library’s Book Sale, choosing from a wide variety of books, CDs, and movies. Some are used, but some are brand-new and appropriate for gift-giving! No item is more than $1. Bring your kids along to browse the assortment.
9 AM service now meets in Chapel - The move accommodates the desire to provide space and scale that are best suited for the service, as well as to offer an alternate environment for those who prefer a warmer worship atmosphere. Music will be the same as the 10:45 service, but with a more acoustic style. Coffee and doughnut time follows the service. Come check it out!
||Richard Dresselhaus is interim pastor - We are pleased to announce that Pastor Richard Dresselhaus has accepted the Board's invitation to serve as interim lead pastor at City View Church. Pastor and Elnora Dresselhaus pastored previously at City View Church for 33 years. Since stepping down in 2003 they have filled the interim pastor position at 9 churches in California and Utah.
Youth Convention 2014- Fri-Sun, Nov 28-30, Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel -
Epic Student Ministries invites students grade 7 and up to a life-changing weekend at this year’s Youth Convention. The theme is Handcrafted, and the speaker lineup includes Mark O, Tom Hammel, and Alberto Bello. Music is by Digital Age, Spoken, and Propaganda. The cost includes four meals (Saturday lunch on your own), conference, and hotel lodging downtown. Registration forms and $100 non-refundable deposit are due Sunday, September 28. Register Sundays in the lobby. Contact: Pastor Tony, 858.560.1870 x3119, firstname.lastname@example.org.