Thanksgiving Eve Service - Wednesday, November 26, Sanctuary - Each year or Thanksgiving Eve service is an hour to gather with your church family and give thanks to the Lord for His many blessings. All of our Wednesday activities for children, youth and adults will come together in the Sanctuary for this special dedicated time of giving thanks. Keep in mind that we start just a little bit earlier -- at 6 pm -- so that you can return home and get a head start on that Thanksgiving meal.
Serra Mesa Food Pantry - For Thanksgiving we are supplying the Serra Mesa Food Pantry with items to help neighbors with ingredients for a nice Thanksgiving dinner. We’ll be providing cranberry sauce, stuffing, and all the great things that make Thanksgiving special. You can also help out by contributing to buy grocery gift cards to help families purchase the Thanksgiving turkey. You can stop by in the lobby to pick up a list of items to bring.
Women’s Christmas Dessert - Wednesday, December 10, 6:15-7:45 pm -
Women are invited to enjoy a festive evening of fun and friendship. There will be treats, caroling, games, fellowship, and a message that celebrates Jesus! This year’s ministry partner is Royal Family Kids, providing a camp experience for children in the foster care system. While the event is free of charge, attenders are invited to bring a special gift for Royal Family. Love to host? Table hostesses are needed.
Seniors’ Christmas Banquet - Wednesday, December 10, 6 pm, Marine Corps Officers’ Club - Adults 55-up are invited to the annual Seniors Christmas Banquet which will include a special program and singer. The dinner will be held at the Miramar Marine Officer’s Club. The price of $25 includes gratuity and RSVP is required by Sunday, December 7. For more information or to sign up, stop by the lobby Welcome Center or visit the Saints Alive Sunday class for seniors, meeting weekly at 9 am in the Fellowship Center. Contact: Pastor David Houghton, 858.560.1870 x3135.
Family Fantastic Day "Christmas Style” - Saturday, December 13, 10:30-12:30, Fellowship Center - All families are invited to a special Christmas event with family games, decorating gingerbread men, and lots of other surprises. The cost is just $3 per person. Bring a Christmas snack to share. Contact: Shari Dresselhaus, 858.560.1870 x3128.
Military women invited to Christmas brunch - Saturday, December 13, 9:30-11:30 am - City View’s Military Women’s Ministry, which provides support to local military families, invites military wives and women to a special Christmas brunch event. No need to bring anything – MWM is providing the food. Child care is provided at no cost. Contact: Johanna Hall at email@example.com, 619-922-8647. [JohaHall63@gmail.com] [Stop by the lobby table]
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.
||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.