The Window Bulletin - First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego

The Window - First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
The Mission of First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego is to create community,
to nurture spiritual growth, and to act on our values to help heal the world.
VOLUME 25, No. 10
March 7 through March 13, 2015
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Upcoming Services
March 8 (Sunday)
Hillcrest Services “Turn and Face the Strange” (live)
– Rev. Jennifer Channin, Assistant Minister.
South Bay Service “Imagining the Beloved Community” (live)
– Kristen Kuriga, Social Justice and South Bay Ministry Teams Coordinator.
March 15 (Sunday)
Hillcrest Services “Experiencing Selma” (live)
– Rev. Kathleen Owens, Lead Minister.
South Bay Service “Welcoming Those Who Serve” (live)
– Rev. Jennifer Channin, Assistant Minister.
March’s Transformational Theme is Letting Go.
Our Church Family
The Celebration of Life for Exzelia “Zil” Wener who died on February 16 (Monday) has needed to be
rescheduled. As soon as another date is scheduled it will be announced here.
Did You Know . . . ?
Daylight Saving Time begins on March 8 (this Sunday). Please set your clock ahead one hour
before you go to bed on Saturday night.
The San Diego Half Marathon is March 8 (this Sunday) and could affect your route to Church with
the course closures. Please plan extra time on your way to Services this Sunday. To see the full
course map and any road closures, please click here.
Camp de Benneville Pines and District Meetings Information is now available here. Our beloved
District Camp holds a Welcome Reception beginning at 3 p.m. on April 24 (Friday) in Chandler,
Arizona at Valley UU Congregation. "Some lovely home hospitality is available on a first-come, firstserved basis." The Pacific Southwest District meeting ends on April 25 (Saturday) at 6 p.m.
Building Sacred Ground
Facilitated by Ministers, Staff, and Lay Leaders, Building Sacred Ground is an experiential foursession program to help people explore Unitarian Universalism, share personal foundations of faith,
and get to know a small group of people very well. The series ends with a private tea with Ministers
where you have a chance to visit, socialize, and dialogue. This series is appropriate for newcomers
and longtime UUs. It is strongly suggested for those in the process of becoming Members. There are
a limited number of spaces available so register now! The Spring session are April 11 and April 18
(Saturdays) from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sunday, April 12 and April 19 (Sundays) from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Please contact Suzette Southfox with questions at 619-398-4436, or register online.
Generosity Offering for March: Computers to San Diego Kids
In the month of March, our Generosity Offering is being received in support of Computers to San
Diego Kids. Computers to San Diego Kids believes that all children and their families need to have
equal access to technology and the crucial educational, occupational, and financial resources that
technology can provide. For more information, you can come to the Social Justice table on the
Hillcrest Campus, the Get Involved Table on the South Bay Camps, or go to their website Please look at the Service Project for March listed below, under March 22 (Sunday).
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The 11th Annual Dining for Dollar$ Silent Auction Returns!
Through March we will be accepting your offers to host events. Dining for Dollar$ can include outings
and tours, game nights, young adult gatherings, donated services, creativity workshops, poetry
readings, even vacation get-aways. Visit to get an
Event/Service Host form or submit an event/service online. You’ll also find the 2014 event booklet
available there, which could inspire you to create a new event/service. You can also email Dorothy
Pearlman or Laurie Crehan, this year’s event Co-Chairs, to learn more. Look for the Dining for
Dollar$ table on the patio throughout March.
Show Your Love of this Community – Be an Usher!
The Usher Team at the Hillcrest Campus has an important role in welcoming people into the Meeting
House every Sunday. Contact Paul Vachal by e-mail or Jan Carpenter Tucker at 619-527-2850 to
Represent First Church in Chandler Arizona and/or Portland Oregon
If you have been a Member for at least one year, you are eligible and encouraged to be a Delegate to
either or both the District Assembly (DA) and the General Assembly (GA). Delegate Application Forms
for the Pacific Southwest District Assembly and the UUA General Assembly are now available online
and in Box 13 in the Volunteer Workroom and are due by March 29. For more information about these
events, contact Joan Cudhea at 858-272-4118.
Religious Education and Family Ministry
This Week in Children’s Religious Education
Hillcrest Campus:
9:30 a.m. Service
Childcare is provided for children from birth through two-years-old in Room 105.
Celebrating Me and My Word (two and three-year-olds) This class helps children learn to
celebrate the world around them while building friendships and self confidence. Children in
this class may be brought directly to their classroom.
Love Surrounds Us (pre-k and kindergarten) Our lesson is the Love Surrounds us in Ritual.
Spirit of Adventure (second through fourth grades) This class begins with activities and
games and concludes with our Chalice Council. This week we continue our unit on Sports.
We will play games and talk about the lessons we learn about life through playing sports.
Art and Spirituality (fifth and sixth grades) We will use hands-on activities and creative arts to
explore what it means to be in community. This is a new format for this class intended to
help our older children build community and develop as leaders and creative individuals.
11:30 a.m. Service
Childcare is provided for children from birth through four-years-old in Room 105.
Rainbow Adventures (kindergarten through sixth grade) Children are invited to join us for our
weekly adventures. Together we will share in a chapel service including story and song
that focuses on one of our Unitarian Universalist Principles. Children will then choose from
a number of exploration stations where they can explore the principle through play and
create creation.
A Reminder: Unless otherwise noted, children four years old and up begin their Sunday morning in the Worship
Service with their family. We consider the time we spend together in Worship before classes begin, as an
integral part of our Sunday morning experience. Children three and younger may be left in childcare before you
enter the Meeting House and need to be picked up immediately after the Service.
South Bay:
This Sunday’s Service at 9:30 a.m. at our South Bay Campus will feature Kristen Kuriga, Social
Justice and South Bay Ministry Teams Coordinator, with a sermon entitled “Imagining the Beloved
Community.” This Sunday’s Service, instead of a usual Story for All Ages, the Service will feature a
Ritual of Creativity for All Ages.
Youth Ministry:
This Sunday, March 8 the 9:30 a.m. Youth Group will continue their exploration of “Letting Go” as they
consider how holding on to the past keeps us from living fully in the present, and explore that how
accepting loss and letting go allows us to move on with our lives. These themes will be illustrated in
an excerpt from Up! Between the services, the Youth Service Planning Committee will meet in Room
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114b to finalize their plans and musical selections for the upcoming Youth Service. The 11:30 a.m.
Junior and Senior High Youth Groups will meet in Room 114b to enjoy some stimulating discussion,
maybe even play a game or two and plan some of their upcoming events.
On Sunday, March 15 the 9:30 a.m. Youth Group will to examine the idea of forgiveness and why it is
important. They will also consider how refusing to let go of hurt, anger, and not forgive someone leads
to loss and can limit our own lives, after they watch an excerpt from the movie, Ghost Town. The
11:30 a.m. Junior and Senior High Youth Groups will meet in Rooms 114a and 114b respectively for
games, discussion and worship.
Social Action Con Re-scheduled!
The 2015 Social Justice Con will not take place May 1 through May 3 (Friday through Sunday) as
previously announced. Due to college prep testing, the Con is being re-scheduled but will still take
place at the Neighborhood UU Church in Pasadena at a date to be determined The theme of this
year’s Con is: “Moral Values in a Pluralistic Society.” Stay tuned for more details as they develop!
There is a third PSWD YRUU Board-sponsored Con being added to the annual rotation.
Communications Con is still tentatively scheduled to take place June 5 through June 7 (Friday
through Sunday) at the UU Church of Las Vegas.
Family Ministry:
Parenting Boys – March 7 (Saturday) at 4 p.m.
Gather together with other parents to talk about what it means to raise boys in our world today. We
will view the film “Boyhood” and share wisdom and reflections on the relationship between Unitarian
Universalist principles and parenting. Childcare is provided.
Family Dinner on March 13
Join for our next Family Dinner on March 13 (Friday) at 6 p.m. We will play and eat together as we
create community. Bring a dish/drink to share, place settings for your family (to help us reduce waste)
and a desire to play. All families are welcome!
Does your group or meeting need childcare?
If your group needs childcare, arrangements can be made by completing the childcare request form.
Donations to cover the cost of childcare will be gladly accepted. Parents must remain on the church
grounds. Contact Melissa James for more information.
Adult Religious Education:
The current Adult Religious Education course catalog is available on paper on the patio or on the
Church website. Please pre-register, as we need to prepare adequate facilities and supplies. You may
now register for Adult RE Classes online from our website. You do not need to be a Member of First
Church to join in our classes. Contact Chris Christenson at 619-298-9978, ext. 214.
Upcoming Events
Saturday, March 7
Rasa Lila: The Energetics of Contemplation and Inner Healing with RJ Palmer
Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 113
Learn to help heal the wounds of time and memory and move forward into actualizing our deeper
yearnings and potential. Through playful practices of contemplation and healing, new life skills come
together with other spiritual and healing practices and the fulfillment of personal goals. Drop in.
Sunday, March 8
Deep Conversations
Sundays from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 to 1:15 p.m., Archive Room 313
Did you find yourself moved in some way by the sermon? Did the reflection question stir something in
you? Join with others for a facilitated Deep Conversation around the sermon message.
Singletarian Luncheon
March 8 (Sunday) at 12:30 p.m., Aladdin’s, 1220 Cleveland Avenue, Hillcrest
Please contact Bob Graham at 858-337-4733 with questions.
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TED Talks on Economic Justice
March 8 (Sunday) from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Room 323
The subject will be the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) as presented in videos by Robert Reich and
Bill Moyers. Christina Imhoof will lead the discussion. All are invited.
UU Christian Study and Discussion Group
March 8 (Sunday) at 1 p.m., Room 321
“The Kingdom of God is within you,” says Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. What did he mean and what
does this mean for us today will be the theme of our UU Christian Study Group Red Letter Sunday led
by Arjay Palmer? “Heaven...” as within and among us, now and always, needing only to be realized
as part of our "Original Blessing" according to Mathew Fox.
Shape Note Singing: The Sacred Harp
March 8 (Sunday) from 3 to 5 p.m., Room 113
Everyone is welcome. It doesn’t matter if you can’t sing. It matters that you want to. Your voice is your
harp. Let’s sing together, without instruments or formal training, using shape note notation. Or just
stop by and listen. Drop in, registration not required.
Open Heart Buddhist Sangha
Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m., Room 323
Practicing in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Most Sundays the group
practices sitting meditation and walking meditation, has a short lesson, shares about the practice, and
sings. Please bring a cushion or mat to sit on, or chairs will be available. Open to everyone; drop in.
Friends of de Benneville Potluck and Gathering
March 8 (Sunday) beginning with Social Hour at 5 p.m., St. Paul’s Manor, 11th Floor Social Room
Contact Kay Thompson at 619 296-7598 or Mac Downing 619 542-9320 to RSVP or for directions.
Please note the sign-in procedure at front desk.
Far-East County Neighborhood Potluck
March 8 (Sunday) at 5:30 p.m., Hosted by Lane Cole and Wilma Eaton
If you live in La Mesa, El Cajon, or beyond and would like to be a part of this potluck group, please
contact Drew Massicot at 619-460-2901. All are welcome!
Monday, March 9
Yoga As Meditation with Rolly Fanton
Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Common Room
Join for a restorative yoga class with a focus on personal body awareness and self-care; to aide in
stress relief for both mind and body, by mindfully practicing the poses, guiding our minds to focus on
positive thoughts and lighting our lives with laughter and community. Come early to get comfortable.
Monday Evening Meditation Sangha
Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Room 323
All are welcome for a silent sitting meditation from 7 to 7:20 p.m., followed by an open discussion of
our meditation or practice. The remainder of the time will be focused on a recorded dharma talk and
discussion. For more information, please e-mail John Holl or call 619-546-6525.
Tuesday, March 10
Sufi Healing with Jamil Larry Sweet
Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m., Room 321
Explore ancient individual healing practices of the Sufis; the uses of meditation, breath, sacred
phrases and wazifa; and a healing ceremony. On-going, drop in.
Wednesday, March 11
Wednesday Morning Meditation Sangha
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Room 323
All are welcome for a silent sitting meditation from 10 to 10:40 a.m., followed by a discussion of
practice. The remainder of the time will be focused on a recorded dharma talk and discussion. For
more information, please contact John Holl at 619-546-6525.
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Conversations with the Spiritually Curious Part 5 “Stages on the Journey” with Rev. Jim Grant
March 11 (Wednesdays through May) at 6:45 p.m. for Coffee followed by the Discussion, Room 323
Rev. Jim Grant will lead conversations around former UU Minister William Houff’s book “Infinity in
Your Hand: A Guide for the Spiritually Curious.” These conversations are meant to encourage people
on the path to spiritual growth, an intensely personal undertaking. While we can learn from the
journeys of others, it is only through taking out our own beliefs and listening to our inner wisdom,
understanding them, and sharing them that we reveal our true self. Reading the book and attending
each conversation is encouraged, but not required. Drop in.
Thursday, March 12
Compassion Reading Group
March 12 (second Thursdays) from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Room 320
The Compassion Reading Group, a group that meets once a month to discuss books that help us
focus on compassionate living, is open to anyone who would like to join our discussions. This month
we will be discussing Anne Lamott’s book Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith. You need not have
read the book before joining us. If you have questions, please contact Sue McLeod.
Screening of “Vessel”
March 12 (Thursday) at 6 p.m., Meeting House
Please join the Reproductive Justice Group for a screening of “Vessel,” which begins with a young
doctor and an unlikely idea. Rebecca Gomperts, horrified by the realities created by anti-abortion law
around the world, formed Women on Waves in 2000. Her goal: to prevent unwanted pregnancies and
unsafe abortions by providing reproductive health services, including early medical abortions
(abortion with pills) on board a Dutch ship, outside the territorial waters of countries where abortion is
illegal. Admission is free, please RSVP to Karen Lamphere so we can plan for food and beverages.
Book Lovers Affinity Group
March 12 (Thursday) at 6 p.m., Common Room
When we found out that Intern Minister Adam Dyer majored in English at Princeton, we couldn't resist
inviting him to join us for a book discussion. We'll discuss his selection, "The Good Lord Bird," by
James McBride, an historical novel about an escaped slave who joins John Brown's abolitionist revolt
at Harpers' Ferry, West Virginia. The book won the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction in 2013.
Everyone is welcome to join our discussion in the Common Room. Feel free to contact Maureen
McNair at 619-427-1769 with questions.
Military Ministry Toolkit #1, Pt 4 with Rev Kathleen Owens - Class Closed
March 12 (Thursday) from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Room 323
Begin a conversation in our congregation about why and how to explore military ministry to inspire
support for deepening and strengthening this aspect of our ministry.
Friday, March 13
Family Dinner
March 13 (Friday) at 6 p.m., Common Room
Join for our next Family Dinner those in the congregation with and without children are welcome to
attend. We will play and eat together as we create community. Bring a dish/drink to share, place
settings for your family (to help us reduce waste) and a desire to play.
Future Events
Coffee Conversation with Rev. Jennifer
March 15 (Sunday) following Service at the South Bay Campus
Join after the Service for a conversation on the theme of the Service, “Welcoming Those Who Serve.”
All are welcome!
Ministry Team Council Meeting
March 15 (Sunday) from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m., Bard Hall
Are you a lay leader or would you like to build your leadership skills? All are welcome to attend our
next Ministry Team Council meeting, where we will explore our congregation’s 4th strategic goal,
Intentionally engage all generations in leadership development. Please attend to learn together, how
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we build multi-generational leadership in all of the ministries of our congregation! If you need
childcare, please contact Melissa James this week so she can make arrangements.
Inland North County Neighborhood Group
March 15 (Sunday) from 4 to 6 p.m., in Rancho Peñasquitos
Please bring a potluck dish and join us for an intergenerational social time. Hope to see you there.
For more information, to RSVP, or for directions, please e-mail Bob and Betsy Stevens.
Movie Lovers Gabfest (Affinity Group)
March 19 (Thursday) from 7 to 9 p.m., Library Room 311
Suggested movies for March are: Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine, McFarland USA, Timbuktu,
Girlhood, and, Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem. What movies (new and old) have moved you or
made you laugh? We meet the third Thursday of every month. If you have any questions, please
contact Janet Nicols at 619-318-5321.
New City Sinfonia Concert Returns to First Church
March 20 (Friday) at 7 p.m., Meeting House
The 40-member New City Sinfonia, led by our own Daniel Ratelle, returns to First Church to present
“An Evening of Mozart,” the orchestra’s first ever all-Mozart program Admission is Free.
Service Project for March: Computer Donation Drive for Computers to San Diego Kids
March 22 (Sunday) from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. on the Hillcrest Campus Patio
March 22 (Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the South Bay Campus Social Hall
Computer donations are tax deductible and will help address the digital disparity in San Diego County.
We will also need volunteers to help move the computers from South Bay and the Hillcrest Campus
patio after the drive and for volunteers to help with loading them for delivery to the organization on
March 23 (Monday). If you are able to volunteer, contact Carol Stultz. You can find more information
about Computer to SD Kid at
All Church Mixer sponsored by Your Welcome Hands Ministry Team
March 22 (Sunday) from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., the Hillcrest Campus
Join the newly named Welcome Hands Ministry Team (formerly the Membership Team) who welcome
all in this community to a facilitated and fun way to get to know each other. Make sure you plan on
attending to start building your community for 2015!
Coffee Conversation with Rev. Kathleen
March 29 (Sunday) following Service at the South Bay Campus
Join after the Service for a conversation on the theme of Kathleen’s sermon, “Experiencing Selma.”
Mid-East Neighborhood Group Potluck
March 29 (Sunday) at 5:30 p.m., Rose Van Oss’s home
The Mid-East Neighborhood Group invites those in this area for a potluck gathering. If you would like
to go, please bring a dish to share. Please RSVP for directions and so Rose will know how many to
expect at 619-582-7004. Her front yard has very tall cacti and parking in the driveway is fine.
Climate Justice Volunteer Meeting
April 7 (Tuesday) from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Room 323
Come to hear about "Climate Justice Month" at First Church. Rev. Jennifer Channin will lead the April
12 Sunday Worship Service in Hillcrest and the April 19 Service in South Bay with members of the
Climate Justice team. Hear updates on the Listening Campaign with the congregation to hear what
members think about Climate Change. What is the San Diego Climate Action Plan? We talk about
what kind of plan that San Diego needs for a healthy future.
Annual Spiritual Spring Retreat with Rev. Kathleen Owens
April 10 (Friday) through April 12 (Sunday) at Prince of Peace Abbey in Oceanside
There are still spaces available for the Annual Spiritual Spring Retreat with Rev. Kathleen Owens for
renewal, healing, and spiritual growth, all in a beautiful and peaceful setting. We’ll grow through “P3:
Psalms, Poems, and Prayers.” Contact Chris Christenson for further details or to register.
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Caring for Yourself When You Care for Someone with Dementia:
Managing Emotional Aspects of Caregiving with Southern Caregivers Resource Center
April 10 (Friday) from 12 to 1 p.m., Rm113
The more you know, the better your love one’s care will be. Recognize, understand, and respond to
the emotional challenges of being a caregiver. Explore stress management techniques. Learn of the
resources available for caregiver and care receiver. Drop in.
Annual UU Men’s Fellowship Spring Renewal
April 17 (Friday) to April 19 (Sunday) at Camp de Benneville Pines
All UU men in the Pacific Southwest District (and beyond) are invited to a relaxing, yet challenging
weekend in the in the beauty of the mountains and safety and fellowship of our Brothers. Included are
workshops, deep sharing, music, drumming, music, laughter, silence, and of course great food. For
more information and to register, please download the flyer-registration form, visit us at the patio table
on Sunday morning, or contact Mike Dorfi at 619-466-5952.
Women's Retreat at Camp de Benneville Pines
May 15 through May 17 (Friday through Sunday) Camp de Benneville Pines
Rev. Dr. Carolyn Owen-Towle will be the theme speaker for our district UU Women's Retreat. Register
by March 30 (Monday) for early-bird discount at and enjoy a beautiful weekend in
the mountains. Information is available from the Friends of de Benneville Pines patio table on Sunday.
Week-at-a-Glance Calendar
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Adult Ed Class: Rasa Lila *
Raising Boys Sponsored by Children’s Ministry
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Sunday Morning Meditation
Children's Religious Education
First Church Worship
South Bay Worship
Uptown Update: Helping the Homeless
Deep Conversations*
TED Talks
UU Christian Study Group
Shape Note Singing*
Open Heart Sangha
Monday, March 09, 2015
Yoga as Meditation
Las Campanas Rehearsals
Monday Meditation Sangha
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Art Guild Discussion and Reception
Adult Ed Class: Sufi Healing with Jamil Larry Sweet
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Wednesday Meditation Sangha
Adult Education: Coffee Conversations with Jim Grant*
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Compassion Reading Group
Book Lovers Affinity Group
"The Vessel" Documentary Screening
Adult Ed Class: Military Ministry Toolkit (#1) *
Women's Ensemble Rehearsal
Friday, March 13, 2015
Family Dinner
10:30AM - 12:30PM
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Room 113
Room 321
9:00AM - 9:20AM
9:00AM - 1:00PM
9:30AM & 11:30AM
9:30AM - 10:30AM
10:30AM - 11:30AM
10:45AM & 12:45PM
1:00PM - 2:30PM
1:00PM - 3:00PM
3:00PM - 5:00PM
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Room 323
Please See RE Office
Meeting House
South Bay Campus
Room 321
Archive Room 313
Room 323
Room 321
Room 113
Room 323
10:00AM - 12:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Common Room
Meeting House
Room 323
6:00PM - 8:30PM
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Bard Hall
Room 321
10:00AM - 12:00PM
6:45PM - 8:00PM
Room 323
Room 323
12:30PM - 2:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM
6:00PM - 9:00PM
6:30PM - 8:00PM
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Room 320
Common Room
Meeting House
Room 323
Clark Chapel
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Common Room
* registration appreciated
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The Window - First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
VOLUME 25, No. 10
March 7 through March 13, 2015
Hillcrest Campus Location:
4190 Front Street,
San Diego, CA 92103
South Bay Campus Location:
970 Broadway, Suite 104,
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Sunday Services at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
Sunday Bilingual Services at 9:30 a.m.
Staff Members:
Rev. Kathleen Owens, Lead Minister
Rev. Jennifer Channin, Assistant Minister
Adam Dyer, Intern Minister
Rev. Jim Grant, Affiliate Minister
Robie Evans, Director of Operations
Dr. Melissa James, Director of Children and Family Ministry
Daniel Ratelle, Hillcrest Music Coordinator and Adult Choir Director
Lynn Mendoza-Khan, Youth and Children’s Choir Director
Lorelei Isidro, South Bay Music Coordinator
Andrea Newall, JUUL Tones Ensemble Director
Roy Attridge, Handbell Ensembles Director
Justin Murphy-Mancini, Organist and Pianist
Kristen Kuriga, Social Justice and South Bay Ministry Teams Coordinator
Suzette Southfox, Director of Membership and Development
Alice King, Young Adult and Campus Ministry Coordinator
Abby Koch, Executive Administrator and Office Manager
Käthe Larick, Youth Programs Coordinator
Chris Christenson, Communications, Database, and Adult Ed. Coord.
Jenny Epler, Events Scheduler
Connie Hayes, Bookkeeping Controller
Revs. Dr. Carolyn and Dr. Tom Owen-Towle, Ministers Emeriti
Board of Trustees:
Tony Brumfield, President
Claudia Lizett Lopez, Vice President
Louise Klinke, Treasurer
Mike Moreau, Immediate Past President
Kath Hillery, Secretary
Marcia Biller, Denny Braun, Michanne Hoctor-Thompson, Dave Karpinski,
John Keasler, Pat Schmidt, and Carolyn Woodbury.
Important Phone Numbers:
First Church Office: 619-298-9978
Pastoral cell phone: 619-370-0891 (life and death emergencies only)
Important E-mail Addresses:
Facilities (request for maintenance): [email protected]
General First Church E-mail: [email protected]
Order of Service submissions: [email protected]
Scheduling of Church Property: [email protected]
The Window (bulletin): [email protected]
First Church Web Site: [email protected]
Care Network: [email protected] (Main site) (UUs of the South Bay)
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