If you are seeking…
- a church that is guided by the teachings of Jesus in an open-minded and progressive way,
- a way to work for justice and peace, both locally and globally
- a beautiful, inspiring, natural setting,
- a diverse, inclusive, multi-racial, open and affirming community,
- inspiring preaching and music,
- a community where God’s love knows no bounds, where all are welcome, young, old, rich, poor, different colors and sexual orientation
- a nurturing faith community that supports families, one where your children can learn that God loves them
Then Skyline UCC is a true place for you.
Every Sunday you are invited to join us for Choir Practice at 8:30 am; Worship at 10:00 am; Fellowship at 11:15 am – Child Care & Church School provided – see our Families section.
|SUNDAY WORSHIP 10 AM
Pastor Laurie preaching unless otherwise listed, drawing from scripture, world religions, poetry, and what’s happening in the world.
All are welcome!
Sundays in Advent / December
Sundays following the service Pastor Laurie will lead a 30 min sermon sharing/discussion (occasional)
November 27: Waiting for the Light, First Sunday in Advent.
4: Turn, Second Sunday in Advent
11: See, Third Sunday in Advent
18: Christmas Pageant, Fourth Sunday in Advent
25: Christmas Day
1: Reveal, Epiphany
Sat, Nov 26, 10AM – 12PM: Greening of the Sanctuary
Sat, Dec 3, 10AM – 12PM: Holiday Playdate
Weds, Dec 7, 7 – 8PM: Taize Service – music, prayer, meditation, labyrinth
Thurs, Dec 15, 7-8:30 PM: Preschool Winter Program: singing, refreshments
Sun, Dec 18, during service: Children’s Christmas Pageant
Sat., Dec 24, 7:00 PM: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Skyline & UCC Current Missions
WE CAN PUT AN END TO HUNGER HERE IN ALAMEDA COUNTY
For the second year in a row, this fall, Skyline has made a major donation and presented a matching challenge to major corporate sponsors to support the fundraising efforts of Alameda County Community Food Bank. Given the recent reports on poverty, particularly among children and the elderly in Alameda County, such donations are critical.
In total, Skyline has contributed $30,000 over the past two years to ACCFB, our matching challenge has been met, and with their purchasing power, our gift has turned into over $500K worth of fresh healthy food for families here in Alameda County. Our efforts were made possible, through the grace of God, working through us, to provide for so many, just like the multiplication of the loaves and fishes, making the world, a bit more like the Kingdom of Heaven.
WE CAN SUPPORT THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD!
For the fifth year in a row, this month, we will hold our annual Sierra Leone bike fundraiser, to fund five teachers in the school that we built in Makrommay, Sierra Leone, where 400 children from four villages come and learn. One of our beloved members, Sentho, was born in this village, and after the war, the school and much of the village was destroyed.
Together, we are re-building the village and the lives of these children. (Click here to see a Thank You from the Children video.)