Please join us for our regular second Sunday worship service on Dec. 9 th from 5 -6 pm, at Torrey Pines State Park Beach, for a candlelight service for during winter that time of night is now dark. It will be cold so please dress warmly. You are also invited to join us for an interfaith worship service immediately following our beach worship also on Sunday Dec. 9th at 6:30 pm at the Christian University Church 3900 Cleveland Ave, San Diego, CA 92103 San Diego. We will drive together after our beach worship.
Please join us the first Sunday of Advent, Dec. 2nd for our monthly Taize Chanting worship and we will sing the words of Mary in the Magnificat. We will pray for those at the border and those suffering from oppression everywhere. With Mary we will imagine a world where the mighty are cast from their thrones and the lowly and poor are fed with good things and follow in Mary's faithfulness to God always. We will have a discussion at our weekly potluck after church about the border humanitarian crisis and will collect warm clothing to take to the shelters.
Come worship with Rosie Munoz and Alexes Hernandez from Mexico who will share the Mexican traditions of honoring the dead in Mexico on Day of the Dead. Please bring photos of loved ones for the altar and food they liked, enough to share with 8 people if possible. We will have a time of sharing of memories, food followed by a Mexican party and celebration at the Mary Magdalene Cafe
Please join us this Saturday for the 350.orgClimate March, at the Civic Center, downtown San Diego, 8:30 am for a prayer service and 10 am to march to the Embarcadero Center, where we will have a church table. Church for Our Common Home will be easy to find for at the head of our procession will be a flower girl sprinkling flower petals on the path of our Giant Rod Puppet Mother Earth.
We will have a flower girl who will be sprinkling flowers on Mother Earth's path during the march for we need to make amends for all the ways we have harmed her and begin to treat her with the love she needs. Please call or text Bonnie if you want to find us and walk with us! (858) 248-5123. We will be giving away, copies of the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, and selling Church for Our Common Home T Shirts with new born baby, children and adult sizes.
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A REUNION OF SCIENCE AND RELIGION EARTH DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION WITH INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego will hold an intergenerational Earth Day weekend celebration, beginning at 1:30 p.m., Sat., April 21, 4190 Front St. San Diego, CA 92103.
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, eminent climate scientist and advisor to Pope Francis, and the Rev. John Cobb Jr., environmentalist, author, and renowned theologian, will speak about uniting people throughout the world to help save the Earth from environmental catastrophe.
Ramanathan is a distinguished professor at Scripps Institute of Oceanography at University of California San Diego and UNESCO Professor of Climate and Policy TERI University, New Delhi, India. In 1975, Ramanathan discovered the greenhouse effect of halocarbons.
Cobb is a scholar in the field of process philosophy and process theology. He is the author of more than 50 books and is described as one of the most significant theologians of the past century. His is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been a major influence in the ecologic movement in China. In 2015 at age 90, he was the architect of a major world conference with Claremont School of Theology, “Seizing and Alternative: Toward an Ecologic Civilization.”
The speakers, in association with the work of Pope Francis, are a monumental force in helping to unite science and religion in the service of humanity and all of creation.
The Sikh community has generously donated an Indian vegetarian dinner, representing “the equality and oneness of all humankind.” Before dinner, Earth Justice organizations will be available for a popcorn reception with music.
People of all faiths and ages are welcome. The program includes interactive music with the Martin Luther King community choir, giant rod puppets, and ritual. Young people from many faith communities are making hand puppets for the event.
On Earth Day, the following day, Cobb will preach at 10 a.m. at the Church for Our Common Home, 13014 Calle De las Rosas, San Diego, CA 92129. For more information, contact the Rev. Bonnie Tarwater, (858) 248-5123, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Mural Project! Come paint your favorite animal Sunday afternoons in September.
Everyone is invited to paint an animal for,“House of Prayer for All Creatures.”
Interfaith, Interspecies and Interconnected!
Animal Blessing, all creatures human and nonhuman are welcome.Please bring photos of pets who have died to place on the altar.There will be flowers for you to make flower garlands for your dogs and other pets before worship!
Sunday October 9, 5 pm, 2016 pot luck immediately following