Compassion Weekend - Register Now! Invite your neighbors and join thousands of others in a movement to bless the Bay Area on Compassion Weekend, March 29 - 30. THERE WILL BE NO REGULAR WORSHIP SERVICES THAT WEEKEND. Sign up now at CW2014.org. Bennie Ingraham, [email protected].
Career Actions Ministry. Saturday, March 15, 9 - 11 am, ODC Mountain View: Fellowship Hall. Guest Speaker Doug McKenzie will present “Strategies for Making the Best Use of LinkedIn.” LinkedIn is the most important online tool for establishing and preserving work and income security in our age of the hollowing out of the middle class. A superior working knowledge of LinkedIn's basics and nuances is increasingly essential for income resiliency. Marcia Davis-Cannon, [email protected]
Sticky Faith. Friday, March 14, 7 - 9 pm, Mountain View campus, Fellowship Hall. Register by March 7 for $5/person. 60% of teenagers will be unchurched within the next ten years and 45% will leave their faith right after high school. Tim Galleher will share practical tips and strategies on how to create everlasting faith in our youth. Childcare provided (3 months – grade 5) with prior registration, $5/child. Dessert and coffee will be served.Angelyn Knab, 650.330.7525, [email protected]
Dominican Republic Mission Trip Information Meeting. Sunday, March 16, 12:30 pm, Menlo Park: 700B Santa Cruz Avenue, Café Too. Trip dates are July 27 - August 3. Our team will serve in a school summer camp and have an opportunity for teaching. Appropriate for adults and children age 5+ with a parent. Application deadline is April 1 at mppc.org/dr. Abilgail Bach, [email protected].
MENLO PARK: 950
Launch Groups - Spring 2014. Groups begin Thursday, March 6 - Sunday, April 13, Menlo Park: 950 Santa Cruz Avenue, various rooms on campus. Launch Groups are a welcoming place for you to meet new people, make meaningful connections and grow in your faith. The groups are short-term (6 weeks), medium sized (20-40 people) and offered in a variety of topics. For more information and to register, visit mppc.org/launch. Patti Yukawa, Connections Coordinator, [email protected].
Foundations for Marriage. Thursdays, March 13 - April 10, 7:15 - 8:45 pm, Menlo Park: 950 Santa Cruz Avenue, D-11. This 5-week class for dating, engaged or newly married couples will address important marriage topics from a Christ-centered perspective. Connect with other couples and learn more about each other. Register now at mppc.org. Mary Campbell, [email protected].
Healing Prayer Service. Sunday, March 16, 12:15 pm, Menlo Park: 950 Santa Cruz Avenue, Garden Court. Receive extended, personalized, confidential prayer for healing - physical, emotional and spiritual. Drop in for prayer, whether your need is large or small. Beth Seabolt, 650.363.8303, [email protected].
Great Dates - The Ebb, The Flow and The Joys of Marriage. Saturday, March 22, 6:30 - 9 pm, Menlo Park: 950 Fellowship Hall. Join us at our next event, featuring John and Nancy Ortberg, who will share their views of 30 years of marriage. You're invited to come to the 5 pm worship service and/or Community Dinner before the program begins. There's a nominal cost for the dinner. Childcare available by advance reservation. Register at mppc.org. Christine Brackenbury, [email protected].
Steps of Faith - A Weekly Christ-Centered 12-Step Fellowship. Thursdays, 7 pm, Menlo Park: 950 Santa Cruz Avenue, Fellowship Hall. We invite Christians to join this fellowship of recovery and those who are in recovery to join this Christian fellowship. Together we will share God's gift of the 12-Step program and stories of transformation and recovery from all types of brokenness. Our evening includes a speaker with a personal story and teaching followed by a time of open sharing in small groups. Diane Lopez, 650.329.7421, [email protected].
Steps of Faith Celebration - Recovery Worship and Fellowship. 2nd Saturday of every month, 7-9 pm Menlo Park: 950 Fellowship Hall. This monthly recovery worship service includes live worship music, a speaker with a personal recovery story and open sharing as a way to celebrate and to introduce the Steps of Faith weekly recovery fellowship. We will begin serving food about 6:40 pm and worship will start at 7 pm. The weekly meeting is on Thursdays at 7 pm in A-26/27. Monte Fisher, 650-330-7581, [email protected]
Kirk House Preschool Enrollment for 2014. Registration is now open for Fall 2014. Children must be 3 by September 1, 2014. Visit: kirkhousepreschool.org. Carol Day, 650.323.8667,[email protected]
Counseling Connection. MPPC can offer referrals for professional counseling services. These services are offered on a fee-for-service basis to individuals, couples, families and adolescents. Mary Campbell, LMFT, 650.799.2933.