Sunday, February 14 thru Sunday, March 13: Annual Heifer International collection of your pennies in memory of Helen Valentine. Hope you have been saving your change for this. Of course we take bills and checks as well. Heifer International provides animals, bees, trees and more to help those in need to start a business to improve their quality of life. Please donate generously.
Saturday, March 5, 9:30 am-4 pm, Journey Farthest Out Spring Retreat is being held at our church. This is a great way to strengthen our spiritual connections through meditation, singing, speaker, rhythms, creative expression & sharing. Free event. Contact Jean Reynolds if you would like to attend: 510 734-3942 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Light breakfast provided, bring a lunch. See attachment.
Sunday, March 6, Special Sunday Offering for One Great Hour of Sharing. The donations made on this special Sunday provide the money for the administrative work for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) so that all your contributions designated for specific programs can go to those programs 100%.
Friday, March 11, 7:30 pm Point Richmond Acoustic presents John Reischman and The Jaybirds with Special guest Megan McLaughlin. This a top-flight bluegrass band. John Reischman has been described as one of the world’s undisputed masters of the mandolin. John, mandolin; Jim Nunally, guitar; Trisha Gagnon, bass; Nick Hornbuckle, banjo and Greg Spatz, fiddle. Megan McLaughlin, singer songwriter awarded by West Coast Songwriters best song in January 2016. Tickets $15 and more info at pointacoustic.org, $20 at the door. First United Methodist Church, 201 Martina St., Point Richmond.
Saturday, March 12, United Methodist Women’s Retreat. 8:30 am-3:45 pm the Napa Methodist Church. Open to all women. Retreat leader Rev. Holly Hillman, “Courage to Grow”. Please see brochure. Napa Methodist Church, 625 Randolph, Napa. Cost $18, includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Saturday,March 19, 7 pm, Vicki Zabarte and Dan Damon will present a concert of jazz standards. Vicki has sung in many community theater productions. Dan Damon is the pianist for the evening concert. Suggested donation $10. Proceeds to benefit Saffron Strand and their work with the homeless in our area. First United Methodist Church, 201 Martina St., Point Richmond.
Good Friday Services, 7:30 pm, March 25: Pinole United Methodist Church, 2000 San Pablo Ave., Pinole.