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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER MARCH 19TH 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK   The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. Jeremiah 31:31 Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church The passage for this week explores a promise from God of restored relationships. God…

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER MARCH 13TH 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Kids like building tents – they look for pillows and sheets, and sometimes even use furniture, to create a place where they feel safe. A safehave, like in a castle: children seek security. This feeling of safe-being is vital for children to grow up healthy. It’s not only children that need to feel safe,…

Weekly Newsletter, March 8th 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK As a church we celebrate the season of Lent, accompanying Jesus on his way to Jerusalem. The signs and words on this way are to encourage us. In the early centuries of Christianity, Lent marked the preparation time for those who aspired to be baptized. Today that period reminds us to…

Invitation to participate in Missions

Please note that this is first presented in Spanish and then below in English. Convocatoria Abierta: Mateo 25:35-36 porque tuve hambre y me disteis de comer; tuve sed y me disteis de beber; fui forastero y me recogisteis; 36 estuve desnudo y me vestisteis; enfermo y me visitasteis; en la cárcel y fuisteis a verme”. Queridas…

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 27TH 2015

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church Modern technology provides us with tools to take pictures of ourselves; »Selfies« are now the most common things.  How many of you have seen a “selfie” of Jesus? As Christians we are celebrating Lent – a moment of fasting. How about focusing…

Weekly Newsletter February 20th 2015

From the Pastor’s Desk And God said to Noah and to his sons: “Behold, I set my covenant with you and with your descendants. … Henceforth shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.” Genesis 9 Anthropologists have collected several stories of the Flood. Many ethnic groups are familiar with such stories.…

Weekly Newsletter – February 13, 2015

From the Pastor’s Desk Dear friends and members Jesus says: “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live; and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” (John 11: 25-26) As Rabindranath Tagore says: “When a flower dies, a seed is born; when…

Weekly Newsletter – February 8, 2015

Message from David McIntosh-Mahady It was a great honor to be appointed President of the Council of Balboa Union Church. In these changing times the BUC have embarked on a number of exciting projects and I am exceedingly lucky to have such a dedicated professional team to help me carry out these tasks. All the…