Join in celebrating Gods unconditional love for all people
and practicing unconditional love of neighbor through worship, fellowship and ministry
Church of the Mountains
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Worship with us!
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor Donna will lead worship on Sunday and share her reflection on the Gospel of Mark 5:21-43

This will be a Healing and Communion Service. A time to contemplate, process and heal from the many things happening in our lives-church, community, family and world so that we may be the Peace of Christ to the world.

~ Sunday school for children will be offered during worship ~

~Stay afterwards to enjoy fellowship & goodies~
We invite to to come at 9:00 for a time of bible study or centering prayer. Come every week or drop in as you can
all are welcome!

If you have children, there will be childcare during this time so you can focus on your group.

Also during this time we need help setting up a simple protein snack for kids and adults to grab with a drink around 9:45am. At 9:55 this snack is put away and the goodies for after worship can be on the counter to be set up around 10:45. Host Coffee Fellowship after worship  Link to sign up calendar
If you have events, invites or announcements that you would like in the weekly newsletter, please email me the information by Wednesday
and I'll make sure it is included!
(The Chan family at the Rally June 19th Keep Families Together Rally in Reno)
Join some of us at the Truckee Rally in Truckee this Saturday June 30th, 2-3 pm in front of the Old Jail Museum. Park by the church & walk over.

Want an opportunity to help serve refugee families in the Reno area? Refugees have many needs from transportation, clothing, tutoring and practice speaking English, or just having friends to hang out with! Sparks UMC mentors a family from Congo, and we mentor a family from Afghanistan.

 If you are interested, or just want more info, please get in touch with Evan Chan at and check out their website
We need help each week
for Sunday Worship to run smoothly!

Questions on any of these roles or anything else at the church, can be directed to
Cathie or Pastor Donna
Stephanie and Cathie will attend the UFA meeting this Thursday and be packing some backpacks to bring to church on Sunday!

  United for Action is committed to supporting our North Tahoe/Truckee neighbors who need basic daily essentials-especially people who are homeless, victims of domestic violence, or at risk of harm or illness. Here is a link for more information on our Back Pack Project: Click Here for Details!
If you want to participate by creating a card to help us raise money towards these packs, follow these easy steps:

  • Draw a picture of something that reminds you of God's love.
  • Add your name, or remain anonymous!
  • Give me a sentence that describes God's love in your picture. Or we will add a bible verse about love to the card.
  • Get the picture to Cathie either in person or email me a good quality picture of it!

Or participate by buying some greeting cards Gabi Chan and I put cards into bundles of 7 with envelopes, for $10. We will have them for sale on Sunday at church.
Kids Can Recycling Ministry: Please continue to bring your CRV recycling to COM and support our ministry with Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian of turning garbage into good!

These recyclables are exchanged for money which is being donated to International Health Partners and Hands of Hope to provide life and hope for children in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
Donner Lake Family Picnics
 (West End Beach 2:00p.m. - till sunset)
  • Sunday July 15th
  • Sunday August 19th
  • Sunday September 16th

Come share fun, fellowship and food
West End Beach ~ Donner Lake (group site #2 reserved)
  • Each family brings their own items to grill, favorite drinks (no glass containers), 
plates & utensils
  • Also, bring a side dish, appetizer or dessert to share along with beach toys, games, balls or other fun activities

BBQ will be started around 3:00 with coals ready around 3:30
Entry before 5pm is $5 per person at the gate RSVP Here!
RSVP NOW for Kids Camp & Family Camp

Where: Donner Lake State Park
What: Kids Sleepover Summer Camp & Family Camp Weekend.
When: Kids Camp Monday 7/30 ~ Friday 8/3 ~ Family camp starts on Friday 8/3 - Sunday 8/5

Invite your friends and join Ms. Holly for a week of fun! For youth under 8 who would like to attend, please let us know & bring your parent or other adult along with you.

RSVP   and pay your $50 deposit today. Limited spaces.

All questions email Ms. Holly:  Click here to email Ms. Holly

PubTheology Group
Questions are emailed to the regular group & posted here each week. Join us for some authentic discussions over some food and/or beverage of choice.

We will meet this Sunday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
location to be determined

Take a look at the thought provoking questions for this week:   Link Here!
Meets on Monday's 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the downstairs living room of the church. They are studying the book of Romans. All are welcome! Contact Judy Jensen with any questions: Email Judy here!

This is a small group so the time may change occasionally, if you are interested in being notified of last minute changes please provide your phone number or email to Judy.
Join us for Centering Prayer 
in the Gethsemane House on  
Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
We start with the daily meditation from Pray As You Go which is music, scripture and contemplation for 10-12 minutes, followed by the remaining 18-20 minutes of silent meditation. Here is a link to Pray As You Go for you to check out and use on your own!  Click Here!

The time does change on occasion because we are a very small group, if you're interested give me a call/text or email and I'll make sure you get the updates for any time changes! or 775-690-7694 

Most often the group is followed by a walk, feel free to bring walking shoes if you want to walk from 8:45 - 10:00
Learn more about the science behind prayer and our
Church of the Mountains "Prayer-Net"
through this link: Prayer Works

Church of the Mountains embraces the Open Hearts, Open Doors, Open Minds slogan of the United Methodist Church.

Expanding on that, this small group is a step into action towards living into that statement more fully. By advocating for and welcoming people of all sexual orientations & gender identities and affirming that ALL people are created in the image of God.

For interest & questions please reach out to Cathie or Donna
Standing with our Immigrant Students & Families in the Truckee Tahoe Area we rely upon the Family Resource Center of Truckee to have the most relevant immigration information: FRC Immigration Info Link

Great news!! Charlotte Carpenter & Stephanie Chan have joined me in our support of United for Action and will be helping us connect with the Family Resource Centers to learn more about how we can support our immigrant neighbors. Stay tuned for more information!!
Updates from our Bishop & others in our Faith Community.
Here are a couple links Pastor Donna shared on our FaceBook Page last week!

Like us on FaceBook & Keep in touch that way too!

Blessings from the office!   
Cathie Foley | Church of the Mountains| 530-587-4407| Cell: 775-690-7694| |