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
Join us this Sunday at
9:00 a.m. for Worship!

This Sunday we Celebrate: Children's Sabbath Sunday
Pastor Donna will lead worship and share her message on Exodus 20


Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or toy to place at the altar.

Events & "Going On's"
If you have events or information you would like included in these weekly updates please email me by Wednesday each week and I'll make sure they are included!
Beautiful rainbow over Verdi NV this morning 
As most of you know, our faithful friend Don Bennet went to be with the Lord and his much loved Joyce last week on September 29, 2017

His service of remembrance will be at Church of the Mountains 
Sunday October 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. 

Cards may be sent to his son Scott and daughter-in-law Tatjana Bennet
at 11299 Lausanne Way, Truckee CA 96161

Donations in honor of Don may be made to Sierra Senior Services: Meals on Wheels

Checks made out to: Sierra Senior Services
In the memo section note Don Bennett ~ Meals on Wheels
PO Box 4152, Truckee CA 96160
It is very important that you join us for a Congregational Gathering!

Fellowship over a meal and then discuss our church missions and structure.

Children welcome and encouraged to attend. Childcare to be provided during the meeting.

Please follow this link to a 'Doodle Scheduler' to weigh in on what days / times can work for your family!

We are gearing up for another successful season at the EWC and need YOUR support!
A generous donor will match all financial donations made by Sunday October 8th ~ Double the impact of your donation!

Weekly volunteers needed @
Church of the Mountains 
Host Coffee Fellowship after worship  sign up calendar
Help as the Worship Assistant  Sign up calendar
Help with Sunday School  Sign up calendar
Questions on any of these roles or anything else at the church, can be directed to
Cathie or Pastor Donna
KidsCan ~ Recycling Project

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.
Learn more about the science behind prayer and our
Church of the Mountains "Prayer-Net"
through this link: Prayer Works

Thank you to all who make this ministry possible each month!   It's a gift to be able to offer these 'neighbors' a place to gather, shower, do laundry, share a meal and get access to other basic needs.

We serve next on November 28th & 30th. Contact Sandy Butler with questions or sign up downstairs to help in the future! Email Sandra
Standing with our Immigrant Students & Families in the
Truckee Tahoe Area
There are many community events being held to support this effort, if you would like to receive these email's let Cathie know and she will forward them to you!

This Sunday evening , we will meet 
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Mellow Fellow

Join us for deep, authentic discussion,   allowing for different views on things happening in our world today.   

Enjoy a beverage & some food....or not.   

If you have questions or interest contact Pastor Donna at:    c      or    

Take a look at the discussion 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 Genesis. 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 
Church of the Mountains ~ Personal Safety Day
Who :  Ladies only, ages 8 and up (invite your friends)
  What :  A six-hour assault prevention certificate course presented by Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy of Truckee/Tahoe and Tahoe Women's Services.
  When:   Part 1: Saturday, October 21st from 10am-1pm
Part 2: Saturday October 28th from 10am-1pm
Cost:  If we have a group of six or more, the cost is $49 per person. 10% of proceeds will be donated to Tahoe Safe Alliance.  If you or a friend would like to participate but cost is an obstacle, please contact Emily ( 
We may be able to arrange a scholarship.

Any questions your can reach emily at: ( ) or 530-665-0355
Church of the Mountains embraces the Open Hearts, Open Doors, Open Minds slogan of the United Methodist Church.

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

Cathie plans to attend a training on October 28th from 9-5pm in Walnut Creek and invites anyone interested to join her! After the training we will plan a meeting here at COM for discussion.
Community Events
The Teen Peace Project has been working hard over the summer creating action in our community. We would love a chance to share these accomplishments with you as well as discuss future goals with the Project Action Team.

Our next adult/youth networking meeting will be:
Tuesday October 10 th  ~ 5:30-7:00
at Church Of The Mountains.

Please RSVP so we can have an accurate dinner estimation and feel free to share and invite any friends who you think would be excited about joining our movement!
Reach out with any questions! Thanks, Kassi
Kassi Reisbeck
Community Education and Prevention Educator
Tahoe SAFE Alliance 
Come support many youth in our congregation and Holly Hawthorn in the presentation of this warm and entertaining adaptation of E.B. White’s beloved story, filled with comic moments and positive messages that promote selflessness and kindness

  • Friday, October 20th at 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 21st at 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, October 22nd at 2:00 pm

Reformation Celebration!
Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church invites you to be part of a Reformation Celebration!

Where: Alibi Ale Works (10069 Bridge Street)
When: Wednesday November 1st ~ 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Come by and order a "brew" and some food before the showing of Rick Steve's presentation.
Mark your calendar to support the Pancake Breakfast ~ Supporting Sierra Senior Services & Meals on Wheels!

When: Sunday, November 5 ~ 8-11:30 am
Where: Truckee Donner Senior Apartments

$10 Adults / $5 Children

California Nevada Conference Website: Click Here!

Conference Newsletter: Click Here!

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