Join in celebrating Gods unconditional love for ALL people
and practicing unconditional love of neighbor.
Through worship, ministry and fellowship
Church of the Mountains
United Methodist Church
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Worship Sunday's
at 10:00 a.m

Join us this week to celebrate


Charles White will be leading worship. Evan Chan will share his message "God attends to us, how can we respond?" based on 1 Kings 19:1-15.

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Come at 9:00a.m. for Fellowship & Learning:

Adults   ~ Sunday school (9-9:45 am in the Sanctuary Circle).  We hope you read 1 Kings 19:1-15 ahead of time if you can but please also come if you are unprepared!



Youth   ~ If parents are in the study   before worship there will be a quiet activity downstairs for the kids. Sunday school will be offered in the Gethsemane House, next door during the Sermon portion of worship.
Help Needed on Sunday Mornings


We need help each week for Sunday Worship & Fellowship to run smoothly.....
MINISTRY and FELLOWSHIP
Opportunities
Holy Love Book Group
Book Study from Steve Harper's Holy Love: A Biblical Theology for Human Sexuality.   Link to book:
This week we are discussing chapter 2.

Group will meet on Sunday's @ 7pm for around one hour. You can join physically at COM or virtually over Zoom Meeting, email Donna for the link to join by computer! 

I will provide you with a book or you may order it on Amazon yourself. Please e-mail me if you are interested in attending.

Join us for a time of compassionate sharing while we explore a topic that is near and dear to the hearts of United Methodists 
and people around the globe!
Blessings, Pastor Donna
Next Week: June 30th after worship we will share brunch and have Kathy Baldock with us about her research on "How the Bible Became Anti-Gay" She will facilitate discussion around this topic and the history of how "homosexual" appeared in the first edition of the RSV translation, and a successful campaign to change the wording based on research of the original Greek.
Here is a Link to her webpage

Email Evan and Stephanie with ?'s Click here to email!

Bring something to share for brunch!
Food Resource Support Center

Thank you ALL who serve to keep this ministry running and serving our most vulnerable neighbors year round.

We serve again in August 27 & 29th
Need 2 people to help on Tuesday the 27th & help with food ~See sign up downstairs
For questions please email Sandy Butler: Click Here!
OR Cathie Foley Click Here!
Monday's 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the downstairs living room of the church or next door in the Gethsemane House.. We are studying the Gospel of Mark . 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.

Centering Prayer   in the Sanctuary Prayer Circle
Tuesday & Wednesday morning 8:00 - 8:30

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

Ready to start meeting again??
Sunday's 7-8:30 p.m. at a variety of local places

Take a look at the thought provoking questions for this week: Link Here!
Come join us sometime if you want to join us ~ reach out to Pastor Donna or Cathie for where we will meet up that Sunday night.
PRAYER WORKS!
Learn more about the science behind prayer and our
Church of the Mountains "Prayer-Net"
through this link: Prayer Works

Links with more information on RMN:

Email Evan and Stephanie with ?'s and if you would like to be part of our RMN Google group! Click here to email!
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Here is an inspirational story about teens standing up for LGBTQ+ justice in their church after their year of confirmation classes and working towards that final step of joining their church Link to the article!
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.
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 by Email Here! and check out their website https://www.nnic.org
COMMUNITY
Updates from Pastor Donna, our Bishop & others in our Faith Community.
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:

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!!
If you have events, invites or announcements to share in the weekly newsletter, please email me the information by Wednesday
and I'll make sure it is included!

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Blessings from the office!   
Cathie Foley | Church of the Mountains| 530-587-4407| Cell: 775-690-7694| comumc@sbcglobal.net | www.churchofthemountains.com