December 2021
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Monthly Newsletter
Skyland Community Church, UCC
Minister: Rev. Melanie Weiner
Sunday Worship Service:
10:30 A.M. Pacific Time
Hybrid service on-site and online
See the monthly announcement below or check our website
Message from Rev Melanie for December 2021

The season of Advent has arrived, and it is time to prepare the way for Christ's birth at Christmas. Over the next several weeks, we will gather to worship in the decorated sanctuary and in our homes; we will live the themes of hope, peace, joy,...

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Then scroll all the way to the bottom for a Index to articles in this months issue of the Newsletter.

Church Calendar

Bible Study on Thursday mornings:


10:00 -11:00 Sunday's Scripture

On your computer, tablet or smartphone click or tap below:
If you are asked for a passcode, enter 332672

From your phone, dial 1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 835 4455 3057
Community Check-in

By computer:, tablet, or smartphone click or tap below:
If you are asked for a passcode enter 497435

By phone: dial 1 669 900 6833 and enter the Meeting ID: 890 3960 0609#
see more upcoming events on the Church Calendar

All Regularly Scheduled Events in Whitaker Hall
are on hold during Shelter-in-Place
Church Council News December 2021

Skyland Church Council Report from November 15, 2021 The Church Council meeting went smoothly even though the new elevator is not, moving smoothly, that is. There is an issue with the door not closing automatically, it is being addressed with the ...

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Treasurer's Report Deceember 2021

Note from your Treasurer for first five months of our '21-'22 fiscal year. Pledge income is $3,077 above budget. Offerings are $3,729 above budget. Expenses are $3,171 below budget. We now have online "Donations" item on our website,...

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Fire Safe Roads -- An Ounce (or a TON) of Prevention

With fire season again approaching after another year of drought, it is time for mountain dwellers to consider how to protect themselves and their property from damage. But when fires attack their homes, they need an escape route, of which there...

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Food Pantry Update December 2021

SKYLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH FREE FOOD PANTRY The Food Pantry has been found. Every day 5-10 families drive up and get that extra "cup or sugar" that their kind neighbors at Skyland Church have been offering over a year on the front porch. Those...

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Giving Tree UpdatDecember 2021

SKYLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH GIVING TREE UPDATES Good News! With the generosity of many kind Skyland Community Church and friends, we have raised the $4650 to match last year's gift cards and give $300 per family (12) plus $50 a child (21).

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Vision and Assessment Team December 2021

The results are in from the Vision and Assessment Team's first survey regarding what you like and don't like about the hybrid service and what might make the holiday service special for you and your family. We were very happy with the twenty-two...

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UCC Educational Opportunity: Reason to Have Hope: A...

Dear ones, we have a public health crisis in our nation. No, it isn't the one you are thinking of, though that is a crisis as well. The one I am writing to you about is the racial disparities in our country and the effects those have on the...

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Rev. Melanie Work Hours and Contact Information UPDATED...

Beginning September 1st, Rev. Melanie's days off will be Tuesday and Saturday. She will generally work from home on Thursdays. If you would like to meet with Rev. Melanie in person or via Zoom, the best way to make sure you find her present and...

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In this Issue:
Skyland Community Church, UCC
25100 Skyland Road
Los Gatos, CA 95033
phone: 408-353-1310
USPS mail: Skyland Church
P.O. Box 245
Los Gatos, CA 95031-0245