May 2021
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Monthly Newsletter
Skyland Community Church, United Church of Christ
Minister: Rev. Melanie Weiner
Sunday Worship Service:
During COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place
Services will be online, check website link below
10:30 A.M.
Message from Rev Melanie May 2021

Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21 This is that most wonderful season of the church year. No, I speak not of Easter, though that is also a wonderful season. I speak of stewardship season. The Church has always...

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Church Calendar

Bible Study on Thursday mornings:

8:45 - 9:45 Important Passages from the Bible
9:45 -10:45 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
Council News May 2021-Ministry Teams Say Great Things Ahead

Council meeting report for April 19: Church Council was opened in prayer by Rev. Melanie. The March Minutes were approved. Gerald Alonzo gave the Treasurer's report of activity of the current budget. We continue to be over the projected numbers...

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Treasurers Report May 2021 - Thanks to You, We Grow

Note from your Treasurer for 11 months of our '20-'21 fiscal year: Pledge income is $25,266 above budget primarily due to late pledge commitments after our budget was approved. Offerings are also $1,741 above budget. Thanks to our generous...

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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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Soothing Series May 2021 - Tending our Gardens and Lives

Are you looking for a soothing evening with friends? You are just in time to participate in the last two sessions of Skyland's Soothing Series for Women. Our own Ann Baier will be sharing ideas about gardening on Thursday, May 6, 7:00.

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Mission Board News May 2021 - How Big is Our Community?

Food Pantry Stories from those who we serve Many families on the mountain have workers who drive long distances from Watsonville, Salinas or even Seaside to work on the properties of Los Gatos mountain residents. The long commutes and long hours...

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Trustees May 2021 - It's (almost) an Uplifting Experience!

The lift is operational and is awaiting final inspection by the county. Many Thanks to Lou McTamaney for all the photos of the construction and installation.

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Zoom, The Pandemic, and Keeping Each Other Safe

I am sure that you have all heard that Santa Cruz County has moved to the Orange Tier on the state's pandemic response system on March 31st. This level is called "Moderate Risk," but it is still not safe for us to meet together in person,...

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Rev. Melanie's Work Hours and Contact Information

Rev. Melanie's work days will be Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday. She will take Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays as her days off. While it remains necessary to maintain social distancing, Melanie plans to work in her office on Mondays and...

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