January 2022
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 January 2022

On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure-chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew2:11

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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

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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, January 2022

The Skyland Church Council did not meet in December 2021. Have a Happy New Year, Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All!

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Treasurers Report January 2022

Note from your Treasurer for first six months of our ’21-‘22 fiscal year. Pledge income is $3,071 above budget. Offerings are $7,799 above budget. Expenses are $3,282 below budget.

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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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Upcoming Donation Opportunities January 2022

In the month of January we will be collecting for three causes: UCC-The Christmas Fund-for retired pastors, Blanket Sunday for the Church World Service, and International Student support...

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Food Pantry Update January 2022

Mission Board Holiday updates FOOD PANTRY AND GIVING TREE MERGE! This was our busiest month at the Food Pantry. Forty- one Skyland Church and community members generously donated over...

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Missions Board News January 2022

The School Fee Sponsorship Program which supports the children of village families on Kadavu Island, Fiji, has been going strong since 2003. Skyland Community Church has been a constant benefactor over many, many years and your contributions have ...

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Finance Team Update January 2022

Endowment Fund Amendment to Bylaws Skyland Church has had an Endowment Fund since approximately October 1995 when a resolution was passed at a congregational meeting that outlined the uses and restrictions on an endowment fund. The earliest...

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eGiving Update

Giving through our Vanco Mobile app is an easy and convenient way to donate to our church. It only takes a moment to set up an account...

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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