Monthly Archives: March 2016

Baptists Lunching Together: Spring 2016 update

“BLT” Program (“Baptists Lunching Together”)
Grand Lake Gardens
401 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland

  • April 20: Baptist Educational and Medical Ministry in Northern India.
    Don Ng will speak on his two week visit in Nagaland.
  • May 11 (note changed time): Evergreen Association’s Mission Trip to Haiti
    Jesse Lucas of Lakeshore Church will speak about his recent second trip

Meal Reservations by the Monday preceding.

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Phone:  Joan Thatcher, 510.350.7008

PCBA Concern: “Saving Redwood Glen”

Redwood GlenPCBA has received word of a critical circumstance at Redwood Glen Camp which may determine its ability to continue in the future. Knowing of PCBA’s interest in the Camp, we forward this announcement for your information and response.

We need your help! The State is giving us a deadline to raise money to build a new water system and become water independent. We need your financial support now to prevent the camp from being sold. Could you give $20 and send this plea to 20 others who may be able to assist us? To give, click here: http://redwoodglen.com/support/contribute.php

The plight

For the past two years, we have been in negotiations with the County of San Mateo and State of California Water Board over access to water as Redwood Glen seeks to become water independent. On March 1st, the County turned off water to our facilities and we were no longer granted permission to truck in water to meet the needs of our guests. Events were cancelled, summer camp registration was put on hold, and staff were preparing for lay-offs with impending closure.
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PCBA Spring Gathering 2016

Grace Baptist ChurchInstead of the usual PCBA Spring Conference we will have a PCBA Gathering on Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 2:30-6:00 P.M. at Grace Baptist Church, 484 E San Fernando Street in San Jose.

The Gathering will include Worship, Interactive Conversation, Engaging Fellowship, brief PCBA business, and a meal. Our theme will be Communication Within the Church and explored via a panel presentation and discussion.