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Events

Movie Night August 25 – “Julieta”

When: August 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DeHaan Cnetr, Pilgrim park

Spanish write/director Pedro Almodóvar is widely considered the modern master of films that explore the inner lives of women. On past Movie Nights we’ve screened two of his classics: “All About My Mother” (1999) and “Volver” (2006.) In recent years he appeared to move away from these thoughtful films to movies that were broadly comic or just plain weird. Then in 2016,…

Guest Preacher – Lauren Renée Hotchkiss

When: July 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Lauren Renée Hotchkiss is a third-year seminarian at the Pacific School of Religion and has just recently completed an advanced-field-ed pastoral and musical internship at Island United, UCC, in Foster City. She is planning on…

Interfaith Vigil/Solidarity Gathering with out Muslim Neighbors

When: June 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael, 1510 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA

On Thursday, June 15 at 6:30pm, MIC will host a 30-minute vigil and act of solidarity with our Muslim neighbors on the front steps of First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael (1510 Fifth Street). Speakers include Imam Muhammed Fasih (Muslim), Abbess Fu Schroeder (Buddhist), Elaine Tokolahi (Bahá’í), Khadija Hansia (Muslim), and additional speakers from other traditions. Please join us and bring members of…

Guest Preacher – Jean Jeffress

When: August 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Jean Jeffress holds a Master’s of Divinity from American Baptist Seminary of the West at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She is a Member-in-Discernment with the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United…

Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish

When: June 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Rev Robert Parrish is a member of and an Iterant Minister at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward, California and provides sabbatical coverage and pulpit supply for UCC churches in the San Francisco Bay…

Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish

When: June 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Rev Robert Parrish is a member of and an Iterant Minister at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward, California and provides sabbatical coverage and pulpit supply for UCC churches in the San Francisco Bay…

Guest Preacher Rev. Sheryl Johnson

When: July 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Rev. Sheryl Johnson is an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada who moved to the Bay Area from Toronto in 2016 to begin a PhD in Theology and Ethics at Graduate Theological Union.…

BackPack Sunday

When: July 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

This is our annual gathering of school supplies for the Ritter Center kids. Please bring your donations to church on July 30. They will be distributed to the kids at Ritter Center in early August,…

Our New Administrator for the Academic Summer Program

When: June 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Horacio Corona Lira Horacio comes to us with a wealth of experience in program coordination and working with youth. He was born in Las Tortugas, Michoacan Mexico and immigrated to the US at six years old, growing up in Fresno, California. He is the first generation of his family to attend college and graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Psychology…

July 22 – Prayer Retreat

When: July 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Home of Mary Dowling, 273 Mountain View Ave, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA

Please join us for another wonderful gathering of prayer, meditation, bonding, and enjoying yummy treats.  On Saturday, 7/22/17, we will meet at Mary Dowling’s home at 273 Mountain View Ave, San Rafael from 10 AM to…