Entries by Bernt Hillesland


Loving regard: a look ahead at Fall 2023

by Pastor Bernt We’ve been in that Fall planning phase, figuring out class schedules, music lessons and getting kids to college. I also looked ahead at the scripture readings we’ll be hearing this Fall on Sundays. What might God be saying to us, in our busyness? A common theme in the readings is God’s loving […]

Intergenerational Event: Birds at the Baylands

Intergenerational Service Event on Saturday August 5th; 10a.m.-2 p.m. We will continue our series of intergenerational service events with a special focus on caring for BIRDS–a very important part of God’s creation. We invite people of all ages to join us at the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve for educational activities, birding, and a service […]

Provide backpacks for children in need – 2023

The Women’s Group  is participating in a project to purchase backpacks and school supplies for the children of Seton School in Palo Alto.  Backpacks may be purchased in any color except RED or BLUE from Costco, Target, etc.  There are three ways you can participate: 1) Make a financial contribution by check made out to […]

A Special Appeal: FLC Zoom Worship, Next Steps

Our online presence on zoom remains a real gift, even with the pandemic behind us.  It allows us to provide a worship connection with the homebound, those who live far away, are traveling or are new to the church but not ready to visit in person.  Our current equipment setup, however, was meant to be […]