Entries by Bernt Hillesland

Join us for a picnic with folkjam, Friday June 26 at 6pm

We’ll continue our summer tradition of Picnics in the Park at Hoover Park: 2901 Cowper Street, Palo Alto.  Bring your own beverage and a little money to help cover the cost of pizza. It’s a great way to stay connected during the summer and enjoy our lovely summer surroundings. Children are most welcome: there’s playgrounds AND, midway through the picnic, […]

Kids welcome at Day Camp, July 6-10

July 6-10, 9am – 3pm for children ages 5-12, who have finished kindergarten through 6th grade.  All are welcome to attend, whether you’re a church member or just a neighbor looking for summer activities for kids. Summer staff young adults from Mt Cross Ministries come to our church to lead a week of faith-based fun, […]

FLC to revise RIC statement of welcome

At the semi-annual meeting – June 7, 2015 – our congregation will have the opportunity to vote to adopt a new statement of welcome. Discussion opportunity beforehand: Sunday, May 24 at 11:45 or so in the library – but PLEASE contact one of the pastors if you can’t make it and wish you could, or […]

Would Jesus tweet?

A friend shared this helpful essay by Rachel Held Evans on the church and millenials.  It got me thinking.  I would invite others’ comments. We tend to assume things about people – such as that young adults need church to be hip.  I joke about this with my brother Ivar – a pastor who serves […]

May adult forums – the book of Acts

Continuing discussion of the Book of Acts.  All are welcome: meet in the library at 9:15am on Sundays. May 3: The Forum discussion will focus on Luke’s depiction in the Book of Acts of the roles of Peter and Paul with the emphasis on descriptions of a meeting in Antioch and the Council in Jerusalem in Acts (Acts 15: […]

The blessings of our home at FLC

One of the perks of being a pastor is getting to hang out with and relate to all of you. I certainly am looking forward to more and more opportunities to do so. It is especially fun in a congregation like FLC that is made up of people of different ages, viagra life experiences, case […]