Category: News

From the Minister: Resolutions

by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

January takes its name from Janus, the Roman god of the doorway. Two-faced, he became the god of beginnings; hence, January. Janus looks backward to the year past and forward to that ahead. In the hope the coming year is … read more.

Letter from Aisha Hauser

by Aisha Hauser, Director of Lifelong Learning

Dear East Shore Families and Friends,

I have decided that I will end my tenure at East Shore in June 2020. My national work on anti-racism and curriculum development has been growing and it is time for me to transition … read more.

Board Buzz: January 2020

by Mike Radow, Vice President

The Board wishes to express gratitude for entrusting us with oversight and future planning of the wonderful place. We are honored to serve with loving care.  We extend hopes for great happiness and fulfillment of your needs this holiday season. As … read more.

What Is Policy Based Governance?

by Ann Fletcher

What is Policy Based Governance anyway? What is the Policy and Governance Committee doing at East Shore? How am I already part of Policy Based Governance? Inquiring minds want to know!

Let’s try a metaphor.

For those of you who follow the sport of curling, … read more.

East Shore Call to Leadership

East Shore’s Nominating Committee is looking for members who want to serve in leadership roles at church in 2020-21. We are on the search for dedicated members interested in serving in Board positions, on the Nominating Committee and other standing committees of the church.

Your … read more.

Help Design the New

by David Langrock

The East Shore Outreach Team is forming a New Website Task Force and we could use some folks to help us with all the work!

No website design skills necessary – we will be recruiting and contracting a firm to design and build the … read more.

Upcoming Events: January 2020

Community Church Night: Tuesdays, 5:00-9:00 pm

In January, we will bring back our Community Nights! We encourage all members to come and spend time getting to know one another in a casual, fun way. Starting at 5:00 p.m., you’re invited to gather for a potluck dinner. … read more.

Suggestions for Second Sunday

by Jane Sisk

The Second Sunday Team was heartened to have received 18 suggestions from the congregation for recipients during 2020! Thanks to everyone for the thoughtfulness that went into these suggestions. Only one, Planned Parenthood, had multiple (3) suggestions; and since March will have a … read more.

From the Minister: Discretionary Fund

Dear East Shore members and

My favorite of the Christmas carols is actually about the day
after Christmas: Good King Wenceslas. I have always liked it. First of all, as
a child, I liked it because it mentioned my name: “Good King Wenceslas looked
out, On the Feast … read more.

THANK YOU! Auction 2019

by Beth Wilson

Once again, the East Shore community came together to create a wonderful Auction on Saturday, November 16th. Thank you to all who donated, volunteered, or bid – you made it a successful event! And I, for one, had a fabulous time as I … read more.