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THANK YOU VBS VOLUNTEERS!

Praise Jesus! We had a record number of campers and more youth volunteers than we have ever had. Together with the fabulous adults who stepped up to teach kids about God’s love we had about 200 people here. What a fun week. What a blessing for our church to be part of what God is doing at MCC and in Marin County.  Watch the VBS wrap up video HERE!

 

Hymn Sing

Saturday, June 24, 3:00-5:00pm - Join us for a Summer afternoon hymn sing and potluck.  Bring a dish to share!

 

Praying for the Muslim Community

The Muslim world is in the middle of the season of Ramadan (5/27-6/25), a time of fasting and prayer. What a great opportunity to join in prayer with Christians around the world as we ask Jesus to reveal himself to the appx. 1.5 billion Muslims who will be seeking God during this time.

 

The Pere Family Is Here!

Sunday, July 2 : The Pere’s will have a table in the lobby and would love to have you stop by and say hello.
(DATE CHANGE from bulletin info) Sunday, July 2, 1:30-4 pm : Join us for an open house hosted at the McCallum’s home (2497 Vineyard Rd, Novato) to spend time with some beloved MCC missionaries.  
 

 

Career and Resume Workshop

Sunday, July 16th, 12:30-2:30 in the RNPI Building - Are you unemployed, under-employed or simply considering your next career move?  Join co-presenters Kevin Cacioppo (expert resume writer) and Judson Walsh (career coach) for this special Career Matters workshop, a workshop designed to help you move forward on your career path.
Following the two presentations will be a Q&A session which will allow you to ask specific questions related to your resume, job search or career exploration. There is no cost for this career workshop but space is limited so register now by clicking here.  

 

Lets Go Backpacking!

Monday, July 24-Friday, July 28 - Join Alan Edmondson and Marin Adventure Sports for a 14 mile - 4 night moderate backpacking trip in the beautiful Trinity Alps. Visit our Facebook page for additional information. Space is limited to 10 people so email AlanEdmondson@comcast.net to reserve a spot.  For more information about the trail click here.

 

Family Connectional Events - Save the Dates!

July 30th  : Elementary Pool Party
August 13th : Drive In Movie
September 10th : Fall Kick Off BBQ
Contact stacie@marincovenant.org for more info.

 

Save The Dates:

  • Couples Retreat at Sea Ranch - November 10-12, registration starts early August.
  • Operation Christmas Child - Looking for Volunteers, November 13-20, 2017.

 

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Maker Fun Factory VBS : Created By God, Built For A Purpose!

June 19th -22nd, 9:00am - Noon - At Maker Fun Factory curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God! Maker Fun Factory is buzzing with excitement, incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste! Kids ages 4 years - entering 5th grade are welcome to join the fun! Click here to register.
Volunteers Needed! Please email Stacie Mancini for more info!

 

Maker Fun Factory Evening Celebration

Thursday, June 22, 5:30-7:30pm - We would like to invite everyone to join us fora BBQ, music & skit, jump houses and most importantly fellowship with some new families. Suggested donation $10/family.

 

Hymn Sing

Saturday, June 24, 3:00-5:00pm - Join us for a Summer afternoon hymn sing and potluck.  Bring a dish to share!

 

Praying for the Muslim Community

The Muslim world is in the middle of the season of Ramadan (5/27-6/25), a time of fasting and prayer. What a great opportunity to join in prayer with Christians around the world as we ask Jesus to reveal himself to the appx. 1.5 billion Muslims who will be seeking God during this time.

 

Lets Go Backpacking!

Monday, July 24-Friday, July 28 - Join Alan Edmondson and Marin Adventure Sports for a 14 mile - 4 night moderate backpacking trip in the beautiful Trinity Alps. Visit our Facebook page for additional information. Space is limited to 10 people so email AlanEdmondson@comcast.net to reserve a spot.  For more information about the trail click here.

 

MCC Annual Meeting Recap

We had a fantastic time at our church's annual meeting on June 11th.  Some highlights were:

  • The election of two new Leadership Team members, Mandy Goepp and Rich McElreath;
  • The formal announcement of Pastor Art's retirement (in June of 2019);
  • The passing of a very exciting budget for 2017/18;
  • The most encouraging year-end financial report in the nearly 50 year history of MCC;
  • The introduction of some new and exciting goals for the coming year;
  • And all of this on the heels of a great lunch together.

 

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Annual Business Meeting

THIS SUNDAY, June 11th @ 1pm - MCC's annual business meeting will be held.   The meeting will start with a congregational lunch right after the second gathering and should conclude by 2:30 p.m.  Please plan to attend as we will have much to give thanks for and more to discuss as we continue to seek God's heart and plan for MCC. The agenda will include:
- A time for corporate prayer.
- A financial report by the Financial Officer.
- A vote on the nominations for the Leadership Team and other ministry leaders.
- A vote on the Leadership Teams proposed ministry budget for the next year. (advance copy available next 2 Sundays at the Have We Met table).
- A ministry report from the Lead Pastor Team.
- An opportunity for you to ask questions of the Leadership Team and Pastoral staff.  

 

Welcome Our New Middle and High School Directors!

This past week our new middle and high school directors officially joined the MCC staff.  Please feel free to reach out to them and welcome them! 
Shelly is our middle school director (shelly@marincovenant.org) and Ben is our high school director, (benz@marincovenant.org). They are so excited to meet you and your kids.  Please feel free to invite them over to your home and make a solid investment in them.  They are here for the long haul and will do an incredible job!

 

Summer Youth Group Kickoff

Wednesday, June 14  MS 7-8:45 | HS 7-9 - Come join us for a fun filled summer as we get to know our new youth directors, Ben and Shelly Zuehlsdorff. Every Wednesday doors open at 6 with dinner to follow for $5.
*If you are serving at VBS come at 5:30 this Wednesday (June 14) for a training, with dinner included.

 

Praying for the Muslim Community

The Muslim world is in the middle of the season of Ramadan (5/27-6/25), a time of fasting and prayer. What a great opportunity to join in prayer with Christians around the world as we ask Jesus to reveal himself to the appx. 1.5 billion Muslims who will be seeking God during this time. 

 

Maker Fun Factory VBS : Created By God, Built For A Purpose!

June 19th -22nd, 9:00am - Noon - At Maker Fun Factory curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God! Maker Fun Factory is buzzing with excitement, incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste! Kids ages 4 years - entering 5th grade are welcome to join the fun! Click here to register.
Volunteers Needed! Please email Stacie Mancini for more info!

 

Lets Go Backpacking!

Monday, July 24-Friday, July 28 - Join Alan Edmondson and Marin Adventure Sports for a 14 mile / 4 night moderate backpacking trip in the beautiful Trinity Alps. Visit our Facebook page for additional information. Space is limited to 10 people so email AlanEdmondson@comcast.net to reserve a spot.  For more information about the trail click here.

 

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Promotion Sunday and Senior Sunday is here!

June 4th, 9am & 10:45 am gatherings - This is the day kids will move up to their new classes, reflecting which grade they will start in the Fall. If your kids are not in school yet they will be in classes by age as follows:
- Nursery: birth-2 years, Preschool: 2 - 3 years, and PreK: 4- 5 years (not entering Kindergarten in the Fall).
- Kids starting 6th grade will sit with their family (or other students in the front right-hand-side of the Worship Center) in big church on June 4th. See below for the Sunday School Schedule.
- We will be celebrating the Senior class of 2017 during both services on June 4th! All Middle School and High School students are encouraged to attend a gathering.

Middle and High School 9 am gathering, Sunday School schedule:
- 1st Sunday of every month - big church (sit with other students or your family)
- All other Sundays of the month - Sunday School


Annual Business Meeting

June 11th @ 1pm - MCC's annual business meeting will be held.   The meeting will start with a congregational lunch right after the second gathering and should conclude by 2:30 p.m.  Please plan to attend as we will have much to give thanks for and more to discuss as we continue to seek God's heart and plan for MCC. The agenda will include:
- A time for corporate prayer.
- A financial report by the Financial Officer.
- A vote on the nominations for the Leadership Team and other ministry leaders.
- A vote on the Leadership Teams proposed ministry budget for the next year. (advance copy available next 2 Sundays at the Have We Met table).
- A ministry report from the Lead Pastor Team.
- An opportunity for you to ask questions of the Leadership Team and Pastoral staff.  

 

POSTPONED - Seminar on Human Trafficking

Postponed until further notice - Gina Vucci will be reporting on her commission work at the United nations as well as updating our church on the state of the local fight against human trafficking and modern day slavery. This is not to be missed, so pleas plan to attend if at all possible. 

 

Maker Fun Factory VBS : Created By God, Built For A Purpose!

June 19th -22nd, 9:00am - Noon - At Maker Fun Factory curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God! Maker Fun Factory is buzzing with excitement, incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste! Kids ages 4 years - entering 5th grade are welcome to join the fun! Click here to register.
Volunteers Needed! Please email Stacie Mancini for more info!

 

Save the Dates:

  • Spirit West Coast Christian Music Festival - Sunday, June 11th. You can buy tickets here.

 

 

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