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In response to the January 10 County Public Health Order, Session has suspended In-Person Worship through February 11. 

Click here to read the email letter sent January 11 announcing the reason for this decision to the congregation.   

Please join us for worship Online via our website for the next four Sundays (January 16 - February 6).

In addition to worship, please be aware that most scheduled events and activities with more than 12 participants are also being postponed or rescheduled to a future date.




Online Worship via our website

No in-person worship services for the next four weeks.

The Call to be a Courageous Christian

Sermon Series

Sunday, January 16

Be Blessed - Part 2 ~ Matthew 5:1-12, Kent Webber preaching

 10:00 AM Interactive Worship via Zoom

Participants worship together online and share responses to the
Questions for Reflection based on the Biblical Text and Sermon.

Zoom Link for 10:00 AM Interactive Worship

Meeting ID: 813 7532 4243      Passcode: 579433

11:30 AM Sunday Fellowship via Zoom

Participants gather to connect with one another, share life experiences in response to simple questions and offer mutual encouragement.

Zoom Link for 11:30 AM Fellowship

Meeting ID: 973 7870 7245 Passcode: 709119

First Kids Sunday Morning

Kindergarten through 3rd Grade at 10:00 AM

4th – 6th Grade at 11:00 AM

We continue our new series on Self-Control-choosing to do what we should do instead of what we want to do. Kids will discover how the Holy Spirit can give them the power and wisdom to trust God and make the wise choice.  

Contact Darcy for the Zoom Links 


 10:00 AM Youth Rendezoom

Middle and High School Students 

Weekly Sunday connection via Zoom

Adult Education Class: Isaiah’s Hope

Taught by Tim Stafford
Due to the interactive and meditative nature of this class, we will not offer it on Zoom but instead wait until we can return to the building in February to continue the class.  Until then, Tim will write several devotions based on the hope found in Isaiah.  If you would like to receive these periodic devotions by email, please email Allie or call her at (707) 890-8010.

Movie Night: News of the World

Movie Night will NOT MEET this Friday.  

We will view and discuss The News of the World at a later date.


New Members Class

The Class will be rescheduled when we can safely return to the building.



We extend our love and support to the families of two beloved church members:

  • The family of William (Bill) Pedersen who passed January 3.  Please remember his son Dick and daughter Anne and their families in your prayers. The family will hold a private memorial.
  • The family of Marvin Haggard who passed January 5.  Please remember his wife Karen Crow and their family in your prayers. A memorial is planned for February here at the church.
Caregivers Support Group

Thursday, January 13, 6:00-8:00 PM, Online

Meets via Zoom the second Thursday of each month

Resumes Thursday, January 13, 6:00-8:00 PM, Room 113

Meets weekly in person on Thursdays.
Out of the Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope: 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

Online Event, Sunday, January 16, 7:00 to 9:00 PM 

Presented by MLK Birthday Committee Cosponsors:  
Community Baptist Church, Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County, Japanese American Citizens League of Sonoma County, Congregation Ner Shalom, Tzedek 

Performances and Presentations by Donzaleigh Abernathy, Benjamin Mertz, Sky-i, ReEllis Dotson-Newman,  Alejandro Guerrero, Prayer Chapel Singers, Jacqueline Lawrence, NAACP Local Unit President Segretta Woodard, Recognition of Community Members, Student Oratories, Art Awards, Rev. H. Lee Turner, Community Baptist Church

On the day of the event  CLICK HERE to watch online via Facebook live.   
 OR via Zoom:  ID:  867 7690 7048   Passcode:  509148

Connecting Through Nature Hike:

Rush Creek Preserve in Novato

Sunday, January 23, 1:00 PM

Meet in the Church Parking Lot to Caravan to the Preserve

Weather permitting, our next hike will be to Novato’s Rush Creek Preserve: a 3.9 mile trail loop with some steep hills but mostly mild hiking conditions.  Our guide, Bruce Purcell, chose this location not only because of its beauty and bird watching opportunities, but because it allows for hikers who may become tired to take an alternate route with little or no elevation gain.  To learn more about some of the birds we might see, click this link.

We suggest you bring water, a snack and hiking poles if you wish.  If you think you might join us, please let us know by signing up at this link so you can receive updates as to the status of the hike if we need to reschedule due to weather concerns. 

Hike Guide: Bruce Purcell, (707) 293-5782
HostsCarlyn Knight, (707) 484-7363 and 
Allie Shoulders, (707) 360-8541

 Be full of joy and be glad, because you have a great reward in heaven ~Matthew 5:12a
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