Celebrations

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Rev. Chuck Carlson 2009 Easter Sunrise, Hope at the Beach.

Celebration of Life

Pastor Chuck Carlson was taken home into the arms of Christ on June 12, 2018His last days were surrounded by family and love from those who knew him.Please come to remember this servant of God and rejoice with us in celebrating his life and memory. A short personal bio on […]

cross at waterfront

“Go in Peace…Surf the Lord”

Hope at the Beach Newsletter  June, 2018 Pastor Chuck Carlson passed into his eternal home on June 12, 2018. To all my friends and loved ones, Formulating parting words about my Chuck Carlson, my best friend, partner, and lover of 47 years is very difficult. Many of you have already […]

We Are Church

We voted on and passed our constitution today, February 19, 2017. After eight years on the sand of Seal Beach, a seed planted, sprouted, and is growing! Thanks be to God! We meet every Sunday for two services. One at 7:15 AM, (affectionately called the Surfer’s Special.) Then at 8:00 […]

Christmas morning in Martinez

Advent – Christmas Letter

The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. The cow and the bear shall graze, their young shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw […]

April 2015 Update – OPEN WATER

What marvelous love the Father has extended to us! Just look at it—we’re called children of God! That’s who we really are. But that’s also why the world doesn’t recognize us or take us seriously, because it has no idea who he is or what he’s up to. But friends, […]

In Memory of Philip White

Nothing Can Ever Separate Us* Philip White was the victim of a hit-and-run accident while riding his bicycle in Oceanside, CA on Sunday, September 21, 2014.  He was 28 years old.  The world lost a creative, intelligent, and gentle soul who will be deeply missed by friends and family.  Philip […]