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Christmas Hope 2017

As the Sun fades into the darkness of winter and coldness surrounds us all, we sometimes find our hearts growing forlorn and discontent.  There is a feeling of ominousness as winter approaches. And then there is a hope – a hope of Christmas Day. Thanks be to God! Our hope […]

Hope at the Beach – October Newsletter

Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore, we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too […]

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Hope at the Beach – September Newsletter

After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “…22 The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one, as we are one, 23 I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world […]

Lent Newsletter – March 2017

Hope at the Beach Lenten Newsletter – March 2017 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for […]

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 […]