PCC Announcements

From Pastor Gary

April 12, 2021 A Letter from Lead Pastor Gary Beloved PCC, In my office is a shepherd’s crook that was given to me after being installed as your Lead Pastor in 2003. “This is to remind you that at the end of the day, your calling is to shepherd God’s people,” my benefactor explained as he handed me the crook. Over the past 18 years, being your Lead Pastor has brought blessings and challenges for us all, but that shepherd’s crook…

Serve: Worship & Creative Arts

Are you intrigued by all that goes into our Sunday worship gatherings? We are inviting you to join us on this dynamic, multi-faceted, exciting team! As COVID-19 restrictions have shown us, PCC Production is a key component to reaching our community in the future—for Christ at home and around the world.  Enthusiasm and willingness-to-learn are qualities we value. If you would like to be an integral part of the future of church and serve the Lord, we would love talk…

Pat Gelsinger this Sunday, 4/11

Sunday, April 11 10am Live on the Lawn, click to register – CLOSED 10am Live-Streamed, accessed on Sunday from wearepcc.com 11:30am Traditional Online, accessed on Sunday from wearepcc.com About Pat Gelsinger Patrick (Pat) Gelsinger is Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corporation and serves on its board of directors. On February 15, 2021, Gelsinger returned to Intel, the company where he had spent the first 30 years of his career. Before rejoining Intel, Gelsinger was CEO of VMware. In that role,…

Register for Live on the Lawn

Want to attend one of our Live on the Lawn gatherings? Click the link below to reserve your spot. Advance registration is required. Sunday, April 18, at 10am Sunday, April 25, at 10am All “Live on the Lawn” gatherings will also be streamed online. Either way, you can be part of our gatherings!

Preschool Enrollment!

We are excited to announce PCC Preschool registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open to all families now! For the 2021-2022 school year, PCC Preschool is offering: two 3’s Preschool Classes one 4’s and Young 5’s Pre-K Class Preschool ClassesOne of the 3’s Preschool Class will meet 2 days per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The other Preschool Class will meet 3 days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Pre-K ClassThe Pre-K class will meet Mondays through Fridays.…

Spring Experiences 2021

Spring is here! So, we are rolling out many connection and growth options for you! Community Outreach Duration: Varies Support a Foster Senior COVID-19 Care Team Workshop Duration: Fixed length Vows 2 & 3 Monday, May 17, Online Growth Groups Duration: Fixed length Be the Bridge Groups Days and times vary, May 2 – June 13, Online or In Person Duration: Fixed length Women’s Bible Study Mondays at 7pm, April 5 – May 3, Online Ministry Connection Duration: Ongoing The…

Brand: New

SERIES Series Dates: March 28-April 25, 2021 SERIES OVERVIEW Read most headlines and social media homepages and it is clear that the public’s perception of the Christian Church in the United States is at an all time low. How should the world view the church? Unfortunately, we’ve got to own the fact that we’ve created a brand for the church that Jesus never intended. But we have the opportunity to give everyone a Brand: New perspective. In this 5-part series, coinciding…

Support A Senior

Support a High School Seniorin the Foster System In partnership with: foster youth Currently, we have 27 foster youth high school seniors, who could benefit from knowing that the community is here to support them through this last semester of their high school journey. With COVID-19 on the rise, the adjustment to distance-learning, and youth missing out on the fun of in-school activities, we are asking you to help us spread kindness and show our students that we care. how…

Easter At PCC

Easter at PCC comprises 3 Holy Week events: Palm Sunday on March 28, Good Friday on April 2, and Easter Sunday on April 4. Join us for Easter Sunday! All in-person gatherings require advanced registration.

Covid-19 Info & Updates

About Regathering Peninsula Covenant Church (PCC) is committed to the safety and well-being of our community, congregants, members, students, and staff.  While COVID-19 has changed the way we gather, it has not stopped nor slowed us down. During this pandemic season, our deep spiritual, emotional, and social needs are profound. PCC recognizes the critical importance of being together in Biblical community. We continue to find creative ways for you and your family to deepen your relationship with Jesus. Here are…

Household Update Time!

For New & Updated Info We want to stay in touch with you. Will you complete our household update form? If you have already provided your contact information in the past, we are also inviting you to fill out this form, so we can be sure to have your most current information. Thank you in advance!

The Family Table

SERIES Series Dates: February 28-March 21, 2021 Series Overview Families need to know their words, their love, and their people all impact not just the adults, but the kids too. And those kids become adults. The aim of this series is to empower and resource families to be intentional with their words, their love, and their people — through overlapping lives. Over time, the compounding energies we give to our families are important, beneficial, and critical to the health of…

Follow

SERIES Series Dates: February 14-21, 2021 Jesus called out…”Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!” -Matthew 4:19, NLT They follow the lamb wherever He goes.-Revelation 14:4, VOICE Series Overview Follow:To go after, to accompany, to follow the one who proceeds, to walk the same road with. Jesus promised to build his church. His mandate to us, as his followers, is to make disciples. The question is never “Will I be a disciple?” Every human being…

Black History Month

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH Though we may not fully realize it, the history that played out before we were born has impacted our lives today—how we relate to other people, where we live, what we do, what we believe. Let’s honor the Black heritage that continues to refine us, pointing us to goodness and justice. RESOURCES WATCH LIST When They See Us, Netflix True Justice, HBO or EJI Just Mercy, HBO Max I Am Not Your Negro, Amazon Prime…

Habakkuk, Trusting God in Troubled Times

January 10 – February 7, 2021 Series Overview Trust the Lord, no matter what.Easier said than done, especially after living through 2020! Coming through, what has been for many, the most challenging year of our lives, the questions arise: Where was God? Where is God when most circumstances seemingly betray his character and what we read of Him in the Scriptures. The prophet Habakkuk has a message for God’s people around the world today. The followers of Jesus can—and must—trust…

Racial Justice

Defeating this RACIAL pandemic… Resources to help encourage racial sensitivity. PCC stands firmly behind the position of the statements made by our denomination, The Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Informed Videos Books

Help With Distance-Learning

Bringing the Kingdom… Education and the Kingdom With distant learning rolling out across our county, both teachers and parents are scrambling to navigate the system. Amidst their challenging workloads, our vulnerable families often work two to three jobs—and for most, English is their second language. As many children will be left to figure out the system on their own, our church has a unique opportunity to get involved! Help shape and build the future by investing in the next generation…

Help a Vulnerable Child

The Bible speaks clearly about caring for the vulnerable. Many Scriptures remind the church that it is their main call to action. In James 1:27 we read,  “Religion that is pure and undefiled, before God the father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.”  PCC has joining Christian Alliance For Orphans (CAFO), as they rally individuals worldwide to BE THE LIGHT for vulnerable children and broken families.  This call…

Christmas Community Outreach

Christmas season is an optimal time to practice kindness and goodness, especially after the year we have all had! Kindhearted acts are so restorative to this weary world. Our 2020 Christmas theme is: Good: The generous kindhearted acts for the benefit of others. Pastor Gary Gaddini Join us in kindhearted acts. PCC is partnering again with Kennedy & Henry Ford to bless families in need through a Christmas store. How can you help? So many possibilities! gift wrappers personal shoppers…

Time to Nominate

PCC Leadership The Peninsula Covenant Church Leadership Team (LST) is a group of lay and staff leaders, who oversee the mission of PCC. The LST is made up of: Officers Representatives Staff Lead Team (LT) The Nominating Team seeks and reviews candidates for the Leadership Team, when positions come open. Now accepting your nomination recommendations! Deadline: November 1, 2020 Here are role descriptions for each of the open positions. Who do you know that would be a great candidate for…

The Essentials

The EssentialsFollowing Jesus from the Inside Out 9-Week Series October 4 — November 29 Galatians 5:22-23, NLT But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! For those who identify as Christians, “the fruit of the Spirit” is a well-known phrase from a much-loved passage of Scripture. Though it is so well known, its life-altering impact can be lost on…

Discernment Team

These are the conclusions drawn from the Discernment Team, along with input from the PCC community at large. Discernment Team Summary as of 8/26/20:After 6 Zoom Discernment Team meetings and 3 input Zoom discussions with PCC congregants, our team discerned the following regarding the structure of our gatherings post COVID-19: 2 Gatherings on Sundays at Farm Hill 1 Traditional, 1 Contemporary—Worship Center, times TBD Online streaming of each gathering House Churches continue to meet Seek more intentional ways to be more…

Discovery Bible Study

Discovery Bible Study (DBS) is a simple method to see for yourself what the Bible says about life’s big questions. It was developed by David L. Watson and Paul D. Watson. To get started: Watch the video Download the DBS Topic Series Download the 3-column worksheet

Men’s Purity Group

Purity Group is a place for men to step out of isolation surrounding their sexual sin and step into an authentic community of men that can help support them in their quest to live into the MORE that God has for them—more meaningful relationships with God, family and friends; more focus, feeling and fight; more freedom to be who you were meant to be and live the life you were meant to live. We meet to: Worship our God and…

Man2Man Coaching

For men, a one-to-one relationship that helps you grow in your desired areas of life. Experience the power of an inter-generational relationship. Anyone getting a coach establishes their goals. Our trained coaches help them discover the pathway there. Sessions: 6 sessionsLocation: Online

Women’s Mentoring

For women, a one-to-one relationship that helps you grow in your desired areas of life. Women’s Mentoring enables women to walk through life grounded in Christ. Mentoring is a trusted relationship between two women—a mentor and a mentee—for the purpose of spiritual growth and growth in our life circumstances. We have 1:1 and group format choices. 6 sessions.
Radiant, The Power of Our Light …Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. —Galatians 5:25b-27 Two thousand years ago, a gathering of people in a middle-eastern city began a movement that would circle the globe and leave its mark on individuals and cultures on every continent. This…
Series Dates: July 12 through August 30 This 8-week series will provide an overview of the Kingdom of God, as it is taught throughout Scripture. During each week, we will focus on the theological foundation for the unity of the Kingdom of God, while making applications to our current national/cultural environment. The hope is to provide a Christ-like lens for how the Church can be a unified voice of good news in a uniquely profoundly divided country.  “The world can…

California Fire Relief

Dear PCC Family, Our hearts hurt for the people and beautiful creation that is being devastated by the CZU Lightning fires. Your prayers are in great need for: displaced people firefighters preservation of wildlife and land In a video Gmail, Gary spoke about the fires and the need for our support. You can insert a gallery into your article that extends outward. We have established a fund to help with fire relief. If you would like to contribute, click the button…

Help 100 Families

But… What if you COULD feed a hundred? With PCC Partner Generations United (GU), you can help ensure that 100 families will have quality fresh food every week. This initiative will build on another current partnership between GU and Facebook, which distributes fresh food weekly to those most in need within our community. We now have an opportunity to significantly broaden our reach! How? PCCers are joining together with people from the Latino community—preparing food for distribution and delivering it to families…

The Bay Area Blessing

GOD IS FOR YOU! At this unique and challenging time over 50 local churches have come together to sing a blessing over the Bay Area. This song is for everyone, for people of all faiths, and for people who may not yet believe. Never before have our churches come together to worship as one through song. This song demonstrates the power of the church being in every community and every street, serving the most vulnerable and isolated, and providing hope and encouragement. Release Date:…

Community Care Assistance

For those facing a financial challenge, especially now during COVID-19, Peninsula Covenant Church will consider providing assistance from its Community Care Fund. PCC is not a government-assisted agency. All available resources are collected by donations from our church community and given to members of the local community as a blessing. To request assistance, please fill out this online application.

Text in Church

Got 38 seconds? Here’s a super useful video. Go ahead and watch the video below. Once you save this number to your mobile phone, you’ll be ready to text us whenever you want the scoop on an event or other PCC information. It’s this easy…