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E-mail Update - Wednesday, May 22, 2013


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Welcome to the Claremont UMC Update.
This is a way to recap what happened over the weekend and give you a head’s up on important church information ahead.

In Case You Missed It

CUMC Celebrates 20 Years
as a Reconciling Congregation
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Bishop Minerva Carcaño joined us in worship Sunday and for a sold-out luncheon to celebrate our 20-year ministry to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.  The Reconciling Committee has compiled inspirational stories in a booklet, "We Choose Love:  Stories of Sacred Worth,"  that is available this Sunday or from the church office for $5.


Coming Up


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This Sunday:  Peace With Justice

Your Peace with Justice Sunday gifts change lives in places where the joy of knowing Christ is mixed with the tragedy of violence.  United Methodists relate to this special Sunday by seeking peaceful solutions, creating and supporting peace-related ministries in their conference and learning about peaceful, just efforts around the world.    

Please give generously on Peace with Justice Sunday.


Sharing Our Gifts


UMCOR Assists Tornado Victims in Oklahoma

Contributions to support relief and recovery in Moore can be made online through   
From this site you can credit our church for your designated gift toward mission.  100 percent of donations made through UMCOR go to that specific program, and not for overhead or other administrative expenses.


The More You Know


Jeffrey Kuan Named President of Claremont School of Theology
Jeffrey.KuanThe Board of Trustees announced today that the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan accepted their invitation to be the seventh president of Claremont School of Theology, effective July 1. Dr. Kuan will succeed Jerry D. Campbell, who held the position for seven years.


Whole Earth Building in the News
The Whole Earth Building has been in the news in over 20 different countries!  If you would like to read an article by Nancy Mintie, and see some really cool pictures of this amazing building on our church campus, scroll down to page 13 in this article on Natural Life's May/June issue.



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