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A Letter from our Members

Dear Church Family, Michael and I arrived at San Ramon Valley UMC ready to connect with young families and to bring the outreach culture of Southern churches. Pastor Kim has asked us to share our passion for all forms of stewardship with you this season. Time. To prepare for this role, we studied where the church has been and its vision moving forward. We met with several church leaders to share what stewardship looked like in our past churches and…

Back to School Drive

Monument Crisis Center’s BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE In place of backpacks this year, we ask that you support students returning to school with a nutritious food supply to help start the school year right! This is a Drive and Drop event at San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church- you drive up, follow the directional signs, pop your trunk, and a team member will grab your donation in a minimal contact exchange. Or if you prefer, you can deliver your donation…

Campus Update

Each week, our Task Force meets to prepare for opening our church campus. Our goal is to do no harm, to adhere to all local and UMC Conference guidelines, and to keep everyone safe. Contra Costa County Health Services (CCHS) has delayed the opening of businesses and activities previously planned for July 1 until the COVID-19 outbreak in Contra Costa is better contained.Members of the task force are still hard at work. Groups include a group exploring how we will clean the…

Update on Reopening

We continue to prepare so that we can safely reopen our church campus. We are so looking forward to that gradual process! We are tentatively looking at holding one outdoor service later in July. Those attending will be required to wear masks and social distance. We will continue to live stream services as well. Children’s Ministries will not open at this time. We are working with our Children’s Committee to make a safe plan for resuming Children’s classes.The Task Force for Re-Opening meets…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

The very first Easter didn’t happen at a church. It happened outside an empty tomb, while all the disciples were sequestered at home, grief-stricken and wondering what was going on.   In the Gospel of John we read, “Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.” We read those words, and expect Resurrection. Mary was not expecting Resurrection. Instead, she jumped…