Recent Bulletins

September 25, 2022

WORSHIP

Sermon: God Is


Passages: 
Exodus 3:1-22


Featured Verse: 
Exodus 3:14

God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.”


Sermon Series: 
Exodus – Journey to Freedom

Third week in the series

Music

Cormac Parker Jr & Band

Host

Joanne Leung

Message

Paul Taylor

Next Week

We will continue the sermon series “Exodus: Journey to Freedom” with a message from Dan Westman in Exodus 4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Discover PBC Welcome Lunch

October 2 | 12:30pm | Fellowship Hall

Are you newer to PBC and want to learn more about us? Come join us for a welcome lunch this Sunday. You’ll have an opportunity to meet some of our pastoral and elder staff and learn more about our values and culture. Please RSVP at pbc.org/welcome.

Faith@Work: Managing People

October 9 | 9am | Fellowship Hall

How does your faith influence your vocational work? PBC’s Leadership Institute will host a quarterly Faith@Work talk beginning October 9. Please join us and hear several PBCers share how their faith influences their managerial roles at work.

 

OTHER UPDATES

Wecome, Cormac!

We are excited to welcome Cormac Parker Jr as PBC’s new Worship & Creative Arts Pastor! Cormac joined the PBC staff on Monday, September 19, and today is his first Sunday leading us in worship in his new role. Cormac has been leading worship for over a decade. He feels called to share with the world through worship that God loves them deeply and the freedom worship brings. We are so happy to welcome Cormac and his family to PBC. 

We thank Linzy Westman for her leadership and support in serving as the Interim Worship Pastor over the past 18 months. We are pleased that Linzy will be staying on as the Worship Director.

R&R 20th Anniversary Celebration

October 1 | 4:45-8pm | Patio & Fellowship Hall

Recovery and Renewal (R&R) is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry at PBC that believes the twelve steps of recovery are a path for developing a relationship with God, who can do for us what we could not do for ourselves. We carry a message of love and hope to those suffering in their dependencies and addictions by inviting them to a relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

You are invited to join us on October 1 for our 20th anniversary celebration!

Guest speaker: R&R Founder, Travis Gray
Music: Isaiah and Guests

4:45-6pm – Dinner on the patio
6-8pm – Speakers and music in the Worship Center

$10 suggested donation

RSVP: Please RSVP by texting RR20 to 650-780-3505 by September 26.

Serve at Help One Child’s Replanted Conference

October 14-15 | Childcare Volunteers at PBC

Are you looking for a way to serve? Help One Child (a PBC ministry partner supporting foster/adopted families) is hosting a conference for caregivers in collaboration with PBC and other neighboring churches along Middlefield Road. This conference is an opportunity for caregivers to be pampered, blessed, inspired, and refreshed. PBC will be providing activities/childcare for children at PBC while their parents attend web simulcast sessions at University AME Zion. If you are interested in providing childcare or leading fun activities for children, sign up at helponechild.org/replantedvolunteer.

If you are a foster or adoptive family, you are invited to attend this conference. MORE INFO

PRAY

Prayer Requests

How can we pray for you? Text your prayer request to 650-679-7729 during this morning’s service and the pastors and elders will pray for you during this coming week. You can also send your prayer request to pbc.org/pray (or click “Prayer” at the top of the page). We’d also like to hear your praise reports for prayers you previously submitted. Prayer team members will be available to pray with you after each service. They will be located at the prayer wall to the left of the stage. 

CONNECT

New to PBC?

Welcome! We’re glad you’ve joined us today. You’ll find information to help you explore getting connected with us at pbc.org/new, or look for the Welcome area on the patio if you joined us in person this morning. Our welcome team members with yellow lanyards would love to talk with you.

Stay Connected: Newsletter and Social Media 

Stay current on the latest PBC announcements, news, and events through our weekly newsletter and social media.

GIVING

Thank you for your continued financial generosity to PBC during this difficult and unique season, As always, we trust the LORD to meet our needs. Online giving, including ACH Transfer and Text to Give, is available. Go to pbc.org/give or text an amount to give to 84321 to set up your profile.

September 18, 2022

WORSHIP

Sermon: Seeds of Hope


Passages: 
Exodus 2:1-25


Featured Verse: 
Exodus 2:23-24

During those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel groaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. Their cry for rescue from slavery came up to God. And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.


Sermon Series: 
Exodus – Journey to Freedom

Second week in the series

Music

Linzy Westman & Band

Host

Steve Holmlund

Message

Dan Westman

Next Week

We will continue the sermon series “Exodus: Journey to Freedom” with a message from Paul Taylor in Exodus 3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

R&R 20th Anniversary Celebration

October 1 | 4:45-8pm | Patio & Fellowship Hall

Recovery and Renewal (R&R) is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry at PBC that believes the twelve steps of recovery are a path for developing a relationship with God, who can do for us what we could not do for ourselves. We carry a message of love and hope to those suffering in their dependencies and addictions by inviting them to a relationship with God through Jesus Christ.

You are invited to join us on October 1 for our 20th anniversary celebration!

Guest speaker: R&R Founder, Travis Gray
Music: Isaiah and Guests

4:45-6pm – Dinner on the patio
6-8pm – Speakers and music in the Worship Center

$10 suggested donation

RSVP: Please RSVP by texting RR20 to 650-780-3505 by September 26.

Serve at Help One Child’s Replanted Conference

October 14-15 | Childcare Volunteers at PBC

Are you looking for a way to serve? Help One Child (a PBC ministry partner supporting foster/adopted families) is hosting a conference for caregivers in collaboration with PBC and other neighboring churches along Middlefield Road. This conference is an opportunity for caregivers to be pampered, blessed, inspired, and refreshed. PBC will be providing activities/childcare for children at PBC while their parents attend web simulcast sessions at University AME Zion. If you are interested in providing childcare or leading fun activities for children, sign up at helponechild.org/replantedvolunteer.

If you are a foster or adoptive family, you are invited to attend this conference. MORE INFO

Connection Sunday—Today!

Enjoy fun food and mingle on the patio after service! It’s a time to connect with others and meet newer people in our church family. Visit the Connect Group tables if you are interested in joining, leading, or starting a small group. Connect groups help you deepen your relationship with God and share life with others outside the weekly Sunday service. FIND OUT MORE

 

 

PRAY

Prayer Requests

How can we pray for you? Text your prayer request to 650-679-7729 during this morning’s service and the pastors and elders will pray for you during this coming week. You can also send your prayer request to pbc.org/pray (or click “Prayer” at the top of the page). We’d also like to hear your praise reports for prayers you previously submitted. Prayer team members will be available to pray with you after each service. They will be located at the prayer wall to the left of the stage. 

CONNECT

New to PBC?

Welcome! We’re glad you’ve joined us today. You’ll find information to help you explore getting connected with us at pbc.org/new, or look for the Welcome area on the patio if you joined us in person this morning. Our welcome team members with yellow lanyards would love to talk with you.

Stay Connected: Newsletter and Social Media 

Stay current on the latest PBC announcements, news, and events through our weekly newsletter and social media.

GIVING

Thank you for your continued financial generosity to PBC during this difficult and unique season, As always, we trust the LORD to meet our needs. Online giving, including ACH Transfer and Text to Give, is available. Go to pbc.org/give or text an amount to give to 84321 to set up your profile.

September 11, 2022

WORSHIP

Sermon: God’s Purpose Prevails

Passages: Exodus 1

Sermon Series: Exodus – Journey to Freedom

First week in the series

Music

Linzy Westman & Band

Host

Mo Fong

Message

Paul Taylor

Next Week

We will continue the sermon series “Exodus: Journey to Freedom” with a message from Dan Westman in Exodus 2.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fall Retreat

Registration for the Fall Retreat closes today! Register at the patio table or online at pbc.org/fallretreat. Our theme this year is “Encouragement – The World Changing Gift.” Guest speaker Peter Chin will lead us in exploring the power of encouragement with one another.

Baptisms: If you have become a Christian by placing your faith in Jesus Christ, we would welcome the opportunity to help you publicly proclaim your faith through baptism on Saturday, September 24, at our Fall Retreat. Complete the interest form at pbc.org/baptism to indicate you’re interested in getting baptized, and a pastor will follow up with you.

Group Art Exhibit Opening—Today!

Visit The Gallery in the Worship Center today and browse the artwork of five of our PBC artists. You’ll see their interpretation of the journey to freedom that the Israelites found after being rescued from Pharaoh, led through the desert and into the Promised Land. The artists will be available after each service to talk with you about their work.

 

OTHER UPDATES

The Marriage Course—Starts Today!

Sunday mornings |  11am | Fellowship Hall
Sept 11 – Dec 11 (no meeting Sept 25)


The Marriage Course, by Alpha International, is a series of seven sessions, run over 13 weeks, designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage. For details, visit pbc.org/marriage-course.

Men’s Ministry

PBC’s weekly men’s groups have resumed for fall. In addition to the weekly studies, both groups also prioritize sharing and prayer. For more details, visit pbc.org/men.

Road Crew
Wednesdays | 7-8am | Fellowship Hall
(online access available through Zoom)
We will be discussing the book of James.

Band of Brothers
Wednesdays | 7-8:30pm | Upper Room
We will be going through Ray Stedman’s book “Body Life.”

 

Women’s Ministry Fall Kick-off

September 15

Come connect with the Lord and other PBC women at Women’s Connection Bible Study. This is a weekly gathering (Sept–May) starting on September 15.  This fall, we are studying the book of Hebrews using this Bible Study Guide. We have two opportunities for you to choose from.

Thursdays | 9:3011:30am | Fellowship Hall
Thursdays | 79pm | Fellowship Hall

For more information and to register, go to the Women’s Connection Registration Form.

Connect Groups

Are you looking for a way to connect on a deeper level with God and our PBC community outside of Sunday service? We encourage you to consider joining a connect group. Check out our current Connect Groups

We are excited that some of you are interested in starting new connect groups, and we are hoping God will raise up even more leaders this fall. Please complete a New Connect Group Leader Form  if you are looking to start or lead a group, and we will contact you soon.

PRAY

Prayer Requests

How can we pray for you? Text your prayer request to 650-679-7729 during this morning’s service and the pastors and elders will pray for you during this coming week. You can also send your prayer request to pbc.org/pray (or click “Prayer” at the top of the page). We’d also like to hear your praise reports for prayers you previously submitted. Prayer team members will be available to pray with you after each service. They will be located at the prayer wall to the left of the stage. 

CONNECT

New to PBC?

Welcome! We’re glad you’ve joined us today. You’ll find information to help you explore getting connected with us at pbc.org/new, or look for the Welcome area on the patio if you joined us in person this morning. Our welcome team members with yellow lanyards would love to talk with you.

Stay Connected: Newsletter and Social Media 

Stay current on the latest PBC announcements, news, and events through our weekly newsletter and social media.

GIVING

Thank you for your continued financial generosity to PBC during this difficult and unique season, As always, we trust the LORD to meet our needs. Online giving, including ACH Transfer and Text to Give, is available. Go to pbc.org/give or text an amount to give to 84321 to set up your profile.

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