Bay Area Christian Singles Calendar


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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHRISTIAN SINGLES NEWSLETTER Mar 31, 2017

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF NEWSLETTER

* To exalt and glorify the Lord Jesus Christ

* To support interested singles in their desire to become aware of, and involved in, Christ-centered singles events

* To support existing and emerging Christ-centered singles leaders in Northern California

Editor Bob Lingo reserves decision rights as to what events are publicized, and as to describing and formatting events.

Please let me know if you are interested in any of the events listed, or if you have an additional idea for an event. RSVP to me by reply email. By all means, feel free to share the newsletter with friends by "forwarding" this email.

You are receiving this newsletter by recent or previous request. To add a friend to my email list, email me their full name, email address, and contact phone. --Bob Lingo ( 925-270-3900; BobLingo7@gmail.com ). To unsubscribe, please let me know by reply email.



EVENT OVERVIEW…

Let's see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out, not avoiding worshiping together as some do but spurring each other on, especially as we see the big Day approaching. (Hebrews 10:24-25 MSG)

Upcoming events...

• More info in “Details” below. Most groups have an events website or email updates out, so are not listed below, to save editorial time.

• Sunday, Apr 2, 1 PM: SVCC SingleLife Monthly Mixer. Lunch together at Milias Restaurant, Gilroy.

• Saturday, Apr 8, 6:30 PM: SVCC SingleLife Easter Celebration & Potluck Dinner in SVCC Youth Center.

• Saturday, Apr 15, 6-9 PM: FCC Singles Game Night & Potluck in Room 252.

• Saturday, May 20, 6-10:30 PM: FCC Singles Spring Dance & Potluck in Stage 3.

• Sunday, Jun 11, aft-eve: Join ALCF Singles’ Jerry Gold at Spirit West Coast in Concord.

• Saturday, Jun 24, 6-9 PM: FCC Singles Game Night & Potluck in Room 252.

• Saturday, Jul 15, 6-9 PM: FCC Singles Game Night & Potluck in Room 252.

• Saturday, Jul 15, 6:30-9 PM: SVCC SingleLife Game Night & Potluck In the SVCC Youth Center.


OPPORTUNITIES…

• 510 Christian Singles, East Bay. Annual Faith & Family Day, Oak Coliseum. Cindy Towles (singles.510@gmail.com; 510-581-2730)

• 925 Christian Singles (925CS), Walnut Creek area. Weekly Bible study and monthly events ( www.925cs.org )

• ALCF Singles, Mountain View. Jenny Vela (jennyvela7@yahoo.com) & John Clifford (bigdogking@yahoo.com); http://alcf.net/singles )

• Christian Singles Network (CSN), Sacramento metro area. Christian singles dances and events ( www.christiansinglesnet.com )

• COH Singles, San Bruno. Jomer DeLeon ( 650-392-4481; www.churchofthehighlands.org/index.cfm/PageID/1484/index.html )

• Cornerstone Fellowship, Livermore (CFL); 925-447-3465. Cherrie Jacobs (925-980-0113; CJacobs925@msn.com).

• Faith Fellowship Singles Ministry (FFSL), San Leandro ( 510-357-5723 x148; singlesministry@faith-fellowship.us )

• FCC Singles, Family Community Church (FCC), San Jose. ( www.fccchurch.net/ministries/adults/singles )

• F.O.C.U.S. Connection at Heart of the Bay Christian Center (HBCC), Hayward ( 510-786-3232; www.HeartOfTheBay.org )

• Impact Singles at Menlo Church (MC), Menlo Park.

• New Life Singles Together (NLST) at MC, Menlo Park. www.singlestogether.org. Kathy Goodall (kathylang007@hotmail.com).

• SVCC SingleLife, South Valley Community Church, Gilroy. Tammy Stone (408-848-2363 x122; singlelife@svccChurch.com)

• S.O.L.O. Ministry (Singles Ordained with a Loving Objective), Grace Bible Fellowship, Antioch (925-552-2017; gbfofantioch.org)

• The Journey for Christian Singles, South Bay. Kevin and Claudia Paterson ( 408-858-9109; Thegracejourney@gmail.com )

• Thrive Singles at Calvary Temple (CTC), Concord/Bay Point. www.CalvaryTemple.org; Bob Lingo ( BobLingo@astound.net )

• Venture Christian Church singles, Los Gatos. Lauren (laurenlionheart@yahoo.com); Mark (mark@homesofsv.com)



SPECIAL NOTES…

• Room “needed” or “available”? If you need a room to rent, or have one available, anywhere in the Bay Area, contact Bob.

• Looking for a new job or career? Have you looked into WCPC Talent Connections ( http://www.wcpres.org/adults/talent-connections/; Jan Gordon 925-284-7807; jangordon@comcast.net )? And have you checked out http://careerdirectonline.org and http://www.crown.org/Articles.aspx ? It will be well worth your time!


DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS…

510 Christian Singles, East Bay. Annual Faith & Family Day, Oakland Coliseum. Cindy Towles (510singles@gmail.com; 510-581-2730)

925 Christian Singles (925CS), Walnut Creek area. Monthly events ( http://www.925cs.org/Event_Calendar.htm )

Info: Tim Todd ( 925-798-0580; timtodd@pacbell.net ). Bible Study coordinator: Lauri Ogden (925-937 0522; cadrmr@astound.net)

ALCF Singles, Abundant Life Christian Fellowship, Mountain View. Single adults in 30s to 50s growing in their love and relationship with God and one another. See events posted on http://alcf.net/singles. Subscribe to event mailing list at jennyvela7@yahoo.com. Leaders: Jenny Vela (jennyvela7@yahoo.com) and John Clifford ( bigdogking@yahoo.com ). Location: 2440 Leghorn St (near Hwy 101 & Rengstorff Ave), Mountain View 94043. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/ALCF-Singles-Ministry/303740502993604

• Sunday, Jun 11, aft-eve: Join ALCF Singles’ Jerry Gold at Spirit West Coast in Concord. Includes TobyMac, For King & Country, Crowder, Mac Powell (of Third Day), Jordan Feliz, Hollyn, and Zach Williams. Doors open 2 PM. Showtime 3 PM. The Spirit West Coast festivals are single-day, multi artists Christian music festivals, which have been impacting people spiritually since 1997 by combining music with the message of Jesus Christ. Jerry Gold will be attending this event. He has three tickets available. Please contact him if you are interested in attending and would like to purchase a ticket from him. First come, first served. Cost: $50.25/person. (510-604-4892; jerroldgold@cs.com). Location: Concord Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Rd, Concord 94521. Info: http://spiritwestcoast.org/concord

• Sundays 12:30-3:30 PM: ALCF Singles Sunday Lunch at rotating locations. Check http://alcf.net/singles for next location.

• Tuesdays 7– 9 PM: ALCF Singles Weekly Bible study in Fellowship Hall. Video series “Transformed” by Rick Warren through May 16. Childcare available; contact in advance to confirm. Also: Food Fellowship Night on first Tuesdays in same location.

Christian Singles Network, Sacramento metro area. Dances and events. CSN schedule for year: www.christiansinglesnet.com.

• Friend CSN on Facebook and see updated announcements: https://www.facebook.com/ChristianSinglesNetwork

COH Singles, San Bruno, 35+. Jomer DeLeon ( 650-392-4481; jomer.deleon@gmail.com ). Location: 1900 Monterey Dr, San Bruno 94066. Website: www.churchofthehighlands.org/index.cfm/PageID/1484/index.html )

• Sundays, 10-11:30 AM: COH Singles in the Word in room 102, taught by Jomer DeLeon, singles ministry director.

• Tuesdays, 7-9 PM: Divorce Recovery in room 101. A support group for those who are separated, divorced, or who have ended a long-term relationship. The group meets for 13 sessions that repeat in a round-robin style, so you can start at any time.

• Tuesdays, 7-9 PM: Celebrate Recovery (for all your hurts, habits, and hang-ups) normally in Cafeteria; first Tuesdays in room 212. Also, 6 PM potluck on last Tuesdays.

• Wednesdays, 7-8:30 PM: Grief & Loss Group in room 213. Ten weeks starting Jan 11.

• Fridays, 7:30-9:30 PM: COH singles meet in Room 102 for Bible and book studies; 8 PM video and discussion.

Call or email to request a newsletter: singles ministry director Jomer DeLeon ( 650-392-4481; jomer.deleon@gmail.com )

Community Presbyterian Church, Danville (CPC), 222 W. El Pintado Road, Danville 94526

• Sundays, 10:45 AM-noon: DivorceCare room 217. Video-discussion. Childcare available. http://www.cpcdanville.org/divorcecare/

Cornerstone Fellowship, Livermore (CFL); 925-447-3465. For more info: Cherrie Jacobs (925-980-0113; CJacobs925@msn.com).

• Tuesdays, 7-9 PM: CFL Singles Life Group book study in room U1 (upstairs above Parchments Café). Study topic: The Forgotten God, a life-changing and long overdue consideration of the Holy Spirit, by Francis Chan. Bring a friend!

Faith Fellowship Singles Ministry, San Leandro (FFSL). https://www.facebook.com/groups/faithfellowshipsingles/

• Saturdays, 12 noon-2 PM: FFSL DivorceCare video-discussion series in Youth Building. This series is a real “life saver”! All are welcome, so come and check it out! Sessions will run Feb 25 to May 20.

FCC Singles 35+ Family Community Church, SJ 95138; http://www.fccchurch.com/ministries/adults/singles ; singles@fccchurch.com. Yahoo Group https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Singles_Fellowship_Frontiers/info. John Lopez (408-693-6631; jnch3verse16@sbcglobal.net) Email Updates: To sign up for email notifications and reminders of our upcoming events, click here.

• Sundays, 1-2:15 PM: FCC Singles Lunch Fellowship after the 10:45 AM service. Call John for location.

• 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursdays, 7-8:30 PM: FCC Singles Bible Study in Room 255 through June 1. Singles dinner fellowship in the FCC Cafe 6 PM; either buy or bring your own food, or just stop by and join the group.

Impact Singles at Menlo Church (MC), Menlo Park area.

Info site: https://menloppc.infellowship.com/ > Find a Group > Singles Group > MP - IMP Open Table

• First, Third, & Fifth Thursdays, 7-9 PM: Impact Singles age 35+
meets in Fellowship Hall, 950 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park 94025.

• Second & Fourth Thursdays, 7-9 PM: Impact Singles age 35+
meets in home groups

The Journey for Christian Singles, South Bay, for 30s & 40s. ( www.journeyforchristiansingles.com; Thegracejourney@gmail.com )

• For event info, see website above.

New Life Singles Together (NLST) at Menlo Church (MC), Menlo Park area. For singles 55+ and “safe.” Alcohol-free events. Kathy Goodall (kathylang007@hotmail.com). Events: http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=06135820aceb113c78b6f3558&id=b15a222255

• Sundays, 1-2:30 PM: NLST lunch in Garden Court room at Menlo Church (MC), 950 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025. First-time guests free to “drop in.” Regular attenders $6 donation.

• Other events and activities: See group's website above to keep up with Sunday program topics and latest info. Many events require advance signups, though the Sunday lunches and programs are "drop in."

SVCC SingleLife, South Valley Community Church (SVCC), Gilroy. Focused on the unique life situations of adults age 30 and above who are single, divorced or widowed. Tammy Stone (408-848-2363 x122; singlelife@svccChurch.com; http://www.svccchurch.com

• Saturday, Mar 18, 6:30 PM: SVCC SingleLife Game Night & Potluck In the SVCC Youth Center

• Sunday, Apr 2, 1 PM: SVCC SingleLife Monthly Mixer. Lunch together at The Milias Restaurant, 7397 Monterey Rd, Gilroy 95020.

• Saturday, Apr 8, 6:30 PM: SVCC SingleLife Easter Celebration & Potluck Dinner in SVCC Youth Center.

• Saturday, Jul 15, 6:30-9 PM: SVCC SingleLife Game Night & Potluck In the SVCC Youth Center

• First Sundays, 1 PM: SVCC SingleLife Monthly Mixer. Come relax and enjoy lunch with other singles.

• Thursdays, 7 PM: SVCC SingleLife Bible Study.

S.O.L.O. Ministry (Singles Ordained with a Loving Objective), Grace Bible Fellowship, Antioch (925-552-2017; gbfofantioch.org)

Group also collects and shares information helpful for those in need of employment or housing. Email: soloministry@gbfofantioch.org

Thrive Singles at Calvary Temple (CTC), Concord/Bay Point; www.CalvaryTemple.org; Bob Lingo ( BobLingo7@gmail.com )

• Saturday, Apr 8, about 2 PM: Thrive, friends, and kids, come see the movie “The Case for Christ” at the Pleasant Hill theater. Based on the true story by Lee Strobel of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results. See the trailer at http://caseforchristmovie.pureflix.com . Tickets $8/adult, $7.75 senior or child. Address: 125 Crescent Dr, Pls Hill 94523. RSVP to Bob for exact time and so we can look for you there.

• Sunday, Apr 9, 1:15 -3:30 PM: Thrive and friends meet in room 103 for brown-bag lunch and/or crafts group with Diana Velez. Bring your lunch and/or your craft and have a great time together!

• Sunday, Apr 9, 5-8 PM: Small group get-together at Jenine Volker’s house in Concord for 5 PM potluck dinner and discussion at 6 PM. This meeting’s topic: Begin Andy Stanley’s blockbuster 6-part video series “Follow.” Contact Bob for address. See series on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=andy+stanley+follow+series+&spfreload=10

• Sunday, Apr 16, 5 - 9 PM: You are invited to the Easter planned potluck dinner at Jenine Volker’s house in Concord. Please call Bob (925-360-2734) to arrange which item you want to bring. Deadline to RSVP: Midnight, Monday, April 10.

• Every Sunday, 12 Noon - 1:15 PM: Thrive singles class and fellowship in CTC room 103.

• Every Sunday, 1:15 PM: Thrive prayer circle meets in the front of the same room (103), under the video screen. Everyone is invited to come, share a praise or prayer request, and pray for each other in the circle!

• Second and fourth Sundays, 5-8 PM: Thrive and friends small group at Jenine Volker’s house in Concord for 5 PM dinner and a video-discussion at 6 PM with a very relevant discussion about today’s issues.

Venture Christian Church Singles (VCC). Mark Barber (mark@homesofsv.com); Lauren Heart (laurenlionheart@yahoo.com)

VCC location: 16845 Hicks Rd, Los Gatos 95032; 408-997-4600; http://venture.cc

• Sundays, 6-8 PM: VCCS singles program in Venue 2 auditorium. Program through April 30: “Right Relationships” --- a study of the book Safe People – How to find relationships that are good for you and avoid those that aren't, by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend.