Worship, Community & Service

Upcoming Events: 

Rise Against Hunger (Stop Hunger Now!)

On April 1st at 1pm, help us package and send 12,000 meals to people who desperately need them. Avoid the line and fill out the paperwork by clicking HERE

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Easter Season Events



March 1st - 7:30 pm - Ash Wednesday worship.  This is the beginning of the 40-day period of preparation for Holy Week.  This is a service of penitence where there will be communion and imposition of ashes.


April 2nd - 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Award Winning photographer, David Bartruff will present a slide show of Jesus' Jerusalem Easter Walk. it will be held in the sanctuary.

April 9th - 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - Palm Sunday worship services

April 9th - 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 pm - Palm Sunday brunch

April 14th - 7:30 pm - Good Friday worship services

April 16th - 9:00 a.m & 11:00 a.m - Easter worship services



Kent's Classgospel of mark


The Original Good News Documents - 

 A close reading of the Gospel of Mark


Classes begin Monday, January 23rd for 10 weeks

(it's not too late to join!)

Morning Session 9:30 - 11:00 / Evening Session:  7:00 - 8:30



On Monday January 23, Kent Webber will begin a  10-week Bible study course entitled “The ORIGINAL Good News Documents; A Close Reading of the Gospel of Mark.” A morning session will meet in the Christensen Room from 9:30 – 11 a.m. and an evening session will cover the same material form 7 – 8:30 p.m.


This would be an excellent place to start studying the Bible if you have not done so previously! The four canonical gospels are the heart of the Holy Bible for followers of Jesus. Knowing the story of Jesus is critically important for anyone who wants to know and serve Jesus who Christians confess to be the Christ (Messiah or “Anointed One”)!


A printed study guide with study questions for each week and some maps and added comments will be given to each registrant. You simply need to bring your favorite Bible.   A $20 donation is requested to help cover printing costs, but if that is a hardship for anyone, no problem!


The printed Study Guide is available for pick in the church office.  



Vacation Bible School


For Preschool through 5th Grade

June 12th - 16th
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


A world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they are lovingly crafted by God!

Registration is now open for our annual VBS extravaganza!   VBS is a week filled with games, crafts, drama, and interactive lessons that make learning about God fun.  Sign up today by completing the REGISTRATION FORM and the LIABILITY RELEASE FORM.  

This camp relies on volunteers.  If you'd like to help out during the week, click here to sign up to volunteer.





Confirmation Classesconfirmation class

For Middle School Students

February - May 


 Confirmation class for current 8th graders-middle school: The classes will be held from February 26th through May 7th and will follow the school calendar so there will NOT be classes around President's week break, Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.  Classes will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m. on Sundays.  Kids can then progress to dinner before their respective youth group sessions.  Questions or to register your child...contact Jeff Page at youthdirector@pcnovato.org

pcn hiking club

PCN Hiking Club

With a Faith Focus on Gratitude


A new small group has been formed at PCN the provides the perfect balance between faith, fitness, fun and nature.  They meet every other Saturday at 8:30 am through June 2017.  Our faith focus is Gratitude.  Group Contact: Hilary at 415-577-8616 or hilarykinney@yahoo.com

Hiking schedule:


3/25: Big Trees 6.5 mi Mod

4/8: Olompali Trail 2.5 mi Easy

4/22: Lima Verde Pacheco Valle 2 mi Difficult 

5/6: Stafford Reservoir 3 mi Mod

5/20: Jack Bugi Witzl 4.7 mi Difficult 

6/13: Michako Trail 4.7 mi Mod 

6/17: Bel Marin Sunset Trail 5.5 mi Easy




Sunday Bible Studybible study image



We would be delighted to have each of you come to our Sunday Adult Education Class on Sunday morning. We begin at 9:00 A.M. and conclude at 10:00 A.M. We have an amazing time as we gather together to share what we have learned from the assigned lesson. Come and join the excitement of sharing God's Word with each other.  We will be studying Galatians begining the month of February.



Women's Bible Study


The Gospel of Luke

Classes are on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.


The Thursday Morning Women's Bible Study meets every Thursday in the Christiansen Room at 9:30 A.M. We are studying The Book of Luke.


Luke and Theophilus shared two loves: a love for Christ and a love for facts. They didn't want legends: they wanted the truth. And so Dr. Luke begins to sort the truth and report the facts to Theophilus. With the skill of a surgeon, Luke probes for truth. Why? So his friend could know that what he had been taught was true.


There is a wonderful group of ladies that gather every Thursday to spend time in Luke's Gospel and to see and hear what Jesus' words mean to their life. We study Luke's Gospel a bit at a time. 




Fall Prevention at PCNMatter-of-Balance social



A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls has become the national standard for preventing falls in the older adult population. A Matter of Balance creates a safe environment for participants to voice concerns about falling. The program emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and reduce fall risk factors.


During the eight session class participants gain:

  • Safe and simple exercises to promote strength, flexibility and balance

  • Problem-solving strategies to address habits and behaviors

  • Safety-promoting lifestyle strategies

  • Ways to create a safer home environment . . . and more!


    Each of the eight sessions is two hours. A $20 materials fee is requested. For more information, click here to watch a helpful video.  For information about upcoming classes,  please contact Beverly Winsor 415- 99FALLS (415-993-2557) or email mob.beverly@gmail.com.  




Youth Group's March Schedule



• March 12th -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups

• March 19th -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups

• March 26th -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups

• March 31st - April 1st -  30 Hour Famine


Looking Ahead...

• April 1st -  Stop Hunger Now


• April 2nd -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups


• April 9th -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups

• April 16th -  Easter - NO Youth Groups

• April 22nd -  Vendor Fair Fundraiser

• April 23rd -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups + Mission Trip Meeting from 10 a.m - 11:30 a.m

• April 30th -  5 - 8 pm Youth Groups

• July 8th - 15th -  Youth Mission Trip to International Falls, Minnesota




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A mid-week ministry for children at PCN

On Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm,  Seekers will give students the opportunity to experience the all-embracing love of God in a community striving to live out the teachings of Jesus.  Bible Study, games, crafts, family style dinner and worship are all key components to a ministry designed to connect kids to God.   For more information, or for scholarship requests, please contact: Sally Carbonaro, Director of Children’s Ministries at childrensministry@pcnovato.org or 415-897-6152.
Please complete the Registration Form and the Liability Release Form.




PCN PresPress March 2017

PCN  Calendar March 2017








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