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3901 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA  92106
Happy Friday!

We have a few important announcements to share with you about what's happening soon at SDFC! In today's newsletter:
  • This Sunday at SDFC
  • Barb & Star Live!
  • Pastor's Appreciation Month
  • Adult U Bible Study
  • Victor Labenske Faculty Recital
  • In Our Prayers...
Read on to learn for details about all this and more going on in the life of our church!

With love,
Your SDFC Staff
This Sunday at SDFC
This Sunday, we will have a Unified Worship Service in Brown following our 9am Sunday school hour. Here's an overview of the schedule:
  • 9:00AM: Adult & Kid's Sunday Schools!
    • Sojourners (Ellipse Chapel)
    • Open Door (Family Life Center)
    • Come & Go (Church Office)
    • Kid's Sunday School (Children's Building)
  • 10:30AM: Worship Service & Children's Church!
    • Unified Service (Brown Chapel)
    • Children's Church (Children's Building)
Plus, stick around after the service for a free all-church lunch in the Friendship Plaza, to be followed by the Barb & Star LIVE! Telethon, Variety Show & Pie Auction! More details below..

At this time we are encouraging the use of masks and face coverings indoors, regardless of vaccination status, in an effort to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 and its variants.

If gathering in-person isn't right for you at this time, we invite you to stay connected via our online options. Our sermon podcasts are available for you to listen anytime you'd like on our website, This week's recording will be available by 10am on Sunday morning.
THIS SUNDAY ● 11:30AM–1:30PM

Join us after service this Sunday for Barb & Star LIVE! Telethon, Variety Show & Pie Auction!

Following our 10:30am Unified Service, we invite you to join us for a free lunch on the Friendship Plaza! Then, we'll head back into Brown to see Barb & Star, alongside some special guests, perform live to raise money for our Camp Scholarship Fund.

Some pies will be auctioned off live during the show, and others will be available for bidding in a Silent Auction during lunch.

It's going to be a great time - you won't want to miss this exciting camp fundraiser! We'll see you there!
Pastor's Appreciation Month
October is Pastor's Appreciation Month...

Over the past year, many extra responsibilities and unknowns have been encountered by our church staff. We greatly appreciate the pastoral staff's leadership in overseeing our return to in-person worship formats and the restarting of other church programming and ministries. 
Cards and notes of appreciation are encouraged. They may be sent to the church address:
3901 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106

Or directly to our pastors' email addresses:
Thank you for your participation!

Your Church Board
SDFC Adult U presents...
Wednesdays ● 6:30–8PM ● Bowes Conference Room

This weekly adult Bible study is designed for everyone — from novice to intermediate readers of the Bible! The class will run from September 22nd through December 17th.

Session leaders include Dee Kelley, Matt Wilson, Michael Lodahl and Brad Kelle.

If you have questions or would like more info, contact Matt Wilson at
"Women, Work, and Worship"
TODAY, Oct. 15 ● 7:30PM ● Crill Performance Hall
Victor Labenske will present a faculty recital at Point Loma Nazarene University this evening at 7:30 PM. Admission is free!

"Women, Work, and Worship" will feature two world premieres as well as other works of the 20th century.
  • Tasty Other: A Dramatic Song Cycle for Soprano and Piano, by Victor Labenske. Poetry by Katie Manning. With Elda McGinty Peralta and Judi Labenske, sopranos.
  • 3 Pieces for Cello and Piano, by Nadia Boulanger. Performed with Randy Plate, cello.
  • Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues, by Frederic Rzewski. Performed with Karlin Labenske, piano (introduction by Karl Martin).
  • Artistry in Worship; Creative Hymn Settings for the Advanced Pianist, by Victor Labenske. Performed with current and former students of Victor Labenske.
In Our Prayers...
If you have a prayer request you would like to share, either privately with the church staff or with the SDFC community, please contact the church office at or (619) 849-3100.
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