Sunday, March 25th – Palm Sunday !

  • 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Dr. Bau Dang’s sermon will be “The King on a Donkey using the Scripture Mark 11:1-11.

  • 11:30 a.m. – Contemporary Bilingual English/Vietnamese Worship 
  • 7:30 p.m. – Vietnamese Worship 

Coming Events

  • Thursday, March 29th, 7:00 p.m. – Horeb Mar Thoma Maundy Thursday Worship in the Sanctuary.  Rev. Dr. Bau Dang will be preaching and all congregations are invited to attend this service as we are joining them instead of having our own this year.  
  • Friday, March 30th, 12:00 noon – The Annual Community Walk of the Cross will start at St. Anselm’s, move to St. Columban’s, then to GGUMC (about 1:30), and finish at 1st Presbyterian ending by 3:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend all or part of this and you can drive from church to church.
  • Saturday, March 31st, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 noon – All Church Cleanup Day.  Free Coffee, Donuts, and Juice!  This is the day we try to get everything cleaned, including spots off the carpet in the sanctuary, windows, and outside stairwells.  When we have plenty of helpers, it makes the job easier for everyone, so mark your calendars now so you don’t forget!
  • Sunday, April 1st, 9:30 a.m. – Easter Celebration in the Sanctuary.  There will not be an 11:30 a.m. Contemporary Bilingual English/Vietnamese Worship, as they will participate in this service.
  • Sunday, April 1st, 10:45 a.m. – Easter Brunch Fundraiser in Acker Hall.  Donations will go towards Tereise Tosi’s airfare to travel with her softball team to South Carolina in July.  We are asking our church family for some help through the brunch, as we just do not have it in our budget.  We’re simply asking for a small helping hand. Whatever we can get from the brunch will surely help a lot.  Thank you, Toné & Barbara Tosi
  • Easter Sunday, April 1st, 7:30 p.m. – Vietnamese Easter Celebration in the Chapel.


  • Do you sing?  Play an instrument?  Have a trio, quartet, or other musical group you perform with?  Then we are looking for you! Pastor Bau would like to continue having Special Music year round, so if you or someone you know would like to provide music for our Worship service please contact Janine Ryder, or 714-534-1070, to sign up.  We have professional accompaniment available by Norberto.  We will have the Children and Youth Choirs singing on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays November through May so those Sundays are already covered.
  • Remember to look for the clipboard, on the counter in the office next to the Flower Calendar book, to sign up to be a Sunday Greeter! Greeters for April are needed for the front door.  Signup in the office on the counter clipboard, or call the office at 714-534-1070.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday, April 4th, 9:30 a.m. – Trinity Circle Meeting at Sherry Saunders’.
  • Wednesday, April 4th, 6:30 p.m. – Staff Parish Relations Meetingin the Conference Room.
  • Tuesday, April 10th, 2:00 p.m. – United Methodist Women Executive Committee Meeting in the Lounge.
  • Tuesday, April 10th, 6:30 p.m. – Preschool Committee Meeting in the Lounge.
  • Wednesday, April 11th, 6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee Meeting in the Lounge.
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