Sunday, February 18th 

  • 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Dr. Bau Dang’s sermon will be “Rainbow Covenant” using the Scripture Genesis 9:8-17.

  • 10:30 a.m. – Lunar New Year Celebration in Acker Hall.  Our Vietnamese brothers and sisters are preparing a meal and entertainment for all of us to enjoy right after 9:30 worship so let’s all join them in the celebration!
  • 11:30 a.m. – Vietnamese Worship (not meeting today)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Vietnamese Worship 

Coming Events

  • Lenten Study – Thursdays, February 15th – March 22nd at 9:30 a.m. in the Lounge and Mondays, February 19th – March 26th at 7:00 p.m. at Shirley Kellogg’s home.  Books are $10.55 each.  If you already ordered one they should be delivered Tuesday, February 20th.  Everyone is welcome to join one either of these studies.
  • Saturday, March 3rd, 1:00 p.m. – “Sailing into Spring”, the United Methodist Women’s 29th Annual Tea & Fashion Show in Acker Hall.  Come and join us for a lovely tea and fashions by Stein Mart.  Tickets are $25.00 and will be available on the Patio after Worship this Sunday, February 18th and next Sunday, February 25th.  
  • Friday, March 16th, 6:00 p.m. – Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner in Acker Hall.  Join United Methodist Men for a delightful evening, beginning with a special meal followed with great entertainment and lots of fellowship.  All this can be yours for only $10 each for adults and $5 each for children 2-10.


  • The deadline for the March issue (to be mailed Thursday, March 1st)of Expectations is 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 20th.  Any events occurring in March and April should be in this issue.  You may E-mail articles to, bring them to the Church Office, mail them, or (if they are short) call them in, on or before the deadline.  Janine Ryder, Editor
  • Monday, February 19th – Church Office will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.
  • 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 March 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, February 21st at 5:30 p.m. – United Methodist Women General Meeting in the Lounge.  They will begin with Dinner, $6.00 suggested donation, and the program will be Ron Beaman presenting slides of one of his trips.
  • Wednesday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m. – Staff Parish Relations Committee Meeting in the Conference Room.
  • Wednesday, March 14th at 7:00 p.m. – Congregations Coordinating Council (CCC) Meeting in the Lounge.
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