News
latest news

latest news

"By grace you have been saved through faith." Ephesians 2:8
Bulletin 11.28.21
Bulletin 11.21.21
Invitation to Blue Christmas - A Service of Remembrance

The Blue Christmas service, happening on December 12 at 3pm, is a quiet place where grief, pain or disappointment can be acknowledged in the hustle and bustle of the...

Job Opportunities

Our Human Resources committee opened up new job opportunities today. ...

Reflections (October 25, 2021)
Reflections (September 18, 2021)
Reflections (September 11, 2021)
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance - Out of Chaos, HOPE

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is mobilized and already delivering immediate aid to those impacted by Hurricane Ida. The initial assessment of the damage is staggering....

Reflections (September 4, 2021)
Community Bible Study Fall Classes

Community Bible Study is excited to be meeting again at RB Community!...

Marriage Enrichment Team Library Inventory

July 2020...

Annual Report 2021 Now Available

Our 2021 Annual Report is now available. ...

Reflections (August 28th, 2021)
Memories Made, Foundations Laid

Summer Camp brings back fond memories for many youths over the years. Sadly, camps nationwide were closed down last year, but this summer, we were able to get right back...

Reflections (August 14th, 2021)
RB Community 80 Year Connection to Summer Camp

RB Community Church has a long connection with Thousand Pines Christian Camps in the San Bernadino Mountains. Our High School students have been attending since the Summer...

Order TransFARMation Produce Boxes

RB Community is partnering with Solutions for Change offering you the opportunity to order organically grown fresh produce for your family through their TransFARMation...

Opportunities to Volunteer

The following organizations are in need of volunteers ... perhaps you or a small group of friends would like to help:...

Put Your FIRST AID SKILLS to Good Use

VOLUNTEER - our church needs volunteers to provide first aid assistance at the following events:...

Baja Presbyterian Ministries Covid Update

RB Community's parter in Baja California provided the following update:...

Final Phase of Reopening

We are now in the final phase of our reopening plan! Hallelujah!...

Introducing Geoff Kohler, Interim Pastor

We are blessed to welcome Pastor Geoff Kohler and his wife Beckie to RB Community. Pastor Geoff brings over 30 years of ministry experience, 10 of which have been in...

The Amazing Month of May

The generosity of RB Community members, friends, and families in our local community who participate in the Saturday drive thru drop-off events continue to provide hope\nparticipants with 46 cars driving thru to drop off items for our May 15th collection. ...

Our Strategy to Reopen

UPDATE May 7, 2021...

Non-Profits Say THANK YOU

Throughout the year I receive thank you notes from non-profit agencies for the donated goods that RB Community has provided to their clients. I thought it appropriate...

Topical Devotionals for Students

During this season of COVID-19 many teens have been struggling in the area of emotional health. Our student ministry department wants students to know that they are loved...

Bears, Bread and Cleaning Supplies Delivered

Our cleaning supply collection day was a huge success with an estimate of $2500 worth of household cleaning supplies, brooms, dustpans, buckets, sanitizing wipes, and...

Pastor Transition Update

God is good and we continue to be blessed throughout the Interim Pastor search process.  We ask that you continue to hold us up in prayer for wisdom and discernment to...

In-Person Student and Children Programs

After a year of online programming, it was inspiring to have our student and children return to in-person gatherings on our campus Sunday during this past weekend's service....

Deacon Family Assistance Program

Welcome to the Rancho Bernardo Community Church Deacon’s Family Assistance Program....

Session Update

The life of our church has always been incredibly busy, and yet many people in our congregation are not aware of the different ministries that are part of our church...

Unquenchable Hospitality

Whether you are a first-time visitor or a long-time church-family member, you will, no doubt, experience a feeling of warmth and welcome when you come to our campus....

CRU Bridges International Update

Dear Friends and Family,...

SouperBowl of Caring Huge Success

Dear RB Community:...

Coronavirus Vaccination Update

The Coronavirus vaccine ...

A Warm Coat is Like a Warm Hug

Blessings Galore! Last weekend the drive thru drop-off event for jackets, sweaters, and sweatshirts was more than successful ... it was a huge success. Over 1500 items...

At-Home Coronavirus Treatment

There is a growing presence of COVID-19 in our community. ...

Urban Youth Collaborative

Urban Youth Collaborative is an endorsed youth mission of Rancho Bernardo Community. UYC works wonders with youth inviting them to Christ by reaching out to students...

Sign up for New Weekend Devotionals

With Pastor Bryan moving to a new ministry, his devotional mailing will end. We are thankful for his daily devotional and have appreciated his insight and spiritual guidance....

WANTED: Sack Lunch Packers

Would your family or small group like to pack sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services? ...

Stephen Ministers are Here to Help in a Difficult Time

Sometimes life knocks us off-kilter for a while.  The death of a loved one, changes in a job situation, problems with children and loneliness are just a few of the changes...

Brent Barclay Ordained

Brent Barclay, who grew up in our faith family is now Rev. Brenton Barclay, head of staff Teaching Elder at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Spring Valley, Calif. Brent's...

HOLIDAYS - DEMENTIA - PANDEMIC

Traditionally, Christmas is a time when family and friends gather. With the arrival of the\nCOVID-19 pandemic things are changing for everyone. For families living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, holidays are more challenging than ever. This year it’s especially important to adjust expectations. The safest option is to avoid in-person holiday gatherings outside of your household....

Survival Tips for Handling the Holidays

When I was a child, the holidays were an elaborate event. My nana prepared an exceptional menu of meats, fish, pastas and pastries that would make angels salivate. Cousins,...

Outreach Ministry Helping Many in Our Community

The Missions Committee does more than provide financial support for missions and missionaries. They have also provided financial support for the Outreach Ministry to...

Thanksgiving Dinner Bags Delivered

There is an expectation with Thanksgiving that we prepare a special meal, that we gather with family, and that we eat too much. All of that is hard to do if you are homeless,...

Missions Committee Update

As we approach the annual campaign in December for funding missions and missionaries, the Missions Committee wants you to be aware of what our congregation has actively...

Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. The safest way to celebrate\ncelebration safer by wearing a mask that has two or more layers, staying at least 6 feet apart from those who do not live with you, and wash your hands frequently....

Blessing Others

During the past month, congregants of RB Community have taken advantage of several opportunities to be a blessing to others. Thank you to several families and small groups...

Students Finding Balance

Youth Finding Balance Between Digital Isolation and Social Safety...

FLU Season Alert

Flu season is rapidly approaching and it’s time to get your flu shot!! So much has been reported about the Covid-19 vaccine this year, you may not realize how important\n...

Raising A Voice - Missionary Update

One of our homegrown missionaries, Linley Sullivan Krahel moved to Knoxville and joined forces with a non-profit that reaches out to women, girls, and boys caught in...

Sack Lunches Packed and Delivered

RB Community families have continued to provide 100 sack lunches three to four times each month for clients at Interfaith Community Services. Thank you to our August...

TIPS for Self Care During COVID 19

During times of change and uncertainty it is ever more important to incorporate self-care and structure into your schedule. While your typical self-care routine may no...

September Missions Update

DID YOU KNOW… Your RB Community Missions Committee, as a standing committee of your Session, is continuously working throughout the year to reach out and help those...

Courtyard Worship Service Bulletin

Service information will now be provided on-site as a printed bulletin...

Happy Solutions Kids

RB Community provided 100 backpacks loaded with school supplies and several additional boxes of supplies to help Solutions for Change children be prepared for the start...

La Mesa Prison Ministry

The La Mesa Prison Ministry team has not been able to venture inside the prison walls for several months, but that has not stopped us from planning upcoming events and...

CRU-San Diego College Ministry Update

Many of you are probably wondering what ministry has looked like during the COVID crisis. It took our team about two weeks to pivot into a new way of reaching our college...

A Phone Call Goes A Long Way

Working with a demographic that is very comfortable with technology in this season made some of the transitions simple. Everyone was able to figure out how to get zoom...

Missionary Update: Jill Weller

Jill went on her first mission trip with RB Community in 2006 with Rev. Ray Sparling and felt God move in her life. Answering the call, she moved to Kenya in April 2008 to work...

Missionary Update: CRU Bridges - San Francisco

Join CHURCH CHAT (link below) on Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00pm to learn more about Jenny Hurn's experience as a missionary with international students in San Francisco....

Our New Radio Service: 90.5 FM

Before streaming, internet, and television, there was the trusty radio. We are looking for congregation members to help beta test the radio broadcast of our Sunday 9am...

Backpacks, Backpacks and More Backpacks

Thank you for your amazing generosity in these uncertain times of schools reopening or not. As of now students will be starting the year with online learning and will...

Update: Baja Presbyterian Missions

The following is a thank you note from the Board members of Baja Presbyterian Missions, a little history of the non-profit supported by RB Community, and an update on...

Farewell Tribute for Parish Nurse Cheryl Foreman

Cheryl has provided encouragement and support to so many people in our church over the 17 years she’s been our parish nurse. This month she moves to Alaska to be near...

Back to School Drive

Last year RB Community provided over 250 backpacks and hundreds of school supplies to local children through Friends & Family Community Connection in Poway, Salvation...

Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Elder Statement Addressing Injustice

[From the active Elders of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church]...

Are We Shutting In or Shining Out?

It’s hard to believe it, but exactly three months ago—Thursday, March 19th—Governor Newsom gave a statewide “Stay-at-Home” order to the residents of California. All of...

Solutions for Change Impacts Lives

\"My name is Lynnda and I am 14 years old. I just recently went back to my mother after 5 years in foster care. I will forever be grateful to Solutions for giving my mama...

Healing in the Name of Jesus

At one of the Temple’s gates, a lame man was begging. His circumstances were hard. In addition to not working and begging for money, he was unable to walk. Culturally,...