Open Letter Against Racism and Hatred

Dear Friends and Family in the Communities of Northern California and Northern Nevada, We, as Christians, unequivocally condemn and deplore racist acts and the promotion of hatred based on perceived racial markers. People of Asian descent are essential members of our community, human beings of inherent dignity and worth. Fear and hatred have no place in responding to a global health crisis. We call on all people of faith and goodwill to join us in publicly condemning language and actions that single out any group of people for discrimination. Our scriptures teach us that every single person is connected to all the rest of creation as members of…
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Summer Camp Schedule

Summer Camp Schedule

Our 2020 summer camps are right around the corner! This is your one-stop shop to access all registrations and details regarding Camp Caz and Camp Tam. If you have questions regarding registration, reach out to Joy at the Conference Office by sending her an email or phoning (510) 247-8995. The Early Bird discount ends on March 31 for all camps.  The Conference has a small campership fund. Here is the Conference campership request form. Conference camperships must be requested before March 31 and the family portion of camp fees must be paid before a Conference campership can be granted. To…
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Why We Give: First Congregational Church of Redwood City

Why We Give: First Congregational Church of Redwood City

Fifteen years ago, when our congregation was struggling to keep the doors open, pay staff, and remain good stewards of our campus, we reached out to the Northern California Nevada Conference (NCNC) for help.  They were available to listen to our concerns and fears, point us toward resources, and help us formulate our thoughts into a solid plan allowing us to move forward as a community of faith. During this challenging time, we donated very little to Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM), so we are extremely grateful to the churches who were able to give a portion of their own…
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New Website Launch

New Website Launch

We're thrilled to launch our new website as part of a multi-year information services upgrade. Since our last redesign in 2016, we've rethought our website from the ground up. Tighter integration across all of our information technology means more responsive, efficient service for our stakeholders along with streamlined workflows for our staff and volunteers. Between now and the end of 2019, you'll notice new features and new functionality come online. Of course, with any change comes a period of adjustment. In order to ease that adjustment, we've created a list of commonly-used resources on our website -- along with an…
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