Grand Opening

These pictures of our grand opening were provided by Micaela Go.  You can see additional samples of her creative work with weddings, families and children here:   Thank you, Micaea, for these wonderful pictures.

Our Grand Opening on Sunday, December 8th was well received with 160 in attendance.IMG_8082

Joan Clemments created a special flower arrangement in honor of the day and as a gift from Cindy’s mother.IMG_7313Pastors Jonathan Taman and Shinya Goto officiated.

IMG_6723Joey Niehuis and his team provided worship leadership and uplifting music.IMG_6748IMG_7271The JuBELLation handbell choir directed by Darlene Woodburn offered songs of gladness for this special occasion.IMG_8048Pastor Jonathan lead a children’s moment and talked of Peace.IMG_6641Pastor Shinya continued our advent celebration. IMG_8076Jeff Hugot provided a brief history of our Church and thanked our builder Southbay Construction, architect Vitae Associates and owners representative Dan Shore for making our Church a reality.IMG_6800Pastor Shinya reiterated our thanks and admiration for the dedication tireless work of Jim Crawford and Cindy Manley.IMG_6914Pastor Jonathan presented plaques to Cindy and Jim IMG_7082 IMG_7153A permanent plaque honoring Cindy’s work is located in the atrium.IMG_8168 IMG_7261Jim’s permanent plaque is located in the Community Service room visible from inside and outside the building.IMG_8242 IMG_7290The team who brought our Church to life: Marc Anderson-program manager, Anthony Cirinelli-project engineer, and Larry Smedley-project supervisor from South Bay Construction; Dan Shore our owners representative from Shore Associates; Paul Hocket, president of Vitae Associates, our architect; Rich Furtado CEO of Southbay Construction. IMG_8258


Youthroom and Preschool Toys

Yesterday’s Grand Opening was a huge success, with pictures to follow shortly.

After service Jeff, Noelle, Nathan, Alyria and Gabe enjoyed burning off energy in the new Youth Room.DSCN0382

Earlier in the week an un-named outside pre-school toy tester verified all was well with the new Trike Force in anticipation of the Grand Opening event.

Trike Force Testing


Quiet Space on Second Floor

The landing at the top of the stairs on the second floor has many uses.

When configured with rows or chairs it can be used for viewing worship services by families including nursing mothers. The display shows a view of the service plus an inset of the slides be presented with hyms, readings or pictures.quiet space 13-12-07 It also provides a meeting space for small groups when set up with a few chairs and central table.2013-12-01 10.01.14