The Tehachapi Neighborhood Congregational Church mentioned a fond farewell to Pastor Donella Silveira, who’s retiring. A reception was held in her honor with performances from kids and adults. She was praised for the messages and love she dropped at the congregation. Her house is in Bakersfield, however she drove to Tehachapi each week to serve TCC. She was praised for her in depth data of the Bible and the inspiring sermons she delivered.
The church is searching for a everlasting part-time pastor. His profile is on the UCC.org web site. Candidates are being interviewed and anybody can name 661-313-6075 or 661-821-1389 for extra data. Till somebody is employed, the pulpit will probably be occupied by performing pastors or audio system.
Positioned on the nook of Inexperienced and E streets, TCC is the oldest Protestant church in Tehachapi. Initially established as a Congregational Church, it grew to become the United Church of Christ after numerous denominations merged in 1957. The church, nevertheless, saved the identify Tehachapi Neighborhood Church though it’s a part of the United Church of Christ Convention. . Providers are held on Sundays at 10:30 am The church has declared itself Open and Affirming and welcomes all folks.
Phyllis Belcher is a long-time group volunteer.