Free Halloween Organ Concert & Costume Contest

Don’t let the ghosts and goblins scare you away from this excellent concert of spooky music. At 7:00 p.m. on October 31st, David Hegarty will present an hour-long concert of organ music in the Sanctuary. Selections include Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in d minor, probably the most well-known movie organ music, and music from Phantom of the Opera, Star Wars, Psycho, and Vertigo. There will be a costume contest with prizes as part of the concert, as well as a delicious reception in Fellowship Hall following the concert. David Hegarty is best known as the organist of San Francisco’s famed Castro Theatre, playing on the mighty Wurlitzer for 25 years. He also plays at the Stanford Theater, and the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. He is a prolific composer/arranger, and as a concert organist, he specializes in his own transcriptions of film music from Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Trick or Treat for Second Harvest Food Barrels!![Return to top]

Put your “treat” in the food barrels as you come to church on Sunday mornings! Let’s see how many times we can fill them up before Halloween. We know that all those served by Second Harvest will be very happy for the non-perishable food items you donate. Thank you!

All-Church Work Morning [Return to top]

On Saturday, November 8th, please come to the church for an All-Church work morning, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, to clean the Sanctuary, and ready it for the busy Advent & Christmas seasons. Come for fellowship and service to our church – and to help make your worship space beautiful! Yummy refreshments will be served.

Arthritis Foundation Bone & Joint Expo [Return to top]

The Arthritis Foundation, originator of the exercise classes taught here at CUMC, is sponsoring a free, informational workshop on living with arthritis and osteoporosis. The workshop will be held on Saturday, November 15th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Double Tree Hilton, Berkeley Marina. Over 20 different seminars will be offered. This one-stop shop for arthritis education and resources is open to anyone living with arthritis, osteoporosis, or related diseases, their family members and caregivers. Registration is required. Call 510-204-5888 to register.

Defibrillator Training [Return to top]

The Trustees have recently installed an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) system in the Fellowship Hall and Education Building. They are interested in finding out if anyone in the congregation is already CPR and AED certified, or is interested in becoming certified. Please email Barbara Wade ( if you are certified, or would like to be, so that the Trustees can better understand any needs for hosting training sessions.

Message for the Soul [Return to top]

Looking to receive the good word throughout your week? There is an entire library full of messages from past and present pastors on our website, which you can enjoy any time! Visit, and go to the Video and Audio tab.

Amazon Smile ☺ [Return to top]

You Shop, Amazon Gives! Your Amazon purchases can benefit Campbell UMC through the Amazon Smile Foundation. Simply go to for your Amazon shopping. The first time you visit, you will be prompted to select an organization to benefit, so choose Campbell United Methodist Church. ☺ At the sign-in point, use your regular Amazon account information (email and password) and shop as usual. For every eligible purchase, 0.5% will be donated to CUMC! And pay for your purchases with Amazon SCRIP, thereby doubling your contribution to CUMC!

Ewaste4Good Recycling [Return to top]

If you have old electronics, video games, computers, laptops, printers, appliances, televisions and more, let Ewaste4good clear the clutter for you. Ewaste4good will come to your house and collect your unwanted electronic waste. They will securely shred the items and recycle the components they can, reducing our landfill.
Best of all, you can designate CUMC as the donation recipient. When you call or go online, select CUMC as the charity you want to sponsor. It’s a win-win situation! You have a clean and clutter-free house, and CUMC gets a donation. Call 1-800-317-3112, or go online to