Rev. Matthew will be giving his farewell sermon to the congregation on Sunday, June 23. After the service there will be a potluck farewell luncheon for him and his family. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish for the party. If you can, please make it a vegan dish (or use pasture-raised eggs). A cake, deserts and drinks will be provided.

There will be some time for sharing comments or remembrances. if you’d like to participate, please let Philip Kuretski know.

Philip is also making a remembrance video for the event. Please look through your phones or photo libraries and email or message him any photos or videos you have of Rev. Matthew and his family during his ministry or at special events or just interacting with anyone— or message (310) 890-1090.

The party will also be streamed online for Emerson’s Zoom participants.

Rev. Matthew is making himself available for one-on-one farewells on zoom or in person, over the coming month and a half. His last day is June 30. You can schedule a zoom meeting or call with Rev. Matthew using his online calendar: If you would like to set up an in-person meeting, or get coffee or a meal, please reach out to him or 562-754-8756 to schedule it.

In faith and fellowship,
The Farewell Team
Stephanie Bunker, Philip Kuretski, Heather Medvitz, Aimie Noel & Susan Siskin