Annual Events

Please watch the website and the weekly Good Sam Notes for exact dates and times for these annual events.


Community Dinners Held in spring and fall for fellowship and fun. Movie Nights are again being offered July and August of 2016.

Contact: Beth Hannaman

Mardi Gras Celebration A roast beef dinner prepared by the Men’s Group.

Contact: Bill Hannaman •

Ash Wednesday Soup Supper Share a meal after our joint Ash Wednesday service with the Newman Community.

Contact: Betsy Veneziano •

High Tea Women don spring outfits and gather for afternoon tea and scones on a Saturday in May.

Contact: Betsy Veneziano •

Family Camp Spend a weekend in June at a local campground.

Contact: Beth Hannaman •

Summer Breakfasts Enjoy a delicious brunch on the patio after the 9:30 service during the month of July.

Contact: Betsy Veneziano •

Beach Party An end-of-summer gathering at La Jolla Shores beach on the last Friday of August.

Contact: Dave & Sally Miller •

Bi-annual Auction Dinner Held every other fall, this event raises funds for the needs of the church and outreach programs.

Contact: Linda Gallagher •

Women’s Retreat/Men’s Retreat Weekends at a local retreat center that include a program and fellowship.

Contact: Linda Gallagher • or

Bill Hannaman •

Ingathering Dinner The culmination of our annual Stewardship campaign and a community thanksgiving for all our blessings.

Contact: Beth Hannaman •

Advent Choral Celebration
Combined choirs of Good Sam and the Newman Center provide an evening of holiday music.

Contact: Leanne Shawler •

Advent Chili Lunch
Begin Advent with a community lunch and a visit from St. Nicholas.

Contact: Bill Hannaman

Cookie Exchange
Held in early December. Bring a dozen or two of your favorite cookies and take home a different dozen or two.

Contact: Shelley Rowland




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