History

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

On Veterans Day, November 11th, we honor all military veterans who have served in the U.S. military, including many Mission Hills UCC members. Our...

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1940’s technology

1940’s technology

As our church begins fundraising efforts to improve our technology – both in the service and for our online congregation, it’s fun to look back at...

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The Berry Family

The Berry Family

In 1974, the Mission Hills Congregational Church and the First Congregational Church officially joined together, becoming the Mission Hills-First...

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Zeta Rho Study Club

Zeta Rho Study Club

Perhaps you have heard of this group of women who meet in our church twice monthly. The history of the group goes back 75 years, when a group of...

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Selleck Family

Selleck Family

Looking back at our oldest church photo directory (1969), we find some familiar faces. The family pictured here moved to Mission Hills in 1968 and...

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Ford’s Market

Ford’s Market

The book “Images of America, Mission Hills,” published 2015, contains many pictures of our church neighborhood, including this photo of Ford’s...

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Julie James

Julie James

The first church photo directory that is in our archives is from the year 1969, 53 years ago. Most of those pictured are no longer members but there...

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Hope Mercereau Bryson

Hope Mercereau Bryson

Hope Mercereau Bryson was a quite well known artist in San Diego during the 1930’s. At that time, she and her husband lived at 4291 Hermosa Way in...

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T. Claude Ryan

T. Claude Ryan

Through our 111 year history, there have been many interesting people who have worshipped here.  During the mid-1930’s, famed aviation pioneer T....

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Edward E. Pumala

Edward E. Pumala

Edward E. Pumala served as our first church Council Moderator in 1951.  Prior to that time, the Pastor presided over all meetings.  Mr. Pumala was...

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INVITE YOUR NEIGHBORS!

INVITE YOUR NEIGHBORS!

Mission Hills UCC is a welcoming faith community, eager to share God's love with everyone.  Please invite your neighbors to join us for an “Open...

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More Stained Glass!

More Stained Glass!

Some of you may remember that prior to the 1989 sanctuary renovation, there were stained glass panels separating the narthex from the sanctuary....

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Voting Rights

Voting Rights

As voting rights have become a topic of great concern throughout our country, let’s go back in time to the early 1900s, when the women’s suffrage...

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