In surf culture — when a loved one passes away, we paddle out to honor their impact and express gratitude for the life they lived. In Santa Cruz tradition, local churches in our community are gathering to paddle out - honoring the life of Jesus & His sacrifice on the cross. ALL ARE WELCOME — bring family & friends! You can paddle out or join us on the shore. Taking place at the Capitola Beach Esplanade.
An event dedicated to and prioritizing Christ in all we do, beginning with vibrant worship, inspiring speakers, and excellent teaching, An annual gathering of collaborative, mutually encouraging writers focused on improving their skills, networking with professionals (agents, editors, publishers, etc.), and enjoying the fellowship of like-minded folks, A growing, vibrant community intent on the hard and holy work of writing, A place to come as you are, at whatever stage of writing you are, and soak in the atmosphere, move to the next level in your craft, and find actionable next steps for your journey, A place to step into the calling of “writer,” to understand all the blessings and possibilities that title contains, and to learn how to pursue that calling in a way that honors God, blesses others, and leaves the end results to Jesus.