Conversation Planned on Religious Extremism
La Cañada Presbyterian Church and Islamic Congregation of La Cañada-Flintridge are co-hosting a community forum on religious extremism on Sunday, March 6 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd. in Fellowship Hall of the Demarest Family Life Center.
Moderated by Dallas Raines, chief meteorologist at KABC-TV and La Cañada Flintridge resident, the panel will include two Muslim and two Christian speakers, all with Southern California roots and experiences addressing religious extremism and fostering community solutions. The panel will present for 60 minutes followed by 30 minutes of questions from the audience with dessert and conversation to follow. To learn about attending this free conversation, call (818) 790-6708.
Bethel Church is offering the following events during Holy Week: Palm Sunday worship at 10 a.m. on March 20; Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. followed by free fellowship breakfast at 8:30 a.m., worship and praise service at 10 a.m., then a children’s egg hunt. All in the community are welcome.
Bethel Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley.
Annual Pasadena Palm Sunday Peace Parade
Observe Palm Sunday with historical and theological integrity. Be a part of a procession modeling Jesus’ march into Jerusalem, expressing God’s truth to worldly powers. This year’s focus is on the plight of the immigrant, a Biblical theme that rings loud and true today. “Peace Without Borders: Welcoming the Refugee” is a family-friendly walk on March 20 at 3 p.m. at the Reformation Church on 570 Orange Grove Blvd. in Pasadena.
Seminars for Caregivers and on Mindful Aging
The community is invited to attend free seminars facilitated by Kathy Garcia Egan, LCSW, http://kathygarciaegan.com, offered monthly on the first Saturday of each month at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in La Crescenta.
Mindfulness And Caregivers is a practical guide to caring for one’s self while caring for others. These are on the first Saturday of even numbered months from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Mindful Aging offers practical tools to enrich life’s journey. These are on the first Saturday of odd numbered months from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Reservations are required. Please call the church office (818) 248-3738) to reserve a seat.
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2723 Orange Ave., La Crescenta.