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Grief Support Series Offered by La Canada Presbyterian Church


Grief Share is a six-week grief support group offered at La Canada Presbyterian Church beginning Sunday, May 4, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the church library. The support session will be led by Patrice Gibson, a Stephen minister at LCPC, as well as Rev. Beth Palmer and Rev. Susan Wallace Moriarty. It centers on a series of DVDs that address various aspects of grief. Each meeting will also include a group discussion on a daily topic. All are welcome to attend.

La Cañada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill Blvd. The library is located just to the left of the sanctuary. For further information, visit or call (818) 790-6708.



Calendar Items at LCCRS


The Center for Spiritual Living – La Crescenta is having a rummage sale on Saturday, May 3 at the church. Bring in unwanted treasures! Sign up to volunteer for this fun shopping day.

Plan now to attend Cowboy Church on July 13 at 10 a.m.

Please join us for our Sunday celebration services. The metaphysical lesson starts at 9:45 a.m., and then our celebration service at 10 a.m.

Center for Spiritual Living is located at 4845 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta.



Prayer Breakfast Planned


The community is invited to the 3rd Annual Prayer Breakfast being held on Tuesday, May 6 at First Baptist Church – La Crescenta. Doors open at 6:30 a.m.; breakfast is from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Keynote speaker is Rodger Kamstra who will present, “Speaking Life into the Next Generation.”

Kamstra was a teacher at the International Christian School in Vienna, Austria; the youth pastor at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church in Denver, Colo. and Campus Life director in Sacramento. He has worked with inner city outreaches in those cities and also worked with outreaches in Los Angeles,  Gulfport, Miss., Folsom State Prison and the California Youth Prison. His international outreach experience includes Ghana, Mexico and Guatemala.

The cost is $10 to attend.

First Baptist Church – La Crescenta is located at 4441 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta.



Tuesday Table Talk 


On Tuesday, May 6, Bethel Church will host a lecture by Katia Bruxvoort speaking on “Malaria 101- Snapshots from Tanzania.”

One child in sub-Saharan Africa dies every minute from malaria, even though it is preventable and curable. Bruxvoort, who holds a Master of Public Health degree in global epidemiology from Emory University and is a PhD candidate at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, will give an overview of the disease, how it can be controlled and current global challenges, with pictures and examples from her work in Tanzania. The lecture will be preceded by a potluck supper.

The potluck starts at 6:30 p.m., the presentation starts at 7:15 p.m., followed by dessert and discussion at about 8:15 p.m. Free.

Bethel Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley

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