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‘Last Appeal’ at First Baptist
The First Baptist Church at La Crescenta, Christ Armenian Church and International Christian Family Network, Inc. are sponsoring a play being performed at First Baptist Church this weekend.

“The Last Appeal” presents the powerful story of Titus Freeman, who finds himself sentenced to death row after a fatal altercation with a local store owner Ivan Parks, the husband of famous pianist Trisha Parks. Suddenly, Titus is placed with inmates who are waiting for their own execution date. He resides with men such as Kurtis, a hostile “skin head” who is always looking for a fight . . . Clayton, a man of faith who role models true change to other inmates . . . Doc, an older gentleman who has fallen victim to post traumatic stress … Randy, a happily married atheist who happens to be the only innocent man on death row.

These five characters convey an amazing story of struggle, forgiveness, redemption and faith. The story is gripping. The unexpected humor is hilarious.

Admission is free.

Performances are Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 22 at 6 p.m.

To learn more about the play, visit or www.ICFN.TV.

First Baptist Church at La Crescenta, 4441 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta

Vacation Bible Camp at St. Bede
St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge will be holding its popular vacation bible camp for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade beginning July 23. This year’s theme is “Adventures on Promise Island, Where Children Discover God’s Lifesaving Love” and promises an exciting four days for young people.

The camp is from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The fee is $55 per child and $40 each for each sibling.

For information call (818) 949-2952.

St. Bede, 215 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge

Summer Voice Classes
First Baptist Church at La Crescenta is hosting free voice lessons. Come join us starting today, Thursday, July 19 and continuing on subsequent Thursdays through Aug. 23 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tammy Flanders, First Baptist choir director, will teach participants how to sing better, improve their voice, harmonize with a group and read music. She has a bachelor’s degree in Music, Vocal Performance from Biola University and has been a music teacher for 39 years at her music studios in the La Crescenta, Rancho Cucamonga and Whittier areas.

Please join us for seven weeks of learning to sing by calling the church office at (818) 249-5832.

First Baptist Church at La Crescenta, 4441 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta.

Zimmerman at Unitarian
Political satirical songwriter Roy Zimmerman will be performing at the

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills on Tuesday, Aug 7 at 7 p.m.

Admission is $18 or whatever you can pay.

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills, 4451 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta

Remembering Parishoners
A funeral for former movie and television personality and parishioner Patricia Donahue Hogan will be Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bede.  There will be a reception in the Parish Hall immediately following the Mass.
St. Bede is located at 215 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge.

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