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“Doing Theology” with Pastor Gary Dennis

Join Pastor Gary Dennis as he begins this series of four classes on Friday, Oct. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the La Cañada Presbyterian Church.

This first class in the series of Continuing the Journey classes deals with questions about theology. Follow-up classes in this series from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will include “Overview of the Bible” with Rev. Chuck Osburn on Sunday, Nov. 7, “Discovering Christ Within” with Rev. Kristin Leucht on Sunday, Nov. 14, and “Discovering Christ Between Sundays” with Rev. Jim Milley on Sunday, Nov. 21.

Everyone is welcome to attend any of these classes. Child care available ($5/child/class) for all classes by calling (818) 790-6708, x205 or emailing to make your reservation.

LCPC announces return of Wednesday Night PEAK classes

La Crescenta Presbyterian Church continues its Wednesday night PEAK classes and dinner. PEAK stands for Praise, Education for Adults and Kids. Dinner is from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and classes run from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Classes are available for children age 6 months through junior high and also for adults. This fall there will be two classes offered for adults: “Fuel,” led by Lee Cook, will focus on finding strength through the journey of faith. Local marriage and family therapist Dr. Rick Lyon will lead the other class, ”We Are All Addicted – Stepping Stones into the Kingdom of God.” The class runs through November and will focus on a 12-step program that is based on the beatitudes from the Book of Matthew.

For more information contact the church office at (818) 249-6137. La Crescenta Presbyterian Church is located at 2902 Montrose Ave. in La Crescenta.

LCPC’s Boggs, Brock & Pratt to stage oldies concert

On Friday, Oct. 22, Janet Boggs, Andrew Pratt and Judy Brock bring “Oldies but Goodies” to La Cañada Presbyterian Church. The show will include music popularized by the Cordettes, Simon and Garfunkel, the Beatles, the Eagles and Crosby, Stills and Nash, among other artists. Boggs, Brock and Pratt will each be featured individually at times, with the others joining in on harmony. The concert is at 8 p.m. Tickets for “Oldies but Goodies” are $15 and are available in advance at the church office or at the door on the night of the performance.

It’s advisable to get tickets early, as Boggs & Brock played to an overflowing house for their last concert at the church.

For further information, visit or call (818) 790-6708.

La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada.

Lift Up La Crescenta continues

Lift Up La Crescenta continues every second Sunday of the month. Parishioners from St. Luke’s Anglican Church in Glendale, La Crescenta Presbyterian Church and Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in La Crescenta will come together monthly to bathe the Crescenta Valley community in prayer.

All are invited to participate.

Lift Up La Crescenta meets on the second Sunday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the lower parking lot of La Crescenta Library. Meetings include group prayer and prayer station assignments. For more information contact Debbie Kollgaard at St. Luke’s Anglican Church (818) 249-5100 or

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