Celebrating Milestone Anniversary

On Feb. 19, Lutheran Church in the Foothills’ pastors Rev. Chuck Bunnell, Rev. Brenda Bos-Bishop of the SW California Synod of the ELCA and Rev. Bruce Johnson-retired LCIF pastor took part in the church’s 75th anniversary. Photo provided by LCIF

Notes & Nods

LCIF News Lutheran Church in the Foothills invites everyone to enjoy a hearty soup supper each Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall during the season of Lent. Pastor Chuck Bunnell said, “We are all ‘longing for belonging’ these days, and our Lenten Soup Suppers are a great way to meet new […]

Spiritually Speaking

Question: Our youngest will be entering college in August. He has decided that his subjects will prepare him for a career in astrophysics. His dream job is to be an astronaut. Although we’re supporting him in his goal, we are also telling him that just in case this doesn’t work out it would be a […]

Big St. Joseph Event Announced by ICF at St. Bede

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF), a national organization, is planning to surpass previous years with a spectacular St. Joseph Table and silent auction to raise money for its many charities that extend beyond La Cañada Flintridge. Members of the public are invited to attend and purchase from among the wide variety of foods and bakery […]

Notes & Nods

LCIF News Wednesday evening soup suppers are offered at Lutheran Church in the Foothills at 6 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Worship service follows at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The Lenten soup suppers will continue each Wednesday through March 29. During this season of Lent, LCIF is continuing its food drive to feed […]

Fat Tuesday Celebrated at St. Luke’s of the Mountains

By Mary O’KEEFE The Lenten season began on Feb. 22 with the observance of Ash Wednesday by local religious organizations. Lent is the 40-day period stretching from Ash Wednesday and ending on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. It is a time of fasting, prayer and reflection. But just before Ash Wednesday is Shrove Tuesday, […]

Notes & Nods 03.02.23

Wahlberg To Make Presentation Melanie Wahlberg, practitioner of Christian Science healing and international speaker, will present her talk, “Giving Freely of Ourselves and What We All Gain” on Saturday, March 11 at 3 p.m. at 2406 Honolulu Ave. The talk will focus on universal healing precepts found in the Holy Bible, especially in Christ Jesus’ […]

Spiritually Speaking 03.02.2023

Question: I am not a Catholic but this latest senseless murder of a Bishop in his home really shook me up! With all of the gun violence happening all over our country, I can’t, for the life of me, understand the reason legislators do not take effective action. We vote them in to protect us […]


LCIF News Lutheran Church in the Foothills (LCIF) celebrated its 75th anniversary  Sunday, February 19 with a special worship service and catered luncheon.  Special guests included former longtime LCIF pastor Bruce Johnson (2002-2014) who delivered the sermon, as well as Rev. Brenda Bos, Bishop of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in […]

Spiritually Speaking

Question: Five years ago my husband and I moved into this most welcoming neighborhood. We just found out that a neighbor’s father died suddenly and unexpectedly from a heart attack. We neighbors have organized food for at least two weeks. Most of us who could attend the father’s memorial did. Our challenge is what to […]

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