Episcopals return to St. Luke’s of the Mountains

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY

It was a festive mood as the Episcopalians poured into St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 18, afternoon.
The faithful gathered to celebrate a service of reconciliation and renewal, to acknowledge the end of a three year battle to keep a property that to many is more than a […]

Montrose Church launches new series

Montrose Church launches new series

By Shana LiVIGNI

When you think about church, chances are a lot of stereotypes come to mind. But Pastor Dave Roberts of Montrose Church wants to shatter those stereotypes and encourages community members to stop by who want to “be real,” get connected and serve the community, no matter where they are in their life […]

Congregation moves on

Congregation moves on

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY

It’s been three years, and the congregation of St. Luke’s Anglican Church in La Crescenta has heard the final decisions by the California courts. It’s time now for the congregation to move on.
At the final service in the facility at Rosemont Avenue and Foothill Boulevard last Sunday, the parishoners celebrated the time […]

Animals come for blessing

Animals come for blessing

By  Mary O’KEEFE

All animals large and small made their way to Holy Redeemer Catholic School, along with their pet parents, for Friday’s Blessing of the Animals.
As the students and parents waited for Monsignor Jack “Father Jack” Foley to begin the ceremony the pets became familiar with each other.  Some sniffed, some slithered and […]

Notes and nods

Events and announcements taking place at our local houses of worship

Unity hosts Broadway
Unity Church of the Foothills is hosting “Broadway! with a Message” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17. This musical FUN-raiser features Heather Lundstedt, star of “Phantom” and “Oklahoma” and other performances. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple; children 12 […]

Church’s motto: “A place to belong – a place to become”

Church’s motto: “A place to belong – a place to become”

By Shana LiVIGNI

For those who haven’t been to church in a while, Crescenta Valley Community Church extends an invitation to come to a service and experience the contemporary setting of the sermons, live music featuring a house band and singers, an accommodating staff and congregation and its community services. Pastor Scott Wood and his […]

NOTES AND NODS

Unity hosts Broadway
Unity Church of the Foothills is hosting “Broadway! with a Message” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17. This musical FUN-raiser features Heather Lundstedt, star of “Phantom” and “Oklahoma” and other performances. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple; children 12 and under attend free. Tickets include music fun and food and […]

Faithful observe Yom Kippur

Faithful observe Yom Kippur

By Shana LiVIGNI
“…In the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and you shall not do any work … For on that day he shall provide atonement for you to cleanse you from all your sins before the Lord.”
-Leviticus 16:29-30
This year, Yom Kippur began at sundown on […]

Humanitarian Aid Project scheduled for Saturday

Humanitarian Aid Project scheduled for Saturday

The annual Humanitarian Aid Project and Relief Society Women’s Broadcast of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4550 Raymond Ave.
The project begins at 3:30 p.m.  Attendees will assemble hygiene kits which will be donated to a local […]

The Jewish High Holy Days: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

By Shana LI VIGNI
Friday at sundown marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, one of the holiest and most solemn of the Jewish holidays. Rosh Hashanah – also spelled Rosha Shanah – translates to “first of the year,” “the beginning of the year,” “day of judgment” and “the Jewish New Year.” The first two days are […]