First Congregational welcomes its new pastor

By Shana LiVIGNI Mission statement: “We are a friendly, caring Christian community responding to the love of God through Jesus Christ by: Opening ourselves to God and to all people, participating in worship that gives meaning to our lives, nurturing and supporting each other in our spiritual journeys, ministering to the needs of others and […]

Learning about the Bahá’í faith

By Shana LiVIGNI The Bahá’í faith is a monotheistic religion founded by Bahá’u’lláh in nineteenthcentury Persia, emphasizing the spiritual unity of all humankind. There are an estimated five to six million Bahá’ís around the world in more than 200 countries and territories. Bahá’í tenets include that women and men are equals; that all prejudice – […]

Local Lutheran Church in the Foothills

By Shana LiVIGNI Statements of belief: “Lutherans believe in the Triune God. God created and loves all of creation – the earth and the seas and all of the world’s inhabitants. We believe that God’s Son, Jesus Christ, transforms lives through his death on the cross and his new life, and we trust that God’s […]

It is a wonderful life

By Mary O’KEEFE Like many in this troubling economy La Crescenta resident Mark Raymond found himself in difficult financial times. He is lucky enough to have a job but his paycheck does not stretch as far as it used to and it has been difficult to meet his financial obligations. He was constantly walking that […]

Notes & Nods

The Power of Your Word continues at LCCR Rev. Steven Van Meter will continue his 8 week course “The Power of Your Word” on Mondays from 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Jan 11 is the final day to sign-up. For information on this and many other events held at La Crescenta Church of Religious Science […]

Central Christian Church – more than just a place of worship

By Shana LiVIGNI Mission statement: “We are Disciples of Christ, a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world. As part of the one body of Christ, we welcome all to the Lord’s table as God has welcomed us.” Central Christian Church is an open and affirming place, where everyone is welcome. The church family is […]

Drive-thru Nativity delivers Christmas spirit to community

Drive-thru Nativity delivers Christmas spirit to community

Community Christian Church of the Foothills held its annual Drive-Thru Nativity event this past weekend at its location at 10193 Tujunga Canyon Blvd. in Tujunga. The Drive-Thru Nativity was open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights and organizers estimated that more people visited the event than in past years. The […]

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church brings European tradition to the Crescenta Valley

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church brings European tradition to the Crescenta Valley

By Shana LiVIGNI Mission statement: “Mt. Olive is a church family dedicated to growing as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, and acts of charity. We would love to have you join with us.” The church has a long standing presence in the Crescenta Valley community. “Mt. Olive Lutheran Church has been serving Christ […]

Notes & Nods

Drive Thru Nativity this weekend This Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18–19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Community Christian Church of the Foothills is hosting its annual free Drive-Thru Nativity Scene. The Drive-Thru Nativity has multiple scenes where church members dress as characters from the Bible including Mary and Joseph, the Angel who appears to be […]