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 […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UUCVH welcomes new minister

The Unitarian Universalist Church of the Verdugo Hills is proud to announce that their new consulting minister has been signed. Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale will make her first appearance in the pulpit at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, Sept. 13. She will be observing a traditional water ceremony and discussing current state legislation concerning clean water rights […]

First Baptist Church of La Crescenta names new Senior Pastor Bill Flanders

By SHANA LIVIGNI After four years with only an interim senior pastor, the church has finally found their man. He is Pastor Bill Flanders – or as he likes to be called “Pastor Bill”. He comes to our community from Monday night was Pastor Bill’s official Installation Service with pastors, reverends and clergy from all […]

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