Holy Week Events  
Bethel Church invites the community to participate in its Holy Week events commemorating the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Palm Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. on April 1; showing of the film “The Passion of the Christ” takes place on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m., preceded by a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m.; Good Friday communion service on Friday, April 6 at 8 p.m.; and Easter Sunday April 8 sunrise service at 7 a.m. followed by a free fellowship breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and celebration worship at 10 a.m.

For more information, call (818) 767-4488.

Bethel Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley

Alpha Dinner to be Held
Do you have questions about life? Questions like, “Is there a God? Why am I here? Where am I going? Is there more to life?”

All are invited to attend the Alpha Dinner, hosted by St. Luke’s Anglican Church, on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA. The dinner is the kick-off to the Alpha Course (, and offers an opportunity, while eating tasty food, to explore whether or not to participate in the 10-week course, which begins on April 11 at 5022 Hook Tree Road in La Cañada.

For further information and reservations for the dinner, contact Parish Administrator Kay Wisdom at (818) 249-5100 or email Kay at

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada- Flintridge

Meditation Classes Offered
Kadampa Meditation Center California is a non-profit organization that offers meditation classes to help people find inner peace and happiness. Currently, the center is offering a seven week course titled “Introduction to Buddhist Meditation: Happiness From a Different Source” in La Cañada and Glendale.

Friday mediation classes take place at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge.

Friday class is from noon to 1 p.m. on March 30.

Sunday classes are from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Brand Park – Whispering Pine Teahouse, 1601 W. Mountain St. in Glendale.

The cost per session is $10. Call (323) 223-0610 or visit for more information.