St. Bede Hosts Grief Support Group
Dr. Gloria Lee, licensed marriage and family therapist and leader of the “Good Grief” program at St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic Church, is conducting a six-week program for those who have lost a loved one through death.

The group meetings continue through Oct. 25 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Good Grief” is part of the bereavement/funeral ministry at St. Bede. To pre-register or for additional information, call (818)-949-4300. Participants are asked to bring a small photo of their loved one to the first session.

St. Bede’s also offers a monthly support group, “Beyond Good Grief,” which meets the third Wednesday of every month in the Parish Center from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

St. Bede’s Parish Center, 215 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada

CSL Calendar
On Monday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. the Center for Spiritual Living hosts its Foundations Class with Rev. Steven Van Meter. The cost is $200 plus books and materials. Call the church office for more information.

Calling All Crafters! There will be a craft and treasures faire on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space is $20; table, if needed is $5.

If you have collectible treasures to sell (not rummage sale items), or have wonderful crafts of any kind to sell, call the church office to reserve your space.

Reserve space by Oct. 28.

For further information, phone the center’s office at (818) 249-1045.

The center is located at 4845 Dunsmore Ave. in La Crescenta.

Tuesday Table Talk  
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, Bethel Church in Sun Valley will offer a presentation by Audry Tan, RN, on managing your blood pressure and on CPR techniques.  The presentation will be preceded by a potluck supper. The potluck starts at 6:30 p.m.; the presentation starts at 7:15 p.m. followed by dessert and discussion at about 8:15 p.m.


Bethel Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley

St. Bede’s Prepares for Birthday
St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge celebrates its 61st birthday with a musical concert presented by entertainer/singer/ comedian Robert Hanley and a 17 piece orchestra on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The St. Bede’s birthday celebration, held outdoors on the church/school grounds, will also feature a barbecue dinner, dancing, children’s games and rides, silent auction and raffle prizes.

Advance tickets for menu selections vary from $5 to $20, and reserved dinner tables of 10 are $325. There is additional pricing for activities. Prices increase 25% on the day of the event.

Order tickets now by calling (818) 949-4323.

St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic Church, 215 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge

Women’s Bible Study at Montrose Church
The Women’s Bible Study at Montrose Church meets on
Friday mornings at 9 a.m. through
Nov. 16 when they break for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

This year they will be studying Romans focusing on chapters 1-4. To get an overview of the reading plan, visit and click on MontroseYou, then scroll down and click on Grow 203: Bible Study, Romans to see the weekly schedule.

Each week, coffee is at 8:45 a.m. and teaching begins promptly at 9 a.m. When the teaching concludes a little before 10, there are break out groups that meet until 10:30 a.m. These groups range from spontaneous discussions to in-depth study of the week’s passage. The auditorium will also be open from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for quiet prayer, reflection or study.

All are welcome to join in on Fridays this fall.

Community Bible Study
Community Bible Study, an interdenominational study, is holding its women’s study at Glendale Presbyterian Church Wednesday mornings from 9:45 a.m. to
11:45 a.m.

For information, contact Leslie at (818) 355-2805 or

Glendale Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Louise St., Glendale