This Week at LCIF
Fall is celebrated at Lutheran Church in the Foothills. The Crafters of Sunland-Tujunga is having a craft fair on the church campus on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Then on Sunday, Oct. 21, a seasonal favorites potluck is being held with an emphasis on all things “pumpkin” on the lawn after the worship service – all are invited!!
Also on Sunday, Oct. 21, the new children, youth, and family director, Stephen Robertson, will lead the time of worship with a sermon called “A Ransom for Many.”
Fellowship of conversation and refreshments follows. All are invited.
The annual Trunk or Treat will be on the campus on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The community will be welcomed with treats from trunks, frights from the faithful, fun from friends and some other surprises. It’s free and all are invited!
Lutheran Church in the Foothills, the “touchdown” church, is located at 1700 Foothill Blvd. For more information, call (818) 790-1951 or visit


Grief Recovery Seminar
A six-week seminar on grief recovery continues every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church at La Crescenta. It is free and open to all.
Questions can be directed to (818) 249-5832.
First Baptist Church at La Crescenta, 4441 La Crescenta Ave.


Workshop on Caring for Hurting People
La Cañada Presbyterian Church is offering a Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration begins at
8 a.m. This half-day, three-session workshop is designed to help congregations strengthen their caring ministry through equipping laypeople as caregivers. During this event, participants will also develop caregiving skills they can use right away.
The cost of the workshop is $15 per person, or $50 for a group of four or more from the same congregation. For more information about this workshop and/or to register, call (314) 428-2600 or visit Members and friends of LCPC may register by calling (818) 790-6708 or by email to
La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada


Trunk O’ Treat at Shadow Hills Pres
Trunk O’ Treat takes place on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Shadow Hills Presbyterian Church. Bring the family, friends and neighbors for some fun and safe trick-or-treating. There will be a costume contest (3 p.m.) and decorated trunk/truck bed contest (2 p.m.), game booths, food, a Halloween theme quilt raffle and The Cake Walk. Win a homemade cake or pie by just walking (a small donation required to enter).
Those interested in bringing a decorated trunk or truck bed to this event and handing out candy to those young ghost and goblins can email the church @ or call (818) 353-2500 to reserve a spot.
Shadow Hills Presbyterian Church, 10158 Johanna Ave., Sunland (corner of Sunland and Johanna)


Arts & Crafts Fair at Gethsemane
Gethsemane Lutheran Church is having its annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Parking at rear of church.
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 2723 Orange Ave., La Crescenta


Anniversary Party and Open House
Tujunga Methodist Church is celebrating 100 (plus) years in the Sunland-Tujunga community by hosting an open house on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Then on /Sunday, Nov. 4, attend worship service at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:40. Special speaker will be North District Superintendent Rev. Jim Powell.
RSVP for the luncheon by calling (818) 352-1481 or email
Tujunga Methodist Church, 9901 Tujunga Canyon Blvd.


All Souls’ Lantern Festival
On Nov. 3 at 6 p.m., St. George’s is offering a special outdoor service of remembrance honoring the lives of family and friends whom we love and see no longer. Those attending are invited to bring pictures to be placed next to candles on the lawn that are then marked by colored lanterns adorned with names of individuals to be remembered.
This simple yet personal event recalls and remembers important people in our lives celebrating generations of people who helped forge a path of who we are today.
It is a good idea to arrive early to place pictures and decorate lanterns provided by the church. After the ceremony, which takes approximately 30 minutes, a wine and cheese reception will follow.
St. George’s is located at 808 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada. For questions, contact The Rev. Anthony Keller at (818) 790-3323 or email: