This Week at LCIF

Advent season has begun at Lutheran Church in the Foothills! All are invited on Sunday, Dec. 2 for a time of education, worship, celebration, fellowship and more. Regular education hour for all ages begins at 9 a.m. with a special Advent study of world hunger. Pastor Scott Peterson will lead the time of family worship with a sermon called “Screen Watchers.” Stay for refreshments and conversations after the service.

Looking ahead: On Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. is the annual Advent Service of Song led by the Lutheran Church in the Foothills Anthem Chorale. It’s always fun and the treats after the worship service, provided by the Anthem Chorale, are always amazing!

Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. is the annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – a beautiful way to spend Christmas Eve.

Lutheran Church in the Foothills, the “touchdown” church, is located at 1700 Foothill Blvd. For more information, call (818) 790-1951 or visit


Free Christmas Concert Presented

“Rejoice and Be Merry” is the free community Christmas concert presented by the remarkable Southern California Choir, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/La Crescenta Stake, on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1101 N. Central Ave. in Glendale. This concert is open to anyone wanting to enjoy the spirit of Christmas through music. The evening will also include a handbell choir and sing-along caroling by the audience.

The internationally renowned Southern California Choir is an 80-voice choral ensemble that has been amazing audiences since 1953. It is a founding member of the Los Angeles Music Center, and has performed with the Boston Pops, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and many other prominent orchestral and choral organizations.

The choir is directed by Jan Bills of Glendale. Former directors and associate directors include Mack Wilberg, Russell Fox and Brent Pierce.

For more information, contact Robin Johnson at (818) 458-9525.