Notes & Nods

This Week at LCIF

The online celebration of Christmas continues this Sunday, Dec. 27 at Lutheran Church in the Foothills. All are invited at 10 a.m. for Couch Church on the church’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Those who miss the live presentation can watch the videos on the church website, Facebook page and YouTube channel. This week, Pastor Stephen Robertson will lead a message called “The Presentation of the Child.”

After the service, everyone is invited to join a time of fellowship on Zoom. There is also a time for Zoom prayers on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and several of the church’s small groups gather on Zoom on different days and times. More details are available on the church website

The church office is located at 1700 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge and is generally open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact the office at or call (818) 790-1951 for details, information, offering help or requesting help.

Christmas Under the Stars at La Crescenta Presbyterian
All are invited to La Crescenta Presbyterian Church for an outdoor Christmas Eve worship experience filled with joyful music and an uplifting message.

The service begins at 5 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 24 in the west parking lot of the church. COVID-safe practices, including safe distancing and mask-wearing, will be observed.

In addition, every evening in December the church’s chimes will ring at 5 p.m. as a 12-foot tree, Nativity scene and lights along the front of the church are illuminated. Instrumental Christmas music will play until 7 p.m.

La Crescenta Presbyterian also hosts outdoor worship services every Sunday at 10 a.m. The al fresco gatherings in the LCPC courtyard offer interactive prayer time, live music, Bible readings and an inspiring message.

La Crescenta Presbyterian is located at 2902 Montrose Ave. in La Crescenta. For more information about policies to protect the health and safety of the congregation, visit or call (818) 249-6137.

Walk and Word
Walk and Word on Sunday mornings, a time to discover Scripture while hiking Deukmejian Park, is on hiatus until further notice.

For more information, contact Jean Lavieri at (818) 383-3137 or email