Published : Monday, October 16, 2017 | 1:33 AM
LCPC Parent Education Board & Staff members enjoy retreat in Newport Beach: Front Row L to R: Paige Thatcher, Meg Wade, Ashley Barrett, and Carol Van Citters; Middle Row L to R: Maggie Mason, Jana De Grange, Nanette Brown, Tracy Tobias, Heather Ehrhart, and Jan Roberts; Back Row L to R: Jana Van Dyck, Anne Bierling, Hillary Clayburgh, Angela Shepherd-Isgholian, Rebekah Garcia, Sloan Walsh, and Lynne Graves. Photo credit: Maggie Mason
La Canada Presbyterian Church Parent Education kicked off its 39th year at its annual Board/Staff Retreat at Linda Fults’ home in Newport Beach. The retreat, led by Director, Anne Bierling, brought together Staff, the Volunteer Board, and the Ministry Support Team to plan for the year ahead, using Psalm 34: 4 – 5 “I sought the Lord and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears” as their guiding theme. The 2017 – 2018 Parent Education Team includes 15 staff members, 12 volunteer board members, and 8 volunteers who serve on the Ministry Support Team.
Parent Education Staff Members include: Anne Bierling (Porter Ranch), Amanda Baughman (Altadena), Sophia Kennelly Boss (Pasadena), Nanette Brown (Altadena), Jana De Gange (Tujunga), Paige Dunbar (La Cañada), Heather Ehrhart (La Canada), Rebekah Garcia (Monrovia), Jina Khachik (La Crescenta), Nicole Ravana (Glendale), Jan Roberts (La Cañada), Paige Thatcher (Lake View Terrace), Tracy Tobias (La Cañada), Jana Van Dyck (Sylmar), and Sloan Walsh (Altadena).
Volunteer Board Members who fundraise and host special events for Parent Education are: Ashley Barrett (La Canada), Hillary Clayburgh (La Cañada), Katie Enney (Altadena), Betsy Farhat (Pasadena), Lynne Graves (La Cañada), Maggie Mason (Glendale), Charlotte Miller (Santa Clarita), Darby Pearson (Altadena), Angela Shepherd-Isgholian (Glendale), Ashley Smith (La Cañada), Carol Van Citters (Pasadena), and Meg Wade (La Cañada).
Ministry Support Team Members are all former board members who serve as an advisory council: Melanie Frey (La Cañada), Lynne Graves (La Cañada), Katrina Harbers (La Crescenta), Kathy Kovalcik (La Cañada), Sarah Nagel (La Cañada), Carol Van Citters (Pasadena), Meg Wade (La Cañada), and Mikki Weightman (La Cañada). The Elder Liaison who represents Parent Education on the LCPC Session is Lynne Graves (La Cañada).
About LCPC Parent Education
If you have a child 0-18, LCPC Parent Education has a class for you! To sign up for a class or experience a FREE LCPC class, go to www.lacanadapc.org/parented or call (818) 790-6708 ext. 205. Day classes meet weekly September through May and attract approximately 400 participants from 22 different cities. Summer & night classes are also available. LCPC Parent Education has been touching families locally and globally for 39 years. La Cañada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill in La Cañada.