Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Audio: Be a Wise Investor (Luke 16:19-31)

This sermon was delivered by Rev. Xavier Ries, Pastor of Calvary Chapel of Pasadena on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Xavier Ries is the Pastor of Calvary Chapel of Pasadena in California and has been for nearly thirty years, which began from a home Bible study of three people in the city of Alhambra, five miles ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

Fr. Greg Boyle and All Saints Pasadena’s Ed Bacon On Ferguson: No “Them” and “Us” —Only “Us”

Fr. Greg Boyle often quotes Mother Teresa: “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” In the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed an unarmed African-American teenager, Fr. Boyle and All Saints Church Pasadena’s rector Ed ...

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Q&A INTERVIEW OF THE WEEK WITH A LOCAL FAITH LEADER

He Gives Grace to the Humble

“In our society, strength (or, at least imagined strength) is applauded; and weakness is thought of as a defect. God doesn’t allow us to stay with the idea that we are strong. Oh, we may have that idea, but the Lord is going to disabuse us one way or another.” – J.I. Packer, “Weakness is ...

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RELIGIOUS MUSIC

Pasadena Master Chorale Presents “A Festival of Lessons and Carols”… With a Twist

The Christmas tradition of presenting a Festival of Lessons and Carols – where readings from scripture chronicling the life of Christ are interspersed with carols and hymns – began in the late 19th century in England and has since been adopted worldwide. Southland music lovers will have an opportunity to attend such a Festival on ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

19th Annual Messiah Sing Along at Lake Avenue Church

Last year’s Annual Messiah Sing Along at Lake Avenue Church. Video Screenshot capture courtesy: Rich Harmel The 19th Annual Messiah Sing Along in Pasadena will take place at Lake Avenue Church on Sunday, December 14th. This annual event begins at 6:00 p.m. and is free to attend. The Christmas portion of this monumental work by ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

Pasadena Christian Church: “Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart”

Just Bill ‘Give thanks With a Grateful Heart, ‘ is a favorite hymn of mine. Gratitude sets forth a firm backdrop for ministry as I begin partnership with you. The moment I stepped into the Pasadena pulpit, you welcomed me with gracious and loving hearts. I felt this in the depths of my soul. Your ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

St. Philip the Apostle Church Fresh Advent Wreaths

Celebrate the season of Advent with a fresh evergreen Advent Wreath for one’s home and family. The wreaths are a mix of four different Christmas greens including Noble Fir, Pine, Douglas Fir and Juniper. One rose and four lavender 10″ tapers grace each wreath and will help prepare for the birth of Jesus. The Advent ...

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