Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Audio: Call and Response: How Can This Be?

This sermon was delivered by Rev. Dr. Gary Demarest, Interim Pastor, Knox Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 5, 2016. Gary served for more than two decades as senior minister at La Canada Presbyterian Church, and then went on to serve as the director of evangelism for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly. Since that time, ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

Grief Support Series Begins at La Canada Presbyterian Church

The unpredictable convergence of emotions after the death of a loved one will be addressed in a welcoming, comforting setting when the La Cañada Presbyterian Church convenes a six-week grief support series on Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in the church library. Grief can have an astonishing shelf-life, according to the Rev. Dr. Peter ...

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

At All Saints Church, Reverend Ed Bacon Will Preach Final Sermon Sunday

Forty-six years of preaching and more than 1,300 career sermons later, Reverend Ed Bacon will walk out the doors of Pasadena’s All Saints Church this weekend, feeling two things as he leaves his historic post for his retirement and a new home close to family in Georgia. “I feel gratitude and joy,” he said, in ...

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RELIGIOUS MUSIC

Celebrate Independence Day with ‘Americana’ Concert at La Canada Presbyterian Church

Excerpts from the playful Broadway musical “1776” will be included in La Canada Presbyterian Church’s annual “Americana” concert, to be presented Saturday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. Tyler Wright will portray John Adams and Rebecca Sjowall will play the role of Abigail Adams as LCPC’s Chancel Choir and Orchestra presents scenes from a show that ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Pasadena Church Applauds ‘Good Trouble’ on Capitol Hill

All Saints Church in Pasadena announced it “applauds the actions of those sitting-in on the floor of Congress today to protest the lack of congressional action on sensible legislation to address the scourge of gun violence in our nation.” “We salute Representative John Lewis for refusing to let the critical work of sensible gun legislation ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

The Importance of Giving Back

No matter how tough you think your life is there’s always someone who has to face challenges that are even tougher than yours. Giving back has a strong meaning – you give and nothing happens. No benefits for you, no recognition, no reward. Your biggest and sole reward is the realization that you’ve made a ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

First United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School: Surf Shack

From July 11- 17, First United Methodist Church will be become a wild Surf Shack where everyone can “Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love.” Kids of all ages will plunge into an incredible experience of God’s awesomeness through Bible stories which tell the amazing ways God has moved in the lives of others. Then ...

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