Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Video: Dealing with Loss

This sermon was delivered by Dr. Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Gregory L. Waybright was president of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He assumed this position on September 1, 1995. Prior to working at Trinity, Dr. Waybright had been pastor of the Arlington Heights Evangelical ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

An Evening with Holly Near

Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church of Pasadena is very pleased to present an evening of music by peace activist singer Holly Near. Music has always been a powerful way for peace of conscience to gather, to be entertained, challenged and inspired in complex times. Holly will be joined by pianist John Bucchino, bassist Jan Martinelli, and ...

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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

Morten Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna” to be Featured at Pasadena Presbyterian Church’s Good Friday Concert

One of the late 20th century’s choral masterpieces, “Lux Aeterna” (“Eternal Light”) by Morten Lauridsen, will be the centerpiece of Pasadena Presbyterian Church’s 18th annual Good Friday Devotional Concert on Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary at 585 E. Colorado Blvd. (corner of Madison Ave.) in the Playhouse District of downtown ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Dreier and Maier—A Livable City for All: Changing Pasadena’s “Tale of Two Cities”

With a poverty rate over 16%, higher than the national average, Pasadena is one of the most unequal cities in California, according to recent reports written by Occidental College Professor and longstanding social justice advocate Peter Dreier, and Glendale College economist Mark Maier. The report says that an increasing amount of Pasadena workers make less ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church: “Vocation”

Vocation (Latin–vocare: called) “Vocation” means a “call.” So, your vocation is what God calls you to do with your life. Everybody is called by God to know, love and serve Him. The difference is how each one does this. “Prayer itself, born in Catholic families, nurtured by programs of Christian formation, strengthened by the grace ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

Lake Avenue Church: The Spark

This summer I have found myself interested in survival shows. The ones where folks are dropped off in the middle of nowhere and are forced to figure out how to make it out alive. People who do what I could never do fascinate me! In one episode, a gentleman was attempting to start a fire ...

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