Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Video: “Our Call from God is to Wholeness”

This sermon was delivered by Dr. Kevin Mannoia on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at First Church of the Nazarene, Pasadena. Dr. Mannoia has been chaplain at Azusa Pacific since 2005, and prior to that served as dean of APU’s School of Theology and as president of the National Association of Evangelicals. He is ordained in ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

Lake Avenue Church to Host Chili Cook-Off and Classic Car Night

Lake Avenue Church will host its Sixth Annual Chili Cook-Off and Classic Car Night on Friday, August 28, at 6:00 p.m. The church’s west parking lot will be transformed into a car enthusiast’s paradise of classic, vintage, exotic and custom cars and motorcycles, along with classic rock played by a live band. Also, guests can ...

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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

Neighborhood Church is “Building a New Way” Singing the Journey Hymnal Dedications

Join Neighborhood Church in celebrating the arrival of its new hymnals, “Singing the Journey” affectionately called the “teal hymnal.” Singing the Journey is a collection of songs to enliven worship experience from many genres, including jazz, folk, pop, gospel and world music. The addition of Singing the Journey to the Church is an uplifting and ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Bethel Church Announces Back to School Giveaway Set for August 9th

    Pasadena’s Bethel Missionary Church is giving away some 200 backpacks stuffed with school supplies during its annual Back-to-School Giveaway on August 9th, assisted by benevolent church members and other donors. Pastor John McCall of the local Bethel Church said the giveaways continue to grow in number from the time they started with 50 ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

“You’re More Than The Bricks You Make” Navigating Stress and Sabbath

It was the end of a very long summer, and my wife Laura and I finally took a vacation. We went to Hawaii and stayed on the beautiful island of Oahu at a resort in Waikiki. It was right on the beach with a gorgeous view of the clear blue ocean. Because it was my ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

First United Methodist Church’s Summer Sunday School

One-room summer Sunday school continues through mid-August! This year, children entering grades K-6 have the opportunity to learn about the Kingdom of God through lessons surrounding Jesus’ life and teachings. Children will be dismissed from First United Methodist Church’s 10 am Sunday Worship following Time for Young Christians. FUMC will be following Sonja Stewart’s Young ...

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