Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Video: “He Calls Us All to Follow and Change Our Thinking”

This sermon was delivered by Dr. Greg Waybright, Senior Pastor at Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena on Sunday December 7, 2014. 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

Tradition and Fun to Mix in Lake Avenue Church’s Christmas Party, Posada

  Enjoy the traditional Posada, a fun piñata and a tasty Pozole during Lake Avenue Church’s Christmas party and holiday celebration on Friday, December 19, 6:00 p.m. The church will first lead the congregation to a Posada, a short processional and caroling reenacting Joseph and Mary’s search for lodging on the eve of the birth ...

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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

First Jazz Vespers of the Season Calabria Foti at All Saints

Join All Saints Church to enjoy sultry vocalist Calabria Foti and trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney, who glean from the best of the Great American Songbook and the world of jazz. Music industry icons have gushed over Foti’s sensuous vocals, her uncanny ability to bring out the ‘bare essence’ of every lyric, and to scat like ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Local Author Nat Read at All Saints Rector’s Forum

Public relations practitioner, author and stand-up comic Nat Read will speak on “Santa Claus Is an Episcopalian” in the Rector’s Forum at All Saints Church on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 10:15 a.m. Almost everything we think we know about Santa Claus is wrong, but the real story is much more interesting! Santa, as it turns ...

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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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