Faith


SERMONS: THIS WEEK'S MESSAGE FROM THE PULPIT

Video: There is Smoke in the Air, And Blood in the Soil

There is smoke in the air. There is blood in the ground. All this has happened before. All this will happen again. In the beginning, our scriptural mythology tells us, there were only two things – land, and all the life living in harmony with it – and people. Land and people. We have the ...

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UPCOMING FAITH EVENTS

Jews in Pasadena Mark Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with Celebrations Starting Tonight

The Jewish New Year tradition known as Rosh Hashanah unfolds this week across Pasadena and around the world as Jewish faithful begin a new year filled with introspection, prayer, festive meals and hopefulness for the future. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday night and officially concludes at sundown on Tuesday evening. Friday also marks ...

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

Faith: Building Community Pew by Pew

When Mary Boyle first received the invitation she thought it was a great idea and was looking forward to meeting people, especially being fairly new to the Lake Avenue Church community. She shared, “As often happens at church, worshipers find themselves sitting in the same general area and pews of the Worship Center each week. ...

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RELIGIOUS MUSIC

Leave it to Hand Bells to Ring in Mother’s Day

Treat your mother to the serene sounds of the Crown City Ringers handbell choir this Sunday in celebration of Mother’s Day where beauty awaits in song and free bouquets of flowers. “A Walk in the Garden” A Spring Handbell Concert is hosted by the Pasadena Presbyterian Church and performed by the talented Crown City Rollers, ...

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LOCAL FAITH NEWS

Pasadena Baha’is Mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Prophet Bab, Herald of Their Faith

[Updated] Bahá’ís of Pasadena are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb, Herald of the Bahá’í Faith, on October 27, 2019. “Plans underway include a public celebration from 4 pm to 7 pm on October 27th at the Western Justice Center in Pasadena featuring introductory remarks by the Honorable Dorothy ...

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ESSAYS & INSPIRATIONS FROM LOCAL FAITH LEADERS

Guest Letter to Community | All Saints Rev. Mike Kinman: Individuals, Families Targeted by ICE for Deportation will be Provided Sanctuary in Our Sacred Space

  Aquí, en Español Dear Ones, Yesterday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore confirmed and the Los Angeles Times reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents will be conducting sweeps targeting immigrants beginning Sunday in 10 U.S. cities, including Los Angeles. According to Moore, about 140 individuals are targeted in Southern California. All Saints Church condemns ...

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YOUTH MINISTRIES & OUTREACH

2019–2020 Staff and Board Members Kick Off La Canada Presbyterian Church Parent Education’s 41st Year

La Canada Presbyterian Church (LCPC) Parent Education kicked off its 41st year at its annual Board/Staff Retreat at Maggie Mason’s home in Oxnard. The retreat, led by Director, Anne Bierling, brought together Staff, the Volunteer Board, and the Ministry Support Team to plan for the year ahead, using Micah 6:8 “Do justice, love mercy, and ...

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