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Pastor Gilbert Burns: Choices make you what you are

When we read what the Lord says to us in Proverbs 2, "My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God."

March 14, 2009 | Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Resident helps students beat prejudice

When American Jewish University held its 11th annual Prejudice Awareness Summit on Feb. 25, Valencia resident Sarah Rensin was one of the facilitators for almost 200 students attending from middle schools from all over the Los Angeles area.

March 14, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Faith calendar

A tribute to teachers

March 14, 2009 | Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Praying for a place to call home

Every Sunday, someone brings in the hymnals and holy water, another brings the bread and wine, another carries in the crucifix - and Mass proceeds in the multipurpose room of Castaic's North Lake Hills Elementary.

February 28, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


Faith Calendar

A tribute to teachers

February 28, 2009 | Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Peace, love and roller coasters

Hundreds of students chowed on hot dogs and ice cream and tried to hold it down on Goliath's steep drop. There were no Bible lessons or prayers, but Young Life leaders hope events like Thursday's Six Flags Magic Mountain celebration will bring unity, relationships and God's love to students across the Santa Clarita Valley.

February 21, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


Faith Calendar

Friendly Valley Service

February 21, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Ministry helps community's unemployed

Sue Emerson was unexpectedly laid off three months ago, so the free job workshop her church provided Saturday came at a good time.

February 14, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


Churches feel the pinch

In the tight economy, some local churches feel the pinch during the offering, but spiritual leaders say church members are still faithful to give and volunteer.

February 07, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


Faith Calendar

Friendly Valley service

February 07, 2009 | Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Chaplain brings life to workplace

Employees of two Valencia companies look forward to Chaplain David Vernon's weekly visits for guidance, prayer and an open ear.

January 31, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


Temple members head to Israel, Petra

Temple Beth Ami members will head to Israel and Petra for a 12-day trip starting Feb. 15.

January 31, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


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Rummage sale for flood victims in Philippines

January 31, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


Locals inaugurate Obama with prayer

About 300 local church attendees gathered for what was considered a jubilant pre-inauguration prayer, praise and worship event for President Barack Obama and the country at Santa Clarita Christian Fellowship in Canyon Country.

January 24, 2009 | By Melissa Gasca Signal Staff Writer | Faith / Religion


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Friendly Valley service

January 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Faith / Religion


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Sharing real Easter message with military servicemen

For men and women serving in the military, the small gift of a care package can mean the world.

April 19, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Churches offer unique Easter celebrations

Worshiping in the wee morning hours as the sun rises, listening to gentle melodies played by French horns, celebrating with praise music, deep reflection, champagne or watching little ones hunt for eggs – however you prefer to spend your time on Easter, churches across Santa Clarita offer something for everyone.

April 19, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Jewish synagogues celebrate Passover

Wendy Hersh admits, one of the best things about having a Women's Seder is being able to observe and truly enjoy the Passover holiday.

April 12, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Live productions celebrate Easter holiday

Rodger Halston has played the lead role of Jesus in the Grace Baptist Easter Passion production for eight years; but this is the first year he also wrote the script and will direct the entire play.

April 12, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Jewish synagogues celebrate Passover

Wendy Hersh admits, one of the best things about having a Women's Seder is being able to observe and truly enjoy the Passover holiday.

April 11, 2014 | by Martha Garcia | Faith / Religion


Live productions celebrate Easter holiday

Rodger Halston has played the lead role of Jesus in the Grace Baptist Easter Passion production for eight years; but this is the first year he also wrote the script and will direct the entire play.

April 11, 2014 | by Martha Garcia | Faith / Religion


Minister finds inspiration for her own book

Theresa Kirk had no intention of writing a book when, one day over lunch, her sister told her she believed God was calling her to do exactly that. Kirk didn't think of herself as a writer and couldn't possibly fathom what she would write about.

April 05, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Ancient tradition offers message of hope

In the next few weeks brightly colored Easter eggs will adorn baskets and play a role in Easter egg hunts across the valley. St. Stephen's Episcopal church is offering a different Easter egg tradition, the Pysanky Easter egg.

March 29, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Viral Justin Bieber photo highlights the role of faith

When Debbie Gardner posted a photo on Facebook of her son Jason juxtaposed alongside pop star Justin Bieber, she didn't expect it to go viral. Debbie was merely fed up with the media attention Bieber received after his recent arrests.

March 21, 2014 | by Martha Garcia | Faith / Religion


Cerebral palsy hero climbs El Capitan

Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.

March 08, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Muslim turned Jew, shares his story

Born in Kuwait and raised a Muslim, Mark Halawa was taught that Jews are bad. Everything he learned about Jews warned him to keep his distance. This information was challenged when Halawa learned because his grandmother was born Jewish, he also was Jewish.

March 01, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Finding brotherly love on the track

Every Thursday night a group of men get together for a unique social gathering. Instead of meeting at a bar, the men meet at a running track for exercise and spiritual bonding.

February 22, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


Prayer, churchgoers rare in entertainment

If you are a person of faith in the 21st century, you don't have to see many movies or watch much television before it becomes apparent that Hollywood has become not just blind to religion but also quite aggressively anti-religion.

February 21, 2014 | By Chris Hicks Deseret News | Faith / Religion


Religious memes can hurt and help religion all at once

What happens when you mix religious jokes with Internet memes?

February 15, 2014 | By Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith / Religion


Local synagogue takes leap of faith

One local synagogue is turning a time-honored tradition on its head, and calling to open synagogue memberships to everyone.

February 15, 2014 | By Martha Garcia For The Signal | Faith / Religion


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