For about 20 years, Scott Basolo worked as a structural engineer in what he called the "professional world."
Living in Idaho, Basolo served as a youth director for his church, until, at one point, he said he heard the Lord's calling.
United Methodist celebrates Christian education Sunday
Grace Praise plans symphony orchestra performance today
It has been more than a month since Jeffrey Gilbert and the members of his men's group at First Presbyterian Church of Newhall have returned from building a home in Tijuana for a poor family, but Gilbert still can't find the words to describe his experience.
"Fun isn't quite the right word," the Canyon Country resident said. "But I can't think of the correct word. It felt right and good doing it."
For Jennifer Ginsberg of Church of the Canyons and Gene Newman of Grace Baptist Church, part of their summer plans will take them to a foreign country.
Nazarene announces service message
Susie Bastidas remembers sometime in the early 1970s when construction began on Bouquet Canyon Church.
"I was probably around four," said Bastidas, now the children's ministry director of the Saugus church. "Our job was to go around and smash all the bugs that were sticking to the paint."
St. Stephen's to hold rummage sale
Just two months into his new position as pastor of student life at Grace Baptist Church, R.J. Holt already has big plans for the Saugus church's youth ministry and its junior high and high school students.
"Grace would be a place to show God's love to the community and people outside the church," Holt said.
Three years ago, Jonathan Kraut returned from Sri Lanka, where he spent a month helping to rebuild the country after the 2004 tsunami destroyed the area.
Grace Praise Symphony plans performance
United Methodist hosts spring musical Sunday
Mary Lentini, a well-known and active volunteer in the local Catholic community, has died. She was 92.
The word "pagan" has some unsavory associations, ranging from devil worshiper to baby burner.
Norman Krieger, an acclaimed pianist, will give a private recital on May 31 as part of Congregation Beth Shalom's Distinguished Performances Series.
Ivan Del Cid was a victim of a violent crime and was shot in the back five times. He lost the use of his legs and was confined to a wheelchair. He became depressed and saddened by his prognosis, until he began to attend Vida Real.
Last month parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help welcomed a new senior pastor to lead the congregation.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.
Fireworks and barbecues are all part of traditions for the Fourth of July holiday in Santa Clarita. Churches around the valley decided the holiday could be more than that for churchgoers and community members alike.
This summer thousands of children will laugh, dance, throw water balloons, make crafts and sing, all while learning about God's love for them.
A group of believers from more than one dozen churches worked together over the past year toward one common goal, hosting a large music event showcasing contemporary Christian music.
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