He's been told, "Get a real job."
"One person - one kid - can make a difference," said Lori Crawford, member of First Presbyterian Church in Newhall.
Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita recently hosted nearly 1,400 kids from kindergarten through sixth grades for its vacation Bible school, themed "SonQuest Rainforest." It was the church's biggest vacation Bible school ever, according to Pastor Mike Gaston.
Here's a snapshot of vacation Bible school: a pastor wearing a straw jungle hat and close to 50 children waving their arms while singing songs about God.
Every Monday, members and volunteers for the Church of Hope spend three hours transforming their worship room into a full-time food pantry and thrift store on Soledad Canyon Road.
More than 90 members of the First Presbyterian Church celebrated 118 years of worship and community last Sunday at William S. Hart Park in Newhall.
More than 30 local residents gathered at the Valencia United Methodist Church on Saturday not to worship, pray or read the Bible, but to learn about personal finance.
While he is still figuring out how to work the lights and how to run the drinking fountains, senior pastor David White is humbled by the phase one completion of NorthPark Community Church - a dream that was 15 years in the making.
Personal finance workshop
Friendly Valley series
Daniel Hauser, a 13-year-old boy with Hodgkin's lymphoma, ceased chemotherapy after a single treatment, citing religious beliefs as the reason for his decision.
Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Newhall, six men left on their Amor Ministries trip April 24 and returned April 27.
Epicureans interested in corned-beef sandwiches, blintzes or bagels would have done well to attend the Santa Clarita Valley's first Jewish Food Festival Sunday, hosted by Temple Beth Ami at the Bridgeport Marketplace as a fundraiser to benefit the temple and the SCV Food Pantry.
Educator and author Sean McDowell addressed questions about evolution and creation at Legacy Christian Academy's "Evolution and Intelligent Design" seminar May 8. More than 160 people attended the on-campus event.
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.
Marc Salem, renowned mentalist and self-proclaimed purveyor of mind games, amazes audiences with his talents. Some call it magic, others say he reads minds, but he simply says he is an expert at picking up nonverbal communication cues.
This summer thousands of local children will attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) programs across the valley. In preparation for that, a team of talented movie industry professionals are hard at work on a special project for the VBS program at Christ Lutheran Church.
Like many churches across the Santa Clarita Valley, Valencia United Methodist wanted to complete a service project which would not only help others, but help change the world for the better in some way.
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