Sue Emerson was unexpectedly laid off three months ago, so the free job workshop her church provided Saturday came at a good time.
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.
Friendly Valley service
Employees of two Valencia companies look forward to Chaplain David Vernon's weekly visits for guidance, prayer and an open ear.
Temple Beth Ami members will head to Israel and Petra for a 12-day trip starting Feb. 15.
Rummage sale for flood victims in Philippines
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.
Friendly Valley service
Classes on church history
After 24 years of service, Pastor Pete Mothershead resigned as senior pastor.
Sometimes parenting children can be like raising Cain ... and Abel.
On Nov. 16, after local Unitarian Universalist's services, many church members were "called" to duty. They set a goal of collecting 600 new or gently used coats for the 600 homes and businesses lost to a devastating fire in Sylmar the day before.
Oak Hill Bible Church sprouted out of a few supporters meeting in a living room, and on Sunday, members will celebrate the church's two-year anniversary of the small-but-growing church with cake, a picture and a service on God's faithfulness.
Congregation Beth Shalom of Santa Clarita will present Grammy Award-winning contemporary Jewish singer, songwriter and composer Doug Cotler at 3 p.m. Nov. 9.
Congregation Beth Shalom
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.
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