'Games we play' headlines church sermon
Something happened to John Shaver around the time he was preparing to go to law school: He began to feel a calling from God.
Amidst the global headquarters and major businesses found in the Rye Canyon Business Park sits an 11-acre space.
The Unitarian Universalists of the Santa Clarita Valley will present the movie "Deadline" on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as part of their monthly "Movies to talk about" program.
'Total Spiritual Fitness' set at Friendly Valley
It may be been weeks since the retreat, but Patti Rizzo still remembers all of the details of the day that brought the women of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish and St. Clare's Catholic Church together with the teenage girls from the detention camp.
Sandra Baker knew her trip to the Amazon jungles of Peru would be an exhausting experience.
Pastor LLC Hammond marked her first month as the senior pastor of Santa Clarita United Methodist Church this week, and so far she's just been getting used to the Bouquet Canyon Road congregation.
Guest speaker at Heart of the Canyons
FVCC's new pastor to address congregration
Temple Beth Ami is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, but to Rabbi Mark Blazer, the reform Jewish synagogue's membership truly grew a decade ago when the Santa Clarita Valley's Jewish population jumped with each new neighborhood built.
Christian author to speak at Heart of the Canyons
Chabad of SCV
On June 1 members of First Presbyterian Church, Newhall, flooded Hart Hall with kids and adults, eating, singing, praying and playing. Pastor Bill Barnes estimated that more than 240 family members celebrated the church's 117th birthday.
Chabad of SCV
Nick Goeigemiller had been homeless for nearly a year. He was an alcoholic, drinking more than a fifth of vodka every night, and was experimenting with other drugs when he finally turned to Mike McCutcheon for help.
This Christmas season one long-standing local holiday tradition was missing from the usual celebrations around town. Bethlehem SCV, formerly Bethlehem Lutheran Church, made the final decision to no longer host the living nativity event "Follow the Star."
It was 8 a.m. on a Thanksgiving morning, not exactly the best time to knock on a stranger's door. But a group of 70 volunteers from Vida Real Church, the Spanish language ministry of Real Life Church, wanted to share God's love by helping people in the community.
"Do you mind if I call you mother?" read the letter to Sandy Dierckman. The writer's mother had passed away. After receiving Sandy's package for his daughter last year through Operation Christmas Child, he looked to her as a surrogate.
Over the next few weeks churches in the valley will celebrate Christmas in different ways. For some that may include the angelic sounds of choirs, a retelling of the Christmas story. But for one church, a unique Christmas event will feature centurions, a recreation of Bethlehem marketplace and a fun trip back to ancient times.