There are more hungry people in the Santa Clarita Valley. Ann Berkebile will tell you why: It's the economy. When a lack of county funding forced the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center to stop delivering meals to residents at Bouquet Canyon Seniors, Berkebile, who lives at the Saugus apartment building, said her neighbors had difficulty getting meals. "A lot of people don't drive and can't get out," she said. Even if her neighbors can drive, ...
Sabbath celebration Spicing up a tradition, Temple Beth Ami hosts its annual "Havdalah in the Park" to celebrate the end of the Jewish Shabbath (Shabbat) 4 p.m. today at the Valencia Meadows Park. The event begins with a community picnic and sports games in the afternoon. A service at sundown follows the picnic and games. Most people begin to arrive at 4 p.m., though the service won't begin until about 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (661) 255-6410.
Chabad of SCV will host a mind games performance by famous mentalist Marc Salem Sunday evening at the Hyatt Valencia to celebrate the congregation's 10-year anniversary.
Bethlehem Lutheran Ministries in Canyon Country recently accepted John Koczman as its new pastor.
Recognition n Who: Friendly Valley Community Church (Founded by the Methodist Church) n What: "A Great Day of Singing," with recognition of veterans and reception of new members n When: 10 a.m. Sunday n Where: Friendly Valley Community Church, 19246 Avenue of the Oaks in Newhall n Contact: (661) 755-6738 Gifts of life n Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church n ...
As some members leaned over and whispered a quiet prayer over their pets, the worshipers in the synagogue of Temple Beth Ami in Newhall remained surprisingly calm.
With Election Day 58 days away, the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Shalom will host two presidential election forums in the coming weeks to provide local residents the opportunity to learn about each presidential candidate.
Valencia United Methodist Church commemorates 9/11 Valencia United Methodist Church opens its church sanctuary from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday for the community to pray and mediate. A self-guided mediation booklet featuring suggested scriptures and written prayers is available for visitors. At 7 p.m., a more formal worship service is scheduled. Lasting less than 30 minutes, the service includes music, prayer and reflections led by the Rev. Joni Messenger and the Rev. John Shaver. ...
The name Veluzat is synonymous with Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, Blue Cloud Movie Ranch and the annual Cowboy Festival.
Nancy Freedman Pipolo joined Congregation Beth Shalom as the new religious school director while office manager Mary Smith assumed the role as synagogue administrator. Carol Bloom, former preschool assistant director, was promoted to director of the Early Childhood Education Center.
Movie at Church on the Way The Church on the Way will hold a Labor Day drive-in movie at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The church, at 23415 Cinema Drive in Valencia, purchased the former Mann Theatre property in 2004. After three years of renovation, the Foursquare Church opened in April 2007.Visitors are invited to bring their own lawn chair or blanket to watch the family-friendly movie under the stars. The church will provide snacks. It's ...
The Rev. Dr. Judith Hirsch-Fikejs remembers bringing up one key question when she interviewed for the pastor position at Acton Community Presbyterian Church in 1985: "Do you want to be a church in the community or a community church?"
The annual Crop Walk fundraiser, sponsored by the SCV Interfaith Council, is set for Sept. 1 and will raise money for the less fortunate living in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two temples in the Santa Clarita Valley will host open houses during the next week. Temple Beth Ami will host an open house on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature a High Holiday cooking demo by a trained chef. Anyone interested in learning about the reform Jewish congregation is welcome to attend.Temple Beth Ami is at 23023 Hilse Lane in Newhall. Or Emet Synagogue will host an open house on ...
'Games we play' headlines church sermon Pastor Bill Barnes at the First Presbyterian Church of Newhall will preach a sermon series titled, "Games we play when it all goes back in the box anyway." The sermon will run through Aug. 31. Worship services are at 9 a.m. traditional and 10:45 a.m. contemporary style. The First Presbyterian Church of Newhall is located at 24317 N. Newhall Ave. Oak Hill hosting men's retreat Oak Hill Bible Church, ...
On Sunday, parents, teachers, administrators and parishioners will come together at The First Presbyterian Church of Newhall to honor Esther Kloth's long career as the director of the Little Shepherd's Preschool.
Easter, for many, signals a time for chocolate bunnies, brightly colored eggs and baskets full of treats.
A free throw in a typical game of basketball is worth only one point, but a free throw at the second annual Santa Clarita/Tri-Valley Special Olympics and Hoops of Hope event can save a child's life.
Last Saturday a diverse mix of Christians and atheists shared an audience at The Master's College to offer the stage to speakers at the 19th annual Creation Symposium.
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The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
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