What does an event like the catastrophic fires of last weekend do to a person's faith? What happens to a person's spirit when they watch their home go up in flames in an event the insurance company will call "an act of God?"
The teens who were part of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church's high school youth ministry Life Teen didn't have a lot of expectations when they organized their first clothing drive as part of a global Life Teen benefit.
Jews sing the blues at CBS
The economy is tight and as the holidays approach, every penny becomes more valuable as shoppers try to find just the right gift for loved ones.
There are more hungry people in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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.
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
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
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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