Los Ranchos E-News

  April 2017
 
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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Grab My Hand by Tom Cramer
  • A Week in the Life by Forrest Claassen
  • A Historical Event by Tom Dykhuizen
  • Rodger Nishioka is Coming Soon
  • One Great Hour of Sharing
  • Advocacy Training Weekend
  • Installation of Rev. Huong Dang (Cedar) Video

SPOTLIGHT ON:


Grace, First PC invites us to meet with Elmarie Parker, a PCUSA liaison to Syria. August 27th.
Contact Isabel Bentley
or 562-431-8974

REFLECTIONS

Grab My Hand
by Tom Cramer

Every eye in the room was focused on Tamara as she began to share her story, “I’ve had my life threatened twice...  More
A Week in the Life: From the Mundane to the Profound
by Forrest Claassen


Some responsibilities give us entrance into profound moments of faith. Earth and heaven come close and our hair stands up on the back of our necks. And other responsibilities just feel like doing the dishes.  More

OUR STORY

A Historic Event
by Tom Dykhuizen
 
On Sunday, March 26th, 2017, Rev. Huong Dang "Cedar" became the first woman ever to be installed as senior pastor of a Vietnamese-language congregation in the PCUSA...

By all accounts, it's been a long and challenging journey.
More
Looking Toward the May Gathering
by The Presbytery Gathering Team
 
The Presbytery Gathering Team is thrilled to announce that Rodger Nishioka will be the featured speaker at the May 25th Presbytery Gathering at Community Presbyterian Church in La Mirada. Dr. Nishioka will be addressing Los Rancho’s vision of being a “community of flourishing congregations.” More
One Great Hour of Sharing
March 1 - April 15

One Great Hour of Sharing is the single, largest way that Presbyterians come together every year to work for a better world. More

Advocacy Training Weekend
"Confronting Chaos, Forging Community--Racism, Militarism and Materialism"

J.Herbert Nelson will be the keynote speaker. Presbytery may cover up to 50% of costs, including registration fees, lodging, travel (airfare & mileage). A training day on Friday, April 21, preceding the EAD, adds $50 to the cost of the conference. Contact Bonita  More
BREAKING NEWS
  • Regional Gathering of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities on April 8 at Placentia Presbyterian Church. Flyer
  • Free to good home: Navy blue choir robes (17) and royal blue (11) with white collars.
    Old Kimball electric family sized organ. Also 5 bookshelves and children's size long Sunday school table. Please contact Rev Emily McColl
  • A Different Kind of Preaching Event with Candie Blankman. More
  • Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is working with Presbyterian Women (PW) nationally to certify women to be trainers for Disaster Preparedness Training.
  • See Our List of Job Openings here.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS 2016-17


Thursday, May 25  Presbytery Gathering. Community Presbyterian Church, La Mirada
 
VPCGG170326 / Lễ Bổ Nhiệm MSQN Đặng Ngọc Hương
The Service of Worship and Installation of Rev. Huong Dang "Cedar"
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