Los Ranchos E-News

 October 2015
 
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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Re-Ordering Faith by Tom Cramer
  • Even Good Policies Have Their Limits by Forrest Claassen
  • Heath Rada Issues a Call to the Church by Leslie Scanlon
   
SPOTLIGHT ON:  


Grace Presbytery donates $2.8 Million to Mission

REFLECTIONS

Re-Ordering Faith: What Comes First?
by Tom Cramer

In her book, Christianity After Religion, Diana Butler-Bass writes about “the Great Reversal.” She believes it is the key to growing the church in the coming decades. More

 
Even Good Policies Have Their Limits
by Forrest Claassen

Structural responses cannot solve the problems of human nature. More

WHAT'S MAKING WAVES

Heath Rada Issues a "Call to the Church"
by Leslie Scanlon, The Presbyterian Outlook


Heath Rada, moderator of the 2014 General Assembly, has issued a “call to the church” – a call for reform of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A), naming a “a lack of trust across the church” and saying it’s imperative for the denomination to act soon. More   Video   What Happens Next

 
The 2016 GA Commissioner Nominating Team

We present this slate of Candidates for the 222nd General Assembly in Portland, Oregon, June 18-25, 2016. Two Teaching Elders, two Ruling Elders and one YAAD will be elected Commissioners by the Presbytery of Los Ranchos at its Gathering on November 19th, 2015. More

Teaching Elders (2 elected)
Dee Lilly, Parish Associate, PCOM
Steve M. Marsh, Pastor, Geneva Presbyterian Church
Mike B. Regele, Laguna Presbyterian Church and Canvas
Gail J. Stearns, Dean of the Chapel, Chapman University
 

Ruling Elders (2 elected)
Hagar Benitez, Divine Saviour Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles
Bruce Boyer, Presbytery of Los Ranchos
Jack R. Clement, Geneva Presbyterian Church


YAAD - Young Adult Advisory Delegate (1 elected)
Justin Botejue, First Presbyterian Church, Garden Grove

OUR VISION IS TAKING SHAPE

Los Ranchos Challenge

The Presbytery of Los Ranchos has the opportunity to double its giving. The Project Validation Team is accepting applications. Get yours in now. Application Form    LR Challenge Website
Bob Pietsch's Memorial Service will be Friday, Oct. 16, 1 PM at Trinity with Tim Fearer officiating.
 

BREAKING NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS 2015


Novenber 15, Perfect Harmony, A Hope Alive Concert. Purchase Tickets
November 19,  Presbytery Gathering. First Presbyterian Church, Garden Grove

July 19-23, 2016 Youth Triennium
 
Concert, Sunday, November 15, 2015, 6 PM, Bill Medley Auditorium
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