Los Ranchos E-News

  January 2015
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  • Stop, Wait, and Listen by Tom Cramer
  • Keeping Perspective by Forrest Claassen
  • Showering Blessing by Erin Dunigan
  • The Generous Table by Minda Schweizer
  • Annual Pastors Retreat Speaker
  • Los Ranchos Challenge


Stop, Wait, and Listen
by Tom Cramer

When I was a child, I learned a lesson that we all learn at a young age. As soon as I was old enough to play outside, my parents took me by the hand and taught me what I must do.  More
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Brouhaha: Keeping Perspective
by Forrest Claassen

One of the PMA employees cited with an ethics violation is a minister member of Los Ranchos. In December, therefore, the Committee on Ministry discussed the issue, and COM’s Response Coordinating...  More


Showering Blessing
by Erin Dunigan

“Where does the story begin? I guess with me getting out of prison after 19 years.” So began Alan Bartley, now coordinator of the shower ministry at First Presbyterian Church Garden Grove. More
The Generous Table
by Minda Schweizer

Once I saw an interview with a top chef who had a secret for throwing fun dinner parties.  The secret was greeting her guests in her bathrobe. As each guest arrived, she would tell them that she...   More
J. Russell Crabtree to Lead Our Annual Pastors Retreat
by Tim McCalmont

In his acclaimed book, Owl Sight, Crabtree explains how owls survive and thrive by seeing what other creatures do not see.  As churches pay attention to the quality of the experience that members find by being part of their worshiping community a whole new landscape opens that was previously invisible.  More   Register


Matching Gifts

The Presbytery of Los Ranchos has the opportunity to double its giving. The Leadership Team for the campaign is developing plans on how this will work. Stay tuned.



January 24         Los Ranchos Officer Training at Yorba Linda Presbyterian Church
February 7         Annual Family Mission Summit 2015
February 11-13  Annual Pastors Retreat
February 14      
Council Teams & COM Leadership Day with Russ Crabtree

The Life and Money Plan for Teens
At New Hope Presbyterian Church

Families in Mission Summit 2015
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