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The Scoop- August 15th, 2019

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August 15th, 2019

This week @ The Place

We welcome you to The Place this Sabbath.  We look forward to worshiping with you. We will continue our summer sermon series "Connections" led by the youth with a sermon by Pastor Simon and Sam Schlemmer titled "Knowing God" based on John 17. We  We look forward to having Allie Vete as our lead worshiper; to special music by Ira Jackson; and we will dedicate our teachers for the new school year.


Financial Support for the Mission of The Place in 2019

We thank you for your financial support. Truly God has blessed us in so many ways. If you have not done so yet, we invite you to download the new AdventistGiving App and use it for your on-line giving to The Place. We invite your support today or online at


"Praise Night-A Night For Living Water" a praise concert benefitting clean water projects in South Sudan THIS Saturday night

PLEASE COME (that means you!) and BRING a friend THIS Saturday night, August 17th at 7 p.m. for "Praise Night-A Night for Living Water." It is a night of worship benefiting clean water projects in South Sudan. Praise night is led by worship leaders and the praise band from The Calvary Chapel Godspeak (320 Via Las Brisas, Newbury Park). The concert is free, but donations will be received for clean water.



The Place Consecration Service next Sat. - 2:30 p.m.

Next Saturday, August 24th, we have two awesome events after church we will have a fellowship lunch and then at 2:30  we will officially become a CHURCH. We will have a CONSECRATION service filled with praise for where God has lead us and look forward to where he will take us. You can sign up to bring a dish at



Youth Group every Wednesday

ALL Jr. high and high school youth are invited to EVIDENCE youth group happening every Wednesday night. EVIDENCE will be held in the youth chapel. Jr. High starts at 6:30 p.m. and Youth starting at 7:30 p.m.

This time of worship, games, and studying the word will be lead out by our new youth pastor Cameron Fitzgerald, along with Pastor Alex and Wendell. We will be exploring EVIDENCE, breaking apart our beliefs and worldview, as well as reading the red letters of Jesus in the bible. Pizza is provided.



The Place Summer Picnic - 8/25

The Place is planning a fun-filled family picnic on Sunday, August 25th.  The picnic will be held at Camarillo Grove Park, Picnic Area #5 (6968 E. Camarillo Springs Road, Camarillo, CA 93012), from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  There is a $5 entry fee to the park.  The Place will be serving street tacos with all the fixings and providing Yogurtland so you can make your own sundae!  Please bring a side dish to share if you’re able.  There will be a jolly jump and games.  Invite family, friends, co-workers, etc.  We are looking forward to a fun-filled afternoon!



Women's Retreat to Hume Lake in the fall-DEPOSITS DUE

It's that time of year again! The Women's Retreat to Hume is scheduled for October 4-6th.  

The Women’s Retreat provides a weekend with new and old friends sharing times of fellowship, reflection, and laughter. Hume stops at nothing to provide solid Biblical teaching, fabulous food, a variety of recreational activities, craft sessions and inspiring worship. 

Reserve your spot beginning this Sabbath, space is limited!! Cost is $265 per person and a $100 deposit is required by August 17th and the final payment is due by September 14th.

**If you would like to go but need financial assistance, please contact Cecilia ( or Sarita ( as partial scholarships will be available.  We will have several fundraising opportunities before the retreat and would love for you to be involved! 


Mom's Ministry-August

The mom's ministry is a small group open to all mamas-not just those of young ones. We meet several Thursdays a month to share about our journey and to have enjoy fellowship. 

Thur, Aug 22: Cooking Class @ Sur La Table in Woodland Hills "Summer Thai Kitchen" 6:30-8:30 (meet by 5:15 to carpool). Cost is $60 p/p. Make the perfect pad thai, lime & brown sugar glazed salmon, green mango & cucumber salad w/ peanuts, and coconut-lime sorbet.

Thur, Aug 29: Fellowship and tea @ 7:30 @ Cecilia's home. We will talk about biblical methods and discipline.

**Also, we are in the beginning stages of planning for our annual Hume Lake Women's retreat scheduled for October 4-6th. Cost is $265 per person. Megan Fate Marshman and Tiana Spencer will be the speakers. 



Worthy Student Fund-applications available now

Applications for worthy students are available now at church. You Please return the completed application by Sabbath, September 7th for 2019-2020 school year.



Team World Vision Run for Clean Water

Team World Vision runs marathons to help end the clean water crisis in Africa $50 at a time. If you would like to participate in this great cause by running a full or half marathon, please sign up at church to run the LA Marathon scheduled for Sunday, March 8th, 2020. 



NPAA Golf Benefit

The annual NPAA Golf benefit will be held on Monday, August 26th. Proceeds go toward the worthy student fund. 


Church camping Weekend

Our annual church camping weekend is scheduled for September 13-15 @ Sycamore Cove Campground. Please sign up in the lobby this weekend.


Article about Alaska mission trip

Check out this article about our recent mission trip to Alaska:



Upcoming Stuff

August 17 – PRAISE Night and Fund-raiser for clean water for kids - with our Place praise leaders - Godspeak Church in NP

August 24th – Place Church celebration at 2:30 p.m.

August 25th- Place Summer picnic

August 26th- NPAA  benefit Golf Tournament

Sept. 13-15 - Church Camping Sycamore Canyon


Junior High   

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @7pm


High School Youth ministry:

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @7pm in the youth chapel


LITE Ministry Small Group:

L - Leading young people to Christ. 

I - Igniting young people’s faith

T - Teaching the gospel 

E - Empowering young people to be a witness, a vessel for Christ.


Small Group Meeting: 

Friday Nights: LITE small group meeting @7pm

Every other Friday night: Ventura / Fillmore  Small Group @ 7pm 




Young Adult Happenings: 

Every Friday Night: LITE small group meeting @7pm

Every other Friday night: Ventura / Fillmore  Small Group @ 7pm 





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