Baby Shower for Corey and Kayla THIS Sabbath afternoon
All are invited to attend a baby shower honoring Corey and Kayla Reed who are expecting their first child (a baby boy) in April. The shower will be held THIS Sabbath afternoon, March 7th at church after services. This will be a fellowship potluck luncheon and we need your help to make it happen. Please sign up through this link or once you receive the email request. If you would like to help in any way, please contact Denise Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org
YESS Soccer Continues This Sunday March 1st-Please note daylight savings time change
It's is that time of year again - time to get your kids outdoors and playing soccer. We will continue YESS Soccer this Sunday for the next 9 more weeks. As usual we will meet at 10:00 a.m. (the time will change on Saturday at midnight to an hour ahead) at the Newbury Park Academy field (180 Academy Dr., Newbury Park.) YESS is for all kids aged 3-11. The cost is $25 per child if you pre-register or $30 per child on March 1 or later. There is an additional charge of $10 if your child needs a jersey. Please contact Pastor Simon if you have any questions @ (805-498-2300).
You may register online at www.theplacechurch.com or at The Place church or with a direct link at:
Church Chat & Fellowship Lunch NEXT Sabbath
We will have our annual church business meeting next Saturday, March 14th. Our church chat and fellowship lunch will take place after church services. During our time together we will have the opportunity to reflect on our church vision, plans, finances, membership and update on new church home. We will have haystacks for lunch. We want EVERYONE to come...sign up at church or online to bring something for the haystacks.
Fast for Easter- Not too late to join
All are invited to participate in our annual fast leading up to Easter. Our church wide fast began last Monday, February 23d and will continue for 40 days until Good Friday, April 3d. The fast is an opportunity for us to experience renewal, simplify our lives, and slow down. We will break the forty day fast with a fellowship dinner on Good Friday evening, April 3d at the Fung Residence. You may choose to fast from whatever God is putting on your heart...Daniel fast; financial fast; meat; juice; grains; technology; TV or just fasting from being too busy!
First Beach Vespers This Month
Spring is around the corner and we are excited to say so is our first beach vespers. EVERYONE is welcome to come out to Sycamore Cove for our first beach vespers of 2015 on Friday, March 20th beginning at 5:30 p.m. A hot dog dinner will be provided, please bring sides, salads, and/or desserts. We will have dinner and worship together. Looking forward to seeing you there!
The Place has launched a new marriage mentoring ministry designed to equip couples who would like to mentor fellow couples and also for couples who would like to be mentored. If you are interested in bring trained as a mentor couple or are interested in being mentored, please talk to one of our pastoral staff.
Calling ALL Business Owners & Health Care Professionals
The 2015 ASI Pacific Union Convention will be held at the Ventura Marriott Apr. 23-25. In addition to some well-known speakers (including Doug Batchelor and Louis Walton), breakout speakers will include Drs. Chris and Lela Lewis, who developed and coordinated the major Bridges to Health outreach held in 2014 in San Francisco and Oakland. They will be leading out in another health outreach involving doctors and dentists in San Antonio earlier in April, called Pathways to Health, and will have lots to report from that event as well. About 5000 people are expected to be helped at that outreach, with free services provided by 1500 volunteers.
New Women's Bible Study Group Starting in March
All women are invited to attend a new bible study beginning Wednesday, March 25th at 6:30 p.m. @ Ileana Burgos' home in NP. The group will be reading "The 4:8 principle" and delve into the secret to living a joy filled life. There will be a sign up sheet at church this Sabbath. For more information, please contact Ileana at email@example.com
Summer Mission Trip To Canada
This year's mission trip will involve repair work and construction on Camp Hope, British Columbia in Canada. The approximate dates are June 8-15th. Sign up now if you are interested and more detailed plans will be made.
Long term calendar for the planners
March 7th - Shower for Corey and Kayla
March 14th - Church Chat - Business Meeting/Fellowship Lunch
March 20th - First Beach Vespers of 2015
March 28th - Dodge Ball at NPAA gym
April 3-5 - Easter Celebrations
June 8 -15 - Mission Project - British Columbia, Canada
July 4th - Hollywood Bowl Fireworks Celebration - with Smokey Robinson - sign up now
August 27-30 - Annual Church Camping trip at Sycamore Canyon