Community Outreach March 23rd-THIS Saturday
Literacy Training Workshop, Sabbath, March 23. Join our English tutoring program and change someone’s life by helping an adult learn or improve their English skills. Tutors meet with students for one hour once a week Monday or Tuesday evenings at The Place or at another mutually agreed upon time/place. Attend a one day training workshop and you will be ready to work one on one with a student. A Laubach Literacy training workshop will be offered on Saturday, March 23 in Ventura from 9-4. To sign up or for more information contact Joyce Thomsen 805 377-8892. Website -laubachventura.org
Phil Wickham concert - THIS Sunday
We have purchased group tickets to the Phil Wickham concert THIS Sunday, March 24th at 6 p.m. The cost is $15 for lawn seating, and the concert will be held at Pepperdine University. There are still some tickets left, please sign up at church or contact Pastor Simon ASAP if you would like to purchase some.
Shepherd of the Hills Easter Pageant
Shepherd of the Hills Church will have their annual Easter pageant. We have purchased group tickets for the performance on Sunday, April 7th. The show will be at 6 p.m. and the cost is $10 per person. Please sign up in the lobby if you are interested. Limited quantity available.
Women's Tea Sunday, April 14th
ALL women are invited to attend our Spring Women's Tea on Sunday, April 14th. The tea/brunch time will be held at Arla's home in Simi Valley on Sunday, April 14th from 10:30-12:30. We will celebrate fellowship and the love and high esteem God specifically has for women.
Please text your RSVP to Cecilia at 310-699-3521, or sign up at church.
This will be a beautiful time together!
Mom's/Women's Ministry-March events
A new small group has begun aimed at equipping and encouraging mothers. The group will read through the book "Shepherding a Child's Heart" by Ted Tripp and meet on a regular basis for fellowship as well as for play dates (for both kids and mamas!). This group is not only for mothers of little ones, but for all mothers who would like to encourage and be encouraged in their ministry as moms through the word and mentoring.
Mar 28: Playdate @ Old Meadows Park 9:30-11 a.m.
Mar 28: Fellowship, tea, and book discussion ch. 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Easter Weekend Events
It's one of our favorite celebration of the year, and it is right around the corner! Please plan on joining us Easter weekend, April 19-21st. We will conclude our 40 days fast, enjoy a fellowship dinner together, and then celebrate the resurrection of Jesus!
April 19: Friday night worship and soup and salad dinner @ Alister and Karen's home
April 21: Sunrise Service and breakfast @ Borchard Park
Discipleship training with Pastor Simon
Pastor Simon will lead a 10 week discipleship training and learning seminar on how to lead a ministry or small group. It will be starting soon, please let him know if interested.
Mission project this Summer in Alaska
We are in the early stages of planning our annual mission trip this summer. This year the project will be in Alaska @ SDA Palmer Campground and take place in late July. The group will work at winterizing the cabins and other maintenance.
Sabbath school class teacher breakfast & reconnect meeting on April 6th
All Sabbath School class teachers as well as those who are interested in teaching are invited to attend our breakfast and reconnect meeting on Saturday morning, April 6th. This time will be an opportunity to fellowship, learn more about curriculum, and pray for the specific kids God has placed in our sphere of influence.
Chick-Fil-A breakfast will be served. The meeting will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Please text Cecilia if you will be able to attend, at 310-699-3521.
New Mom needs stuff for baby boy
Help is needed for a 19 year old mom with no community support with a newborn baby boy. Clothes, diapers, gift cards, etc. would be a great blessing. You can talk to Simon or Cecilia or directly with Julie McHugh who is related- 818-967-2079.
In need of a nanny?
Lucero Diazgranados is a member of our church with many years of experience with child care. If you are interested in a nanny or child care of any variety, please contact her at 805-236-6341.
2019-The year of daily Bible reading
In 2019 our goal is to read through the entire bible! Please join us and invite a friend to read along using the YouVersion app using the Year in the Bible plan.