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The Scoop- September 19th, 2019

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September 19th,  2019

This week @ The Place

We look forward to worshipping with you this coming Sabbath at The Place. This week Pastor Simon will share the good news based on John 19-20 titled "Keeping our Eyes on the Goal." Robin Shea will be our lead worshiper and we will sadly say our farewells to Randy and Sanaz as they embark on their adventure to Ohio.

Please stay following church services as the cafe will be open with snacks and refreshments.


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


Game Night/Beach Social THIS Saturday, Sept. 21st @ 5 p.m.

Everyone is invited to a family worship, dinner and game night at Roy and Brenda's (900 Mandalay Beach Rd., Oxnard Shores) THIS Saturday evening, September 21st beginning at 5 p.m. Please bring towels (beach is across the street), beach chairs, games to play, and a side dish. Veggie and beef hot dogs, buns, condiments, and water provided. Roy 517-414-4748; Brenda 517-795-8965  




Women's Ministry Fundraiser-this Sabbath

There will be a fundraiser this coming Sabbath to help raise funds for our women's ministry events. Specifically, we would like to raise funds to enable a few more ladies to get to go to the retreat @ Hume in a few weeks. Please stop by in the LOBBY after church and support our ministry by purchasing candles and/or handmade soaps by some of our very own ladies. They will make fantastic gifts for you, family members, or other loved ones. ALL proceeds will go toward our women's ministry. 




Women's Retreat to Hume Lake in the fall-BALANCE 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. Final payment is due by September 21st.

**If you would like to go but need financial assistance, please contact Cecilia ( or Sarita ( as partial scholarships will be available.   




Women's Ministry Paint Night Next Thursday-PLEASE RSVP

Join our women's ministry social night as we paint across from the beach and enjoy fellowship together next Thursday evening, September 26th. Our evening will be held at Brenda's home @ Oxnard Shores and will include an art instructor, ALL materials, refreshments, and incredible fellowship. Cost is $25 each and a portion of that will go towards our women's ministry fund. PLEASE RSVP to Cecilia @ 310-699-3521. 

The women' ministry meets twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. On the 2nd Thursday we will be studying "10 Women of the Bible & How The Changed The World" a bible study by Max Lucado. On the 4th Thursday of the month, we will have a social outing.



New APP for The Place  - Please Download CHURCH CENTER

We are leaving behind Church Community Builder (CCB) and switching to Planning Center. The new app will enable us to SIGN UP for all small groups, ministries and events! Please download the app - called CHURCH CENTER!! You will be able to use your phone to stay connected with The Place! 



Sign up for a small group today!

Sign up now! Use the NEW APP  "Church Center"  to look at the available groups and then...join one! Talk to Pastor Simon or Ben Seifert for more information or if you are interested in starting a new group.



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 and Youth start dinner at 7 p.m. and then meet separately at 7:30 p.m. for Youth Group.



New Spanish Sabbath School starting 10/5

A new Spanish Sabbath school class will begin on October 5th lead by Sergio and Keila Espinosa. They will be studying the Sabbath School quarterly. Sign up on the Church Center app.



Fall Fest 2019

Please mark your calendars for our annual Fall Fest. This year our festivities will be held on Saturday evening, October 26th. More details to come!



Interested in the Quarterly?

Are you interested in studying the Sabbath School Quarterly this Fall? Please contact Roy Hatcher @ (517) 414-4748, or Pastor Simon  if you have interest in this new Sabbath School class!



 Voices of Vanuatu

Join us on Saturday evening, October 12th as the musical group "The Voices of Vanuatu" will hold a concert at The Place beginning at 5 p.m. as part of our evening worship service. This concert will raise funds for a center for battered women on the island of Vanuatu.



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. 




Junior High   

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @7 pm

Friday, Oct. 11th - Jr. High Vespers at Ilapogu's house


High School Youth ministry:

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @7:30pm 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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