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The Scoop- April 11th, 2019

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April 11th, 2019

This week: 2nd Sabbath @ The Place

We welcome you to The Place, we look forward to worshiping with you this Sabbath.  

THIS Sabbath, April 13th is our 2d Sabbath of the month and we have two services. The first is at 11:30 a.m. and the second service will be at 5 p.m.

 There will be Sabbath school for children and adults beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Pastor Simon will preach a sermon based on John 8:31-47 titled "The Truth About My Dad" and Nathan Beddoe will be our lead worshiper. A fellowship dinner and games will follow 2nd service.


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

Fellowship dinner and games this Saturday evening

After our evening service we will have a FELLOWSHIP DINNER -hot dogs and country fare. Our LITE group is hosting. But, please bring a dish to share, or dessert or drink if possible.

Following dinner, we will clear out the chairs and play BROOM BALL! So, plan on staying and enjoy the fun.


Easter is coming!!

It's one of our favorite celebrations of the year, and it is right around the corner!  We will send out separate emails through CCB for you to sign up to bring a dish...but, please join us:

Friday, April 19: Soup and salad dinner @ Alister and Karen's home (2559 Alicante Court, Santa Rosa Valley, CA. Gate code to enter is #2040) beginning at 6 p.m.

Sabbath, April 19: - Easter Worship celebration at The Place

Sunday, April 21: Sunrise Service and breakfast @ Borchard Park at 9 a.m. (190 N. Reino Rd., Newbury Park.)

We will enjoy breakfast, games and a time of praise and worship together. Please bring a dish to share. During this time we'll be dyeing eggs, so please bring a dozen hard boiled eggs.



Women's Tea THIS 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, SPACE IS LIMITED.

This will be a beautiful time together!  


Project You Belong community outreach

We are participating in the 4th annual “Project You Belong” event sponsored by Child Hope Services, a local ministry that provides resources and support for foster families and children. We are asking you to get involved by providing care boxes for foster boys and girls in Ventura County ages 2-18. You can pick up a plastic box at church - and please make sure to BRING BACK the ones you took home this past Sabbath! THANKS!



Mom's/Women's Ministry-April 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.

April happenings:

Apr 14: Women's Spring Tea @ Arla's home 10:30-12:30-PLEASE RSVP

Apr 18:  Fellowship, tea, and book discussion ch. 4 @ 7:30 p.m. 



The Sanguma Tree-copies available for purchase

Pastor Simon is excited to share his first book, published by Pacific Press, “The Sanguma Tree”, which has all of his dad’s favorite New Guinea mission stories. Check out a copy on Amazon (and Kindle). There will be a few copies available for purchase this week for $14. 


Discipleship training with Pastor Simon

Pastor Simon is changing the focus of his S.S. class and will begin a new series next week focusing on PRAYER. We will use the book, “The Circle Maker” by Mark Batterson as an outline for a weekly study from the Bible on the topic.


New small groups starting in NP & SV

There's a lot to be excited about! Two new small groups have been added to the list.  A family small group hosted by Ben & Jenny Tinnin in Newbury Park, and another one in Simi Valley hosted by Bryan and Mindy Schwarz. Both groups are being formed right now, so let us know if you are interested.



Mission project this Summer in Alaska

It is time to sign up for our annual mission trip this summer.  This year the project will be in Alaska @ SDA Palmer Campground and take place July 29 to August 7th.  The group will work at winterizing the cabins and other maintenance.



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.


Junior High   

April 27 - Jr. High Event


High School Youth ministry:

April 27 - LEAD Youth Vespers


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 


Group bonding time

Apr 21: Easter Breakfast @ the Park 

June 21-23: San Onofre Camping / La Jolla 



Young Adult Happenings: 

Every Friday Nights: LITE small group meeting @7pm

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


Group bonding time

Apr 21: Easter Breakfast @ the Park 

June 21-23: San Onofre Camping / La Jolla 



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