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The Scoop-February 23rd, 2017

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February 23rd, 2017

This week @ The Place

Please join us this Sabbath at The Place for worship and praise.  This week NTP-Newbury Teen Power from NPAA will be sharing.  Jana Fritz is preaching on Daniel 3 with a sermon titled "Squad Goals" and we look forward to having the NTP band lead us in worship.  Please stay after church services as the cafe will be open with snacks and refreshments. 


Financial Support for the Mission of The Place

God is great and we invite his continued blessings on the outreach and ministry of The Place.  Thanks so much for your financial support of our ministry and church family. God has moved in our community in so many ways throughout the year and we look forward to more in 2017. You may support the mission of The Place on-line at www, with no fees.



Literacy lunch THIS Sabbath

There will be a lunch meeting on Sabbath, February 25th for all tutors participating in the outreach program teaching English as a second language.  The group will meet in Suite 16 following church for a potluck lunch. Please bring a crock pot of soup, sala,d or bread. This will be a great opportunity for all to get together with a couple of the trainers from Laubach who have agreed to come meet the volunteers.  Linda and Louise from Laubach will share their ideas and it will be a great opportunity to ask questions and encourage one other.  Thanks again for being a part of this wonderful outreach to our community.



Paintball this Sunday

Adventure seekers are welcome to join the fun this Sunday morning, February 26 @ 10am. We'll meet and play @ Ambush Paintball Fields in Moorpark.
Location: The website for Ambush is Cost is $40 for walk on which includes gear and 500 rounds. Please let Ben Seifert know if you have any questions...818.321.7977

Movie outreach - The Shack

We will have another marvelous opportunity to reach out to a friend  and invite them out on Thursday evening, March 2nd at 7 p.m.  We have reserved 60 tickets ($8 each) for the premier of "The Shack" at Muvico in Thousand Oaks. It is a film with some of the greatest theology about God and his work in the midst of tragedy.



40 day fast prior to Easter

Our annual 40 day fast will begin next Sunday, March 5th and will conclude on Friday night, April 14th with our Friday evening Easter Celebration. We invite you to fast for anything: sugar, food, entertainment, FB, Daniel fast.  Or, you may choose to DO something new the Bible daily, meditate, exercise, etc.  Sign up this Sabbath.



Homeless Feeding - Sign up now - 2/24

The Place has begun participating in a feeding the homeless ministry where we will feed approximately 50 people with dinner (main & salad/side dishes, dessert & drink) at the Premier Inn in Newbury Park. We would like to schedule groups to feed the homeless at least once a month on Fridays (5-7 pm). (This is a weekly ministry, but we are committing to help lead out once a month).  We are scheduled to begin on Friday, February 24th.  If you or your small group wish to participate and bless the homeless in our community, please contact Maria Russell (805-444-1809; for details or sign-up in the church lobby this Sabbath.  


Women's bible study meeting now

A new women's bible study has just begun.  The group will explore the latest bible study by Beth Moore titled "Entrusted-A Study of 2 Timothy".  The group will meet every other week for 12 weeks at Cecilia' home in Camarillo on Wednesday evenings starting at 7 p.m.  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 1st.  If you would like to participate, please sign up in the lobby this Sabbath or contact Cecilia.


Kenya Mission Trip

We continue to make plans for our mission projects in 2017 and are tentatively planning a Maranatha building trip to Kenya in the middle of June. Sign up today in the lobby if you are interested.



Mother's Day Tea

There will be a Mother's Day Tea on Sunday, May 7th @ All Things Tea in Camarillo.  Tea time will be from 1-3 p.m. and the cost is $20 per person.  Space is limited.  Please contact Cecilia ASAP if you would like to sign up.


Cedar Falls hiring

Camp Cedar Falls has begun the hiring process for summer staff.  Please call 818-546-8439 if you are interested in applying for employment.






Junior High




March 17-19 - Camping at Lindfors ranch. Please sing up for it this Saturday after church.
March 31 - Feeding the homeless in Newbury Park  starting at 5pm to 7pm



College and Career

Feb.26 - Paintball at Moorpark.  For more info, please contact Ben @ 818-321-7977.
Mar. 31 - Feeding the Homeless in Newbury Park. Starting from 5pm to 7pm.




The Place Adventist Fellowship

2697 Lavery Court, Newbury Park, CA 91320  |  (805) 498-2300

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