August 27th, 2021

This Week at The Place — Worship at 11:30 This Sabbath

We will have worship INSIDE, ONLINE AND OUTSIDE at The Place.

WORSHIP SERVICE @ 11:30 a.m.
This Sabbath, Pastor Alex will share from Revelation 8. Ohana is our lead worshiper and Raquel Alvarenga will share some of her story and ways in which God has led her, and Whitney Owens will invite people to the SIMI VALLEY family small group.

If you are not able to be there in person, please watch and invite others as well. Go to: via any browser.

Baptism of Joe Espino - We celebrate the baptism of Joe Espino this Sabbath afternoon, August 28th at the beach in Ventura. We welcome Joe as a member of the body of Christ as part of The Place church family. If you wish to celebrate with Joe, please contact Pastor Simon or his family.

Financial Support for the Mission of The Place in 2021

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 online giving to The Place. We invite your support today or online WITH NO FEES at

Interested in Being Part of a Ministry?

Now that we are fully open again, we are looking for volunteers interested in teaching children's Sabbath School; Greeting ministry and Cafe/social teams. If you are interested, please talk to Pastor Simon or Cecilia.

Sabbath School this Week

Join us ONLINE (for adults) or IN-PERSON at 10:30 a.m. ONLINE LINKS are here:

Adult Sabbath School


Spanish Sabbath School Class

Now on ZOOM! Every Sabbath at 10:30 a.m. with Sergio and Keila leading out. We would love to have you join us...or invite a friend who speaks Spanish!

In 2021 We Invite You To...

~Sign up for "Skate Night" THIS Saturday evening, August 28th

All are invited to attend our "Skate Night" taking place THIS Saturday evening, August 28th @ Skating Plus in Ventura. Please join your church family and skate from 5-7 p.m. as Wendell Phipps leads us. Cost is $10 per person which includes skate rentals and admission fee. Pizza and snacks are available for purchase at the rink. RSVP to Cecilia @ 310-699-3521 or sign up using the link below:

~Sign up for "The Place Camping Trip" Sept 11-12th

All are invited to attend our annual camping trip the weekend of September 11-12th @ Sycamore Cove/Canyon. The cost is $10 per person or $25 per family. Please sign up using the link provided below.

~Join our Women's Small Group beginning again on Thursday, Sept. 2nd

Our Women's Small Group will begin again NEXT Thursday evening, September 2nd. with a "Girls Night Out" to Tifa Chocolate & Gelato for an evening of dessert, games, and devotional time. ALL women are welcome to share an evening of fellowship and encouragement as we look toward a new year of spiritual growth. Please join the fun beginning at 7 p.m. @ Tifa Chocolate and Gelato (620 Las Posas Road in Camarillo).

~Attend the New Divide Concert-Coming to The Place 9/4

ALL are invited to come and WORSHIP with New Divide...Playing Rock and Roll worship around the world (and writing music) since 2006. - NEXT Saturday Night, Sept 4th at 7 p.m. at The Place. FREE in CONCERT!! Please bring some friends to come and enjoy.

~Sign up for Women's Retreat @ Hume Lake Sept. 17-19th

The Women’s Retreat provides a weekend with new and old friends sharing times of fellowship, reflection, and laughter. Hume provides solid Biblical teaching, fabulous food, a variety of recreational activities, craft sessions, and inspiring worship. This year the Women’s Retreat is scheduled for September 17-19th and the cost is $285 for standard rooms and $385 for deluxe, hotel styled lodging. Please reserve your spot below:

~Join the Baby Shower for Sarah & Mike on September 18th

All of our church members are encouraged to celebrate Sarah and Mike at their baby shower taking place on Saturday afternoon September 18th, following church services @ The Place.

Sarah and Mike are expecting baby boy, Lawrence Jack in October and are registered at

Please bring a vegetarian dish to our potluck celebration. We look forward to seeing you all:)

~Worthy Student Applications due by Sept. 4th

All worthy student applications are due at The Place by Sabbath, September 4th. If you have not already picked up an application, please talk to Pastor Simon ASAP.

~Sign up for the 2nd Annual Memorial Golf Tournament in honor of Desmond T. Doss on October 11th

The DDMGT/Charity Event is held yearly at a 5-Star Destination Location inviting Sponsors to participate individually or to host Veterans & 1st Responders of the local community to come together to celebrate the heroism and values of Medal of Honor recipient Desmond T. Doss. Our goal is to make this event one of the most respected and prestigious Military ~ 1st Responder tournaments in America. Every participant will leave with a deeper understanding of Desmond’s values of patriotism, morals and unconditional love for all.

Playing Format & Time 4-Man Scramble Best Ball | Shotgun 8:00 AM (Beat the Heat) Trophy Memorial Luncheon | Honor Guard & Program | 2:30 PM Tournament Registration Jeffrey Cordone, Tournament Chair 213.507.4100 (text) ~ email

~Participate in the Literacy Ministry @ The Place

We are again starting our Laubach Literacy Tutoring. This awesome ministry provides one on one English tutoring for local community members. There is a very simple training program and anyone can do it if you can read! You then commit one HOUR a week to meet with your student. To VOLUNTEER, please contact Jeroen Amador - 707-293-5333.

~Mark your calendars for our upcoming events:

Aug. 28 - "Skate Night w/ Wendell Phipps" @ Skating Plus 5-7 p.m. (A Families Ministries event) Cost is $10 per person (includes rentals).
Sept. 4th - "New Divide" comes to The Place!
Sept. 11-12 - Church CAMPING trip at Sycamore Cove/Canyon
Sept. 18-Baby Shower for Baby boy Harrington

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August Birthdays

1 - Lily Baher 2 - Hannah Kalberg 10– Jaxon Bowman-Espinoza; Aaron Ramirez 11– Justin Baker 16 – Jennifer Supit 20 –Trenton Jahn 24 – Chris Haynes; Timothy Haynes 25 – Karen Kobylka 26 – Kate Dow; Mary Morrow; Mandy Rosaasen 28 – Lupe Mora 30- Taylor Rice

Family & Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry

For information regarding our sabbath school class go to

Junior High

Youth Group: Wednesday evenings @ 6 pm

High School

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @ 6 pm in the youth chapel

Young Adult Happenings

LITE Ministry Small Group

Meets Friday nights @ 7:00 p.m.
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.

Ventura Young Adults

Meets every other Friday night @ 7:00 p.m. in Ventura/Fillmore

The Place Socials

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