January 21st, 2022

This Sabbath @ The Place- We welcome you!

Join us this Sabbath as Pastor Simon continues our new sermon series on the book of HEBREWS called "Life in the Son" with a sermon focused on Hebrews 2:1-11. Ohana is our lead worshiper; and we'll welcome our new elders into leadership.

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

Financial Support for the Mission of The Place in 2022

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 IN-PERSON at 10:30 a.m. We have classes for all ages including cradle roll, pre-K, 1-2d, 3-5th, Jr. High, Youth and Adults.

Spanish Sabbath School Class

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 2022 We Invite You To...

~New Sabbath School Class with Pastor Simon

Pastor Simon will be exploring a book on parenting titled, "The Life-Giving Parent: Giving your child a life worth living." by Sally Clarkson. Come and join this time together each Sabbath at 10:30 a.m. in the Sabbath School wing.

~Welcome your new Elders! Ordination this Sabbath

This Sabbath we look forward to welcoming our new head co-elders Teddy Flo and Mary James...and to ordain three new elders - Wendell Phipps, Molly Gram and Amanda Takemoto.
We also thank Arla Caraboolad for her service as our head elder for the last few years. Arla really blessed us as a church family and as elders!
Please PRAY for our elders, especially for our new ones, as we celebrate our church leaders!

~Congrats to Ben & Casey & bless them with a gift

Last Friday evening Ben & Casey welcomed their second child, Clayton. Baby weighed in at 8 lbs 3 oz and 21 1/2 inches long.

All are doing well. The Seiferts will not be having an in-person baby shower. If you would like to bless them with a gift for baby, please click on the registry link provided below.

~Sign up to attend The Place Annual Valentine's Dinner

All are invited to our Annual Valentine's Dinner celebration on Saturday night, February 12, 2022 @ The Place. We will have a catered DINNER and DESSERT outdoors on the Patio. Festivities start at 6:30 p.m. and cost $30 per couple.We have only 50 spaces so please sign up with the link:

~Baby Shower for Walter & Karen Kobylka on 2/5

There will be a baby shower to celebrate Maverick Kobylka on Sabbath afternoon, February 5th following church services. Please stop by and shower the Kobylka's with love and gifts for new baby.

~Hume Lake High School Winter Camp-SIGN UP

Calling ALL High Schoolers! Winter Camp @ Hume Lake has been reserved for the weekend of February 25-27th. Come enjoy solid biblical teaching, and a weekend of snow, boxsledding blitz, monster tube run, broom hockey, and the snowboard mountain.
Cost is $230 per person, financial aid is available. Please contact Pastor Cameron or sign up below:

~Read the whole Bible in 40 days in 2022:

Start making your list of people to invite to join us in reading and listening to the Bible ONLINE TOGETHER- starting February 21: 2 tracks--6:-8:15 a.m. Love's Playbook; or 8:00-10:15 p.m. the Bible version of your choice; weekdays only--ending Good Friday. Watch the scoop for more information.

Hillsong United Concert Tickets

The Place has group tickets for the Hillsong UNITED and Chris Tomlin Concert Saturday night, April 2, 2022, at 7 p.m. at Banc of California Stadium in LA. We have 12 general admission tickets (stand by the stage) and 14 seats. Tickets are $25 each. To join us, sign up using the link below:

Hillsong United + Chris Tomlin Concert

~Maranatha Mission Trip August 2022

The Place will be going on a Maranatha Mission Project early August 2022 to Ica, Peru. We will be finishing the construction of an Evangelism/Health Education Center, sharing a VBS with the kids and having a medical/dental outreach to the community. Cost is TBD as of now but will be only $150 for the project fee and actual cost of travel.

Maranatha Mission Trip

Free at-home, no shipping Covid tests:

~Get involved with Community Service

The Place is once again participating in the LA Marathon (or 1/2 marathon) in our efforts to raise money to build wells for needy kids around the world. The Place will partner with Team World Vision on March 20, 2022. Every $50 raised provides one LIFETIME of clean water for a child! To participate as part of the team just click on the link - or if you would like to donate! Contact Tamie Austin or Robin Shea for more info. Here is the link:
THE PLACERS - Fundraising For Team World Vision

~Donate your used bike to "Wheels for Africa"

Wheels to Africa is a 501 (c ) 3- Non Profit that was founded in 2005, since then there have been over 7,500 bikes collected and donated to non-profit organizations in Africa:
• House of Happiness Children’s Home in Tanzania
• Ujamaa Children’s Home in Tanzania
• Bicycle Empowerment Network, Namibia
• Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

Please donate your bicycle on Saturday, January 22 @ Westlake High school
100 Lakeview Canyon Road T.O., 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wheels for Africa accepts all bikes (except rusted bikes) and are also in need of cash donations to cover the expenses of storage and shipping, Tax deductible receipts are provided.
Helping children and families get to school
Get to the doctor
Get water and food

To learn more, please visit WWW.WHEELS-TO-AFRICA.ORG

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Family & Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry

For information regarding our sabbath school class go to

Junior High

Youth Group: Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 P.M.

High School

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @ 6:00 P.M. 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

January Birthdays

1- Bryan Schwarz 3- Danielle Peabody 4- Cameron Mason, Jolene Roeske 5- Reiner Roeske
8- Makayla Allen, Natalie Figueroa 9- Cindy Wiseman 10- Mia Liversidge, Eve Symonett
11-Tricia Gile, Mary James, Nick Protsenko 12- Tony Castaneda 14- Maya Murillo, Melissa Sierra 15- Arla Caraboolad, Zach Neufeld 16- Noah Grant, Danial Rahmat 17-Taryl Cordone, Beverly Schaefer 21- Marc Judd 24- Julie Carbajal 31- Roann Corrales.

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