May 5th, 2022

This Sabbath @ The Place- Happy Mother's Day Weekend

This Sabbath we continue our sermon series on the book of Hebrews titled "Life in the Son." Pastor Simon will share a sermon focused on Hebrews 9:1-10. Logan Dickinson is our lead worshiper. and we celebrate MOMS!

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...

~Welcome our new Youth & Young Adult Pastor Urijah Saenz

This Sabbath we will introduce our new youth and young adult pastor, Urijah Saenz. He is not starting officially until the end of June but there is so much going on at the end of the school year we wanted you to meet him now. We are excited for him to be part of The Place leadership team!
For those of you wondering...Pastor Cameron is stepping down from paid ministry to focus on a new business venture - that he will share with us also this Sabbath. He and Alexa are staying in this area and Cameron will continue to be part of our leadership team as a volunteer and to lead out in youth ministry and as a leader and part of our worship team.
We are very blessed to have these two godly young men in leadership!

~Go Ice Skating this Saturday night May 7th @ 7:45pm

Everyone is invited to come and have fun ICE SKATING this Saturday night, May 7th from 7:45 - 9:15 p.m. at the Iceoplex in Simi Valley - 131 W. Easy St., S.V. Cost is GROUP RATE - only $10 per person - including rentals! But please RSVP with Pastor Cameron (509-200-5230) or to Pastor Simon. Bring a friend.

~Attend the Memorial Service for Lupe Mora on May 21st

Everyone is invited to come and celebrate the life of Lupe Mora on Sabbath afternoon, May 21st at 2 p.m. at The Place church. After the worship service we will have a FELLOWSHIP LUNCH. All are invited to come and to bring a dish to share then the Memorial will follow.
Thanks so much for all your prayers and love for Lupe. We pray that we can continue to love on Manuel and Gracie. Please continue to pray for them and reach out and love on them. If you would like to bring a meal or gift card for the family, please reach out to Manuel or let Pastor Simon know.
Please come to Lupe's Memorial and support Manuel and Gracie and the entire family as we worship together, tell stories, and remember the amazing woman who blessed us and so many.

~Join us for our next Beach Vespers on May 27th

All are invited to attend our next Beach Vespers happening on Friday evening, May 27th @ Sycamore Cove beginning at a 6 p.m . We will have praise and worship and enjoy a hot dog dinner together, please bring a side, salad, or dessert to share.

~Consider volunteering for "Monumental" VBS coming June 27-July 1st

This year kids can off-road for a "Monumental" adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God’s awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead.

All kids PreK-5th are invited to attend VBS the week of June 27th-July 1st at Conejo Adventist Elementary School from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $25 for the first child and $10 for each additional child.

Volunteers are needed! Please contact Cecilia if you or your high school aged child is interested in helping out during the week.

~Depression & Anxiety Recovery group-continues this Monday, May 2nd

Anyone struggling with depression or with family/friends who do so is welcome to join group. It uses Dr. Nedley's 8-week Recovery Program, led by our Associate Director Sam Gomez. The group started
Meeting every Monday from 7pm-9pm for 8 weeks at THE PLACE CHURCH.
Participation Kit is $100 (that is our actual cost for the kit!)
Please sign up online at the link below or contact Sam to register - 805-377-5229

~Come out to play YESS Soccer this Sunday, May 8th

All young people are invited to join YESS soccer for the last time this coming Sunday morning. It will conclude this Sunday from 9:30 - 11 a.m. at the CAES field in Newbury Park. We have 3 age groups: 3–5-year-old; 6 - 9-year-old; and 10–13-year-old. Older young people are invited to volunteer to help. Cost is $20 per child ($15 for each additional child in a family).

~Music for Ukraine: A Benefit Concert Series for Humanitarian Aid

An offering of compassion through classical music by our community's premier musicians. Concerts will be held at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church (Saturday, May 7th @ 2pm; & May 15th @ 6 pm); Deane Chapel @ Westmont College (May 21 @ 3pm); & Hillcrest Center for the Performing Arts (May 29 @ 3 pm). For more information, to reserve free tickets and make a donation click on link below:

~Paintball on May 22nd

All are invited to paintball on Sunday, May 22nd. Contact Pastor Alex for all the details and sign up using the link below:

~Participate in our 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:

~Join our annual 4th of July celebration, Sat nite, July 2nd @ 7:30 p.m.

Sign up to join The Place - we have 100 group tickets. 70 for adults ($30 each) and 30 for children ($15 each).

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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

May Birthdays

2- Jaime Neufeld; 3 – Randy Aybar, Ti Nguyen; Josh Jackson; Matt Rasmussen;
4 – Rosalie Jahn; 5- Moana Vete; 6 – Jerry Bokoles; 7- Kristi Lee; 10 – Kira James;
11 – Rico Mundy; 12 – Natalie Ilapogu, Vivian Rhoe, Olivia Ricketts; Erik Kalberg;
15 – Jennifer Swenson; 16 – Sam Gomez; 18 – Chip Owens; 22 – Ben Vete;
24 – Aiden Fuller; Elijah Serrano; Samson Vete; 16 – Alejandro Martinez, Danny Syto;
27 – Nancy Quiroz; 28 – Ezekiel Nguyen, Liam Liversidge, Austin Chadwick, Bradon Schwarz; 29 – Jose Murillo

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