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The Scoop-February 20th, 2020

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February 20th,  2020

This week @ The Place

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sabbath at The Place. This week Pastor Simon will preach a sermon titled "Why Does God Allow Suffering" based on Luke 13:1-8. We look forward to having Logan Dkikinson as our lead worshiper and to hearing a testimony by Jon Fox. 


Financial Support for the Mission of The Place in 2020

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


Church gathering/fellowship lunch/social THIS Sabbath, February 22nd

All are invited to our monthly gathering taking place this Sabbath afternoon, February 22nd.  This month our gracious hosts, Glenn and Karen, will welcome us to their home (762 Grable Court in Newbury Park) beginning at 2 p.m.

We invite you to come, gather, eat and fellowship together. We'll be enjoying a salad bar, the salad and dressings are going to be provided, we just need your help in bringing the toppings. You can sign up to bring a topping for our salad bar by clicking on the link below:


Glow in the dark Dodgeball THIS Saturday evening, Feb. 22

There will be a Glow in the Dark Dodgeball Party to celebrate Isis' 13th Birthday THIS Saturday evening, February 22nd from 6-8 p.m. at the NPAA Gym (180 Academy Dr., Newbury Park) The event is hosted by Sam and Nancy Quiroz. There will be pizza, cake, and drinks provided. ALL are welcome to come, but please RSVP to Nancy (805-861-0859) if possible or sign up at The Place.



Women's Ministry Social next Thursday evening Feb. 27th

Our Women's Ministry meets twice a month on the 2nd Thursday for bible study and on the 4th Thursday for a social outing.

Next Thursday, February 27th ALL women are invited to a Soap Making Class given by Karen Littell at her home. Every woman attending will have a chance to make soap that leaves skin incredibly soft! There will also be snacks and refreshments. Our evening begins at 7 p.m. Please RSVP to Cecilia at 310-699-3521.



LITE Young Adult Small Group

Our LITE young adult small group ministry will be heading up to Big Bear next weekend, February 28-March 1st. It will be a wonderful weekend of fellowship and communion with Jesus! If you are interested in being part of our collegiate/young adult ministry, please contact Sita Vete or Wendell Phipps.



Cuba Mission Trip this summer

We are planning on having a mission trip this summer in Holguin, Cuba around the end of July. We will be helping construct a new church and meeting place for up to 1000 people using natural building materials. Because we need religious visas, we will need to know by March 14th if you are interested in going and get a non-refundable $100 deposit. Flights will be purchased soon. Please talk to Pastor Simon for info and sign up THIS Sabbath,


New Small Groups

 We have several new small groups that will begin soon or have already begun. Our new small groups are launching in Simi Valley Newbury Park, and Camarillo. Contact Pastor Simon for more information.


Want to get involved?

2020 is here and with it a fresh new start! Would you like to get involved? Would you like to find a greater purpose? Use our CHURCH CENTER APP to join a small group, teach Sabbath School, participate in the homeless feeding ministry, volunteer for our literacy program, or get connected to make new friends. 



Upcoming Events

 Please mark your calendars as we have some upcoming events we don't want you to miss out on.

April 4: Baby Shower for Sam & Nancy Quiroz 

April 5: Spring Women's Tea 11-1 p.m. 






Junior High   

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @ 7 pm





High School Youth ministry:

Wednesday Nights: Youth Group @7:30pm in the youth chapel

Hume Lake - High School Camp- Feb. 21-23


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 @ 7 pm 




Young Adult Happenings: 

Every Friday Night: LITE small group meeting @7pm

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






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