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The Scoop-February 13th, 2020

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February 13th,  2020

This week @ The Place

We look forward to worshiping with you this Sabbath at The Place. THIS Sabbath. This week Pastor Simon will preach a sermon titled "Parables of the Lost Son" based on Luke 15:12-32. We look forward to having the NPAA praise band and lead worshiper Eliza Lew leading us in praise and worship and to a personal testimony given by Roy Hatcher. 



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


Valentines Party THIS Saturday, EVENT FULL

This Saturday evening, Aaron and Denise will host our annual Valentines' Party on Saturday evening @ their home.  Adults (sorry, no kids) are $10 each. We are thrilled to celebrate the evening "Brunch in Paris" with a catered meal, a photo area, games, and lots of fun together! The event is FULL.  


Meals for the Kobylkas!

Walter, Karen, and Asher welcomed baby Joselyn Vera Kobylka on Wednesday, February 5th. Joselyn weighed in at 7lbs 13oz and measured 20.5" long. Both baby and mama are doing well. Our meal ministry for them will begin next week on Tuesday the 18th. If you would like to bless the Kobylka's with a meal, please sign up through this link:


Church gathering/social on February 22nd

All are invited to our next monthly gathering taking place on Sabbath afternoon, Feb. 22 beginning  3:30 p.m. This month our gracious hosts, Karen and Glenn Littell, will welcome us to their home in Newbury Park (762 Grable Court). We invite you to come, gather, eat and fellowship together. More details to come.



Glow in the dark Dodgeball

There will be a Glow in the Dark Dodgeball Party to celebrate Isis' 13th Birthday next Saturday evening, February 22nd from 6-8 p.m. at the NPAA Gym (18- 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 (805-661-0859) if possible or sign up at The Place.


Women's Ministry February

Our Women's Ministry meets twice a month for bible study and a group social. For our bible study, we are going through Max Lucado's bible study Ten Women of the Bible and How They Changed the World. If you would like to participate, please contact Cecilia at

This month we will meet on:

Thur, February 13: Bible Study @ Cecilia's home on "Mary, The Mother of Jesus" @ 7:30 p.m.

Thurs, February 20: Soap Making Class @ Karen Littell's home @ 7 p.m. More details to come.



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.



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,



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. 





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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