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8/25/19 – A ministry of mental health

Posted on : Aug 22nd, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

Mental health and wellness.


8/18/19 – Our Enemies are not God’s Enemies

Posted on : Aug 14th, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if my enemies were also God’s enemies?  Anyone I had a strong dislike for, God would too.  Anyone who has hurt me or done wrong to me would not only be on my enemy list, but God’s also.  Luckily for me, that’s not how God works.  I say luckily, because I’m […]


CicLAvia Hollywood, Sunday, August 18 9-4

Posted on : Aug 14th, 2019 | By | Category: Special Events

Hi Everyone, This Sunday, Aug. 18, is CicLAVia Hollywood.  As if we don’t have enough road closures in this area, they’ve added another!  At least the Church is not part of the street closures! Santa Monica Blvd will be closed from San Vicente to Highland. Highland will be closed between Santa Monica and Hollywood Blvds. […]


Dan’s Retirement Party

Posted on : Aug 13th, 2019 | By | Category: Special Events

Save the Date! Sunday, January 26, 2020 after worship will be Dan’s Retirement Party


Fiesta Fundraiser – Saturday, September 7, 6-9 p.m.

Posted on : Aug 12th, 2019 | By | Category: Special Events

Saturday, September 7 is our annual fundraiser. The theme this year is “A Celebration of 35 Years of Dan’s Ministry.”  Instead of an auction, we are asking for gifts for the Church in celebration of Dan’s ministry.  You are invited to give at whatever level you can.  See below for giving levels. Again this year, […]


8/11/19 – Realtor’s sign outside a dilapidated house

Posted on : Aug 8th, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

One of the most debated religious questions is whether humanity is inherently good or evil. In the first story of creation (Genesis 1:1-Gen 2:3) God unequivocally says everything God created was good, and humanity is not only good, but “very good.”  From this story comes the spirituality known as “Original Blessing.” The second creation story […]


8/4/19 – God Has No Favorites

Posted on : Aug 1st, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

“God loves everybody, whether you like it or not! Or Believe in their Version of it all.”


7/28/19 – Divine Beauty

Posted on : Jul 24th, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

Beauty can empower and it can disempower.


7/21/19 – Believing Out Loud

Posted on : Jul 18th, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

This Sunday we welcome the Rev. Peter Laarman as our guest minister.  On the last Sunday of January, Peter joined us as part of our winter worship series “The Spirit of God is upon me because….”  At that service, Peter graciously introduced us to Ms. Tiffany Johnson who spoke from her personal experience on the […]


7/7/19 – Love is our God. Compassion is our Religion.

Posted on : Jul 3rd, 2019 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

What’s the truth in the story?