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Newsletter for June, 2017

FROM THE PASTOR

The Holy Spirit is simply the spirit of God!

 If our goal is to be more like Jesus, the Spirit of God is what helps us. This 500th anniversary of the Reformation is a good time to remember what Luther taught us:


“I believe that by my own understanding or strength I cannot believe in Jesus Christ my Lord or come to him, but the Holy Spirit has called me through the gospel, enlightened me with his gifts, made me holy and kept me in the true faith…” It’s the Spirit of God that does all the work!

This June we celebrate God’s Spirit of peace, purpose, mission, and commitment.

ABOUT THE COMING SUNDAYS

“The Spirit of Peace!”

Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017

Celebrate the Birthday of the Church!

“The Spirit of Purpose“

Holy Trinity Sunday, June 11, 2017

We will celebrate God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit!

“The Spirit of Mission“

The Second Sunday after Pentecost June 18, 2017

We will celebrate the Great Commission.

“The Spirit of Commitment“

The Third Sunday after Pentecost June 25, 2017

We will celebrate our Fathers and our Heavenly Father’s loving commitment to us.


Thank God for the Life of David Brauer!

David Brauer went to the peace of God on Thursday, May 25, 2017. He is now with his much-loved mother, father, and all who went before him.


We will celebrate his life at a Memorial Celebration June 24 2:00 P.M. at Prince of Peace, with lunch following.  Remember all his family including Bonnie and Jim Lytle, and Carol Friesen.  There will be a private internment.


FRESH NEWS FROM LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES!

The Spring Tea this year will be held at St. Stephens Lutheran Church, Granada Hills on June 24, 2017 at 11:30 am

We really look forward to feeding you at the Spring Tea Fundraiser on June 24th! We have limited seating so call soon and join us for a lovely day of music, fresh made food and friendship

We have a delicious menu including scones, sausage rolls, various sandwiches, cookies and cakes … all of them are hand baked at the church


Office Times

For Clients – Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

10 am-11:45 am and 1 pm-2:45 pm.

 

Donation Drop Off – Monday through Friday 9 am-3 pm.

 

21430 Strathern Street, Suite A, Canoga Park, CA 91304 818.901.9480 818.901.9482 fax www.lsscommunitycare.org



Church Council meets Tuesday 7:00 P.M. June 13th.

The Clergy and Police Council will meet Thursday, June 29th from 9:00 – 10:30 A.M. at Church on the Way, (Cornerstone Building)

14424 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA  91405


BIBLE STUDIES!

Women’s Bible Study is Thursday, June 29th from 7-9 P.M. at Maxine Cleveland’s home.

Men’s Bible Study is Thursday, June 29th from 7:30 – 9:00 P.M. in our Conference Room.


 REFORMATION 500

Our celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will focus on the wonderful news that “We are saved by grace through faith.”  Events are being planned by our Reformation Committee for August, September and October of this year.


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LWR & Emergency Operations

Natural and human-made disasters affect hundreds of millions of people each year, and the number of people at risk growing by 70-80 million annually.

The world’s poorest suffer most acutely, since they have the fewest resources to prepare for a crisis and to rebuild afterward.

LWR’s emergency operations are designed to address the most urgent and basic needs of these communities — including women and children, who are often the most vulnerable — while also promoting sustainable recovery and building resilience to future disasters.

Approach

LWR creates lasting partnerships with local communities throughout the world.

We help vulnerable communities:

  1. identify potential risks,
  2. build response capacities before emergencies,
  3. meet immediate needs following emergencies, and
  4. move toward long-term recovery and economic development.