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Southern California

God Uses Bible Work for Baptisms at Pasadena Church

By Araya Moss The coronavirus pandemic has changed the nature of work for Bible workers at local churches. It is challenging to knock on doors...

Members Connect Through “Stories From My Kitchen” Cooking Series

By Araya Moss In this age of social distancing, fear, and isolation, it is especially important to be able to hear one another’s stories and...

Eva Narváez: Celebrating a Woman of Faith

By Araya Moss Eva Narváez was described by her family as a woman before her time for her professional achievements, her dedication to her community,...

SCC Churches Ramp Up Virtual Health Programs

By Lauren Lacson and Araya Moss During a global pandemic like this one, staying healthy is on everyone’s mind. Poor nutrition and unhealthy habits are...

Eustace and Taylor Laurie Ordained to the Gospel Ministry Together

By Araya Moss While couples working together in ministry is a common practice, it is not often that such a couple has the chance to...

SCC Hosts Conference-wide Virtual Week of Encouragement

2020 has been unlike anything anyone expected. Loved ones have fallen ill, jobs have been lost, and injustices have escalated. We have all had...

Enoch Lee Is Ordained to the Gospel Ministry—Virtually

By Araya Moss On June 7, Enoch Lee, pastor of Olympic Korean church, became the first pastor in the Southern California Conference (SCC) to be...

ONE House Brings Annual Gathering to the Living Room

By Araya Moss The venue was set, the keynote speaker was confirmed, the flyers had arrived, the workshops were chosen, and the team was finalizing...

Spanish American Church Distributes Food Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Araya Moss What does community outreach look like in a time of global pandemic? For the Spanish American church, whose food bank has been...

Distance Learning a Success at San Gabriel Academy

By Bonnie Iversen Adventist educators have been given the same commission Christ gave Peter in John 21: “If you love Me, feed My sheep.” Teachers...

SCC Churches Foster Community and Pursue Ministry Using Digital Tools

The last few months have been a whirlwind for us all. As the novel coronavirus has ravaged the world, our communities have been deeply...

Online Ministry Flourishes in Midst of Crisis

By Cynthia Mendoza No one saw the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic coming—or the way it would significantly alter from one day to the next the way...

North Hills Embodies Innovation

By Lauren Lacson What comes to your mind when you think of innovation? Perhaps you think of new ideas, fresh perspectives, creative processes, and unique...

Central Filipino Church Recognizes 62 Years of Victories

By Araya Moss This fall, Central Filipino church (CFC), the oldest organized Filipino church in North America, celebrated 62 years of ministry. The celebratory weekend was...

“There Is a Place for Everyone at The Place”

By Araya Moss The Place Adventist Fellowship company, a multi-generational congregation in Newbury Park, was officially recognized as a church of the Southern California Conference...
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