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Father Greg Boyle’s Presentation to May Gathering

Father Greg Boyle’s Presentation to May Gathering

Father Greg Boyle was our featured guest and speaker at our last Presbytery Gathering, and he shared reflections on his life and ministry with Homeboy Industries. He spoke about erasing the margins, and modeled service as acts of kinship and...

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Dr. Jaco Hamman to Speak at September Gathering

Dr. Jaco Hamman to Speak at September Gathering

Jaco Hamman is an Associate Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture and the Director of the Program in Theology and Practice at Vanderbilt Divinity School. His research interests include the formation of pastoral leaders, the disclosive power of...

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God’s Playground: One Doctoral Candidate’s Journey

God’s Playground: One Doctoral Candidate’s Journey

by Rev. Dr. Lance E. Allen, Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Ana In May of 2019, I graduated with my Doctor of Ministry degree from New Theological Seminary of the West. The goal of my dissertation was to produce a set of ground rules for...

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

California Labor Law Requirement: Sexual Harassment Prevention TrainingOn January 1, 2019, a new law went into effect in the State of California requiring all employers with at least five employees to provide interactive sexual harassment prevention...

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Faith Community Nurses

Faith Community Nurses

Hoag Health Ministries – Faith Community Nursing (FCN) needs your help in identifying two Orange County churches, mosques or synagogues whose congregations consist of low-income persons who could benefit from the preventive healthcare services of a...

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Rising TIDE a recipient of 2019 Pentecost Offering

Rising TIDE a recipient of 2019 Pentecost Offering

Rising TIDE, a ministry helping youth to thrive in Long Beach at Covenant Presbyterian Church, will be one of the recipients of this year's Pentecost Offering, which is one of four special offerings of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).A Minute for Mission...

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180 Degrees

180 Degrees

Humble BeginningsEliseo Morales, Jr., grew up in Southern California and felt the call to ministry at a young age. His father founded Esperanza Viva, a new worshipping community with congregational aspirations, in 2012 as a ministry to address the needs of...

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Furniture to Donate

Furniture to Donate

Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church has 2 end tables, 2 eight foot long couches, 1 square end table, and 2 wing back chairs available. Items can be picked up from the church at your earliest convenience. Contact Leah Lind via email to verify that the pieces...

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A Home for Refugees; Twenty-nine Families, In Fact.

A Home for Refugees; Twenty-nine Families, In Fact.

“The difference between a refugee and an asylum seeker is that a refugee files their application for protection abroad, and the asylum seeker files their application here in the United States. The thing refugees and asylees who have been granted protection...

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