This past Thursday we celebrated The Lord’s Day to celebrate our newest members in our community. The Lord’s Day ceremony used to be part of the dedication of new members, but has been moved to be traditionally done on the first Assembly after a CLP has finished.
The new households have been announced! Check the list below to see who is in your new household! We also have a new Unit Head as well!
Continue reading The Lord’s Day – July Assembly
On June 27, 2015 we welcomed our newest members into the community after they finished their Christian Life Program. We held this CLP at St. Mary’s in Fullerton and welcomed the following members into our chapter: Jensen, Ryan, John, Juan, Brylle, Dagz, Kiko, Anna, Charisse, Jea, and Angeli!
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This past week we were able to get a teaching from Tita Maria Villanueva on a lesson of Taming the tongue. As a little change of venue, we actually had our teaching at St. Justin Martyr church in Anaheim. We learned that since we are called to serve God we must make sure that we lead with the Holy Spirit, especially in the way we speak. In order to do that we must: Pray, Think, then Speak.
Tremendous Power in our Words
Our words have a lot of power behind them, they can be used for encouragement yet also be used for discouragement. Can you remember a time in which you were lifted up by a person’s words? How about a time where you were deeply hurt by someone’s words? I sure you can remember moments where you have felt both.
“The mouth speaks what the heart is full of”
– Luke 6:4-5
With that in mind, we must be careful with what we say to others. As it is said in Luke chapter 6, “The mouth speaks what the heart is full of”. Do you agree with this? We say what we really feel in our hearts. So if God lives within us, shouldn’t the Holy Spirit guide our words? You may have heard, “think before you speak” but lets take that further. Let us challenge each other to pray, think, then speak. Continue reading Pray, Think, Speak
Yesterday we had a great time having worship, missions, and a talent show but we also learned about First Love. Check out the short video I made for the event, as well as the video that our very own Ellie submitted for the talent show.
Continue reading SFC SoCal PreCon 2015 #SFCFirstLove
The 2015 Annual SoCal Pre-Con is just around the corner. It is this coming Sunday! We are excited to see everyone that can make it out this weekend to have fun, fellowship, praise, and have a little sneak peak at what we have in store for us at Conference this year!
Meet us there at American Martyrs Church in Manhattan Beach. The event starts at 8am for Registration and the games will begin at 9am. Registration will be $15, lunch will be provided.
During the event we will have competitions for Best T-Shirt Design, Best Banner Design, Best CLP Flyer Design, Talent Competition. We will also have competitive games for a Sportsfest challenge for everyone. We will also have a speaker to speak on our topic of First Love to get us ready for Conference where we will learn to Love More.
Today we had an inter-chapter battle dealt out on the basketball court. It was a close game and was very fun to watch. OC White nearly won with a corner 3-ball from Mary, but did not count due to a prior timeout. OC Orange maintained the small lead for the final seconds.
Hey everyone, we kicked off our Christian Life Program this past Saturday and showed our community to some new people! Guess what? It’s not too late to join us! Come on out and bring a friend to St. Mary’s Saturdays at 2PM!
For more information check out Christian Life Program!
We wanted to share our thanks to everyone that made it out to our Zumba night at St. Mary’s yesterday night! We had an amazing turn out and so many people had fun dancing and exercising to our amazing instructors. Check out the photos and see all the great moves from Zumba!
Continue reading Zumba! Zumba!
We have some exciting news to share with you all! We have several ways of reducing the cost of Conference and also helping those that need help with the cost of going to Conference. We hope that you will join us to try and get as many people to experience this awesome event this summer!
As more updates come, we remind you to keep checking the Conference page which is located on the main navigation of our website. This will allow to stay up to date on everything Conference related, especially ways to lower your Conference fees!
Continue reading Love More? Save More on Conference 2015!
This past weekend we took time to explain what it meant to be a part of SFC with some of our newest members. We had a great time and shared some time to get to know each other a little better and have some fellowship. We went over the mission and vision of SFC, prayer, scripture, sacraments, strengthening the family, being a Christian in the work place, loving and serving the poor, financial stewardship, and SFC culture.
Continue reading Covenant Orientation 2015