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New Pastor to Give 1st Sermon

September 02, 2000

* Ventura Seventh-day Adventist Church today will welcome its new senior pastor, William Colburn, who comes to Ventura from the Diamond Head Church in Honolulu. Colburn's first sermon will be during the 10:50 a.m. worship service.

Bible study for all ages is held each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. The church is at 6300 Telephone Road. For information, call 642-5387.

'Bread of Life' Dinner in Oxnard

* All Saints Episcopal Church in Oxnard will hold a "Bread of Life" dinner today beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the parish hall.

On Sunday, a Eucharist worship service, Rite I, will be held at 8 a.m. and a Rite II service will be held at 11 a.m. A Spanish-language worship service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Also, Sunday school classes for children ages 5 to 12 begin at 10:30 a.m.; youth Bible study for junior high and high school students begins at 11 a.m.

The church is at 144 South C St. For more information, call 483-2347.

'Good News for Repeat Offenders'

* Pastor David Smith at Ojai Valley Adventist Church will deliver the sermon message "Good News for Repeat Offenders" today at 10:45 a.m. The message draws from C.S. Lewis' "Mere Christianity" and is the final installment to Smith's sermon series "The Patient Shows No Improvement." A complimentary luncheon for members and visitors will follow the worship hour.

Ojai Valley Adventist offers a service that blends contemporary Christian music with classic songs of faith. Bible study hour begins at 9:30 a.m.

The church is at 291 E. El Roblar Drive. For information, call 955-7631.

Reverend to Preach on Blessings

* The Rev. Bradley Resare will preach on "Blessed to Be a Blessing," using James 1:17-27, Sunday at United Methodist Church in Simi Valley. Worship services will be held at 8 and 10 a.m. Child care is provided for infants and preschoolers. Communion will be held at the first service.

Adult Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. Mission Hispana Biblica holds a Spanish-language worship service at 1:30 p.m., followed by fellowship in Witman Hall.

The church is at 2394 Erringer Road. For information, call 526-6231.

'Peekaboo Babies' Worship Service

* Senior Pastor Adiel De Pano will lead a worship service titled "Peekaboo Babies" at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Oxnard at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Child care is available for children 4 and younger.

The Japanese ministry worships at 2 p.m., led by the Rev. Shiro Kato. The Rev. Victor Salas will lead a new Spanish-language worship service at 6 p.m.

The church is at 1800 South C St. For more information, call 487-2711.

Interfaith Fellowship to Gather

* Interfaith Fellowship will meet in Thousand Oaks Inn's ballroom at 10 a.m. Sunday. There will be a children's program and child care.

On Monday, "A Course in Miracles" study group will meet at 7:30 p.m., then again on Thursday evening. For more information about the study group, call (818) 889-6264.

The inn is at 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. For information, call 379-9336.

'Intergenerational Games' at Park

* Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host a new noncompetitive "Intergenerational Games" event Sunday at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at the park's Willow Bend reserved area, behind the Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road. A potluck lunch will follow. For information, call 492-8751.

'Fortune Begins With You'

* The Rev. Irma Oestmann will deliver the message "Fortune Begins With You" Sunday at Unity Center Church in Thousand Oaks. The service, beginning at 10 a.m., will include special music performed by Roger Kraft.

The church meets at Old Meadows Park's community room at 1600 Marview Road. For information, call 496-6901.

Sermon on 'Seeking Happiness'

* First Presbyterian Church of Oxnard will hold a worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor James K. Bain Jr. will deliver the sermon "Seeking Happiness," using the scriptures Mark 7:1-8, 21-23. Special music will be performed by the Rhythm Rascals Quartet.

There will be Sunday school for youth during the service. Adult Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. Child care is available at all services. The church is at 850 Ivywood Drive. For information, call 983-0204.

St. Matthew's Mixes Music, Worship

* St. Matthew's United Methodist Church in Newbury Park will hold worship services Sunday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Michael Domes will perform music during the first service, and Steve Hobson will perform during the second service.

Worship at St. Matthew's is relaxed and interactive, with child care and children's classes available during the second service. The church is at 1360 S. Wendy Drive. For information, call 498-6910.

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

* Our Saviour's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oxnard will hear from the Rev. Mary Ann Feine during its 9:15 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday school is held at 10:45 a.m. for all ages and child care is provided.

The church is at 905 Redwood St. For information, call 486-5383.

Mass Schedule at St. Anthony's

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