Back to School Sunday packed with activities

AMEN—At left, Thousand Oaks residents Cameron Parton and his wife Emily, along with other members of the congregation join the Rev. Rachel Tabutol (not seen) in a backpack blessing during Back to School Sunday on Aug. 26 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village. Children were asked to bring their school backpacks to church for prayer. The Partons’ daughter Grace, 6, participated in the blessing. Photos by JOSEPH A. GARCIA/Acorn NewspapersATTENTIVE—At right, children listen to the Rev. ...

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