Banquet will cater to local Christian youth group

Event to offer food and fellowship

The Conejo Valley chapter of Young Life will host its fifth annual banquet and silent auction event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 23 at Eden Gardens, 3900 Eden Gardens Lane, Moorpark. Admission is free. Attendees can bid on silent auction items or make charitable donations. Funds raised will support the financial needs of the organization. Young Life is […]

Jews gather to observe Day of Atonement

The Chabad of the Conejo will observe Yom Kippur, beginning with the Kol Nidre service at 6:45 p.m. Tues., Sept. 18. Over 3,500 participants are expected. Services will continue at 9:30 a.m. Wed., Sept. 19. The Yizkor memorial service will be at noon. Worship continues with the Neilah at 5:45 p.m. The Yom Kippur fast will end at 7:30 p.m. […]

Welcoming the New Year

Picnic and prayer at the park

Unity of the Oaks will celebrate the annual World Day of Prayer today at 5 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 13 at the Conejo Creek North Park lakeside, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Attendees can bring a picnic or purchase snacks from food vendors selling tacos and vegan bowls. The event will have bubbles for children and a special gift for […]

Remembering loved ones

Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks- Griffin Memorial Park and Temple Adat Elohim will host a Kever Avot service at 11:30 a.m. Sun., Sept. 16 at the memorial park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The service, which is free and open to the community, will be held in the Beth Olam garden. Kever Avot is the tradition of visiting the graves […]

Interfaith song celebration

Give peace a chance—and a new song—during an interfaith and multicultural celebration later this month. The community is invited to perform an original song, “We All Pray the Same,” during the event from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., Sept. 21 in the sanctuary of the Westlake Village Global Truth Center, 880 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The free event is in […]

Chabad is home for the Holidays

Last year, Bruce Mahler celebrated Rosh Hashanah with Chabad of Thousand Oaks as they were supporting him through the loss of his wife, Sharon, who had died of pulmonary fibrosis two months earlier. Rosh Hashanah is the “head of the year,” also known as the Jewish New Year, and the holiday is a time of joy and reflection that is […]

Pastor makes an impact in Ecuador

When Ken LaMont traveled to Ecuador for the first time in 1993, he found himself sitting with several companions on a rooftop in the town of Samborondon and praying to build a church that would share God’s love with those struggling in poverty. When he returned to the riverside town this summer after 25 annual missions, LaMont preached to a […]

Wise words

A Scripture program on Wisdom Literature titled “ Journey Toward Freedom” will start Mon., Sept. 10 in room 2 in the parish hall at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The class, which meets from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday, is open to both men and women. For more information, call Rita at (805) […]

New vicar connects science, faith

An interest and curiosity in both science and faith have led the Rev. Greg Brown to where he is today. The former chemist-turned- Episcopal priest will be officially welcomed by The Church of the Epiphany as its new vicar during worship services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sun., Sept. 9 at the church, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. The public […]

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