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Church News

June 04, 2014
Ridgeview Church

The "church for people who don't do church". An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin' Contemporary Christian and sermons that are entertaining, thought-provoking, and rarely boring.. This Sunday, Paster Bill will be speaking on "would a good God send people to Hell?" Ridgeview Church is a great place to make new friends, reconnect with old ones, and discover God's purpose for your life. There's something for everyone, from an award winning preschool, to after school programs and youth groups. There are also a few different home study groups for men, women, and couples of all ages. Call (760) 751-9890 or go to for further info.

St. Stephens

We have just celebrated the Feast of the Ascension commemorating the event in the life of Jesus highlighting His departure from this world and His glorification with His Father in heaven.

This week we have the High School Life Nite, then the Rosary and Divine Mercy Devotion, RCIA in Spanish and English, Bible Study with John Boyd, Confession, Bible Study in Spanish, Familia (Men), St. Vincent de Paul distribution, and the Knights of Columbus meeting.

The Women's Guild Installation Luncheon will be Saturday, June 14 at 11:30 a.m. with a cost of $15 in the parish hall. Please RSVP before June 7 by calling Joanne at (760) 742-0362 or Barbara at (760) 576-6336.

The incoming sixth graders are going to a pool party on Friday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of John and Stephanie Boyd.

Our Lighthouse Catholic Media now has the book on Saint Pope John Paul II. Many CD's and more books are also available to purchase.

Whether for Grad or Dad, it is always Scrip Time. You can buy him candy from See's, tools from Lowe's or a gaudy tie from Macy's. For the teen, let them buy clothes they like from their favorite store with a gift card or buy gift cards from iTunes or Amazon. A complete list of merchants is available at Then let us know your preference.

Seventh-day Adventist

Seventh-day Adventist Church, preaching the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. Sabbath (Saturday) services will begin with Bible study classes at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. The adult lesson is entitled, "Christ, the Law and the Covenants," continuing our quarter's studies on "Christ and His Law." Lessons are available by looking up "" online. The sermon will be presented by Pastor John Anderson, entitled "Nailed to the Cross," part 2. Sermons are posted on our website which can be located at A fellowship meal will be served after the church service. Sunday there will be singing at 10 a.m. at the Villas Convalescent Center in Escondido. Wednesday is prayer meeting at 7 p.m. with supper at 6 p.m. We are studying the book The Desire of Ages on the life of Christ. All are invited. If you have questions or want more information, email Pastor John at

St. Francis Episcopal Church

St. Francis Episcopal Church is a vibrant and welcoming church in Pauma Valley. The church's mission is to share the love of Christ. The church is located at 16608 Hwy. 76 near the Pauma Valley Community Center. All are invited to join in our Sunday morning worship services.

This Sunday the church will celebrate Pentecost. Pentecost is observed to celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus Christ. The service will include readings in numerous languages to remember that as the disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit they began to speak with other languages. The Congregation is invited to dress in red. Join us for this joyful special worship service. Pentecost is also considered the birthday of the Church. Join us for this special birthday party following the service. The day will include balloons and activities for the children. There will also be coffee, juice, cake, and ice cream for all.

Every week St. Francis offers two worship services. Holy Eucharist is celebrated at both Sunday services. The 8 a.m. service is a quiet service without music. The 10 a.m. service offers congregational singing and a weekly musical offering by the St. Francis Choir. Sunday School and childcare is also available at the 10 a.m. service.

If you are interested in learning more about St. Francis Episcopal Church, check out the new church website. Service information, sermons, and photos of church events can be found on the site,

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