Monday, April 27, 2015 • 05:07

Church News

April 22, 2015

Passion for God, compassion for others. Ridgeview Church is "the church for people who don't do church." Cool people, eclectic music, and sermons that are entertaining, educational, and practical.

Ridgeview Church is a great place to meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and help discover God's plan for your life. From home Bible study groups to youth events to preschool, there's something for everyone of every age at Ridgeview. Call (760) 751-9890 or go to for further information.

St. Stephen Catholic Church

Fr. Elmer will be celebrating Mass at 6:45 a.m. on May 6 so our youth can receive Jesus before school. Of course all are welcome, but the time is to accommodate our youth. There will be no 8:45 a.m. on that day.

A season of sacraments: May is a very special month as we look forward to celebrating the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation with our youth who have been preparing diligently for the last two years.

First Holy Communions: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2. Twenty-six children from Jana Schwerdtfeger's class will receive Jesus for the first time in Holy Eucharist. Spanish First Holy Communion will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. masses on May 10, 17 and 24. There will be 66 children receiving Jesus for the first time in Holy Communion.

Confirmation will be celebrated by Bishop Robert Brom at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31 with 48 people.

The last official Middle School of the year will be Monday, May 18. But we plan on having activities for Middle School throughout the summer. Stay tuned for more info!

St. Stephen's Women's Guild is holding the following events:

• April 29 – General meeting in Briscoe Hall 2 at 7 p.m.

• May 2 & 3 – Keep the Plate Bake Sale in the church library after all Masses

• May 27 – General meeting in Briscoe 2 at 7 p.m.

• June 6 – Installation Tea/Luncheon in the church hall at 11 a.m.

Scrip News: Now is the time to think about what you would like for your moms, aunts, grandmothers, etc. for Mother's Day.

Valley Center Seventh-Day Adventist Church

A spiritual growth seminar will be hosted at the church beginning Wednesday, April 29, and concluding Sabbath (Saturday) afternoon.

The six sessions are being presented by well-known evangelist, Jack Sequeria, and will give greater emphasis and understanding on the full gospel of Jesus Christ and of Righteousness by Faith and the indwelling of His Holy Spirit.

Have you longed to have that upper room experience that filled the disciples in Acts 2? Then, come and join us for these inspiring and life changing messages at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29; 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30; 7 p.m. Friday, May 1 and three sessions at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2:30 p.m. Sabbath (Saturday) .

A complimentary fellowship luncheon will be served at the church and all participants are invited to attend.

We are also pleased to offer you complimentary Bible studies in English or Spanish if you would like a deeper understanding of what the Bible teaches and to know about last day events. If you have questions or would like more information, please email or call 760-975-4707. God Bless.

St. Francis Episcopal Church

St. Francis Episcopal Church is a small but vibrant church in Pauma Valley. The church's mission is to share the love of Christ.The Episcopal Church welcomes all to celebrate and share Christ's love for his people. The church is at 16608 Hwy. 76 near the Pauma Valley Community Center. All are invited to join in our Sunday morning worship service.

Holy Eucharist is celebrated at both our 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. After the 10 a.m. service, there is food, coffee, and conversation for all. We are a small but welcoming church. Come check us out!

Light of the Valley Lutheran Church

Stay with Light of the Valley Lutheran Church and "feel" with Jesus. Don't miss our week together at Light of the Valley Lutheran Church, just a block up from Community Hall on Lilac. If you have questions, contact Pastor Matt Helfich at (760) 749-9733.

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