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From the President

In the last two weeks of February, I participated in crucial meetings for the advancement of our mission here in Southern California.

Our budget and finance committee met to review and approve the 2020 budget assumptions submitted by the office of the treasurer. After receiving the December 2019 financial report, we realized that even receiving 1.28% less in tithe than in 2018, we spent less than we budgeted for 2019. Despite this apparent loss, which in reality there was gain, this committee voted the new budget, which reflects a small increase in subsidies to schools and academies and a slight increase in employee remuneration for this year. We are still praising God for providing the financial resources we need to fulfill our mission in our conference territory.

As part of envisioning our future for SCC, every February, our conference leadership goes...

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SCC Churches Explore Multiple Approaches to Cancer Care

“Without a community that reaches for you and pulls you back to a more balanced reality,” said Karen Little, physician and cancer survivor, “it’s easy to become lost and disconnected in the vortex of medical care.”

Most people are directly or indirectly affected by the impact of life-threatening illnesses such as cancer. Whether through personal journeys or supporting loved ones, this is a reality that many face. For that reason, The Place Adventist Fellowship church and Chino Valley Chinese church (CVCC) have both identified a need for creating opportunities to dialogue about this topic.

In February, The Place hosted a workshop about discovering ways to spiritually support those who are...

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Pasadena Church Shares Love With Law Enforcement

What does it take to make a difference? It turns out that it doesn’t require anything too elaborate, as Pasadena church discovered. Small acts of kindness can make a big impact.

Back in 2017, the church took a day to host free meals for local law enforcement—breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And the relationship has blossomed since. “Our 2017 event opened the door...

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#SCCSayHello Spotlight:
Bob Cañete

“I’m heavily involved in youth and children's ministry. I consider it a blessing because it fulfills my personal goal to have a positive impact in as many lives as possible. Through this ministry, the whole church has been blessed. The youth ministry is making more leaders that take action. More and more youth members bring their friends to come and be a part of the ministry...”

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International Women's Day of Prayer: Virtuous Living in an Un-virtuous World.

SCC Women's Ministries encourages all women ministries leaders to have a prayer gathering at their church.

Click for more info from NAD Women's Ministries.

Mental Health Promoters: Symptoms & Treatment of Depression.

2:30 p.m. at All Nations church.

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ONEHouse Leadership Summit.

10 a.m. at Glendale Spanish church.

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12th Annual LAAA Homecoming.

All weekend, March 13-15.

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Free Certification Class: Mental Health First Aid.

Two days, March 12-13, at Ephesus church. RSVP by March 5!

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Music Program featuring Wiyoung Oh and Soonja Lee.

3:30 p.m. at Chino Valley Chinese church.

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ABC Bookstore

Sales Associates, Adventist Book Center


Administrative Assistant, Long Beach SDA Church

Maintenance/Groundskeeper, Alhambra SDA Church


Full-Time 7th-8th Grade Teacher, South Bay Junior Academy, Torrance

Full-Time Kindergarten Teacher, Ridgecrest

Full-Time 5th Grade Teacher, South Bay Junior Academy, Torrance

Full-Time Elementary School Principal/Teacher, Antelope Valley Adventist School, Lancaster

Part-Time Japanese/English Bilingual Preschool Teacher, Iruka Yochien, Hacienda Heights

Full-Time Toddler Teacher, South Bay Junior Academy Discoveryland Child Care Center

Full-Time Preschool Teacher, Saniku East-West Language School, Gardena

• Job opportunities available for Early Childhood Education Educators in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Call Bob Dennis, Ed.D., at (818) 546-8451 for more information.

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