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SCC Fosters Connection Through Say Hello Campaign

Everyone has a story to tell—even if we don’t realize it. When news from churches and schools within the Southern California Conference (SCC) is shared, one might wonder who the individuals behind these ministries are. What trials have they recently overcome, and what struggles are they currently experiencing? What has happened in their lives that may be inspirational to others? In other words, what are their stories?

SCC is dedicated to sharing these stories through an ongoing social media campaign called Say Hello, which aims to highlight the unique perspectives of members from local churches.

“Many of us have been experiencing anxiety, loneliness, and separation,” said Lauren Lacson, SCC communication director. “We launched the Say Hello campaign as a way to bring our SCC family together, which is more important than ever during these isolating times. These spotlights offer connection as we get to see familiar faces and share in each other’s personal stories.”

Through the pandemic, Joshua O’Balles, member of All Nations church, has been reminded of the... Continue reading >>

#SCCSayHello: Sarah Grover

“I miss meeting in person; community is an incredibly important element in youth and young adult ministry. We used to have a lot of gatherings at various church members homes which have had to be adjusted over the past few months. It has definitely been a year of growth in learning how to do virtual ministry and create community without actually being in the same room together.

God has been sustaining me throughout this current season of constant change. Time and time again...”

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🙏 January 6-15 – SCC 10 Days of Prayer. Theme: “Lord Make Us One in 2021.” Join for daily devotionals and united prayer that can be accessed via phone: (435) 777-2200, Access number: 202077#

🖥 January 15-16 – “BIG 45th Annual Rally.” 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Presented by the Pacific Union Conference Bible Instructors’ Guild. Speakers: Pastor Wanda Flowers and Pastor Michael Johnson. Theme: Even at the Door: Revelation 3:20. Watch Live on YouTube. Info: (510) 978-3767.

🎵 January 20 Glendale Noon Concerts. 12:10 p.m. Violinist Maksim Velichkin and pianist Brendan White. The concert is available to view on Glendale City Church Facebook or YouTube

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