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GAA Celebrates Thanksgiving

With the inspiration of San Gabriel Academy’s drive through held in August, Glendale Adventist Academy (GAA) did a Thanksgiving drive-through on November 20.

It was held on the last day of school before our Thanksgiving break started. God blessed our faculty’s efforts and planning with the attendance of more than half of our student body in the academy. We had more than 70 people RSVP for the event. There were stations all over the campus where students could pick up free homemade food items prepared by our faculty, such as a boba drink, hot chocolate, a veggie corn dog, and a homemade chocolate chip cookie with a Scripture promise on it. We also had a paper airplane competition and a water balloon target station.

At the water balloon target station, our business manager Jared Hinkle and history teacher Stephen Nelson were... Continue reading >>

All Things Through Christ

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13). What an interesting verse. Many have claimed this verse during difficult times. In fact, one could probably conclude that the author of this text, the apostle Paul, faced nothing but difficult times. The very location from which he penned these words was a prison cell. Reflecting on this verse and Paul’s experience with the early Christian church, I wondered: How did Christ strengthen Paul? Was it physical, emotional, spiritual or all of the above? Did it just happen, did he expect Paul to do something to attain the strength, and is it still available today?

I found the answer to my question in...”

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#SCCSayHello: Linda Biswas

“I’m so blessed to be the associate pastor for outreach at the Vallejo Drive church. After 13 years on the La Sierra University campus as the director and chaplain for the Center for Outreach and Mission Service, I know it was God who was behind this shift to this church campus. What do I get to do? Be the tangible hands and feet of Jesus to our community! Better yet, I get to invite you to share the Gospel with me one act of service at a time!

Service isn't an event but a lifestyle. We share the Gospel, one act of service at a time. From our food pantry and laundry love ministry to those who keep the campus beautiful and edit our weekly services — we do it to share Christ...”

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🎵 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

🖥 January 23 - Los Angeles Adventist Forum. 2 p.m. Speakers: Dr. Brian Bull, LLU School of Medicine and Dr. Fritz Guy, LSU HMS Richards School of Divinity. Their topic will be based on the final book of their trilogy entitled “God, Genesis and Good News: God, the Misreading of Genesis and the Surprisingly Good News.” Click to join, or ID: 914 4691 6862, PW: 378034.


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