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Santa Clarita Church Supports Local Frontline Workers 

There’s a well-known quote that says, “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.”

These words came to life this January when the Santa Clarita church treated the COVID-19 ward staff at the local Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to 60 meals from LaCo Taco, a local restaurant.

A church board goal of finding unique ways to reach out to the local community gained momentum a few weeks earlier. When one church member, who is a critical care nurse, mentioned to her family how much another recent donated staff-wide meal had meant, the idea was born.

“We know it’s not easy, especially right now,” shared Amy Hinkle, church secretary. “There’s so much heartache going on. To recognize the local hospital here in any way possible, to let them know that... Continue reading >>

3 Goals for 2021

By Lauren Lacson

“After a year of uncertainty, many of us have mixed feelings about 2021. It's easy to be wary after everything we went through in 2020. Yet, I still see 2021 as full of potential. Sure, things may not be "back to normal" yet—and it's hard not knowing when they will be—but there's still so much positive waiting to be found in this current moment. As I look ahead to 2021, I've set three goals that will help me make the best of this year....”

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#SCCSayHello: Sharonda Bazzell

“During the pandemic I have spent much of my time reflecting on gratitude and spending time in nature. It is import to be present and mindful because tomorrow is promised to no one.

God has shown me that I am never alone on my walk in life. When I have faced difficulties of life I reflect on the Word of God that says...”

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🖥 February 27 – Los Angeles Adventist Forum. 2 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Timothy Golden, Professor of Philosophy at WWU.” Click to join, or ID: 914 4691 6862, PW: 378034.

📱 Tuesdays @ 1 p.m. – SCC Digital Ministry Support Network Livestreamed Training. Join us every Tuesday at for a short, practical 30-minute training on digital ministry tools and concepts. Find an archive of the recent videos on YouTube here or on our website here.

☕️ Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. – Tuesday T-Time. Join SYYA director Iki Taimi as he sits down to chat about life and ministry with a different special guest each week. Watch here.

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