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Fruit and the Soil That Produces It

In a thick and challenging way, we examined the Parable of the Sower and Soils including Jesus’ explanation on Sunday. A few conclusions we made were: – The Seed is the  Word which is both Jesus and the Bible. – The key to being good soil is faith in the unfaltering truth of God’s Word. – Fruit is actually an “edible seed packet” and it’s purpose is to reproduce more plants to make more fruit! – When we observe that…

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Orientation to Los Altos Grace Class in June

Our church, like every church is unique and we want to do give a two-week orientation class so you can get to know us even more. Part 1: ROOTS Sunday June 12 from 9am – 10am Part 2: BRANCHES Sunday June 19 from 9am – 10am At Los Altos Grace in Room 14 This class will help you get to know some stuff that we think you’ll like to know: our history, statement of faith, leadership, organization, key principles, ministries…

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Maríns Good News on Deployment!

For the last two years (support raising) we’ve felt as if we were sitting in an endless L.A. traffic jam, inching our way along with miles yet to go and no end in site. Well, we’re happy to tell you that we’re finally getting off this road as our exit is in sight! By God’s grace, with the blessing of our missions’ organization (Encompass World Partners) and your generous support, our support raising season is coming to an end. On…

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Latest News from Char Hauser’s Military Ministry

While at breakfast with a group of military wives, the mother of one of them asked me, “How can we let civilians, that we live among, know what these young military wives go through day to day?” Most civilians have no clue and if they even think about it, they may have a wrong mental picture of the day to day life of what I like to call “warrior wives”. Ever since Ray left for heaven two years ago, I…

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Prayer Resource – ACTS Tool

Our young adult ministry has been focusing on prayer through the month of April. They put together a helpful resource with an explanation and appropriate Scriptures around the acronym ACTS: Adoration Confession Thanksgiving Supplication ACTS worksheet [pdf] {adoration} Adoration is an act of praise and worship. Adoring the Lord means offering him the affections of our hearts and paying honor to him for his mighty power, wisdom, strength, goodness, mercy and love. Adoring God reminds us who He is, and…

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For Boys: Midway Mania Madness – May 14th

Midway Mania Madness Saturday May 14th from  6:00 – 8:00PM BOYS, Step right up and join the fun at Los Altos Grace! Featuring…. CARNIVAL GAMES BOUNCE HOUSE OBSTACLE COURSE GIANT VIDEO GAMES (CHILD APPROPRIATE) WOOD CRAFTS HOT DOG DINNER (HEBREW NATIONAL) WACKY PHOTOS CHEESY PRIZES A SHORT MESSAGE ABOUT GOD’S CRAZY LOVE FOR YOU! Midway Mania Madness – Free Ticket! [Download/Print PDF]   For Boys Kindergarten through 6th Grade with ONE Parent or Grandparent RSVP Requested. Please email office@lagbc.org or text…

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Celebrate the Life of Donna Colamonico

We will remember Donna and celebrate her life on   Saturday, May 7   at  10:00 AM Los Altos Grace Brethren Church 6565 Stearns St.  Long Beach, CA 90815 All are welcome. Please wear bright colors, as Donna would not want it any other way. Donna (Sisemore) Colamonico’s Obituary from the Long Beach Press Telegram. A reception and memory sharing will follow in the church basement fellowship hall. If you would like to help with food or service for the reception, you…

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Want to Get Baptized? Your opportunity is coming in May!

Student’s Class May 1 @ 9:15am in the Auditorium.  We are inviting all students 1st – 12th Grade for this special time with Pastor Phil teaching on Baptism. Parents you are welcome to attend too (because we want you to be in the loop)! The next baptism will be on Sunday May 22. If you have any questions or would like to talk to someone about being baptized, please email or call the church office at 562-596-3358. Feel free to check our…

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Perspectives Mission Course to be offered in Long Beach Fall 2016

HOW YOU CAN SEE OUR CITY AS A MISSION FIELD…and be Equipped to Impact the Nations! Perspectives is a college-level missions course focusing on God’s glory among the nations. This 15-week course inspires men and women to join God on His mission to bless the nations and equips them to spread His message in a strategic, historically-grounded, culturally relevant way.  It is organized by the US Center for World Missions (now Frontier Ventures). In the past 40 years, this course has…

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Our Mission
As the people of God known as the Los Altos Grace Brethren Church our mission is to share the Good News about Jesus with people from all walks of life, teaching those who believe to pattern their lives after the life of Christ by gathering them into communities that foster an atmosphere of togetherness and commonality in which each individual enjoys deep, growing, abiding relationships with God and others. As we touch lives -- God changes the world!