mission

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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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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Off To Japan

Our church is heavily invested in seeing the Japanese people come to know Jesus.  We have people working amongst the Japanese here in Long Beach, a college student going on a short-term trip to Japan, missionaries in training and even our lead pastor heading off to Japan this month! We wanted to highlight these people and opportunities: Samantha Salas – in January we heard about her short-term mission trip later this year to Japan with Cal Baptist University. Pastor Phil Helfer and…

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Mandatory Mexico Mission Trip Meeting Sunday

Required Orientation Meeting – Sunday September 27 @ noon Mandatory meeting September 27th after church in the basement to go over logistics, fill out all of the super fun paperwork and so your team members can meet and start working together! Required Forms (return to Mariah Shope): Genesis Diez Release of Liability [PDF] Genesis Diez Consent for Medical/Dental Treatment [PDF] LAGBC Release for Adult [PDF]   or    LAGBC Release for Youth  [PDF]     More details about payment, details,…

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Rubio’s Fundraiser for Mission:Mexico

Join us for a fundraiser to support  Los Altos Brethren Church // Mission: Mexico Trip on October 16-18 2015 Present the below flyer to the cashier when you dine in, take food to go, or pick up a Catering order,* and we will donate 20% to this cause.  On Sunday, September 6th, 2015  from 11:00 am – CLOSE Rubio’s Restaurant: SEAL BEACH 12420 Seal Beach Blvd., Seal Beach, CA 90740 Download & Print the Flier here to donate 20%…

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Mexico Short-term Mission Trip

So excited to announce that Los Altos Grace Brethren Church will be going back to Genesis Diez to serve this ministry and draw closer to our Father! We had originally planned for this trip to be in March of 2015, but circumstances have necessitated a change in those dates.  We are glad to announce that we have rescheduled this important trip to OCTOBER 16-18, 2015! Sign up by using our Google form if you are interested in the trip:   http://tinyurl.com/LosAltosMexico Cost:…

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Don Zellmer Update

Reflecting on their recent trip to Poland, “This trip was such a great opportunity to grow spiritually, as well as helping others while being fully immersed in the culture and schools of Poland,” said a young man who has really stepped up as a leader in out work here at USAFA…. Read the rest here (PDF) >>

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Run in Long Beach for Clean Water in Africa!

Team World Vision runs for clean water & fullness of life for children in Africa. In Africa they say, “Water is Life.” About 724 million people in the world lack access to safe drinking water. Children and women often walk five to ten miles a day to gather water that isn’t even safe to drink; water that can make them sick. More children die from diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation than almost any other cause – more than AIDS…

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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!