Fellowship Plans July 4 Program

The South Coast Fellowship in Ventura invites the public to a Fourth of July musical presentation.

“ ‘Heal Our Land’ is a dynamic interactive musical prayer for America,” said Mark Goeser of the fellowship.

Contemporary Christian musicians Rick and Cathy Riso, Jamie Owens Collins, Chuck Girard and Steve Jackson will perform at the 6 p.m. event. The Risos will also minister at the 8 and 10 a.m. services Sunday.

The fellowship is at 4050 Market St. For information, call 658-7646.


Lutheran Church Anniversary

The Thousand Oaks Ascension Lutheran Church will celebrate 50 years of ministry in the Conejo Valley on Sunday with a special worship service beginning at 10 a.m. The community is welcome.

Music by Ascension choirs, liturgical dance and a golden anniversary banner will be featured.

A potluck meal and ice cream social will follow the service. This event kicks off a 10-month celebration, which will conclude in April 1999, the month in which Ascension was organized.


The church is at 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive. For information, call 495-0406.

New Sunday Mass Schedule

A new Sunday Mass schedule has been announced by Msgr. Joseph George for Thousand Oaks’ St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church.

Effective July 11, the schedule is: Saturday vigil--5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass--7:30, 9 and 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m. in Spanish and 5:30 p.m.


The new schedule will remain in effect throughout the summer. The daily Mass schedule of 6:30 and 8:15 a.m. remains unchanged.

St. Paschal Baylon is at 155 E. Janss Road. For more information, call 496-0222.

Church to Bless Cornerstone

A cornerstone for an addition to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Santa Paula will be blessed with a Mass on July 11, beginning at 10 a.m.


Father Nelson Trinidad will be joined by other priests and Bishop Thomas Curry for the ceremony.

The church was built in the 1920s through fund-raising efforts and a grant from Joseph Thille. Parishioners volunteered their labor to complete the church.

The addition will double the church’s size. It will be constructed of stone to match the existing building.

The church is at 427 N. Oak St. For information, call 525-3716.