Religion briefs

First Baptist, La Crescenta

 All invited to ‘Labor of Love’

First Baptist Church, La Crescenta presents a men’s breakfast the third Saturday (the next is Feb. 21) each month at 7:30 a.m. Enjoy a great breakfast and devotion. The cost for breakfast is $5. After breakfast there will be an opportunity to do odd jobs around the houses of those who need it.

 Church offers ‘Mom’s Day Out’

“Mom’s Day Out” is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, La Crescenta.

For more information or to sign children up, call the church office at (818) 249-5832.

For more information:

Call: (818) 249-5832


First Baptist, La Crescenta is at 4441 La Crescenta Ave. in La Crescenta.

La Crescenta Presbyterian Church

 Candlelight prayer service offered

La Crescenta Presbyterian offers a candlelight prayer service at 5:30 p.m. Fridays.

All are welcome to this brief prayer service.

 Christianity 101, 201 classes offered

La Crescenta Presbyterian Church is offering two Wednesday night classes from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The first class, Christianity 101: What Christians Believe, will serve as a starting point for new Christians and people who are exploring the Christian faith. The class is open to everyone and will be led by Lee Cook in Koopmans Hall.

The second class, Christianity 201, will be for those Christians who want to explore a deeper relationship with Christ and grapple with spiritual issues in a safe, welcoming environment.

This class will be led by Pastor Andy Wilson in the sanctuary. Child care and children’s activity groups are available for ages 6 months to 14 years old.

 Sunday morning classes offered

La Crescenta Presbyterian Church offers a Sunday morning class, “Chapel Fellowship,” from 10:45 a.m. to noon. The class focuses on Bible study, prayer and fellowship and will be anchored by church elders George Buehler and Doug Given. The class will feature guest speakers for two- to four-week studies.

  Church offers Olsen scholarship

In loving memory of John Olsen and administered through La Crescenta Presbyterian Church, a scholarship fund has been established for the purpose of assisting anyone under the age of 18 in attending softball or baseball clinics and to cover entry fees for participants in marathon events.

For more information:

Call: (818) 249-6137


La Crescenta Presbyterian Church is at 2902 Montrose Ave. in La Crescenta.

Chabad of Glendale, Foothills

Mommy & Me program offered

Chabad of Glendale and the Foothill Communities offers a Mommy & Me program at the chabad at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

Meet and spend time with other moms living in the area while the little ones enjoy new friendships and quality playtime.

Children are introduced to basic Jewish values and traditions. These are integrated through art, music and movement in a warm, creative atmosphere.

The program is offered for children as young as 6 months.

For more information:

Call: (818) 618-4910


The chabad is at 249 N. Brand Blvd. in Glendale.

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