Menifee Church hosts a variety of events this holiday season

MENIFEE – Revival Christian Fellowship in Menifee will host a variety of holiday themed events, celebrating the birth of Jesus throughout the month of December. The celebration began Dec. 4, with the fresh telling of an ancient story, “The Shepherd of Bethlehem.” The church hosted Pastor Bill Welsh of Refuge Calvary Chapel Huntington Beach, as […]

The View Church gives over 100 Thanksgiving meals to community families

MENIFEE – On Sunday, Nov. 20, members of The View Church came together in a collective effort to compile over 100 boxes filled with complete Thanksgiving meals for families in the Temecula Valley. Each box, or care package as volunteers called them, was complete with a 10 pound turkey, side dishes and even a pie […]

Thanksgiving 2016: A holiday filled with food and thanks in Hemet and San Jacinto

Thanksgiving 2016: A holiday filled with food and thanks in Hemet and San Jacinto

It was both giving and thanks in the communities of Hemet and San Jacinto as churches, nonprofits and grateful restaurant owners provided and estimated 3,000 meals to the homeless, shut ins, seniors and the lonely on America’s truest Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. The largest hungry and grateful residents appeared Thursday morning at the Val Vista […]

Local outreach ministry holds annual Christmas party for children

Local outreach ministry holds annual Christmas party for children

WILDOMAR – As part of its annual series of festive, charitable events for children, the Community Outreach Ministry will hold its 16th annual Angel Tree Christmas Party Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Elks Lodge No. 2591 in Wildomar. Approximately 200 children of incarcerated parents have been adopted and invited by invitation to attend this year’s party. Of […]

Blessing of the Animals planned

Blessing of the Animals planned

TEMECULA – St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Temecula will hold its first annual St. Thomas Pet Fair and Blessing of the Animals, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the church, 44651 Avenida de Missiones, Temecula.  Pets will be available for adoption with many animal support and rescue agencies on hand. […]

Family First recipients recognized at dinner, awards ceremony

Family First recipients recognized at dinner, awards ceremony

Brenda Tullis Special to Valley News Four exemplary members of the Temecula community were recently recognized by a local church, honored with an elegant dinner and presented with a prestigious award, later being congratulated with official acknowledgement by the mayor of Temecula and a California state senator. Debi Oddi, Rhonda Reinke and Bill and Marilyn […]

Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley announces ‘World Day of Service’

TEMECULA – Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley (CSLTV), which has been providing spiritual tools that help transform lives since 1996, will be donating much-needed non-food items to Project TOUCH as its contribution to the third annual World Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 10. Area residents are invited and encouraged to participate in this […]

Menifee church will soon have a new, later, start time 

Beginning Sept. 4, Menifee United Church of Christ will hold its Sunday Service an hour later, at 11 a.m. Currently the church’s Sunday Service begins at 10 a.m. “Younger people like a later start time,” said Senior Minister Bill Freeman. “At the same time, our older members say they like the idea of starting church an hour later […]

Rancho Community Church throws a baby shower

Stephanie Lai valleystaff@reedermedia.com Rancho Community Church hosted their Fourth Annual Birth Choice Baby Shower Aug. 6. With the expected 100 guests attending, the event was packed with those supporting the cause. Opening their doors around 9:30 a.m., the event picked up great traffic as mothers to be and their guests arrived. The church hosted the […]