New Catholic church opens after decade of toil, leaving behind odd interim home

New Catholic church opens after decade of toil, leaving behind odd interim home

A fledgling Catholic church that held services at a Moose Lodge for a decade was thronged by about 1,500 worshippers as it opened its permanent home Sunday on the cusp of French Valley and Winchester Roads. “Look at all you have accomplished in 10 years,” the Rev. Bishop Gerald R. Barnes told the overflow crowd. […]

‘We Miss You’ program is beginning – inviting Catholics to return to the church

Kirsten Thorstad St. Martha’s Pastoral Coordinator Pope Francis shares that the church should “be the place of God’s mercy and love, where everyone can feel themselves welcomed, loved, forgiven and encouraged to live according to the good life of the Gospel.” St. Martha’s in Murrieta is beginning a program for new or returning Catholics during […]

Interfaith Council presenting annual ‘Night of Music’

TEMECULA – The Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley will present its annual “Night of Music” Sunday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 31143 Nicolas Road, Temecula. The music show will feature groups and singers of various faiths from throughout the community.  The evening is free to everyone, and will appeal to all […]

Annual community Crosswalk as the faithful follow Christ’s footsteps

Annual community Crosswalk as the faithful follow Christ’s footsteps

Student Venture and area churches gathered once again on Good Friday in a combined remembrance walk celebrating the sacrifice of their savior, over 2,000 years ago and celebrating 30 years of spreading the Word through the Community Crosswalk. The walk, just over 2 miles in distance, began as always at the Temeku Cinema’s parking area […]

Menifee church to hold a Sunrise Service on Easter

Menifee United Church of Christ will hold a 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday, March 27, in addition to its usual 10 a.m. Sunday Service. “I would just as soon sleep in on Easter Sunday,” said Senior Minister Bill Freeman. “But the Bible tells us that Jesus rose early on that first Easter Sunday – thank God – so I guess I […]

Rancho Community Church opens new venue for Spanish speaking community

Rancho Community Church proudly announces the opening of its new campus and facility expansion, which includes a 390 seat state-of-the-art auditorium. This will serve as the venue to host weekly Spanish services on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. Rancho Community was established in 1968 by founding pastor Steve Struikmans. The church and its ministries have grown […]

How to win people over

How to win people over

Have you ever wondered what to do with really difficult people? You know the people who are constantly in a bad mood are impossible to cheer up and seem to suck the life right out of you. If you haven’t encountered these people yet I would guess you will before too long. Chances are you […]

Menifee church replaces stolen rainbow banner

MENIFEE – Menifee United Church of Christ, whose rainbow banner was recently stolen from an outside wall of the church, has replaced the symbol of support for the LGBT community. “One of our parishioners, who owns a print shop, donated the banner to the church for free,” said Senior Minister Bill Freeman. “As far as […]

Rancho Christian School and Community Church expansion now open

Rancho Christian School and Community Church expansion now open

Rancho Community Church and Rancho Christian Schools have at last opened the doors to their new multigenerational facility expansion. In a ribbon cutting ceremony that took place Friday, Feb. 26, over 1,000 students, families, and area dignitaries gathered to view the new buildings and grounds and to share in the first ever pep rally held […]

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