Valley Gospel Chapel to join the CityReach Network family

Valley Gospel Chapel to join the CityReach Network family

Valley Gospel Chapel in Anza will officially change its name to “CityReach Anza,” 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, to reflect their new association with the CityReach Network. CityReach Network is the brainchild of the Rev. Brian Bolt whose passion is to plant churches and to reach those who find themselves far from God. Bolt knows […]

Anza-based band produces first music video, spreads the Bible through music

Anza-based band produces first music video, spreads the Bible through music

The Thompson Family Band has been playing together for the past eight years, specializing in up-tempo Christian rock and rap, Christian traditional and contemporary worship music. The popular and talented group has been playing gigs successfully all over Southern California. The group recently changed its name to the PWR Band and produced their first music […]

Anza Valley Christian School holds first quarter parent meeting

Anza Valley Christian School holds first quarter parent meeting

The Anza Valley Christian School held its first quarter parent meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 19. The assembly was packed with proud parents, honored teachers and eager students as it opened with recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance, pledge to the Christian flag and pledge to the Bible. An invocation by the Rev. Matthew Nevills and the […]

Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School leaves children with lifelong lessons that Jesus taught and His history

Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School leaves children with lifelong lessons that Jesus taught and His history

The Sacred Heart Vacation Bible School wrapped up a fun-filled, educational week Friday, July 21. The huge group of smiling, happy children, aged 2 to teens, celebrated with a children’s mass and pizza party at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Anza. The youngsters participated in crafts, music and singing and learned worship, adoration and Bible […]

My Church as a social club

Dr. Gary Welton Special to Anza Valley Outlook Don’t get me wrong. Churches are much more than just social clubs. Yet the evidence suggests that our churches need to be social clubs. One of our concerns as Christian leaders and role models is the secularization of America. We hear that surveys show a growing number […]

Food for thought; we are each a point of light

Food for thought; we are each a point of light

The Psalmist wrote in Palms 139 that we’re fearfully and wonderfully made. That God saw us being knitted together in our mother’s womb and that each day He has plans for us. In other words, we are individuals created with the destiny. Most when we hear the word destiny think of something that is great […]

From The Heart volunteers, local churches and groups make Christmas bright for over 400 area children

From The Heart volunteers, local churches and groups make Christmas bright for over 400 area children

Ten Christmases after their first Gift Giveaway, From the Heart Women’s Christian Ministries are still making Christmas bright for area families. Christmas is generally a magical time for most children they dream at Christmastime of what they want and may find under the Christmas tree with great anticipation. But for many families finding themselves in […]

Olivet University hosts lecture open to the community

Olivet University hosts lecture open to the community

GeriLyn Mellin valleystaff@reedermedia.com Olivet University hosted a lecture open to the community Saturday, Nov. 5, where Dr. Bertil Ekstrom from the Church in Latin America and Dr. Ovidru S Bulzan from the Emmanuel Church in Romania shared what it was like to live were your faith is not welcomed. Ekstrom finished up his lecture shortly […]

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