Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 AM, Stoner Park.

The church hosts a community-wide Easter Egg Hunt for children and their families.  Enjoy crafts, games, two age-level Egg Hunts, and a hotdog lunch at Stoner Park, 1835 Stoner Ave, in West Los Angeles. It’s free and fun for everyone!

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Easter Monday

The office will be closed on Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter.

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Easter Worship

Sunday, April 21, 9:30 AM English, 11:00 AM Japanese.

Christ has Risen! Celebrate Easter at West LA UMC! Everyone is welcome as we worship God on this glorious day! Worship in English at 9:30 AM or Japanese at 11:00 AM.

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Flowers for the Flower Cross

Sunday, April 21.

You are invited to bring fresh flowers from your home to decorate the Flower Cross on Easter morning.

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Good Friday Service

Friday, April 19, 7:30 PM.

Good Friday is the day that Christians recall Jesus’ death on the cross.  It is the most solemn day of the Christian year as we grieve Jesus’ unjustifiable trials and suffering.  It is a day of fasting, reflection, and repentance from personal and corporate sins.

The 7:30 PM Worship Service includes scripture readings, hymns, and exquisite choral music.

Everyone is welcome to this Good Friday Worship Service.

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Holy Thursday Meal

Thursday, April 18, 7:30 PM.

This is a meal to celebrate and remember the Passover night when God saved the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Please RSVP by signing up in the Social Hall or calling the church at 31-479-1379 by April 14.

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Easter Lily Orders

Now thru April 14.

Place your Easter Lilies order from now thru April 14. The lilies will adorn our sanctuary on Easter Sunday, April 21. Please check the Social Hall bulletin board for the order forms or contact the church at 310-479-1379.

 

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Palm/Passion Sunday

April 14, 9:30 AM.

Hear the story of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem through his last supper, betrayal, arrest, trial and crucifixion as described in Matthew’s Gospel. This power story will be brought to life by four readers.  All are welcome.

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Women’s Retreat

March 30-31, Aldersgate Retreat Center.

Register now for “Garden Path: Prayer & Mindfulness,” this year’s Women’s Retreat.  Enjoy a restful break from your busy life to enjoy new friendships, laugh, and be served food you didn’t have to cook!  During the Retreat you will learn a variety of ways to pray and be mindful of God’s presence each day.

Pre-Registration is required. Please submit your Registration Form, Medical Release Form, and Early Bird $99 Retreat Fee to West LA UMC by March 3, 2019. Your early registration will help in planning for a great Retreat! After March 3, the fee is $125. Registration ends on March 17.

For more information contact:, Cindy Morimoto or Rev. Janet Cromwell or 310-479-1379 ext. 102.

Here are photos from the 2018 Women’s Retreat.

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Lenten Study Group

Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Learning Center.

“The Jesus Challenge: 21 Days of Loving God and Neighbor” by Justin Larosa, is our study guide. Through readings, short videos, and conversation, we will learn new ways to go deeper in prayer, our connection with God, and how to become more like Jesus.

Contact Rev. Janet Cromwell at 310-479-1379 to get a study book.

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