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Spiritual Life

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SV Prayer Breakfast slated March 28

The 20th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, “Creating Connections That Count,” is scheduled 7-8:30 a.m. March 28 at the Hyatt Regency, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.

The event, launched as the Los Altos Prayer Breakfast by a group of Los Altos couples in 1995, features Christian leaders who offer their testimonies on the power of faith and prayer in their lives and as vital elements of a meaningful and vibrant life.

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Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast creates connections that count

The 20th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, “Creating Connections That Count,” is scheduled 7-8:30 a.m. March 28 at the Hyatt Regency, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.

The event, launched as the Los Altos Prayer Breakfast by a group of Los Altos couples in 1995, features Christian leaders who offer their testimonies on the power of faith and prayer in their lives and as vital elements of a meaningful and vibrant life.

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Meditation group meets weekly in Los Altos

A Weekly Meditation Practice group meets 7-8:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Foothills Congregational Church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

Each session includes the context for and instruction in a meditation practice for that week, ample time for practice and opportunities to share with and learn from group participants as they integrate the practice in their daily lives.

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LAUMC sponsors 'eye-opening' missions trip over spring break

Los Altos United Methodist Church has put out the call for those willing take a break from Silicon Valley life this spring to transform a family’s living quarters from a dirt-floor shack to a two-room stucco house.

During spring break on the Los Altos school calendar, April 5-12, the church invites local residents to join a group traveling to Tecate, Mexico, to build houses for the working poor. The group will participate in the program run by AMOR Ministries, which has coordinated volunteer groups from all over the United States for 32 years as they worked in several Mexican cities and on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. The church has worked with AMOR Ministries for 19 years.

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Thokoza shines at LAUMC

When Roy Mwesa first arrived in the United States more than 12 years ago from his native Zambia, he made it his mission to promote the African spiritual music traditions on which he was raised. Mwesa did just that when he appeared at Los Altos United Methodist Church’s “Africa Sunday” Jan. 26.

The United Methodist Women sponsor the annual “Africa Sunday,” which raises funds for the African Student Education Fund and celebrates the church’s missions work.

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