Spiritual Life

Bridges Community Church hires new worship pastor

Bridges Community Church recently welcomed Nate Schofield to its staff as pastor of music and worship. Schofield will oversee the church’s music and worship ministries and lead the 11 a.m. Sunday service.

Schofield previously served at West Valley Presbyterian Church in Cupertino, SouthWinds Church in Tracy and Delta Community Presbyterian Church in Discovery Bay. He worked as director of bands and theater at Jefferson Middle School in Tracy for eight years.


Christian Science Reading Room hosts webinar on prayer and healing

Christian Science practitioner and teacher Evan Mehlenbacher is scheduled to present a live Internet webinar lecture, “Prayer That Heals,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Christian Science Reading Room, 60 Main St., Los Altos.

Those interested may also view the lecture online.


Spiritual Briefs

Union Presbyterian offers healing room

Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos has scheduled an InSpirit Praise & Prayer Healing Room 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the sanctuary, 858 University Ave.

Director Laurie Kurgas said the healing room is open to anyone battling an illness or injury, or feeling discouraged.


Intero Real Estate founder overcomes struggles to find faith

In 2002, Tom Tognoli cofounded the successful Silicon Valley-based Intero Real Estate Services. But his road to success was paved with challenges.


Ugandan pastor visits U.S. to raise support for children's ministry

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Herman Lukwago educates children in Uganda.

Imagine life if your father had 25 children and you were raised in poverty in rural Uganda.

Now imagine that you and your siblings were orphaned at an early age and you assumed responsibility for raising the nine siblings that your mother gave birth to while only a child yourself.


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