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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.


Mercifully in His grip: Exploring our true position in Christ

I recently read a wonderful analogy about our true position in Christ. It was shockingly contrary to the messages impressed upon me in church, but deeply rooted in the Bible. The analogy is that of child and a parent. If you have ever taken a small child to the supermarket, you will know about the “two grips.”


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LAUMC sponsors annual sale

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled its annual rummage sale 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 15 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 at the church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

The sale will feature a large selection of household and garden items, clothing, baby furnishings, toys, books, electronics, jewelry, collectibles, sports equipment, furniture and more. The “Quality Corner” will showcase finer items and antiques.


Singer’s book offers inspiration and hope to the hopeless

Danny Gokey is best known for his stint on the television show “American Idol,” where he placed third in season eight in 2008.


Spiritual Briefs

Foothills Congregational hosts rummage sale

Foothills Congregational Church has scheduled its annual rummage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at the church, 461 Orange Ave., Los Altos.

Gently used sale items will include clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry, housewares, furniture, linens, books, craft supplies and home decor items, all at discounted prices.


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