Mon04212014

Spiritual Life

MPPC invites community to join its 9th annual Compassion Weekend

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church and its Open Door Church campuses invite the public to join in serving on 33 projects Saturday and Sunday, the church’s ninth annual Compassion Weekend.

Congregants participate in service projects throughout the Bay Area instead of attending regular worship services on Compassion Weekend. Last year, 4,000 volunteers worked three- to four-hour shifts on construction, medical, educational, beautification and humanitarian-related projects. Opportunities are available for 4,500 volunteers this year.

Read more...

Spiritual Briefs

Prayer Breakfast spotlights testimonies

The 20th annual Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast, “Creating Connections That Count,” is scheduled 7-8:30 a.m. Friday 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 life.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Spiritual Briefs

Author visits Foothill Covenant

Judy Squier, author of “Living in the Names of God” and “His Majesty in Brokenness,” is scheduled to speak 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Foothill Covenant Church, 1555 Oak Ave., Los Altos.

Squier is a wife, mother, grandmother and former Silicon Valley resident who now lives in Grants Pass, Ore. Born without complete legs, Squier said her goal in life is “for those who know (me) to know Him, the God whose heart beats to be known up close and personal.”

Read more...

Huge diversity of understanding marks definition of Christianity

God is a metaphor for a mystery that absolutely transcends all human categories of thought, including being and non-being. It’s so simple!

Read more...

Schools »

Schools
Read More

Sports »

sports
Read More

People »

people
Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

photoshelter
Browse and buy photos