Prophetic healer van Veelen visits local churches


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Gordon van Veelen, European Healing Rooms Ambassador for the International Association of Healing Rooms, is scheduled to visit InSpirit Healing Rooms in Los Altos and Saratoga.

Spiritual Life Brief - LAUMC support group

LAUMC launches grief support group

Los Altos United Methodist Church has scheduled a six-week Good Grief Support Group 7-8:30 p.m. beginning Sunday and continuing Sundays through March 2 in the church’s Redwood Room, 655 Magdalena Ave.

In a culture that often avoids talking about loss, the Good Grief Group aims to provide a safe place for people to share their experiences of grief and loss.

Spiritual Perspective: Founders of world's religions cultivate moral capacities

One of the advantages of living in the 21st century is our ability to have a perspective on the thousands of years of religious history.

“Peerless is this Day, for it is as the eye to past ages and centuries, and as a light unto the darkness of the times,” Baha’i writings say.

Spiritual Life Briefs: Congregation Beth Am hosts events

Congregation Beth Am, located at 26790 Arastradero Road in Los Altos Hills, is scheduled to host the following events.

• Beit R’fuah support group, potluck and discussion, 6:15 today in the Beit Kehillah Room. Beit R’fuah offers a confidential, safe and caring community of people who understand and offer support, connection and friendship.

Hanukkah traditions can start with a doughnut

In the weeks leading up to Hanukkah, young families dust off an heirloom menorah or proudly display a newly minted, often misshapen, preschool edition of the Hanukkiah. Aside from crafting a candleholder or finding a new book about the old story of the Maccabees, most local Jewish families turn to food to mark the holidays.

Union Presbyterian hosts Christmas activities


Courtesy of Robin Chapman
The Rev. David Moore is distracted from the job of Christmas decorating at Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos by his daughter Daisy, who arrived just in time for the holidays.

Local residents who enjoy Christmas food, music and worship will find plenty of opportunities to celebrate at Union Presbyterian Church of Los Altos this holiday season.

The church is celebrating the addition of a new member to the congregation – Daisy Moore, daughter of the Rev. David Moore and his wife, Kaidi. Daisy arrived Nov. 15, weighing in at 8 pounds 2 ounces. Pastor Moore also serves on the Los Altos Historical Commission.


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