Hispanic Sabbath School/Church Officers Training/Lay Recognition (Jan. 8) San Jose Spanish church. Info: Florina 559-347-3150 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Prayer Summit (Jan. 14-15) Clovis church. Info: Joyce Mulligan 209-996-5393 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLOW Rally (Jan. 16) Fresno Central church. Info: Desiree 559-347-3152 or visit: www.goglow.org.
Women's Retreat (Jan. 28-30) Tenaya Lodge. Info: Pat Curtis 559-642-2396.
Women's Retreat (Feb. 4-6) Soquel. Info: Pat Curtis 559-642-2396.
Hispanic Women's Retreat (Feb. 4-6) Tenaya Lodge. Info: Florina 559-347-3150 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Hispanic Convocation (Feb. 12) Bakersfield Hispanic Church. Info: Florina 559-347-3150 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marriage Retreat (Feb. 17-22) Burlingame. Info: Lisseth 559-347-3176 or e-mail: email@example.com
Religious Liberty Rally (Feb. 18-19) Fresno Central church. Info: Florina 559-347-3150 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ski Day (Feb. 27) North Star, Tahoe. A full day of skiing. Three guest speakers: Matt Parra, Jeffrey Rosario, Ivor Myers; concert by Athena. Discounts for lodging and lift tickets available. Info: Tony, 415-756-8970.
La Sierra University
The Stahl Center for World Service presents “Marimbas, Mariachis, and Mission,” a day-long celebration of world service at the LSU church (Jan. 15). Featured speaker is Jose Vicente Rojas, NAD. Meetings will be at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Stahl Center at 951-785-2041.
La Sierra University Music Department offers Faculty Recital Series with Giovanni Santos, trumpet, and David Kendall, low brass, on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., in Hole Memorial Auditorium. Free admission.
The Brandster Gallery features the annual La Sierra University Art Faculty Exhibition, January 24 to February 20. Info: 951-785-2959.
Winter Quarter instruction begins on January 9. For the latest enrollment information, contact 1-800-874-5587.
First Service Worship takes place Friday nights at 8 p.m. at La Sierra University. Info: 951-785-2090.
Spiritual Renaissance Retreat (Dec. 30-Jan. 2) Monterey Hyatt Regency. Great presenters, music, worship, art gallery, children & youth programs, free time. Speakers: Michael & Helen Pearson, Newbold College; David Newman, Adventist Today; Norman & Heather Knight, PUC; and more. Info: srrmonterey.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Sundown Praises (Jan. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) 4 p.m. English Oaks church, 1260 W. Century Blvd., Lodi. Sopranos Effie Reiswig, JeAnn Davis with Lee & Morris Venden DVD; Bob Tan, Bonnie Ruth Scott sing-along and Venden DVD; speaker Matthew Priebe; "Sounds of Lockeford" (Star Byles & friends); singers Margaret Maisel, Lidia Smith. Info: 209-369-1021.
Fusion: Youth Sabbath (Jan. 8) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carmichael church, 4600 Winding Way, Sacramento. Revelation 14: Three Angels' Messages. Student-led preaching, music, drama, giveaways. Lunch will be provided. Info: Youth Department, 925-685-4300, ext. 1280.
Hispanic Lay Leaders' Retreat (January 14-16) Leoni Meadows. Info: http://ncc.adventist.org/hispanicministries; Hispanic Ministries department, 925-685-4300, ext. 1292.
CHIP (Jan. 17-Feb. 10) St. Helena church, 1777 Main Street, St. Helena. Coronary Health Improvement Project program will be held Mon.-Thurs., 6:30-8:45 p.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-963-7143.
Marriage/Parenting Seminar (Jan. 21, 22) Sacramento-Central church, 6045 Camellia Avenue, Sacramento. Speakers: Jim and Sally Hohnberger. Info: 916-457-6511.
Take It to the Streets (Jan. 21-23 & Jan. 28-30) San Francisco. Info: Youth Department, 925-685-4300, ext. 1280.
Church Clerk Training Seminar (Jan. 30) 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. NCC Headquarters. Topics include: eAdventist membership, keeping records, new clerk's manual and more. Lunch provided. Info: Conference Clerk, 888-434-4622, ext. 1201 (toll free).
Freshman/Sophomore Retreat (Feb. 4-6) Leoni Meadows. Info: Youth Department, 925-685-4300, ext. 1280.
Hispanic Church Ministries Training (Feb. 6) 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. No-cost training for variety of local church ministries. Lunch provided. Concord International church, 1655 West Street, Concord. Info: Hispanic Ministries Department, 925-685-4300, ext. 1292.
Pacific Union College
Fine Arts Series (Jan. 8) Faculty Trio. PUC Paulin Hall auditorium. 7 p.m. Info: 707-965-6303.
Rasmussen Art Gallery Opening (Jan. 15) PUC Rasmussen Art Gallery. 7 p.m. Exhibit: Heat & Wax: Encaustic Paintings. Various artists. Open through Feb. 12. Info: 707-965-6303.
Winter Revival (Jan. 19-22) Speaker: Tim Gillespie. PUC church sanctuary. Info: 707-965-6303
Fine Arts Series (Jan. 29) Piano concert by alumnus Elben Capule. PUC Paulin Hall audiorium. 7 p.m. Info: 707-965-6303.
Lights for Little Lives Memorial Walk (Dec. 31) 3:30 p.m. Two locations: Palm Desert Civic Center, 73-510 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert; and Ronald McDonald House, 11365 Anderson St., Loma Linda. Annual candlelit walk by The Unforgettables Foundation. Info: 760-837-7373, 951-680-9996.
Week of Renewal (Jan. 8-15) 11:45 a.m., Speakers, Randy Roberts and Richard Hart. Loma Linda University church, 11125 Campus St., Loma Linda. Open to the public. Info: 909-558-4570, ext. 47091.
Winter Wednesdays (Jan. 12-Feb. 9) Light supper, 6 p.m., seminars, 7 p.m. LLU church, 11125 Campus St., Loma Linda. Topics include biblical studies, family, prayer, health, and natural sciences. Participants must enroll and pay a fee to help with expenses. Contact: 909-558-4570.
Mind, Spirit in Dialogue (Jan. 21) 7:30 p.m., LLU church, 11125 Campus St., Loma Linda. Speakers, panels, and questions on the topic "Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version: History, Literature, Continuing Impact." Info: 909-558-4570.
SECC Intermediate Handbell Festival (Feb. 4) 7 p.m., Palm Desert Oasis church, 74-200 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert. All are welcome. Info: 951-509-2313.
Palm Springs Regional Winter Camp Meeting (Feb. 4-5) Speaker, Craig Newborn, senior pastor, Oakwood Univ. church. Palm Springs church, 620 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs. "Help for Haiti," presentation during Sabbath School, Info: 760-327-5112.
Gary Bonner Singers (Feb. 12) 7 p.m., Tierrasanta church, 11260 Claremont Mesa Blvd., San Diego. Info: 858-576-9990.
Church Treasurers’ Workshop (Feb. 27) 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, SECC office, 11330 Pierce St., Riverside. Lunch will be served at noon. Info: 951-509-2243.
La Sierra Academy Alumni Homecoming (April 29-31) Honor classes: 2001, 1996, 1991, 1981, 1971, 1961, 1951, and 50-plus years. Info: email@example.com or 951-351-1445, ext. 244.
Second Saturday Series Concert, featuring concert organist Christoph Bull (Jan. 8) 4 p.m., Glendale City church, 610 E. California Ave. Admission is free. Info: 818-244-7241
"Through the Eyes of John, the Unfolding of the Revelation” (Jan. 14-29), evangelistic series featuring Pastor Lawrence S. Dorsey, Sr., airing nightly except Thurs.,7 p.m. EST on 3ABN. Uplinked from Ambassador Adventist church in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. Info: 323-735-0228.
L.A. Adventist Forum (Jan. 22) 3 p.m., Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Glendale City church, 610 California Ave. “Adventism and Postmodernism.” Speaker, Gerhard van Wyk, Ph.D., professor of theology, University of South Africa. Info: 818-244-7241.
WebClinic netAdventist Training Sessions (Jan. 30-31) 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Brunch, Sun. only. SCC office, 1535 E. Chevy Chase Dr., Glendale 91206. Make your netAdventist website appealing to both your community and church. Trainer Jesse Johnson will share the latest features, Q&A, tips for startup or "enlarging your tent" online. Info: 818-546-8461.