Events

Father’s Day

The role of a father is one that can tend to have negative connotations attached to it in our society. However, it’s a exceedingly importantly role that has lasting impact on any individual. As we see in scripture there are countless examples of failures. Jacob, who failed in many situations is still held in high…

Annual combined church picnic

A few years ago, a few pastors in the Los Angeles area came together with the desire to have a yearly picnic with the surrounding GCI churches, and that’s what they did. Every year now, Grace Life, New Hope, and GCF come together in May and have a huge picnic with all three churches combined!…

Mother’s Day

We celebrate the women in our lives who have raised us, loved us, supported us, and the countless things a mother does that no one sees. All throughout time there has been a need for mothers, a need for a womanly figure in a life. We take the time to honor and recognize the mothers,…

Cinco De Mayo

Every year we celebrate Mexican culture on the 5th(or 6th this year) of May. This year we had our own Paul Tellez organize the entirety of the service. We had a wonderful service where we focused on the multi-cultural nature of the church and how important and amazing diversity within the body is! Like with…

Easter Celebration

One of the most important events in all of history is the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. We took the sunday to celebrate the fact that our Lord is risen and he is seated at the right hand of God! Led by our own Pastoral Resident, Jillian Caranto, we had the joy of having…

Christmas Party

This past Christmas, we here at Grace Life celebrated the Birth of our savior Jesus Christ. Of course we recognize that Christmas isn’t literally the time in which Christ was born but a time in which we remember his birth, the importance of it, and the eternal ramifications through it. This year we had four…

Thanksgiving Celebration

This past Sunday over at Grace Life we celebrated Thanksgiving. By the coordination and planning of our Pastoral Resident Jillian Caranto we had an amazing celebration! We’re blessed to be able to have people from a multitude of background, ethnicity, and ages participating in our worship service! We heard special music including piano, banjo and…

Beach Day

Last Sunday, we had our 1st annual family beach day at Huntington State Beach. With an attendance of over 70 and starting at 10am our group heard messages from Anthony Walton and Jillian Caranto. We worshipped together by the direction of our worship director Brigina Walton, then enjoyed fellowship with food, conversation, laughter, games, and…

Black History Celebration

Last sunday we here at Gracelife enjoyed in our annual black history month celebration. Directed by Neil Earle, and with the help of the congregation we had a total of 92 people in attendance. With readings from the book Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch, Grace life was able to peer into the late 50’s…

Christmas Party

Last Sunday here at GCI Glendora we enjoyed our Christmas party. For our main service in place of a sermon we had a “Readers Theater” which was written by Rick Shallenberger. The Reader Theater was the story of Jesus’ birth told from multple perspectives ranging from Joseph to a Shepard to Jacob . Each perspective…