Love where you live!
The imposition of ashes is an ancient penitence ritual that marks the beginning of Lent, the Christian observance of Jesus’ 40 days in the desert. Worshipers receive ashes - a sign of the cross…Continue
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LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation has recruited more than 30 La Mesa community leaders who have begun raising $4.45 million. That figure represents the remaining half of $8.9 million needed to build a new clubhouse in…Continue
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A Night Of Song To Warm The Heart
LA MESA -- Writer Bess Streeter Aldrich described one Christmas Eve as “…a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.”
So will it be this year at the United Church of Christ of La Mesa…Continue
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The Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR), a San Diego-area trade group for realtors, was recently honored by the La Mesa City Council for completing a home makeover beautification project for a disabled and unemployed La Mesa homeowner down on his luck.
Representing PSAR at the La Mesa City Council meeting were Jeff Campbell, 2013 PSAR president, and Carey Guthrie, chair of Helping Hands 4 Homes, a committee of PSAR members who assist less-fortunate homeowners…Continue
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The Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR), a San Diego-area trade group for realtors, will be presented with a commendation from the La Mesa City Council at a council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The realtors will be recognized for completing a home makeover beautification project for a disabled and unemployed La Mesa homeowner down on his luck.
Representing PSAR at the La Mesa City Council meeting will be Jeff Campbell, 2013 PSAR president, and Carey Guthrie,…Continue
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Faith has been defined as a journey from darkness to light – the hope of a Messiah to come in the Old Testament, the star-lit arrival of the Christ Child in the New, the renewed hope of Christmas as we celebrate that birth, the promise of life enriched as we walk with God.
At 10:00am, Sunday, December 15, 2013, the Chancel Choir of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM) will present Lloyd Larson’s cantata, “Behold the…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on December 2, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments
You’re invited! Come, join us as we await and prepare for the Child of Bethlehem. Share the music and scripture of the season at either (or both) of our Sunday worship services – 8:30am and 10:00am. Share, too, the warmth and welcome of our church family.
December 1 – “In Delight Awaken”…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 23, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments
Putting Our Houses in Order for Christmas:
An Advent Study Program
Decorating…gifts…parties…greeting cards…friends…family – the hustle and bustle of getting ready for and celebrating Christmas. It seems to start earlier each year…and grow ever more…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on November 14, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments
Thanksgiving is coming and the people of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM) invite you to let Mama do the baking this year! Two of our members, Barbara and Ken, are again helping Mama’s Kitchen raise money to provide nutritious…Continue
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This second restaurant won't…Continue
World Communion Sunday
Sharing “The Quiet Constant that Unites Believers of Christ”*
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on September 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
A Quiet, Subtle 4th For The Jewel Of The Hills
LA MESA -- La Mesa is a very patriotic town, but the biggest expression of that each year is the Flag Day Parade, not July 4th.
Still, in ways big and small, La Mesa marks Independence Day with signs of Old Glory and bunting sprinkled throughout the…Continue
Thousands Will Get Screenings At Fair
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District and the City of La Mesa have jointly announced that Saturday, Sept. 21 will be the date for the 2013 Kids Care Fest at Briercrest Park, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 2…Continue
Added by rick griffin on June 27, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
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LA MESA -- You can't drive down Center Street, La Mesa's tucked away enterprise zone, without feeling the…Continue
LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.
Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…
In the 1940s “homes away from home” for WWII GIs - USO centers and canteens in churches, log cabins, castles, barns, beach clubs, yachts, railroad sleeping cars, storefronts, museums and old mansions - were a familiar and welcoming sight, as were the USO Camp Shows – think Bob Hope! – that took “home” to those at the front.
Remember the music? …Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on May 13, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.
Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that the…Continue
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in East San Diego County that is
Extravagantly Welcoming …Continue
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It all started thirty years ago when a resident of a home for seniors spoke wistfully about the lack of music there. His son took the complaint to heart and the Friendship Connection, a group of local singers and musicians was born. They are still going strong today, performing at convalescent hospitals, senior residences and nursing facilities every Tuesday evening – their songs (singing along encouraged!) tapping into the audience’s memories of years gone…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on April 1, 2013 at 1:20pm — No Comments