Vacation Bible School 2015

Date: July 20 to July 24 Location: Faith Bible Church (8212 Louise Ave, Northridge CA 91325) Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM (parents may drop off by 8:45AM) Age Limit: Children entering Kindergarten through 6th Grade in Fall 2015 Cost: $25 per child (Please make checks payable to Immanuel Bible Church) Registration ends June 30. Submit payments to Sharlene … Continued

Parenting Seminar with Randy Patten – July 11, 2015

    Immanuel Bible Church (IBC) and Lighthouse Community Church (Torrance/South Bay) will co-host an upcoming parenting conference with Randy Patten.   What: Parenting Conference Speaker: Randy Patten (bio below) When: July 11, 2015 – 9 am to 3:30 pm Where: Lighthouse Community Church (501 Van Ness Ave, Torrance, CA 90501) Cost: $40/person (includes lunch) … Continued

2014 Biblical Counseling Conference (ACBC)

By: Connie Chae This past week some of us from IBC had the opportunity to attend the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) Annual Conference held at Grace Community Church. This year’s conference was centered on the gospel and mental illness. Now I am not a certified biblical counselor in any way but this subject … Continued

Annual Retreat 2014 – August 31

Hello Friends The entire IBC church family will be away at our annual church retreat in Del Mar, CA, August 29-September 1. Please be aware that there will be no services on Sunday, August 31 in Santa Monica. IBC

JAPAN STM Update #4

It’s been an awesome, fun, ministry-filled (and food-filled) trip! Our last several days included participating in our final Sunday service at Hatta-Nishi Christ Church as well as some sight-seeing and shopping on Saturday and Monday. We had a great time of worship and fellowship with the HCC members on Sunday. First, our team helped out … Continued

JAPAN STM 2014 Update #3

Thanks for your prayers and continued support! We wrapped up day 3 and 4 of Joyful Kids VBS last week and everyone had a great time. Praise God for the opportunity to invest in the lives of these young children. More Bible lessons… More singing… More English games and activities… More crafts… And saying goodbye… … Continued

JAPAN STM 2014 Update #2

We had a fun-filled first 2 days of Joyful Kids VBS! We’ve enjoyed getting to know the kids of HCC (as well as some neighborhood kids) and working together with the VBS staff members. Here is what our daily VBS schedule looks like. After lunch time, the kids get dropped off at church and register … Continued


Greetings from Osaka! Praise God for a safe flight and arrival in Japan. It’s been a great time of fellowship and getting to know (for the Hu Family) and reuniting with (for Jennifer) the members of Hatta-Nishi Christ Church. It’s also been sweet spending time with Ray and Shelley. Here are some pictures and brief … Continued

VBS 2014 Day 5

VBS week is complete, and 2014 is in the books!  But we went out with a bang, with the return of Nacho and Super-Nam for one final reunion.  And one final big splash.  Enjoy the final pictures from our week! Moses returns with the 10 Commandments Nacho! …and Super-Nam Reunited. …at last.    Crafts  Games … Continued

VBS 2014 Day 4

Ok, I may sound like a broken record, but this week is going so fast!  Today’s theme: God saves, so trust God.  It seemed the consensus among the staff that we could not believe there was only one day left.  Each day has been full of its own adventures and “you had to be there” … Continued