Japan Short Term Mission 2016 Update 5

(Ray Kwan Writing) VBS Day 4 & Last few days Greetings from Japan! The 2016 IBC short-term missions trip came to a close today after about 11 days of non-stop service, fellowship, and fun. I have the privilege of recapping the last few days for you. Friday (8/5) was the fourth and final day of … Continued

Japan Short Term Mission 2016 Update 4

(Janete Chun writing) Konbanwa from Osaka! It’s Thursday night here and we’ve just returned from a night of fellowship with the Kwans after another full day of activities. We can’t believe tomorrow is the last day of VBS and that our stay here is coming to a close! It’s been a great time so far … Continued

Japan Short Term Mission 2016 Update 3

(Gabe Oh writing) We have a great team this year. Everyone is putting others ahead of themselves and it’s really encouraging to see. It makes a huge difference when you know you can depend on your teammates without any hesitation. The Ohs are truly blessed to be on the same side as Connie, Janete, and … Continued

Japan Short Term Mission 2016 Update 2

(Sharlene Liu writing) It was a full day for the Japan team as we kicked off Day 1 of the Joyful Kids program. The team introduced this year’s theme song, “The Christian ABCs”. Through this song, the children heard basic truths about Jesus’ death, resurrection and intercessory role on our behalf.    Today’s Bible lesson … Continued

Japan Short Term Mission 2016 Update 1

(Connie Chae writing)   We’re here! Actually, we’ve been here for four days now and it has been great spending time with the members of Hatta Nishi Christ Church. We arrived at Kansai Airport around 11am after having a four hour layover in Tokyo. We were all tired but excited to finally get to Osaka. We … Continued

VBS 2016 Begins! Cave Quest

VBS 2016 begins with our Cave Quest theme. Enjoy a pic of the main stage below. Great creativity. Kids will have a blast and learn that the light of life is found in Jesus.

IBC 2016 Lunch Schedule

Each flock has 4 lunches which includes lunches for members meeting Sundays. Also, there are 15 Tasty Goody lunches. 1/3 No Lunch1/10 Church Cater Lunch – Tasty Goody 1/17 Valencia Flock1/24 Church Cater Lunch – Tasty Goody1/31 West LA/SM Flock– Members Mtg   2/7 No Lunch2/14 Church Cater Lunch – Tasty Goody 2/21 Valley Flock2/28 Torrance Flock 3/6 No Lunch3/13 Church Cater … Continued

New Worship Time – 10:30am

Beginning January 3, 2016, our main worship time is moving to 10:30am. Big news. In addition to the time change we are expanding our adult training for the 9:30am hour and making our Children’s services more streamlined and efficient.  So going forward, our Sundays will look like this: Equip Hour: 9:30am–10:20am (approx.) 2016 will offer three tracks: … Continued