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Latest WFUMC News

Lawrence Yadao in Hospice

Long time pillar of our church, Lawrence Yadao, is in hospice at his daughter’s house in Cerritos. After touching the lives of countless young men and women through the decades, the house has been filled with visitors who all consider Yadao their “uncle.”

The following video was captured on the smart phone of one such visitor and it captures some of the spirit of the gathering.

Family Promise Training Session Held in Church Sanctuary

Nick Rasmussen, Executive Director, Family Promise South Bay

Nick Rasmussen, Executive Director, Family Promise South Bay

A gathering of volunteers, and lay leaders were present in the First United Methodist Church sanctuary to hear an overview and receive training from representatives of the South Bay chapter of Family Promise ahead of the first cycle of a joint effort to provide temporary housing, training and grace to needy families.

Nick Rasmussen, Executive Director of Read more

Pastor's Message

9-18-16 : The Big Ask

Pastor Nelson Castorillo urges the members present this Sunday to look at problems as opportunities. In “The Big Ask” Pastor Nelson cites examples in the Bible and in real life where you should ask God for the impossible.

Bible Readings:

  • Old Testament: Jeremiah 8: 18-9:1
  • New Testament: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
  • Gospel Reading: Luke 16: 1-13

9-11-16 Victorious Christian Living

Scripture Readings:

  • Old Testament: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28
  • New Testament: 1 Timothy 1:12-17
  • Gospel: Luke 15: 1-10

9-3-16 How to Know Jesus

Reading from the Old Testament: Jeremiah 18:1-11
New Testament Reading: Philemon 1:1-21
The Gospel Reading: Like 14:25-33
Referenced: John 4:7-26 “Jesus and the Woman of Samaria” Read more

8-28-16 The Message of Hope

Scripture readings:

Old Testament: Jeremiah 2:4-13
New Testament: Hebrews 13:1-18
Gospel: Luke 14:1-14

8-21-16 The Living Faith

Bible reference: Romans 1:14-17

A living faith is a proclaiming faith. Servants of Christ preach the Gospel to proclaim the message of salvation.

8-14-16: Faith That Can Move Mountains

Scripture Readings:

     Old Testament: Isaiah 5:1-7
     New Testament: Hebrews 11:29-12:2
     The Gospel: Luke 12:49-56

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