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January 1, 2018

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Merry Christmas Burbank – 2017

December 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Services:

South Hills Burbank ‚Äď Sun 12/24 @ 10am, 11:30am, 3:30pm & 5pm.

Story City Church ‚Äď Sun 12/24 @ 10am (1 service only)

Burbank Pres ‚Äď Sun 12/24 @ 10:30am (reg) & 7:30pm (candlelight)

Emmanuel Church ‚Äď Sun 12/24 @ 9:30am (reg) & 11pm (candlelight)

Calvary Chapel Burbank – 12/24 @ 9:30/11:30am & 7pm (candlelight)

Village Church – Sun 12/24 @ 11am, 4pm & 6pm

Calvary Bible Church – Sun 12/24 @ 5pm

CityLight LA ‚Äď Sun 12/24 @ 3:30pm & 5pm

Redeemer Burbank – Sun 12/24 @ 4:30pm

Media City Church – Sun 12/24 @ 5pm

BHS Vocal Holiday Musical Celebration

December 11, 2017

Burbank VOICES (Gentleman’s Octet + Sirens) perform “Hark The Herald Angels Sing” (Pentatonix style) @ BHS Vocal Holiday Musical Celebration. #BHSVocal #iLuvBurbank | YouTube version * More Photos + Videos in FaceBook Album

December Christmas Holiday Events Calendar

December 2, 2017

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Special Holiday Events:

City of Burbank Holiday Tree Lighting @ City Hall 6pm-6:30pm

Burbank Nativity @ Church of Later Day Saints Sat 12/2 4pm, Sun 12/3 5pm

JMMS VMA – “Seasons of Love” Tue Dec 5 & Wed Dec 6 @ 6:30pm

BHS VMA¬†“Holiday – A Musical Celebration‚ÄĚ Thu Dec 7 & Fri Dec 8

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JBHS VMA – “Holiday Spectacular” Fri-Sat Dec 8-9 @ 7pm, Sun Dec 10 @ 2pm

Calvary Bible Church¬†Christmas Concerts – “Let‚Äôs Adore Him‚ÄĚ, Sat 12/9 @ 3pm. Sun 12/10 @ 6pm.¬†Come and join us as we celebrate our Savior’s birth through music and a short message! Bring the family!

Emmanuel Church Christmas Concerts РFri 12/15 @ 7pm, Sun 12/17 @ 3pm & 6pm, Mon 12/17 @ 7pm.

Village Church¬†Christmas Concerts – ‚ÄúAll is Well‚ÄĚ, Sat 12/16 @ 11am (AMC 16 Courtyard) @ Sun 12/17 @ 11am (Bret Harte Elementary Auditorium) with Village Church Praise Choir.

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Burbank PresBethlehem Village, Fri Dec 15 & Sat Dec 16 6-8:30pm.

Church Series & Christmas Services:

South Hills Burbank Presence series. Christmas Eve: Sun 12/14 @ 10am, 11:30am, 3:30pm & 5pm.

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During the holiday season, we obsess over picking the right present for the people we love. What we have a hard time with is knowing how to be present with those same people; to be in the moment, attentive, undistracted, and completely ourselves. If the most valuable present you could give is your presence, what would that look like, and what might it require of you?

Story City¬†Church –¬†The Christmas Feels, ¬†Sun @ 10am & 11:30am @ The Colony Theatre

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Feel the LOVE РSun 12/3. Feel the JOY РSun, 12/10. Feel the HOPE РSun 12/17. Feel the PEACE РSun 12/24 @ 10am (1 service only)

Burbank Pres¬†–¬†Advent¬†series, Sun @ 9:15am (Trad) & 11:15am (Contemp)
Anticipation Р12/3. In The Fullness of Time Р12/10.  A Christmas Surprise Р12/17. From Manger to Majesty 12/24 @ 10:30am. From The Mouth of Angels 12/24 @ 7:30pm (Candlelight).

Emmanuel Church – Christmas Eve, Sun 12/24 @ 9:30am (reg) & 11pm (candlelight)

CityLight LA Christmas Eve, Sun 12/24 @ 3:30pm & 5pm.

* check back for more Services to be added *

Serving Opportunities:

South Hills Burbank – Christmas in the 818 | #LoveThe818
– Giving Tree for Family Service Agency 11/26-12/10. Buy a Christmas Gift for families in need
РHoliday Shop for Pen + Napkin Р12/9 9am-4pm. Burbank Mom’s Club feat. 20+ Vendors
– Holiday Baskets – 12/13 (3-8pm) Sort, 12/5 (3-8pm) Assemble, 12/16 (7am-4pm) Deliver
Blood Drive – 12/17 8am-2pm on the Cedar-Sinai Bloodmobile

Story City Church – BTAC Sock Drive all DEC
We’re collecting 1000 pairs of socks to benefit Burbank Temporary Aid Center as they are often the most requested items at shelters. Drop-off a pack @ Colony Theatre @ 10am or 11:30am services.

Burbank Pres РLord’s Kitchen on Sat 12/9
Volunteer Needs: Cooking Р9-11:30am or 11:30-2pm. Servers Р1:45-3pm. Clean-up Crew Р2-4pm. Help us Cook & Serve a traditional Christmas meal for 120-140 needy & homeless people. Contact: Doreen Williams or Call Church Office to sign-up @ 818-842-5103.

 

Happy Thanksgiving Burbank!

November 22, 2017

Video Highlights from the South Hills Burbank Family Fun Area @ Holiday in the Park. Enjoy! ‚̧ԳŹ #LoveThe818 #iLuvBurbank #GoldStreetCreative ¬†ūüíÉIOS Turkey Trot Pics

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Holiday in the Park w/South Hills Burbank

November 19, 2017

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Another wonderful night @ #Burbank‘s annual Holiday in the Park event! Thank You #HolidayInThePark¬†organizers for a great experience ‚̧ԳŹ. We spent most of the evening @ the South Hills Burbank Family Fun Area as part of their¬†#LoveThe818¬†campaign. Jasmine & her BHS VMA Choir friends sang a few Christmas Holiday songs & we caught up with many Friends enjoying all the fun, food & festivities. The estimates so far are somewhere around 20,000 people showed up.

FLICKR PHOTO Album | FACEBOOK Photos | FB Video | YouTube

BHS Youth Vocal Arts – Night of Magic

November 15, 2017

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Amazing time @ 2017 Night of Magic Fundraising Gala & Dinner @ Pickwick Gardens. Kudos to all the Incredible Performers, BYVAF, Dir. Brett Carroll, MC Sean Holland and everyone who came out to support this wonderful program. FLICKR PHOTO’s | FACEBOOK Album

Honoring All Who Served. Thank You Veterans!

November 10, 2017

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Fall in Burbank – November News

November 4, 2017

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We’ve launched a new Community FaceBook page to Connect, Inform & Engage Burbank residents to Love & Serve their City. You can connect by Liking our page #iLuvBurbank

November Calendar – Featured Events

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South Hills Burbank is kicking off their November Love-The-818 Campaign. Service opps incl. packing¬†Samaritan’s PurseChristmas Shoeboxes, cleaning Johnny Carson Park, Holiday in the Park– Family Fun area, Holiday Baskets & more. Sign-up Love-The-818

CityLight LA¬†are hosting a Grand Opening at their new Church Home located at 1110 S Victory Blvd, Burbank, California 91502¬†on November 19th at 10am! Join them for free food, activities for the kids, a campus tour, worship and a message from God’s word by Pastor Nick Reed. [ Link: Burbank Leader Story ]

Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10 at McCambridge Park. Join us as we honor those who have served our great nation. The ceremony begins at 11am with a pre-show concert by the Burbank Community Band at 10:15am. Contact info: 818-238-5378

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Holiday in the Park, Friday, Nov. 17th – 5-9pm @ Magnolia Park.

It’s that time of the year again!! Save the date for Burbank’s biggest event happening right here in Magnolia Park. Magnolia Blvd. will be closed for 9 blocks from Hollywood Way to Florence St. Event festivties include: Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus,¬†Free Candy Apples,¬†Car Show,¬†Snow Play area,¬†Bounce Houses,¬†Crafts,¬†Bubble Play area,¬†Character photo ops,¬†Live music,¬†Dance floor, Dance performances,¬†Police, Fire & SWAT vehicles,¬†Community and non-profit booths,¬†Giveaways,¬†Food Trucks,¬†Face painting & Balloon twisters + Shopping at over 50+ stores.

Salvation ArmyFree Thanksgiving Dinner, Wednesday, Nov. 22nd @ 5:30-8pm. Open Community Dinner. No RSVP/Ticket. 300 E. Angeleno Ave. 818-645-7214.

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City Council Meeting – Tuesday, November 7th @ 6pm @ City Hall

AGENDA  & Key items: Rancho Area Re-Zoning for Apartment/Condo project (814 S. Mariposa). New Agreement with Burbank Hospitality Assoc. T-BID

Opinion: I OPPOSE both items. I ask the Burbank City Council to maintain the current Commercial Zoning for Rancho property @ 814 S. Mariposa & urge adj. Resident’s to pay close attention to this item in view of another possible Re-Zoning request from the owner of Pickwick Gardens to build even more Condos. ¬†Re BHA:¬†While I support the goals of BHA, I believe they deliberatey broke the law when they gave an illegal $50k donation to the Yes on Measure B campaign and in doing so undermined the integrity of our Local Elections re Ballot Measures. IMO, the resulting “slap on the wrist” is not sufficient “punishment” to deter similar behavior in future elections. I urge you NOT to support this item & to hold a Disestablishment Hearing instead. [¬†Link: Burbank Viewpoints story ]

UPDATE 11/8: Burbank City Council Votes 3-2 (Gabel-Laddy, Frutos, Talamantes) to DENY a Developers requested amendment to the General Plan that would have changed zoning from Rancho Commercial to Low-Density Residential for a 4.7-acre property @ 814 S. Mariposa Street to develop 34 Homes. Public Hearing Video link | Staff Report

City NEWS in Brief (Quick links)

State of the City Video | City Budget Crisis | Public Comment Changes | City Parks Weeds

October Faith-Based Spotlight

October 9, 2017

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Family Month @ South Hills Church

Everyone you know may have differing perspectives on God, Christianity, and the Bible, but one thing most people have in common is a genuine desire to love & lead their families well. We want our romance to last. We want to set our kids up for success. We want to leave our families something other than a laundry list of issues to overcome in therapy. We all want these things. We’re just not always sure how to go about getting them.

Family Month is about setting aside 5-straight weeks to focus on just that. This October we’ll explore ancient wisdom, cautionary tales & best practices together in hopes of learning how to help our families, current or future, be as holistically healthy as possible. What kind of fun can you expect from us?

CEREAL BUFFET / Sunday, October 8
BOUNCE HOUSE & BUBBLES / Sunday, October 15
JERSEY SUNDAY / Sunday, October 22
COSTUMES & CANDY / Sunday, October 29

2 Services & New Series @ Story City Church

Since day one, we have been a church that believes every story matters and no story is too¬†bad, too good,¬†too mad, or too far from God to matter to Him. This past spring and summer, our church had reached the¬†point where our auditorium felt too full for new faces to feel at home. Because of this, we knew it was time to start again and make more room for more stories, which includes yours.¬†Starting this Sunday, October 8th, we are moving to two identical services starting at¬†10:00am & 11:30am.¬†Both services will have¬†kids ministry¬†for birth through 5th grade. We also begin a brand new series this weekend titled ‚ÄúThe Ever Chasing GOD – a Journey¬†through the Book of Jonah‚ÄĚ.

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Christianity Introduction @ Emmanuel Church

ALPHA COURSE: ALPHA is a 10 week introductory course into Christianity. Each Sunday evening begins with a free dinner, followed by a thought-provoking video. Participants then break up into small groups for lively discussions. It is a great opportunity to explore life’s difficult questions in a safe, friendly environment. Alpha begins this Sunday evening October 8, 6:30 – 9:00. For more details contact Rick Durrance: rick@emmanuelburbank.org

Reformation 500 series @ Burbank Pres & Calvary Bible Church

Scripture, Faith, Grace, Christ & Glory to God alone.

Fall Festival @ Burbank Pres – Saturday, Oct. 28th @ 5-9pm

Pumpkin Carving, Hay Ride, Jumper, Obstacle Course, Face Painting, Picture Book. BYO Pumpkin. Dinner avail. Admission: $5.

Fun Fest @ Calvary Chapel Burbank – Tuesday, Oct. 31st @ 6-9pm

Community outreach with free food, candy, cotton candy, popcorn, inflatables, carnival style games, face painting, prizes. See this Video from previous event.

Gift of Life Banquet @ The Castaways – Thursday, Oct 12 from 6pm.

Crisis Pregnancy Clinic (aka Avenues Pregnancy Clinic) fundraiser feat. keynote address by Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, God’s Not Dead). Live Music, 3-Course Meal, Testimonies.


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