News & Events

Men Stepping Up One-Day Event - Saturday, 2/18 Posted 1.17.2017
To RSVP, click here.   There are those times that confront every man. Pivotal moments when he must decide either to engage or retre...

Christmas Eve/Christmas Day Posted 12.20.2016
You have two options for worship at Peninsulas this weekend -- Christmas Eve at 5 pm or Christmas Day at 10 am.  The services will be similar, though not identical.  But pick one and come and worship Jesus on the day we celebrate His ...

"A Christmas Oratorio & More" featuring the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers Posted 12.07.2016
Join us at a choral celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus, with the combined choirs of Peninsula and the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers on December 18 at 7:30 pm.   This night of choral music will feature Saint...

Christmas Tree Lighting this Friday! Posted 11.26.2016
’Tis the Season: A Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm   Join us for our first Christmas tree lighting this Friday night. It will be a family-friendly evening of Christmas songs, hot ch...

Daring Faith Video Posted 11.14.2016
Not able to make our Daring Faith celebration dinner last night and missed Roy Medawar's video? See it here.

Harvest Festival! Mon 6-8pm Posted 10.27.2016
It's Harvest Festival time!  Tell your friends and neighbors!  Come and experience the wonderful atmosphere and family friendly fun all free!  We are looking for volunteers and candy.  If you can help please see Pastor B...

It All Begins on Sunday Posted 10.21.2016
It all begins in just a couple of days -- DARING FAITH!  Under the leadership of Tim Maier, Les and Joei Sheckman, Sheila Medawar, Lilia McGregor, Christina Jaramillo, Paul Buttrey, and Marijane Miyake have been meeting weekly to plan for ...

Did you join a small group for Daring Faith? Posted 10.20.2016
Have you joined a Daring Faith small group?  Did you know they are a time-limited small group?  Five weeks, that's all.  They will last approximately 90 minutes, with a video, short group discussion, and prayer time.  No...

Joint Service Sunday -- 10:30 Posted 8.29.2016
Join us on Sunday for our annual Joint Service with our brethren from South Bay Evangelical Community Church (SBECC).  It is local opportunity to get a taste of the international nature of the Body of Christ.  Come at 10:30 to get a f...

Free Family Movie Night Posted 8.09.2016
Friday, August 26 - Movie starts at 7:45 pm You are invited to a movie night under the stars. Show little ones a whole new world of seeing Disney’s Aladdin on a big 30-foot screen with co...

Good News from Bombo! Posted 7.15.2016
CONTAINER UPDATE: This just came in from Pastor Alex. Rejoice!   The container was received in Bombo with so much joy and excitement, amidst singing and danci...

Summer '16 Is Upon Us Posted 6.03.2016
With the arrival of June, school is getting out and pretty soon Pomp and Circumstance will fade into the background.  And then?  And then it's time to dig deep in the Word as we enter the new schedule o...

Coachella Valley Mission Trip - July 11-15, 2016 Posted 5.05.2016
On July 11th through July 15th, we are heading out to a place where cultures clash and poverty is the norm. In the Coachella Valley, about an hour east of Palm Springs, during the hottest part of the year, we are partnering with Tesoro Ministri...

Deaconate -- Washing Feet Posted 4.27.2016
The Deaconate of Peninsula is looking for some fellow servants who are willing to get down and "wash feet."  Do you have a heart to serve those in need in our church family?  On May 1, you can dis...

Children's Community Egg Hunt Posted 3.14.2016
PCC is inviting you, the community, to come to our egg hunt on Easter Sunday. We will have music, refreshments, friendly faces and, of course, lots of eggs! We have designated 3 separate areas for egg hunting which will allow preschoolers, youn...

Bombo Packing Signup Posted 3.08.2016
Arrangements are moving forward for the 40’ container for Bombo (It should arrive the day after Easter….tough timing). But everything needs to be packed and inventoried BEFORE the container arrives. So we have set March 21,22 and 2...

Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event Posted 2.09.2016
Help pack food in a container for Feed My Starving Children - the organization we supported during the Advent Conspiracy that supplied food for the Thai/Burma border refugees. For more information and to sign up, click ...

Israel in October - With Pastor Jim & Christie Posted 1.27.2016
For thousands of years, no place has been more precious to God’s children than the land of Israel. God used the land to shape the lives of His people in the Bible - and He does the same today.   Visiting Israel ...

Bringing Hope to Children in Need Posted 1.26.2016
We received this letter from the County of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services early this month.   Dear Reverend Welch,   In behalf of the Department of Children ...

Snow Day at the Preschool Posted 1.21.2016
El Niño hits Peninsula. In a matter of hours, the effects of El Niño were felt at our preschool this morning, when two tons of snow dropped onto our property. Fortunately it all landed just so our preschoolers could enjoy a snow d...

Engaging with Tesoro Club in Mecca, CA Posted 1.20.2016
On Friday, January 15, 13 of our senior high students and staff traveled the relatively short distance to Mecca, CA, deep in the Coachella Valley to minister to the children of migrant farmers.  We partnered with a ministry called “T...

2016 Bombo Dates Change! Posted 12.16.2015
News flash in from Uganda.  Because of the presidential elections next year in Uganda, the school schedule has changed (dramatically).  The "summer" break of three weeks has shifted to September.  Therefore, we will be ...

Waxe Translation Update Posted 12.11.2015
Here is the latest from Greg Melendes:  When you receive good news, well, you gotta share it.   Hard to believe it’s been almost eight months since the dedication of the Waxe NT, and harder to believe that ...

Book recommendations: Pastor Jim's Posted 12.11.2015
This week we will be featuring book recommendations from each of our Peninsula pastors. Whether you are Christmas shopping for a book lover or looking for something to read, we hope you enjoy their book lists.  ...

Book recommendations: Pastor Dan's Posted 12.10.2015
This week we will be featuring book recommendations from each of our Peninsula pastors. Whether you are Christmas shopping for a book lover or looking for something to read, we hope you enjoy their book lists.   ...

Book recommendations: Pastor Bruce's Posted 12.09.2015
This week we will be featuring book recommendations from each of our Peninsula pastors. Whether you are Christmas shopping for a book lover or looking for something to read, we hope you enjoy their book lists.   ...

Book recommendations: Pastor Ken's Posted 12.07.2015
This week we will be featuring book recommendations from each of our Peninsula pastors. Whether you are Christmas shopping for a book lover or looking for something to read, we hope you enjoy their book lists.   ...

A Choral-ful Christmas at PCC Posted 11.10.2015
Let’s sing of His birth and celebrate the reason for the season. The Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers and PCC Choir will join in Christmas anthems and a carol sing-along accompanied by a professional instrumental ensemble. Selections include...

New Sunday School Class: Perspectives on Cross-cultural Mission Posted 11.06.2015
On Sunday, November 8, Paul Buttrey and Ken Garland will begin a Sunday morning study series titled “Perspectives on Cross-cultural Mission.”    Paul and Ken will lead the class into the Word of God t...

Harvest Dinner - Celebrate All He Has Done Posted 11.05.2015
Join us on Sunday, November 22, 5 pm to look back and celebrate all that God has done in 2015. We must be careful to give thanks and acknowledge the many blessings of God in and through our church family. Our 51st year has been an amazing year ...

Pies for Harvest Dinner Posted 11.04.2015
Have an amazing pie recipe?  Make a pie or two for the Harvest Dinner -- and we'll be thrilled to slice it up to share.  You must have your pie at the church by noon on Saturday, 11/21.  And -- you have to let us know by Nove...

Community Group Signups! Posted 10.15.2015
Interested in joining a Community Group at Peninsula?  If you are not currently in a small group, please take a minute to read Heb 10:25 (NIV)  Let us not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encour...

Israel Tour Meeting Posted 10.14.2015
Interesting in traveling with Pastor Jim and Christie to Israel in 2016?  Or maybe you just love to talk about The Land.  Doesn't matter which camp you are in -- there will be a Tour Information Meeting on Tuesday, October...

The Art of Marriage Event Posted 9.14.2015
Marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a true art form. That’s why for more than 35 years, FamilyLife has been helping couples understand God&rs...

CS Lewis Tour Update Posted 9.05.2015
Here is the latest news from the group traveling in the steps of CS Lewis.   What an amazing time we're having in Oxford!  This is beyond my w...

Movie Night Under the Stars - Finding Nemo Posted 8.06.2015
IT'S BACK SUNDAY, SEPT 6: Movie Night Under the Stars! Free movie starts at 7:30 pm • Hot dog dinner at 6:30 pm Bring padded mats, camp chairs or beach chairs to watch Disney’s "Finding Nemo" on a 25-foo...

A Personal Invitation from Pastor Jim Posted 8.04.2015
I would like to invite you to come with me and Christie for an unforgettable journey, a pilgrimage to the Israel in spring 2016....

Pray for Team Bombo! Posted 7.28.2015
Want to join Team Bombo 2015? It's too late to travel -  but you can join the team in one vitally important way - pray. Sign up on the patio to pray for one member of the team daily for the entire clinic. The power of prayer is what ma...

Beach Days - July 21 and August 4 Posted 7.20.2015
Attention junior highers and high schoolers: Come on out to Torrance beach for a wonderful day in the sun with our amazing friends from the Coachella Valley!  Tesoro Ministry is coming to visit us, so we are meeting them at the beach at no...

Jr High and High School Summer Camp Posted 7.16.2015
The theme for this year’s summer camp is Divergent - Finding your Identity and it comes to us from Galatians 2.20.  You have no idea the incredible stuff we have planned for this weekend and it promises to be life changing.  You...

Get Answers! Join Us for "The Alternative: Creation’s Competitive Edge" Posted 6.15.2015
Does God exist? How can anyone believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God? Is evolution happening today? If God is a God of love, why do we suffer and die? Creation Ministries International is co...

2015 Peninsula Golf Classic Posted 6.04.2015
On Monday, October 5, Peninsula is hosting its annual golf tournament at Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Pal...

Engage Student Ministries - Summer 2015! Posted 5.18.2015
The Student Ministries at PCC, called "Engage," has a simple saying:  Engage God, Engage Others, and Engage the World for Christ. And that's what we will be doing this summer! Come and join us at Pastor Dan's house every ...

Waxe Bible Dedication Posted 4.23.2015
Join us on Sunday, April 26 to celebrate 34 years of ministry among the Waxe people of Papua New Guinea. We will celebrate the planting of a strong and faithful church and the presentation of the New Testament in their own language, which took ...

New Group for Women in Spiritually Mismatched Marriages Posted 4.15.2015
Ladies - are you married but attending church alone? Join our fellowship for women in...

Corner Bakery The Sunday! Posted 3.31.2015
Yummy treats from Corner Bakery this Sunday in between services! Come enjoy bakery fresh sweets and a hot beverage from our coffee bar. Hope to see you as we celebrate the Savior!

A Month of Prayer Posted 2.02.2015
We're starting year 51 of Peninsula the way we started year 1, by gathering together in homes to pray. Each day in February there is a host home where you can go and pray for our church and its ministries. Each prayer session is one hour an...

Ready to Join Team Bombo 2015? Posted 1.30.2015
It is time to prayerfully consider joining Team Bombo 2015.  You don't have to have any medical expertise (though if you do, you are quite valuable!).  We need people with and without medical skills -- and we usually take more peo...

In The Steps of C. S. Lewis Tour Posted 1.27.2015
I want to invite you to join us for an unforgettable trip into the world and life of one of the most influential Christian writers of the 20th century--C. S. Lewis.  We will leave Los Angeles on Sept. 2, 2015 and visit London, Oxford and C...

Marriage Class Posted 1.15.2015
Whether your marriage is rock solid or rocky you will benefit from this 10 week concentrated class on marriage called What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage.  It won't take long for anyone to...

New Winter Bible Studies for Women Posted 1.12.2015
Hey ladies, get plugged in to one of our brand new Bible studies.  Here's the link to a bunch of new studies beginning in January.  Find on...

Christmas Eve by Candlelight Posted 12.23.2014
On Christmas Eve we will turn the lights low and light up all our candles.  You have two choices for worship -- and we are planning and praying that they will lead all our hearts to worship Jesus.  ...

A Christmas Together Posted 12.17.2014
Here is your chance to enjoy a night of contemporary Christmas music.  THURSDAY, 12/18, 7 pm.   Join Tim Timmons, Jadon Lavik, Pawn Shope Kings, Sarah MacIntosh, and Micah Bournes.  It'll be one amazing ...

Advent Conspiracy 2014 Posted 12.16.2014
It is that time of year again -- time to celebrate the incarnation.  What amazing truth to proclaim -- truth that provides salvation for all who believe.  As we fight the consumerism which so crowds into this season, let's use the...

Win a Pair of Tickets to A Christmas Together 2014! Posted 12.11.2014
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Join Us at the Messiah Sing-Along! Posted 12.04.2014
Ready to sing a little Handel?  Join us for a taste of the classical on Friday, December 12 @ 7:30pm. We will have scores (the music - words and notes) available at the door. If you've never done anything like it - you'll be insp...

Here, We Raise Our Ebenezer Posted 11.24.2014
“Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means ‘the stone of help’), for he said, ‘Up to this point the LORD has helped...

ONE SERVICE AT 10 THIS SUNDAY ONLY (11/23) Posted 11.19.2014
This week, in honor of our fifty years as a church family, we are combining our two services into one very full service.  Breakfast (with nametages) will be available on the patio at 9.  Come early for some great treats from Corner Ba...

Making An Impact! Posted 11.17.2014
Jesus is better.  By the end of the Sunday school year in June the wall will be filled with ways Jesus is better!  As the list grows from week to week the evidence that Jesus is better will be over-whelming!  My hope is that by t...

Daylight Savings Time Ends! Posted 11.01.2014
Don't forget that Daylight Savings ends on Sunday at 2 am.  Change your clocks back an hour before you hit the sack.  And...use some of that time to pray for our church family!

Meeting Health Needs in the South Bay -- November 8 Posted 10.10.2014
Peninsula is hosting a Mobile Medical Mission...

“Getting to the Heart of Parenting” Parent class Posted 9.15.2014
Parenting is more than using your power to get children to behave in certain ways.  Parenting is all about the exposure and change of the child’s heart.  When the heart of the child changes the behavioral change that is needed w...

Tickets Available Sunday For the Last Time! Posted 9.11.2014
On Sunday, September 14, tickets will be on sale on the patio for the REMEMBER event on Saturday, September 27.  This will be the last day that tickets will be available -- so don't miss out.  We have a wonderful evening planned w...

Engage - Junior High and High School Student Ministry Posted 8.20.2014
Student ministries at PCC has recently been given a bit of a face lift; we have not only renamed the ministry “Engage,” but have been blessed with a few new leaders, a lot of vision, and some incredible times where we have seen amaz...

Pray for Our Students As They Prepare for Summer Camp This Week! Posted 8.13.2014
A staging area in gardening is a place where you, after removing the seedlings from the protection of a sun room, allow them to grow a bit more in a confined area that is generally protected from the wind. This is usually done before planting t...

New Lighting for the Cross Posted 8.08.2014
We are lighting the cross!  Hope you like the new LED treatment our cross is getting.  There is one more fixture to add, which will illumne the intricacy of our our steeple structurce.  Hopefully it can be a point of interest for...

2nd Annual Car Show August 2! Posted 7.16.2014
Plan to bring your family to the PCC Second Annual Car Show on Saturday, August 2. The show will open for spectators at 10 am and it will go until 2 pm. What a wonderful way to spend a Saturday - looking at some great classic and current exotic...

The Peninsula Community Church Classic Posted 7.10.2014
All golfers, would be golfers, wanna-be golfers and such.  On Monday, October 6, we’re gathering at Los Verdes for a unique and fun golf tournament planned by our Tournament Director, Tom Smith and his tournament committee.  The...

Peninsula's 50th Anniversary Celebration Posted 6.18.2014
Remember. Rejoice. Rededicate.   Please save the dates so that you can join us to celebrate the work of a faithful God among us.   Remember – Saturday, September 27, 5 pm...

Pray for the Guatemala Mission Trip Posted 6.13.2014
Pray for our PCC students and leaders heading for a week of ministry in Guatemala: Chad Joy, Emily Joy, Kaila Joy, Marlene Iseli, Mercy Junkermann, Haley Junkermann, Brittany Pearson, Jacob Nicollelo, Timothy Nachef and Kayla Vokolek. They leav...

Congratulations Graduates! Posted 6.06.2014
Big congrats to our high school and college graduates! We are proud of you!   High School: Jason An Joshua Brunnenmeyer Mitchel Charles Linda Iseli Dustin Kee Rebecca...

Annual Church Picnic - Sunday, June 29 Posted 6.04.2014
Once again everyone is invited to come join us for some outdoor relaxation, fun, great food and fellowship. It’s the annual PCC church picnic at Fred Hesse Park in Rancho Palos Verdes on Sunday, June 29, immediately following the 2nd wors...

PCC at the PV Street Fair Posted 5.29.2014
Last year’s experience with a booth at the PV Street Fair for the first time was an amazing success for us. So we’re back! The Street Fair is on Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8. Saturday’s hours are 10 am to 10 pm and Sunday&rsq...

Bombo Supplies Needed Posted 4.29.2014
Over the next two Sundays, May 4 and May 11, a table will be on the patio with a list of supplies we need donated for this year's Bombo Medical Clinic.  Visit the table and find out what you can do to make an impact at the clinic. ...

Open House for Mobile Medical Mission Posted 4.28.2014
 Get it on your calendar now!  Saturday, May 31, 9 am to Noon.  TOUCH Coalition and Medical Mission Adventures are co-sponsoring an Open House at The Harbor Church at 25401 S. Western Avenue, Lomita.  The new Dental Unit wil...

Easter Breakfast Jerusalem Marketplace April 12 9-11am Posted 4.10.2014
Can you imagine what it might have been like 2000 years ago in first century Jerusalem?  If not, then bring your entire family to Easter Breakfast Jerusalem Marketplace and experience it for yourself!  This is a free and family friend...

Tell Us Your Story Posted 4.01.2014
We are just wrapping up "What On Earth Am I Here For?" It has been a quick 42 Days since we launched with the question, what on earth am I here for? God has been at work, as we memorized some simple verses, gathered in small groups ac...

Ministry Fair on Sunday (3/23) Posted 3.18.2014
We are at that place in our "What On Earth Am I Here For?" where it is time to explore some avenues for service.  We have been shaped by God to serve -- so do we?  Plan on hanging around on the patio after each service on Su...

The Food Trucks are Back!!! Posted 3.07.2014
Food Truck Sunday is this Sunday! Come enjoy yumminess from The Lobos Truck (...

What on Earth? Posted 2.14.2014
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Our church is about to embark on a journey of discovery.  This spiritual life campaign will begin on 2.23.14 and is designed to answer life’s most fundamental question:  What on earth am I here for?  And the biggest clue is...

Annual Men's Retreat at Forest Home Posted 2.06.2014
Once again a group of us will drive up to the San Bernardino Mountains to beautiful Forest Home Christian Conference Center for the spring Forest Home Men’s Retreat.   Comfortable housing, great food, very inspi...

Valentine Child Care/Fund Raiser Posted 1.30.2014
Many of our youth are raising funds to go on a mission trip to Guatemala this June.  On February 14, they are offering child care (for 6 months to 12-years old) while you and your honey have a quiet evening to yourselves. There will be gam...

Family Life Meeting Menu Announced! Posted 1.15.2014
On Sunday, January 26, 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall, we'll gather for a great evening of fellowship and business.  Baked or fried....that's all you need to know.  Well, sort of.  We will offer an assortment of baked and...

Bringing Faith Home Posted 1.02.2014
One large church took a survey of their members and found that only 10% of their members were having spiritual conversations at home.  Why is it so hard for us to talk about our faith at home?  Why do we struggle to bring God home? &n...

Women's In Depth Discipleship Class Launches January 8, 2014 Posted 12.17.2013
Self-Confrontation/ In-depth Discipleship is ready to gear up in January.  The class is for women and meets Wednesdays beginning January 8 - June 11, 2014, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  F...

Foster Children Update Posted 12.17.2013
This just in from Marlene Iseli -- it is truly good news of great joy!!   Today (12/17) we brought 147 presents to the children service. ...

2014 Bombo Clinic Dates Set Posted 12.05.2013
The dates have arrived from Uganda for the 2014 medical clinic in Bombo.  The clinic will open on Sunday, August 24 and close on Friday, August 29, 2014.  It is a bit later than normal, but that is the week that works...

A Christmas Together -- December 18 Posted 11.19.2013
Do you have your tickets yet? Wednesday, 12/18. 7 pm. A concert you WON'T want to miss. Tix are $15 available on the church ...

Get to Know Someone at Open Hearth! Posted 11.12.2013
I want to tell you about a wonderful fellowship opportunity this Christmas season here at PCC. It’s called Open Hearth. We have a number of gracious folks who have agreed to open their homes for a group of six to eight people for dinner o...

Annual Food Drive on November 23 Posted 10.30.2013
Once again the Peninsula Community Church family will gather in teams in front of three supermarkets to collect food for Hope Again, Inc. in Hollywood and for Long Beach Rescue Mission. The markets working with us this year are Ralph’s in...

Ivan Graduates! Posted 10.29.2013
Ivan Sekibaala graduated!  The believers at Bombo Pentecostal Church in Uganda celebrated.  On Sunday, Ivan w...

Harvest Festival! A Free Family-Friendly Affair Posted 10.22.2013
Popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, enough candy to fill up my office and lots of fun games for everyone!  It’s Harvest Festival time again.  I hope you are making plans this year to join us for this fun outreach event.  Invit...

Food Trucks Are Coming! Food Trucks Are Coming!! Posted 10.08.2013
It is very, very true!  Gourmet Food Trucks will be in our parking at 11:45 am on Sunday, October 20.  Plan on eating with your church family and enjoying some great food and even better fellowship.  Sit by someo...

Family Bible Verse of the Month (FBVM) Posted 10.07.2013
Life is so busy!  All we want is a little peace and quiet!  At the end of a busy day what do you do to help your soul quiet down?  TV?  Internet?  Netflix?  Book?     Project 1012 (e...

Israel 2014 - An Invitation from Pastor Jim Posted 9.25.2013
For thousands of years, no place has been more precious to God’s children than the land of Israel. God used the land to shape the lives of His people in the Bible – and He does the same today. Visiting Israel is an unforgettable, fa...

NEW! Family Sunday School Class Sept 29th! Posted 9.19.2013
What if as a family you could learn Bible truth all together?  What if you could benefit from family discussions on spiritual topics.  (of course, by s...

Done! Posted 9.17.2013
There is water in the Worship Center.  There is water in the Preschool.  There is water in the Fellowship Hall.  There is water everywhere.  It will take a couple of days to get the sidewalks back to normal -- so watch your ...

Looks What's Happening! Posted 9.12.2013
Can you believe it?  Grass in the preschool.  Check it out on Sunday -- we have a new green space for all our preschool children.  On Saturday, we'll get a stripe painted and the trikes will be back in business.  But.......

Bombo....or Bust! Posted 8.10.2013
This week the 19 members of Team Bombo 2013 will head to Uganda for a week-long medical mission.  Follow along each day with pictures and blogs and updates for prayer.  Join Team Bombo as you pray for God's grace and power to be s...

Pray for TEAM BOMBO 2013 Posted 7.16.2013
It will not be long now until a group of 19 land in Kampala and begin our sixth medical clinic in Bombo -- a town about 15 miles north of Kampala, the capitol of Uganda.  The Lord has assembled a highly qualified team in 2013 (what does He...

Quest Begins with a Bang! Posted 7.08.2013
What a great first week of Quest!  We blasted off into outer space...

Students Friday Beach Nights start June 14 Posted 6.05.2013
  What are some of the joys of summer that are conjured in our minds every time we contemplate that blissful state? Sun, beach, no school, freedom, crusted swimsuits and skin from the arid salty ocean? Perhaps its hours locked i...

PCC's First Charity Car and Motorcycle Show Posted 5.29.2013
  Coming this summer, the Men’s Ministry will be hosting a charity car and motorcycle show on Saturday, July 27 from 10 am to 2 pm.  The show is dedicated to support the Bombo medical mission and all proceeds will be ...

Prime Timers Trip to the South Coast Botanic Garden Posted 5.16.2013
  The Prime Timer group will spend a delightful afternoon at the South Coast Botanic Garden on Thursday, June 6. We'll meet at the garden at noon. Everyone is encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, and we'll do lunch toge...

Welcome Ojeras!! Posted 4.26.2013
On Sunday morning, April 28, we welcome Pastor Alex Ojera and Millie -- and their three children -- to Peninsula.  What a wonderful morning of worship we anticipate celebrating together.  The choir will get on its African vibe and Pas...

Jim Cutting's Testimony Posted 4.02.2013
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Did you miss it on Resurrection Sunday?  Roy Medawar took a couple of hours last fall to spend with Jim Cutting and have Jim share the story God is telling through his life.  It is a powerful statement of the grace and patience of God...

Project 1012: Parent Mini-Conference Posted 3.21.2013
On Wednesday, April 10, PCC will host a series of parenting seminars for parents of children from preschool age through high school. The general theme will be "Effective Patterns of Discipline." Ken Garland will teach the parents of p...

Resurrection Sunday Invite Video Posted 3.19.2013
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Checkout the FULL VERSION of the humorous video we used on Sunday at the close of the service.   Have some fun....and invite someone to join you at church on Easter Sunday, March 31.

Project 1012 Family BBQ Posted 3.04.2013
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We had an awesome night last night with around 120 people, eating, laughing, playing, and sharing.  It was so fun seeing mom's, dad's and kids all enjoying themselves and celebrating the goodness of God.

Blame and Foundation #2 Posted 2.28.2013
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Foundation #1 God is real and life is about Him. 
Foundation #2 The heart of my problems is found inside me. Do you find yourself subtly, or not so subtly, blaming other people or your circumstances for your...

Breakout Talent Show! Posted 2.22.2013
What a really big shoooeee...we had Wednesday night at our Breakout Talent Night!  41 kids displayed lots of different talent throughout the night.  We had many who played an instrument such as piano, obey, and flute.  Others who...

What is Project 1012? Posted 2.21.2013
  Many of you have asked us, “What is Project 1012?”  Very simply, it is a ministry that is beginning in the life of PCC to “equip parents to be the chief disciple-makers in their families for the glory of...

Men's Ministry Events Coming Up Posted 2.19.2013
Last October, PCC’s new men’s ministry program started with a zany miniature golf tournament with golf holes scattered throughout the PCC campus. Thirty-four men enjoyed a wonderful breakfast prepared by the Nicolello family and tes...

New Remodel Pictures Available Posted 2.19.2013
Have you seen the new pictures of the progress remodeling on Facebook?  If that's not your thing, a few have been added to church website.  Fo...

Project 1012: FAMILY BBQ. March 3, 5-7p Posted 2.14.2013
Project 1012: FAMILY BBQ.  March 3, 5-7p Is Project 1012 really for me?  Yes, If you have youth or children in ministry at PCC then Project 1012 is for you and your whole family!  Past...

Conflict at Breakout! Posted 2.07.2013
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Last night at Breakout I (Pastor Bruce) was making my rounds and noticed one of my leaders engaged with a child during game time.  As I got clo...

Moving Forward Posted 2.06.2013
Catch a glimpse of the "progress" in the kitchen/office remodel project.  There is a lot of dust.  And trash.  And mess.  But that's part of the remodeling process.  The front office is going to be bigger,...

Pastor Bruce's Family Minute Posted 2.01.2013
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Each week or so I produce a video to help us think Biblically about our walk with God and the impact it has on our marriages and families.  Here is this week's video regarding the first of four principles I teach in our children's ...

Office Closing Early Posted 1.31.2013
On Friday, February 1, the church office is closing at 2 pm.  No, it's not a pre-Super Bowl brand new holiday.  Actually, a construction crew is coming into the office to cut up the concrete to be able to tie in a sewer line from ...

Winter Retreat for High School Students Posted 12.26.2012
What choice will you make?  Will you go on our Winter Retreat for the High School ministry on February 22-24th?  Life is made up of decisions; of choices that we make that inevitably affect the trajectory of our l...

New Leadership for Student Ministries Posted 12.11.2012
  With the resignation of Pastor Jeff Jamba, and his departure in early January, the Board of Elders is very pleased to announce the hiring of Daniel Parkins as a temporary pastor of student ministries.  Daniel’s resp...

Love All Posted 12.06.2012
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This year we are spending a little less on gifts we don't really need in order that we might equip our brand new surgical center in Bombo, Uganda, with as much equipment as we can.  Check out the vision of where were are headed in this...

Turn Christmas Upside Down! Posted 11.28.2012
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      Christmas was meant to be celebrated, not regretted.   We all want our Christmas to be a lot of things. Full of joy. Memories. Happiness. Above all, we want it to ...

New Harvest Festival 2012 Pictures Posted 11.01.2012
Check out the brand new pictures from Harvest Festival 2012.  What a great evening for the entire church family.  Thanks to all who served.  ...

New Sunday Class Begins October 14! Posted 10.11.2012
  As a follow up to the recent (and highly successful) parenting seminar, Keith Garrett will be launching a new class for all parents on Sunday, October 14.  It will be held at 9 am.  He'll team up with Pastor Bruc...

New Sermon Series for Fall Posted 9.06.2012
On Sunday, September 9, we begin a brand new sermon series for fall.  We'll look at eleven prayers of Paul which he recorded in the New Testament.  One of the best ways to learn how to pray is to listen to some seasoned saints as they co...

All Packed Up for Bombo, Uganda Posted 8.06.2012
The ladies and sewed and sewed and sewed.  Supplies have been given.  Supplies have been bought.  Stuff has been collected from multiple sources.  Linda Greenlund has created an inventory list.  Les Smith has packed it up....

Seattle Mission Trip Update Posted 7.18.2012
Want to hear what God is doing in and through our students in Seattle this week? Hannah Nachef is updating a blog every day -- so check out the link and follow along.  And pray...

Quest 2012 begins! Posted 7.06.2012
So we had an absolutely wonderful time yesterday at our first week of Quest 2012 L.I.F.E.  We now have over 70 children which is an increase over last year and about as many as we can handle ...

Gearing Up in Bombo Posted 7.03.2012
This just in from Bombo, Uganda:   Medical Mission fever is running high, and that is a VERY good thing.  We (Bombo Pentecostal Church) have had a couple...

PCC's Got Talent! Posted 6.29.2012
Here’s something brand new to PCC.  We’re hosting our own church family talent show and we’re calling it “PCC's Got Tale...

This is it . . . or is it? Posted 6.27.2012
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We've had a great week of camp so far!   There's so much rolled into camp, it's tough to give you an accurate description.  You'll be able to view a few pics from camp later on, but what is most important is the space and time students h...

VBS 2012 Sky Posted 6.21.2012
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 We are having so much fun this week at Sky VBS.  250 kids and 70 volunteers make for high energy, God praisin', sky high super good time!  Today we shared with the kids that our sin separates us from God and there is no amount of w...

New Surgical Center Pictures Available Posted 6.06.2012
Check out the latest pictures which arrived today.  The surgi-center in Bombo is taking shape.  Pray for the workers -- and for the provision of equipment!  Check out the pictures ...

Join Team Bombo 2012! Posted 6.01.2012
Beginning Sunday, June 3 (and continuing June 24) you have the opportunity to join Team Bombo. Not by getting on the plane with the mission team – but joining in some significant ways with the team that is going to travel. Each S...

Surgical Theater -- The Construction Has Begun!! Posted 5.25.2012
Believe it or not, but the work toward the construction of a surgical theater in Bombo, Uganda has begun.  We were able to use the funds donated through last December's Advent Conspiracy and the funds donated in memory of Marcia Rogers, Julia...

Kabugo Visit a Sunday Highlight Posted 4.24.2012
Last Sunday morning, Patrick and Agnes Kabugo visited our Sunday worship celebration and brought a sense of purpose and vision to the work we are doing in Bombo, Uganda, and the entire Luwero Valley.  What a refreshing couple filled with the ...

Preschool Parenting Seminar - Monday, April 23, 7-8:30 pm Posted 4.19.2012
Join with other preschool parents in the brand new seminar:  “Using Encoura...

New Sunday Morning Bible Study for Ladies -- 9 am Posted 4.19.2012
"Calling all ladies!  James: Mercy Triumphs ...

The Work Begins Posted 4.10.2012
The work has begun.  It's a great day.  Check out all the pictures here. Two days after Resurrection Sunday and a truck pulled in...

Resurrection Sunday! Posted 4.07.2012
Join for a celebration of the most important event in human history, the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Coupled with the death of Jesus on Good Friday, this weekend marks a victory over sin and death which changes everything.  Join us on...

Good Friday Worship -- 7 pm Posted 4.04.2012
The events of Passion week are heading toward those six hours on Friday.  Hours where the Son of God hung on the cross outside the city gates of Jerusalem.  There in the shadow of the temple, God's sacrificial lamb was slain.  He di...

Welcome Paul Duncan! Posted 3.30.2012
On April 1, we welcome Paul Duncan to our staff as worship director.  Praise God!  Paul has been in worship ministry for over 15 years, starting as a Wheaton College student in 1995. Since then he has been playing music and leading ...

The Year That Was Posted 2.02.2012
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Sunday evening capped a "red letter" day at Peninsula!  We enjoyed Pedone's pizza and salad and then celebrated the goodness and faithfulness of God.  We remembered His grace with a picture review of 2011 (not "Roy Medawar...

A job well done Posted 1.19.2012
The construction of the well has officially been completed!  We put the finishing touches on this morning including adding the pump itself to the well opening.  At 10:30 AM we had a well dedication ceremony where the members of the commu...

A well timed work day Posted 1.18.2012
We're one day away from a complete well here in the community of Santa Ana in Saba, Honduras.  It was a bit of a slower day work site wise, which was great in the flow of our week because we had a few team members with some, um, stomach distu...

All's well that ends well Posted 1.17.2012
Today was good but a tough, long day.  We returned and jumped back into the well drilling.  We added the reamer (a bigger drill bit) and went back down to 75 feet again.  We were supposed to quickly pull up each five foot length of ...

The Drilling Has Begun! Posted 1.16.2012
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Your investment in clean water has begun to become a reality.  Team Honduras is settling in today - after a morning of worship yesterday.  The drilling and hygiene training has begun.  Check out the ...

We're going to sleep well tonight Posted 1.16.2012
We had quite the day today!  After breakfast and devotions we headed out our well site, which was only a quick ten minute ride from the hotel.  The village we are working in is called Santa Ana, more of a small neighborhood with a one ro...

Ready to drill! Posted 1.15.2012
We are here in Saba, Honduras.  We just finished up dinner here at our hotel in Saba.  We attended church this morning.  We are getting a little restless waiting to get to the site so we are all very excited.  Honduras is beaut...

Off to Honduras! Posted 1.13.2012
 This afternoon, our team of eight left for Honduras.  They will spend tonight in Houston and then fly out in the morning.  Pray for the team as they travel Friday and Saturday.  Here's a link to a ...

Christmas Is Changing the World Posted 12.22.2011
This year, we have attempted to change the world through Christmas.  So far (through December 18) we have collected $4,827.00 to be used for water and medicine around the world. The initial estimate for the repair of the water well at Me...

Mercy's Village Video Posted 12.12.2011
We thank Jeami Duncan for sharing the story of her involvement in northern Uganda this past Sunday. In case you missed it, click here to see th...

New Bombo Video Available Posted 12.01.2011
Have you seen it yet?  It's on the website and here's a link ...

God is at work here! Posted 10.23.2011
Just wanted to remind us all that we never know the impact of our work for the Kingdom, but sometimes we do get to share in the reality that we are making an eternal imapct here at Peninsula.  This past Tuesday we closed our high school progr...

Annual Food Drive Coming in November Posted 10.17.2011
It’s that time again. Saturday, November 12, we’ll be sending teams to four local markets to encourage shoppers to buy needed food items for Hope Again, Inc. in Hollywood. We have started sign ups on the patio and already several have ...

The Clinic Changes Bombo! Posted 8.10.2011
 Another fantastic day at the clinic.  I think by this point, the routine is in place and folks are really enjoying the day and the new experiences each hour brings.&...

The Bombo Clinic Opens Posted 8.07.2011
Sunday in Bombo - there is hardly anything sweeter (except being home at Peninsula, of course).   But we had a great morning of worship together with these precious believers in Uganda.  The clinic opened today for church members at Bomb...

Serve it up update part 2 Posted 7.30.2011
Another quite long but very full day.  We started out by heading to Hope Again, a ministry in Hollywood which our church supports.  They focus more on rehabilitation of people - helping them move out of dependence to becoming a healthy, ...

Serve it up update Posted 7.29.2011
You may or may not know that for three days a group of our high school students are serving others this week.  Today we spent an entire, very full and long, day in downtown LA.  We started the day heading out to the LA food bank and help...

Israel 2012 Posted 7.29.2011
Ready to head to Israel with Pastor Jim?  Here's a brochure with all the details.  This trip has several sites included which I haven't visited in several trips.  We...

Beth Moore Live Simulcast featuring Travis Cottrell Posted 7.19.2011
ONE-DAY CONFERENCE Saturday, September 10 at 9:15 am &ndash...

Advent Conspiracy Causes Water to Flow Posted 7.05.2011
Check out this new link which follows up from the work of God through us in December 2010.  Water now flows in Jireh, Uganda!  Thanks for following the work of God in our lif...

Sunday Posted 6.03.2011
Sunday is going to be a great day. We're trying a new song called "We Remember." Check it out here. Through the power of His Spirit, may w...

Peninsula Community Church National Day of Prayer Vigil Posted 5.05.2011
As a part of the National Day of Prayer, our Worship Center is now open for prayer (8a - 8p). Great environment in which to seek God, on your own or with others...for your future...for ...

Clean Water project in Uganda completed! Posted 4.29.2011
This past Christmas, we again decided to participate in the Advent Conspiracy and spend less on gifts so we could give more clean water to those around the world. We were able to fully ...

Good Friday Worship Posted 4.21.2011
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Offering for Fukushima First Bible Baptist Church Posted 4.06.2011
 Our church family is gathering together to collect a love offering for Fukushima First Bible Baptist Church in Fukushima, Japan.  We have been able to make email contact with the Pastor of this devastated church, Rev. Akito Sato, and wa...

Update From Team India Posted 2.23.2011
All is well here in India. Haven't been able to get on to Facebook for some reason to update. Been lots of work, especially for Rob and Kristen Sherwin, but I think we are fulfilling our t...

Priscilla Shirer Simulcast this April! Posted 2.09.2011
 Join our Women's Ministry as we partner with Going Beyond Ministries and LifeWay to bring "Going Beyond" to our sanctuary via Simulcast. ...

Pray for Central Asia Posted 2.02.2011
Please continue to pray for the Saniels in Central Asia. The people there are very open to the gospel. Bible studies are sometimes lasting 3-4 hours and they are mentoring a pastor, helping home churches to get started and trying to...

Fiji Book Drive Posted 1.25.2011
  The Breakout children are sponsoring a book drive for the school library in Nausori, Fiji Islands. The school has 300 students ranging from 1st grade to 8th grade. Their library has very few books for children to read and no funds t...

No More Dirt!! Posted 1.20.2011
It has been a week now, and the new floor in The Pit is still drying - but......the dirt is gone.  History.  Vanished.  Covered.  Progress has been made.  Where once we collected dust on our shoes, we have a flat, level, h...

Give Me Jesus Posted 1.12.2011
Many commented on and asked about the meditation song following the sermon this past Sunday, Jan. 9th. Here it is.

ONE SERVICE on 1/2/11 Posted 12.30.2010
Don't forget there is just one service on Sunday, January 2 - and it's at 10:30 am.  There are no adult or youth classes all morning.  See you in church as we begin the new year with a celebration of the Lord's Supper.

It's Christmas!! Posted 12.22.2010
The time for real celebration is upon us.  It's Christmastime.   Join us on Christmas Eve as we worship together at two identical services at 5:30 & 7:00 pm.  Bring the whole family as we celebrate the birth of t...

One Third D O N E ! ! ! Posted 12.09.2010
 Unbelieveable!  The workers were on site before 6:30 this morning - and cement was rolling into the parking lot by 7:00.  Check out the pictures ...

Preschool Christmas Celebration Posted 12.08.2010
Want to celebrate Christmas through the eyes of a child?  Then come on Friday, December 17, at 11:00 am to the Worship Center and share in the children of our preschool as they celebrate Christmas together.  What a great morning it will ...

From the Manger: an experience in hope Posted 12.01.2010
Join us December 18 and 19 at 7 pm for an evening of celebrating the hope we can find in the story of Jesus. It will be a night filled with music, film, media, dance and even animals to help us fully experience that first Christmas and t...

Christmas Can [Still] Change the World Posted 11.29.2010
The story of Christ's birth is a story of promise, hope, and a revolutionary love.   So, what happened? What was once a time to celebrate the birth of a savior has somehow turned into a season of stress, traffic jams, and shop...

Got Musical Talent or a Heart for Kids? Posted 11.17.2010
Help PCC explore mission opportunities in India in February.  The team will provide worship and childcare support at a missions conference in Goa, then two days of prayer walking/street preaching in Mumbai. For more information, contact Marti...

Water for Rwempiri Primary School Posted 11.16.2010
The last report is available for the funds given during Advent Conspiracy 2009.  The last project was a brand new well at Rwempiri Primary School, Ntungamo District, Uganda.  Check out this ...

God is loving and moving all over the world Posted 11.12.2010
Look at what God is doing and what we are all a part of, the worldwide bride of Christ. Here's a link that will give you a 4 minute report on how 5000 C...

Harvest Dinner Posted 11.01.2010
We are making preparations to celebrate the goodness of our God in 2010. It has been a year to once again see the faithfulness of God and relish in His grace. So we will gather as a church family to celebrate our God. Together. Sunday, November 21...

Redeeming Christmas Posted 10.25.2010
Many in our culture have down-played the CHRISTmas season in favor of the holiday season. However, this excerpt from Joyce Bademan’s Christmas Gathering Newsletter is very interesting.   Joyce serves with Campus Crusade ...

Sign Up for A Community Group! Posted 10.05.2010
We're still taking sign-ups for community groups. You can sign up to join a group, form a new group or volunteer to be a host or a leader. It's very easy! Just click ...

Harvest Festival 2010! Posted 10.01.2010
Yes, it is coming!  Harvest Festival 2010, Sunday, Oct 31st, 6-8pm.  Lots of great family fun and it's all free!  Carnival booths, jumpers, super slide, rock wall, live music, and the best hot dogs around!  Oh, and did I mentio...

Church happens beyond 5640 Crestridge Road Posted 9.29.2010
When the power transformer suddenly exploded on Monday, it definitely messed with things in more than one way.  As Edison worked around the clock to restore power to our property, Praxis still happened this past Tuesday night.  Our high ...

Medical Clinic Report Posted 9.23.2010
Join us Sunday, October 3, 5 pm, in the worship center for an evening of Bombo stories. Roy Medawar will have a video report of the clinic and the team members will share their perspective of Medical Clinic 2010.  It'll be a fantastic evening...

Special Guest at Seattle Report & Dessert Night! Posted 9.16.2010
Come meet Pastor Troy VanHorn this Sunday evening at the Seattle Report & Dessert Night! Our high school and college students worked with Pastor Troy this past summer on their mission trip. It will be evening of ice cream and an extended ...

Preschool Doors Are Open! Posted 9.15.2010
Fall is definitely in the air - the doors of the preschool are wide open again.  As the new school year dawns, we have 31 students officially enrolled, with new families coming each day to check us out (three alone today!).  So Director ...

ePulse Available Today! Posted 9.10.2010
Have you checked out the latest version of the Pulse?  In living color?  Well, now's the time to catch up on what God has been doing around Peninsula and where we are heading as we launch the fall.  Find out now by clicking ...

Looking Forward to Sunday Posted 9.03.2010
One of the most unique services of the year is coming up this weekend.  On Sunday, September 5, we'll celebrate a joint worship service at 10:30 am with our dear friends in the South Bay Evangelical Christian Church.  This wonderful grou...

A Well of a Day Posted 8.30.2010
 It is a great day in Uganda today.  Yesterday was a very moving day for me personally.  I did spent twelve hours on the Ugandan highway systems (thankful during every kilometer that I wasn't driving).  The scenery was beautifu...

Good Morning, America! Posted 8.27.2010
We are wrapping things up here in Bombo this afternoon.  We have closed down the registration table and so we just have to see the patients we have accepted and then see them through to the pharmacy.  There are not too many drugs left, h...

Late Tuesday Update - Whew! Posted 8.25.2010
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Wednesday Noon Posted 8.25.2010
Here's a quick update from the clinic.  It is 12:20 pm on Wednesday.  Lunch will be ready in a couple of hours! But, it will be good.  Things continue to hum along.  There was one very sick woman this morning who needed to go t...

Clinic Continues and So Do Some Headaches Posted 8.24.2010
Tuesday is up and running.  The trials continue...and we are working on counting it all joy.  There are many decisions to be made regarding follow up care and the associated costs.  Would you pray for the team as we struggle wi...

Clinic Open....and Hopping! Posted 8.23.2010
Just a quick update.  There is internet here at the church (Thank you, Morris).  There was no internet on Sunday evening at the hotel.  But the clinic is now very much open.  Patients are waiting in very long lines.  It is...

Moving Day in Uganda Posted 8.21.2010
Saturday morning.  Early.   I was up before the sun this morning, not unusual when I'm suffering from jet lag.  I'm getting more and more adjusted, but it does take some time.  I was up early enough to be treated by the mo...

Shopping Day in Kampala Posted 8.19.2010
It is late on Thursday evening.  Time for bed.  It'll feel great.  Shopping today in Kampala was very profitable - for the most part.  We exchanged money without incident (always a good thing).  We (Rob and Kristen Sherwin...

Good Evening, Kampala Posted 8.18.2010
 The sunset was beautiful in Kampala this evening.  Bright and red.  But that could be due to the pollution!  But I am safe - and in Kampala.  Everyone is safe here as well.  The Popoolas and Sherwins and I walked to ...

Good Morning, Dubai! Posted 8.17.2010
Good morning, Peninsula!!  Yes, I am aware it is not morning in California.  But I'm not in California! I am in Dubai and it is Wednesday morning, 6:15 am.  I have another flight in a couple of hours.  I'll go from Dubai t...

Medical Clinic to Open in Uganda Posted 8.09.2010
In just two weeks, the doors will open to our third medical clinic in Bombo, Uganda.  Have you signed up to pray for the team?  Did you get your refrigerator magnet to remind you pray daily during the clinic?  Pick it up in the offi...

Seattle - Day Three Posted 8.04.2010
Whew!  It was a day of sweat and more sweat.  After 45 minutes of quiet devotions in the park, it was three hours of non-stop work in the park and around the neighborhood.  The students mowed a lawn that hadn't been touched in proba...

Seattle - Day Two Posted 8.03.2010
Another great day of ministry in Seattle by our Praxis (high school) students.  They walked and prayed through three neighborhoods this morning.  After lunch we went out and did some simple door-to-door surveys in three different neighbo...

Seattle - Day One Posted 8.02.2010
It is time to head to bed, but just had to report on Day One of the Praxis missions trip to Seattle (Marysville, to be precise).  We are all here safely - and very, very warmly welcomed.  Dinner was waiting for us at the church which is ...

Beach Volleyball! Posted 7.30.2010
Don't forget about family beach volleyball on Friday (7/30) from 4-7 at Torrance Beach at the last volleyball court (the one closest to PV).  Hope to see you there!

Wholehearted - TONIGHT! Posted 7.29.2010
Tonight is the night.  Join your church family at 7 pm for an hour of worship and prayer.  Tonight is a fresh experience for ...

GALA FOR BOMBO Posted 7.13.2010
Here is your official invitation to attend a gala dinner in support of the medical missions to Bombo, Uganda.  Dr. Dapo Popoola has launched a non-profit organization, O...

Church Picnic This Sunday! Posted 7.08.2010
Join us at Hesse Park this Sunday at noon! The men of the Tuesday morning Bible Study will once again barbeque your hamburgers and hot dogs. A group of church women will prepare all the trimmings (pickles, onions, tomatoes and lettuce). Won’...

Worship at Forest Home Ojai Valley Posted 6.28.2010
 A little taste of worship from Sunday night of junior high camp at Forest Home Ojai Valley.

Prayer Needed for the Saniels Posted 6.17.2010
Please pray for the Saniels in Kyrgyzstan. There is a brewing civil war. Here is the entire account from the Saniels about their evacuation.   Dear Pastor Ken and PCC family,   Warm Greetings from Bishkek,...

PCC campus abuzz with VBS prep Posted 6.16.2010
The VBS set is going up and signs of prep are everywhere around the PCC campus. VBS starts Monday!

summer is upon us Posted 6.08.2010
Heading into summer, don't forget to sign up for VBS and Quest! Crazy, fun events for children.

this is fun Posted 5.20.2010
What does this video (world cup promo) show us about who we are as human beings and how God has created us to worship Him? Or does it? Please share....

National Day of Prayer Today!!!!! Posted 5.06.2010
The worship center will be open from 8a to 8p. Come by and pray on your own at your own pace through prayer stations or gather with others to intercede on behalf of our nation, neighbors, co-workers, friends, family and church.

Pastor Jim Returneth Posted 4.30.2010
Just so that you know, Pastor Jim (and Les and Janet Smith) have returned safely from their pilgrimmage to Israel and Jordan.  They are tired, but refreshed spiritually. It was a wonderful trip that came off without a hitch. Everone fell...

Wholehearted tonight! Posted 4.29.2010
The last Thursday of the month is upon us again. Come pray and worship from 7 - 8p with the Peninsula family.

New sermon series starts tomorrow! Posted 4.24.2010
Tomorrow we begin our journey through 1 Thessalonians. Jeff Jamba will be teaching as we address our longing for something greater than that for which many of us live. It's going to be a great six weeks together. Don't miss it. Check out a more in...

Thank You from Hope Again and Greg Melendes Posted 4.15.2010
Here are a couple notes of thanks:   March 29, 2010   Dear Peninsula Community Church,   Thank you so much for graciously thinking of our clients during this ...

Follow Pastor Jim in Israel! Posted 4.13.2010
On Friday morning, April 16, Pastor Jim leaves for a trek to Israel and Jordan.  Would you pray for the group of ten traveling together?  May the Holy Spirit bring fresh insights into life and the Word as the group travels together  ...

Greetings from Papua New Guinea Posted 4.12.2010
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  This greeting was sent by an elder of the Waxe Church of Papua New Guinea who is presently caring for a church in another language-related group. His village name is Waxfa, and his ‘Christian’ name is Joshua. Li...

UPDATE UGANDA: Kakooge Pentecostal Church Posted 4.11.2010
Here is the latest news from the Kakooge Pentecostal Church, a church plant of Bombo Pentecostal Church.  The church in Kakooge was planted in 2009, and is today growing and reaching the community for Christ. Check out the update from Pastor ...

Stolhand Sunday - April 11 Posted 4.09.2010
On Sunday, April 11, we will take some time out of each of our services to  remember the legacy of Doris and Woody Stolhand, charter members of Peninsula Community Church.  We'll have cake on the patio and a time of reflection during the...

New Ladies Bible Study this Sunday, April 11 Posted 4.07.2010
Ladies: Join us for a new Bible study this Sunday, April 11, at 9 am in the Lounge....

Passionate Passion Thursday Service Posted 4.02.2010
The wonderful launch of Passion week withe the Easter Breakfast Jerusalem Marketplace continued on Thursday evening with the Passion Thursday service.  The hushed tones of the evening was punctuated with a celebration of the Lord's Supper and...

Peninsula Children Shine for God's Glory! Posted 3.29.2010
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Here is a 2 minute clip of the Bombo Pentecostal Church children playing on the merry-go-round at the Donela preschool on the church grounds.  This was the first time the equipment was being used.  The little boy starin...

Easter Breakfast Jerusalem Marketplace . . . WOW! Posted 3.27.2010
What a fantastic morning we enjoyed together as we celebrated the opening of Passion Week.  The  grounds were spectacular this morning, and every member of "the team" shined brightly as we presented God's love and His grac...

CSM LA Jr. High service project highlights Posted 3.23.2010
If you want to see a few photos from the trip, click here to go to the photo gallery.   What an amazing time we had.  In just little o...

From Bombo To Beverly Hills Posted 3.17.2010
Check out the info on the web detailing Roy Medawar's entry into the B...

Good News from the Waxe! Posted 3.16.2010
Sunday night we enjoyed an update from the Waxe people of Papua New Guinea (PNG). Greg and Laura Melendes were with us and shared fresh stories of the struggles and victories of the church in the Sepik River region of PNG. Greg is just r...

Healer Posted 3.11.2010
We're going to be learning a new song in our worship gatherings over the next few weeks. Check out 30 seconds of it ...

Winter Camp...a view from the Director of Forest Home Posted 3.04.2010
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Winter camp pics up Posted 3.02.2010
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Pictures are in the photo gallery - click on the resources button at the top of this page to get there.  Check out some of the great snow we got up at Forest Home this weekend!    

Easter Breakfast Jerusalem Marketplace Posted 2.26.2010
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Easter Breakfast: Jerusalem Marketplace Peninsula Community Church invites you, your family and friends to travel back in time and experien...

Update from Bombo Posted 2.25.2010
This just in from Millie Ojera in B...

Bombo in Beverly Hills Posted 2.23.2010
It's true!!  We've just received notification from the Beverly Hills Film Festival Committee that Roy Medawar's Bombo 2009 film has been accepted into the Festival.  Included below is the acceptance letter!  Congratulations, Roy. &n...

Bombo Medical Clinic Applications Available March 1 Posted 2.18.2010
It is time to contemplate this question:  Should I join the Bombo medical clinic team this summer in Uganda?  The clinic will be open from August 23-27, 2010, with a team meeting in Kampala on Saturday, August 21.  We are looking fo...

Pastors Return from Avalon Posted 2.10.2010
The pastoral staff has returned.   After three days in beautiful downtown Avalon, the pastoral staff is back on the mainland and ready to get back to work.  The staff enjoyed a refreshing couple of days enjoying the slower of pace of lif...

2009 Year in Review Posted 2.09.2010
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What?  Did you miss it?  Well, catch up on the year that just was.  The 2009 year in review video has been uploaded to the website.  Check it out here...

February Pulse Available Posted 2.04.2010
Have you seen it yet?  Check out the latest edition of the church newsletter, The Pulse.  It has all the newest information about a variety of activities for February ...

Holy Bunches of Worship Posted 2.03.2010
Posted by Martin Allen Associate Pastor of Worship and Arts   I thought this bit of satire was funny (not laugh-out-loud...

Baptisms! Posted 1.26.2010
The highlight of the Annual Family Life Meeting on Sunday evening (aside from the enchiladas!) was the expression of faith made by four folks who followed the Lord in baptism!  Our spirits were lifted as we celebrated together in the baptism ...

Welcome Posted 1.24.2010
Hey friends!  Welcome to the new Peninsula site. Please take some time to look around and then subscribe to the mailing list so you can stay connected. When we post a news item, you'll receive a...

story of God Posted 1.20.2010
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We just finished our story of God series. A good year. If you're weren't around and are curious as to what we've been up to check out this video. Then, head to the sermon archives to download the sermons. 

the story of God as told by Deon Posted 1.17.2010
This past Sunday, Jan. 17, Officer Deon Joseph of the LAPD was in our morning worship gatherings. He shared more of what God is doing in and through him. Check out a short film about his story at ...

Four Words Posted 12.24.2009
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This video was shown during our Christmas Eve services.

Epic Posted 12.20.2009
Over the last couple of months of 2009, we as a church family were encouraged to read Epic:...

the story of God as told by John Posted 12.13.2009
the following will be shared by John Turner in our Sunday gatherings on Dec. 13.....   My name is John Turner and this is my story: I was raised in the Catholic Church and never attended another church until I ...

another Christmas Gathering report Posted 12.11.2009
from Heidi Wallace....   I hosted a tea on Wednesday morning. I had been having a very challenging week with the kids, school schedules etc. So I was very nervous about pulling it all together. But God is good! Everything ...

Christmas Gatherings in full force Posted 12.10.2009
a note from Karen Wickline....   Wick and I hosted a gathering last Saturday. We had 8 neighbors and one" golf "buddy show up. The body language was intense when Mike Potier shared his testimony; people leanin...

Advent Conspiracy story from the Palompos Posted 12.09.2009
On December 7, 2009 the Palompo’s spent some time at the Beacon Light Rescue Mission. Mom and the kids helped in the kitchen and Dad led the worship and spoke on Psalm 19. They had a wonderful time and they all want  to do it again.

the story of God as told by Lindsay Posted 12.06.2009
check out what God is doing in the schools of New York. this was shown in our gatherings on Dec. 6   http://deidox.com/films/lindsay/