LCPC Finds New Pastor After Nationwide Search

Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK The Rev. Jeff Hoffmeyer addresses the La Cañada Presbyterian Church congregation during his sermon on Palm Sunday, after which the church’s members overwhelmingly approved him to be their new pastor. LCPC’s two previous head pastors, Rev. Gary Demarest and Rev. Gary Dennis, served 23 and 24 years, respectively.
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The Rev. Jeff Hoffmeyer addresses the La Cañada Presbyterian Church congregation during his sermon on Palm Sunday, after which the church’s members overwhelmingly approved him to be their new pastor. LCPC’s two previous head pastors, Rev. Gary Demarest and Rev. Gary Dennis, served 23 and 24 years, respectively.

This past Sunday — Palm Sunday — La Cañada Presbyterian Church welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Jeff Hoffmeyer, who emerged from a field of more than 200 candidates to lead La Cañada Flintridge’s largest congregation. Continue reading “LCPC Finds New Pastor After Nationwide Search”

Club LC is Coming Soon

Enjoy listening and dancing to jazz at Club LC, the La Cañada High School Jazz Band and Chamber Singers’ annual fundraiser, on Friday, April 14, at 7 p.m. This always-popular event has moved to a new location: La Cañada Presbyterian Church at 626 Foothill Blvd. Club LC combines big band instrumentals by the LCHS Jazz Band with a variety of vocal standards performed by members of the school’s Chamber Singers for a memorable musical evening.
Ticket prices are $50 for adults and $25 for students and include a light dinner catered by Colombo’s. Sponsorships are available for $250 and include two adult tickets, reserved parking, two Club LC mocktails in souvenir glasses, event recognition and early admission to the venue (6:30 p.m).
Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be held at the will call table.
For tickets, contact Mikaho Hara at lchsmpa@gmail.com or order online at lchsmusic.org. Questions about Club LC can be directed to Sue Wright at wrightsue@sbcglobal.net.

Photo courtesy LCHS
LCHS Jazz Band members Michael Seuylemezian, Brandon Deguzman, Matthew Miller, Charlie Reynolds and Rei Chavez take a break at a recent Club LC.

 

LCPC Choir’s 99-Year-Old Singer Voices His Wit

Photo by Mary Emily Myers / OUTLOOK Bob Wilson, 99, is a dedicated member of the La Cañada Presbyterian Church Choir, whose members appreciate his voice and musical knowledge as well as his dry wit.
Photo by Mary Emily Myers / OUTLOOK
Bob Wilson, 99, is a dedicated member of the La Cañada Presbyterian Church Choir, whose members appreciate his voice and musical knowledge as well as his dry wit.

With all due deference to Courtney B. Vance,  the Emmy- and Tony-winning actor who will narrate the Christmas concert on Saturday afternoon at La Cañada Presbyterian Church, there will be another performer in the show who’s also worthy of an ovation.

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