Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, March 15, 7:00 pm in Fellowship Hall
We’ll address our new partnership with Shepherd’s Grove, including church vision and next steps. Tim McCalmont, IPC Bridge Pastor; Bobby Schuller, Shepherd’s Grove Lead Pastor; and IPC elders will lead the discussion.
3rd Saturday Service Project
Saturday, March 17
Each year, we put together Easter baskets for the children in transitional housing with Families Forward. This year, we’ll continue the tradition on the third Saturday, March 17 at 5:30 pm. We’ll start with a potluck dinner, then begin assembling around 70 baskets. All are welcome to join this annual family service project to share the hope of Christ with children and families. Whether you can attend or not, consider making a donation ($5 per basket). For more information, email Curtis Drever.
El Niño Scholarship Program Photo Day
Saturday, March 17
Photo Day is a wonderful way to connect with the people of El Niño, Mexico — and if you currently sponsor a student, this is the perfect opportunity to meet them and spend a little time getting to know them. Come down and be blessed by the sight of 350 beautiful students lined up to give you their biggest smiles.
Sunday, March 18, following 10:00 am service
The purpose of the meeting is to share the 2018 budget.
Luncheon for Ben Patterson
Sunday, March 18, following Congregational Meeting in Fellowship Hall
Join us for a meet and greet with IPC’s founding pastor. It will be a taco lunch (suggested donation of $5 per person).
Women's Contemplative Retreat
May 18–20 at Serra Retreat Center in Malibu
More info »
El Niño Family Service Retreat
Memorial Weekend, Fri., May 25–Sun., May 27
This May we’ll head down to Mexico to hang out and serve the wonderful people of El Niño with a special work project. Details to come.
Find ways to connect with others in our community, grow in faith, and serve God by serving others!
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Sunday Guest Speakers
As we enter a new season in the life of our church, please keep our leadership in prayer as we search for an interim pastor for IPC. During this transitional time, guest speakers and pastors will continue to teach and encourage us as we wait in hopeful anticipation for all that God has planned for our church family!
Ben Patterson | March 18
Ben Patterson was founding pastor of Irvine Presbyterian Church. He served our community faithfully from 1975 to 1989.
Ben is currently the Campus Pastor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. As Campus Pastor, he is responsible for the college’s chapel program which enables the mentorship and counseling of students of the Westmont community so that they can grow toward their full maturity in Christ.
He is a contributing editor to Christianity Today, Leadership Journal, and was previously a contributing editor and editorial writer with The Wittenberg Door. Ben has written several books; his most recent work is entitled Muscular Faith.
Ben Patterson earned his bachelor’s degree from La Verne University and his master’s of divinity from The American Baptist Seminary of the West.