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Summer

Issue 12 June 21: June Board Report, Financial Report, Mission Field, Events Calendar, VBS = download

Spring 2017

Issue ll June 7: Profile of Pastor Doug Brown, Friday Food Ministry, Japan Team Mission, Financials = download

Issue 10 May 24: Golf Tournament, Womens Brunch, Fri. Food Ministry, Mission Field = download

Issue 9 May 10: Pastor Doug's first article, Board Report, Profile: Bill Louie, Golf Tournament = download

Issue 8 Apri9l 26: Easter Flower Donations List, Friday Food Ministry, Golf Tournament = download

Issue 7 April 12: Church Business Meeting, Meet & Greet TownHall Meeting , Profile:Kristen Dresser=download

Issue 6 Mar 22: Board Report, Holy Week, Ordination Invitation, Easter Flower Donations = download

Winter 2017

Issue 5 Mar 8: Youth Winter Camp, Profile: Teresa Louie, Sweethearts Snack, Daniel Plan Class = download

Issue 4 Feb 22: Jr. Winter Camp, Feb Board Report, Pastoral Search, EC Easter Celebration = download

Issue 3 Feb 8: Profile of Mark Shiraiwa, Annual Business Meeting, Scholarships for Success = download

Issue 2 Jan 25: P.Steve's article, Board Report, Baptisms, Mission Apps & Advent Conspiracy = download

Issue 1 Jan 11: Profile of Nancy Langley, Baptism Sunday, Primetimers', Marriage Conference = download

Winter 2016

Issue 24 Dec 21: Christmas Potluck, Women's Breakfast, Advent Service Schedule, Year-end Info = download

Autumn 2016

Issue 23 Dec 7: Profile Part 2 of Pastor Steve,Thai Team Project, Christmas Holiday Schedule = download

Issue 22 Nov 16: Harvest Festival, Profile: Pastor Steve Langley, Board Report, Christmas Schl = download

Issue 21 Nov 2: Bread for the Journey, Election Meeting, Pastoral Search Committee, Missions = download

Issue 20 Oct 19: Keep Gardena Beautiful, Harvest Festival Guidelines, Annual Election Meeting = download

Issue 19 Oct 5: Baptism Testimonies, Work Day, Profile: Amy Kato, Pastoral Search Committee = download

Summer 2016

Issue 18 Sept 21: Sept Board, Baptism Testimonies, Introducing James choung, Harvest Festival = download

Issue 17 Sept 7: Profile of Scott Kushigemachi, Golf Tornament Report, Freed-up Financial = download

Issue 16 Aug 24: Youth Camp, Aug. Board Report, Opportunity to Serve, Pastoral Search = download

Issue 15 Aug 10: Profile=Yoko Amano, Perspectives, Pastor Steve's Retirement Party, Work Day = Download

Issue 14 July 27: VBS Update, Pastoral Search Committee, Friday Food Ministry, Golf Tournament = download

Issue 13 July 7: Profile of Tommy Shirota, Women's Retreat, Golf Tournament, KidZone Events = download

Issue 12 June 22: Golf Tournament, Baptisms, Financial Report, Dog Days of Summer, VBS = download

Spring 2016

Issue 11 June 1: Profile of Cindy Iiyama, Volunteers NEEDED for VBS, Friday Food Ministry = download

Issue 10 May 18: May Board Report, Mommy Meet-up, Cave Quest VBS, GVBCLIVE, THE WAVE = download

Issue 9 May 4: Calling a New Senior Pastor, Profile: Smantha Maeda, April Board Report = Download

Issue 8 Apr 20: Pastor Search voting, Friday Food, Mission Field, Christian Service Scholarships = Download

Issue 7 Apr 6: Pastoral Search Committee, Profile of Jen Fujikawa,Friday Food, Easter Flower List = download

Issue 6 Mar 16: Youth Winter Camp Report, Board Report, Holy Week Events, Golf Tournament = download

Winter 2016

Issue 5 Mar 2: Profile of Michelle Law, Golf Tournament, Preparing for Holy Week, Scholarships = download

Issue 4 Feb 17: Marriage & Family, Board & Financials, City of Gardena Appreciation, Work Day = download

Isssue 3 February 3: What's next?, Profile Kate Bun, Primetimer's, Thai Team, Celebrating ONE = download

Issue 2 Jan 20: Marriage Conference, Women's Breakfast & Movie, Youth & Children's Camps = download

Issue 1 Jan 6: Profile of teven Conrad Leach, Baptism Testimony, Thail Jan. Mission, Jeopady! Tour = download

Fall 2015

Issue 23 Dec 16: Holiday Schedule, Church Potluck,A Great Women's Weekend, End-of-year Info = download

Issue 22 Dec 2: Nov Board Report, Financials, Profile of Daren Lou, Election Meeting Results = download

Issue 21 Nov 18: Christmas Potluck, Thank You from Pastoral Staff, GVBCLIVE, Thailand Coffee = download

Issue 20 Nov 4: Christmas Child Gifts, Seasonal Concert & GVBCLIVE, Profile: Lee Matsunami = download

Issue 19 Oct 21: Men's Retreat, Election Meeting Nominees, Operation Christmas Child = download

Issue 18 Oct 7: Meet Our Interns, Work Days, Christmas Child, Profile: Ruth Barnes, URBANA = download

Issue 17 Sept 23: Sept. Board Report, Friday Food Ministry, Eagle Scout Project, Baptism Sunday = download

Summer 2015

Issue 16 Sept 2: Profile of Amy Kushigemachi, Golf Tournament Report, Baptism Sun. Testimonies = download

Issue 15 Aug 19: Youth Summer Camp, Aug. Board Report, Women's Worship Night, Japan Team = download

Issue 14 Aug 5: Profile of Linda Hayashi, The Daniel Plan, Japan Team Update, Golf Tournament = download

Issue 13 July 22: VBS Report, Board Report, Golf Tournament, JCI, Hula & Daniel Plan, Japan Team = download

Issue 12 July 1: Profile: Ed Kawasaki, Golf Tournament, Middle Sch/Youth Events, Social, Concert = download

Spring 2015

Issue 11 June 17: VBS, June Work Day, Ice Cream Social, Summer Concert, Golf Tournament = download

Issue 10 June 3: Profile of Sandy Tsukamoto, VBS Volunteers Needed, Pray for Japan = download

Issue 9 May 20: N5 Update, May Board Report & Finances, Safety Fair, Pray for Japan, Parking = download

Issue 8 May 6: Board Report, San Telmo Mission, Profile -- Clyde Noguchi, Appreciation for Service = download

Issue 7 Apr. 15: Easter Lily Donation List, Baptism Testimony, Christian Service Scholarships = download

Issue 6 Apr. 1: Holy Week Events, Profile of Izumi Kawasaki, Friday Food Ministry, Scholarships = download

Winter 2015

Issue 5 Mar. 18: Sweetheart's Snack, Youth & Junior Winter Camps, Holy Week, Scholarships= download

Issue 4 Mar. 4: Jan. Board Report, Profile of Yumi Kim, Bob & Teresa in Africa, Staff Transition = download

Issue 3 Feb. 4: His Little Feet, Profile: Grace Toy, Bob & Teresa in Africa, Annual Business Meeting = download

Issue 2 Jan. 21: Baptism Testimonies, Thailand Mission Trip Pictures, Annual Business Meeting = download

Issue 1 Jan. 7: Nov/Dec Board Report, Profile: Yuko Chang, Thailand & San Telmo Mission Trips = download

Fall 2014

Issue 24 Dec. 17: Operation Christmas Child, Friday Food Ministry, Visitors from Japan = download

Issue 23 Dec. 3: Reflections from Greece & Turkey, Thanksgiving Concert, Profile: Emily Noguchi = download

Issue 22 Nov. 19: Board Report, Thanksgiving & Messiah Concerts, Harvest Festival, Work Day = download

Issue 21 Nov. 5: Pastors' Thank You, Election Meeting, Women's Weekend, Profile: Tak Shimazaki = download

Issue 20 Oct. 15: Men's Retreat, Christmas Child Gift Boxes, Harvest Festival, New Staff Member = download

Summer 2014

Issue 19 Oct. 1: Board Report, Keep Gardena Beautiful, Profile: Kenton Fukuda, Harvest Festival = download

Issue 18 Sept. 17: Baptism Testimonies, Special Business Meeting, Primetimer's Japan Tour = download

Issue 17 Sept. 3 Instert: 100th Anniversary Celebration pictures from Aug. 16 & 17 = download

Issue 17 Sept. 3: Aug. Board Report, Golf Tornamemt, Profile Diana Sakata, Neighborhood = download

Issue 16 Aug. 20: Youth Summer Camp, 100th Anniversary Congrats, Japan Mission Team, Events = download

Issue 15 Aug. 6: GVBC's beginnings, July Board Report, SonTreasue Island VBS, Perspectives = download

Issue 14 July 23: Long Beach Mission Trip, Centennial Golf Tournament, Classes and Seminars = download

Issue 13 July 2: June Board Report, Friday Food Ministry, Youth Camp, Profile: Tammy Hernandez = download

Issue 12 June 18: Summer Camp, Japan & Mission Field, Golf Tournament, Greece/Turkey Tour = download

Spring 2014

Isssue 11 June 4: May Board Report, Japan Team Update, Profile: Kiyoko Tanizaki, VBS Volunteers = download

Issue 10 May 21: Baptisms, SonTreasure Island VBS, Mission Field, November Greece/Turkey Tour = download

Issue 9 May 7: Oasis Chapel Japan, April Board Report, Nichigo Baptisms, Profile: Scott Uyeda = download

Issue 8 April 16: Praise Night Fundraiser, Holy Week Events, Early Childhood, Ken Matsuda's Visit = download

Issue 7 April 2: Profile of Corey Atkinson, Holy Week Events, March Board Report, Casting Call = download

Issue 6 Mar 19: Pastor Steve's 20th Anniv at GVBC, Early Childhood Easter Celebration, Info meeting for a trip with Pastors Steve & Tonamura to Greece & Turkey, Youth Winter Retreat, Nichigo Baptisms = download

Winter 2014

Issue 5 Mar 5: 100th Anniversary Events, Profile: Yoshi Horita, Winter Camp, Sweetheart's Snack = download

Issue 4 Feb 19: Feb. Board Report, 2015 Thailand Short-term Mission, GVBC Scholarships = download

Issue 3 Feb 5: Jan. Board Report, Choir Call & KidZone, Profile: Evalene Lam, Women's Weekend = download

Issue 2 Jan 22: Where's the Bento!, Death Valley Tour, Thailand Mission Trip, Announcements = download

Issue 1 Jan 8: Profile of Natalie Harada, Japan & Thailand Mission Trip, Primetimers' Tours = download

Fall 2013

Issue 24 Dec 18: Christmas Eve Services, December Board Report, Food Ministry, Japan Trip = download

Issue 23 Dec 4: Holiday Service Schedule, Profile of Michelle Koga, Opportunities to Serve = download

Issue 22 Nov 20: Board Report, Harvest Festival, Pre-Centennial Golf Donations, Election Results = download

Issue 21 Nov 6: Profile of Wayne Oshiro, Welcome New Members, Operation Christmas Child = download

Issue 20 Oct 16: Oct Board Report, Anual Election Meeting, Harvest Festival Guidelines = download

Issue 19 Oct 2: Baptism Testimonies, Harvest Festival Needs Help, Profile: Evelyn Weathers = download

Issue 18 Sept 18: Sept Board Report, Help Support Tsunami Victims of Japan, Events Calender - download

Summer 2013

Issue 17 Sept 4: Profile of Stephanie Hernandez, August Board Report, 100th Anniversary Kickoff = download

Issue 16 Aug 21: How Long Lord!!, Youth Summer Camp Recap, Pre-Centennial Golf Tournament, = download

Issue 15 Aug 7: Profile of Diane Ujiiye, Keiro Genki Confernce, FYI, Business Meeting Cancelled = download

Issue 14 July 24: VBS, Board Report, Business Meeting, Golf Tournament, Women's Breakfast = download

Issue 13 July 3: CPAF, Pre-Centennial Golf Tournament, Summer Events, Profile: Traci Louie = download

Spring 2013

Issue 12 June 19: June Board Report, Special Business Meeting, Landscaping News, VBS Coming = download

Issue 11 June 5: Baby Dedications, June Work Day, Profile: Naoto Funada, VBS Needs Volunteers = Download

Issue 10 May 15: May Board Report, VBS, "Women's Retreat"Golf Tournament, Business Meeting = Download

Issue 9 May 1: Baptism Testimonies Continued, Profile of Ashley Donald, KidZone & VBS = download

Issue 8 Apr 17: April Board Report, Work Days, Baptism Testimonies, East Flower List, VBS = download

Issue 7 Apr 3: Profile of Christina Hirano, Early Childhood Easter Celebration, Easter Flower List = download

Issue 6 Mar 20: Holy Week Schedule, March Board Report, Youth Winter Camp, Landscaping News = download

Winter 2013

Issue 5 Mar 6:Junior Winter Camp, Women's Retreat, 100th Logo Contest, Profile: Eiko Amano = download

Issue 4 Feb. 20: Board Report, MMBB Award for GVBC, Valentine;s for Widows, Women's Retreat = download

Issue 3 Feb. 6: Workday, Board Report, Business Meeting, WANTED: Choir Voices = download

Issue 2 Jan. 23: URBANA--Like Heaven, Christmas Child Touched Lives, Junior Winter Camp, = download

Issue 1 Jan. 9: Profile--Patsy Kuwata, Jan. WorkDay, Report--Advent Conspiracy, Online Services = download

Fall 2012

Issue 21 Dec. 19: Sandy Hook Elem, Christmas Greeting, Holiday Schedule, Dec. Board Report = download

Issue 20 Dec. 5: Hurricane Sandy Offerings, Holiday Service Schedule, Profile: Michio Nagata = download

Issue 19 Nov. 21: Nov Election Results & Board Report, Harvest Festival, Christmas Potluck = download

Issue 18 Nov. 7: Oct.Board Report, Christmas Child, Election Meeting, Profile: Lani Matsumura, - download

Issue 17 Oct. 17: Advent Conspiracy, Christmas Child, Workday, 100th Anniversary Project = download

Issue 16 Oct. 3: Board Report, Fri. Food Ministry, Workday, Profile: Kaci Wakuta, Harvest Festival = download

Summer 2012

Issue 15 Sept. 5: Board Report, By Faith 18 Month Report, Cool Summer VBS, Profile: Wes Harada = download

Issue 14 Aug. 22: Golf Tournament, Youth Summer Camp, Men's Retreat, Concert of Prayer= download

Issue 13 Aug. 8: Pastor James is back!, Board Report, Profile of Aaron Kim, Mexico Mission Trip = download

Issue 12 July 25: Baptism Testimonies, Perspetives Class, Golf Tournament, Summer Events = download

Issue 11 July 11: Citylights Park, VBS Snacks Needed, Profile: Katie Yoshida, Friday Food Ministry = download

Issue 10 June 20: Register NOW for VBS & Seminarian Golf Torunament, Landscaping Project = download

Spring 2012

Issue 9 June 6: Profile of Alina Lucas, May Board Report, His Little Feet Performed, VBS Signups = download

Issue 8 May 16: His Little Feet, Citylights Renovation Project, SonRise VBS, Christian Scholarship = download

Issue 7 May 2: Profile of Jerry Sunada, Board Report, Sonrise Natl Park VBS, Christian Scholarship=download

Issue 6 Mar. 21: Holy Week, Children's Camp, Mar. Board Report, Children's Sweetheart's Snack = download

Winter 2012

Issue 5 Mar. 7: Advent Conspiracy, Estate Blessings, Obento & Youth Winter Camp, Maundy Thurs., Charity Water, Holy Week Events, Easter Lilies=download

Issue 4 Feb. 22: Jan. & Feb. Board Report, Core Ministries Part II, Women's Retreat, Nichigo News = download

Issue 3 Feb. 8: Baptism Testimonies, Core Ministries Part I, Profile: Jonathan Lucas, Financial = download

Issue 2 Jan. 25: Marriage Seminar, Board of Deacons, Baptism Testimonies, Fishing Fellowship = download

Issue 1 Jan. 1: Baptism Sunday, GVBC Board, Profile: Emi Osato, Art of Marriage Seminar = download

Fall 2011

Issue 23 Dec. 14: Merry Christmas, Dec. Board Report, Election Meeting & Nehemiah 4 Update = download

Issue 22 Dec. 1: Profile Aaron Ishibashi, Operation Christmas Child Boxes, Holiday Schedule = download

Issue 21 Nov. 16: "Prodigal Christmas" Returns, Harvest Festival, Sr. & Jr. & College Events = download

Issue 20 Nov. 2: Profile of Rev. Eiji Osato, Board Report, Men's Breakfast, Men's Retreat, Events = download

Issue 19 Oct. 19: Operation Christmas Child, Annual Election Meeting, October Workday = download

Issue 18 Oct. 5: Board Update, Advent Conspiracy, Keep Gardena Beautiful, Profile: Hannah Katagi=download

Issue 17 Sept. 20: Baptism Sunday, Beachcombers Night, Community Groups, Harvest Festival = download

Summer 2011

Issue 16 Sept. 7: Golf Tournament, Youth Summer Camp, Profile: Seichi Kamimura = download

Issue 15 August 17: SonSurf Beach Bash VBS Recap & Pics, Mission Field, Check Out Our Twitter - download

Issue 14 August 3: How God speaks to Me, Profile of Minako Fujimoto, David Rock Japan Trip = download

Issue 13 July 20: Ohana Fest, Long Beach Mission Trip, Golf Tournament, Scholarship Recipients = download

Issue 12 July 6: Welcome New Members, GVBC Golf Tournament, Profile of Toshiko Tomiyasu = download

Spring 2011

Issue 11 June 15: GVBC Pictorial Directory, Seminarian Golf Tournament, Wendy Katagi Concert = download

Issue 10 June 1: Baptism Testimonies, Bell Park Outreach,Profile:David Addison, SonSurf VBS = download

Issue 9 May 18: Children's Eggtravaganza, Pastor Daniel's Ordination, Spiritual Growth Campaign = download

Issue 8 May 4: Pastor Steve's Sabbatical, Easter Flowers List, Profile Mildred & Roger Ichinotsubo = download

Issue 7 April 20: Youth DVD Conference, First Fruits & Japan Relief Results, Women's Retreat = download

Issue 6 April 6: Daniel Matsuda's Ordination, Holy Week Events, Profile: Aubrey Matsunami, Japan = download

Winter 2011

Issue 5 March 16: Junior & Youth Winter Camp, Charity Water, Motel Ministry, Multi-gen Choir = download

Issue 4 March 2: Spiritual Growth Campaign Letter, Sweetheart's Snack, Profile of Aki Abe = download

Issue 3 Feb. 2: Love the City of Gardena Employees, Proposed Constituional Amendments, Job Help Workshop, Profile of Isaac Ide, GVBC 2011 Women's Retreat = download

Issue 2 Jan. 19: Baptism Testimonies, Dec. 2010 Mexico Mission Trip, 2011 Women's Retreat = download

Issue 1 Jan. 5: Baptism Testimonies, Profile of Maria Tachihara, 2010 Charity Water Report = download

Fall 2010

Issue 24 Dec. 15: "Prodigal Christmas" Reviews, Merry Christmas from your staff, Nehemiah = download

Issue 23 Dec. 1: All-church Chrismas Potluck, Angels Breakfast, profile of Tyler Nakasaki = download

Issue 22 Nov. 17: Harvest Festival, GVBC Christmas Musical, Rev. Osato Called to GVBC = download

Issue 21 Nov. 3: New Members, Profile of Reed Sata,Tijuana Mission, Election Meeting = download

Issue 20 Oct. 20: Baptisms, Beachcombers Friendship Night, Nehemiah Report, Workday = download

Issue 19 Oct. 6: Baptism Testimonies, Profile: Ryan Shiozaki,New Women's Ministry = download

Summer 2010

Issue 18 Sept. 15: Harvest Festival, Men's Retreat, Helping Hands Ministry, Workday = download

Issue 17 Sept. 1: Golf, Profile: Lainel Finley, Financial Seminar, Perspectives, Job Club = download

Issue 16 August 18: VBS pictures, August 2010 Board Report, Special Meeting in Oct. = download

Issue 15 August 4: Citylights Church, Profile: Erik Takayesu, "A Prodigal Christmas" Musical = download

Issue 14 July 21: Pastor Bunso Otani's Retirement, Comm Group Leaders Retreat,Ohana Fest = download

Issue 13 July 7: Seminarin Golf Tournament, VBS, Profile of Denise Hadley, Christmas Musical = download

Spring 2010

Issue 12 June 16: VBS, Ohana Fest,UCLA Honorary Degree Ceremony, Christmas Play Signup = download

Issue 11 June 2: Baptism Testimonies, Vacation Bible School, Profile of Rei Abe = download

Issue 10 May 19: Baptism Testimonies, Nehemiah 3 Update, Vacation Bible School = download

Issue 9 May 5: Baptism Testimony, Women's Retreat, Profile: Schessa Garbutt = download

Issue 8 April 21: Easter Flowers List Cont'd, April Board Report, Baptism Testimonies = download

Issue 7 April 7: Foot-washing Outreach in L.A., Easter Flowers List, Profile of Marie Araya = download

Winter 2010

Issue 6 March 17: Holy Week Events, Nehemiah 3 February Report, Multi-gen Choir Call = download

Issue 5 March 3: Junior Winter Camp Fun, Annual Business Meeting, Profile: David Araya = download

Issue 4 February 17: Nehemiah 3 Report, 2010 Women's Retreat, OGHS Haiti Offering = download

Issue 3 February 3: profile of Jennell Tanaka, annual Business Meeting, Neighborhood Project = download

Issue 2 January 21: Nehemiah Update, 2010 Board & Core, Gift Boxes, Mexico Missions = download

Issue 1 January 7: Baptism Testimonies from Dec. 27, Profile: Trisha Mun, Winter Camps = download

Winter 2009

Issue 24 December 21: Christmas Card Greeting, Nehemiah 3 Update, Winter Camps = download

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