SC Clarion

Weekly Staying Connected, Edition 22, December 19

Major's Moment

What a beautiful week - enjoying being with friends and family in ministry! We praise God for all of you and look forward to growing with you. Next week's newsletter will be a recap of God's blessing in Santa Clara - so I'll keep this short and sweet! God bless you!

Majors Ruwethin


* Prayer Time now at 9:15 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

* No Family NIght on 12/28 adn 1/4 for Holiday Break. Will resume on 1/11.

* Men's Basketball and Fellowship resumes on 1/13.

* Volunteer Breakfast on Wednesday, 12/22, 9 am at the corps. Please RSVP by 12/21.

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Windows on Christmas Advent Series

Next week begins the Advent Season - where we begin to focus our hearts on the beauty of Jesus, God with Us. Please pray that our hearts will be tuned into the greatest gift to all.

11/28 - Window of Exaltation - Angels

12/05 - Window of Wonder - Mary

12/12 - Window of Obedience - Joseph

12/19 - Window of Worship - Shepherds

12/26 - Window of Witness - Anna

Taking a fun break!

Fun times at Great America with some of the teens. We thank them for all of their ministry!

Thank you Katydids!

Our wonderful new friend - Stephanie Stevens with Katydids Square Dance Club collected donations for our teen and young adults! There group even donated more than $800 - in this group of about 20
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Angel Tree Distribution

We praise the Lord for the great teamwork we saw through the Family Services office yesterday at the SAP Center. 450 families were blessed yesterday through the Angel Tree program. A very special shout out to our very own Liwayway who is so instrumental in making the Angel Tree Distribution happen. AMAZING JOB Liwayway (sorry no picture shown - but Harr was in the right spot for a pic!

Christmas Red Kettle Volunteers/Fundraisers Needed

This is our last week of bellringing! It's not too late to volunteer! Bless the community with your smiles and "God bless yous" as people hit the stores.

Here's the link again to sign up or contact Majors Ruwethin.

Volunteer Bellringing Shifts

2) For those who want to share on online kettle, here’s another option for you to raise funds by sharing this link.

Online Kettle

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Young Adult Retreat

Friday, Jan. 21st 2022 at 4pm to Sunday, Jan. 23rd 2022 at 1pm

31 Bean Creek Road

Scotts Valley, CA

This year’s theme is “Surrounded!”(Hebrews 12:1). The theme “Surrounded” has a dual meaning. The first meaning is that we live in a world surrounded by sin and other negative forces. Secondly, we are also surrounded by the presence of God and His heavenly armies, so we do not need to fear!

We have special guests who are joining our young adult retreat 2022.

  • Guest Speakers – Captains Emmanuel & Jennifer Masango: they are our new territorial youth & candidate secretaries.
  • Worship Leader – David & Jenna Grace May: Jenna and her husband, David, travel together leading worship and sharing the love of Jesus all across the county. (More information about them:

Ages: 18-35

Cost: $180

Registration Due by Friday January 7th, 2022

Sunday Prayer Time

Join Sharri Serrato and Major Bill Begonia on Sundays, 9:15 AM to share a specific time of prayer and quiet meditation on Sundays in the Fellowship Hall

Boot Camp - One Slot Available

Monday, Feb. 21st 2022 at 12pm to Friday, Feb. 25th 2022 at 12pm

30840 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA

The 2022 Territorial Youth Leader’s Conference that was rescheduled earlier this year is on!! If you are a current youth leader or having a calling to youth ministry. Please let Majors Ruwethin know.

$150 Delegate Fee

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General Schedule


  • 9:30 AM Sunday School for Youth and Adults
  • 10:00 AM Prayer and Silent Meditation
  • 10:30 AM Worship service
  • 11:00 AM Junior Church
  • 12:30 PM Potluck & Fellowship (2nd Sunday)
  • 12:30 PM Teen Youth Group (every other week)


  • 6:30 PM Family Night (for everyone)
  • Dinner, Bible Study, and Corps Cadets (Teen Study)


  • 7:00 PM Corps Council Meeting (Zoom Invite - 1st week)
  • 6:30 PM Men's Basketball (2nd and 4th week)


  • 7:00 PM Women's Fellowship (2nd week)