Video: Discovering Holy Ground

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe This video was delivered by Rev. Sandy Olewine, First United Methodist Church of Pasadena on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Born in Maryland and raised in California, Rev. Sandra Olewine (Sandy) is a graduate of the University of California, Davis (BS) and the Claremont School of Theology (M.Div / ABD). A clergy member of the this Annual Conference for 29 years, Sandy served two congregations, First UMC in Fontana and Holman UMC in Los Angeles before accepting a call to work overseas. For 10 years, she served as the UMC Liaison to Jerusalem through the General Board of Global Ministries, during which she given numerous awards recognizing her work for peace and justice.In 2006, Sandy was sent to downtown Long Beach to start a ministry, The Neighborhood La Vecindad, an urban ministry of the poor in downtown Long Beach, which has been recognized for its foundation of community-based ministry. She was appointed to Santee United Methodist Church on September 1, 2011 and begins at First UMC Pasadena on July 1, 2014.Known as an inspired preacher, writer and teacher, Sandy has worked across social, racial and economic borders throughout her ministry, attempting to create a sense of solidarity among diverse communities. Driven by a passion for the Gospel, Sandy seeks the healing of creation through acts of compassion, justice and mercy.Sandy loves to read, go to movies, and hike in the mountains. She took up running (some might call it ambling) upon returning to the US and at age 50 completed 4 marathons and almost 20 half-marathons! She is an avid photographer, loves Peanut M&Ms (well, anything chocolate, really) and is a Steeler fan. She has one nephew, Jared. He and his wife, Carol, live in El Cajon and work in San Diego.First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 500 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, (626) 796-0157 or visit fumcpasadena.org. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News More Cool Stuff Sermons and Lessons Video: Discovering Holy Ground Delivered by REV. SANDY OLEWINE, First United Methodist Church of Pasadena Published on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 4:54 pm Top of the News center_img 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment HerbeautyA Dark Side Of Beauty Salons Not Many People Know AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyLove Astrology: 12 Types Of Boyfriends Based On Zodiac SignsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBollywood Star Transformations: 10 Year ChallengeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeauty Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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