Young Adult BBQ
May
25
5:00 PM17:00

Young Adult BBQ

The Young Adults will enjoy a BBQ at 5 P.M., Saturday, May 25 at the home of Missy and Diana. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, and drinks will be provided, but please bring a side to share. RSVP to Missy Ives at melissaives71@gmail.com.

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Women’s Breakfast
Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Women’s Breakfast

The ladies are invited to attend a breakfast at 8:30 A.M., Saturday, June 8 at Marie Calendars, 21211 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance. The event will include a speaker from the Pregnancy Help Center and ladies from our congregation. Please bring a baby item to donate to the pregnancy help center - package of onesies, a box of diapers, a crocheted blanket, etc. The breakfast will be followed by a tour of the Pregnancy Help Center. The cost of the event is $10 and scholarships are available. For more information contact Debbie at debbie@branchofhope.org.

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Aug
2
7:30 PM19:30

Financial Peace University

Take control of your money with Financial Peace University  (FPU)! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes your member workbook and a year of free online resources through Financial Peace Membership. Join an FPU group today! Contact Shannon Trimper for more information, shannonleavitt@gmail.com.

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Beacon Light Mission Ministry
May
19
12:30 PM12:30

Beacon Light Mission Ministry

Branch of Hope is involved with the Beacon Light Mission by preaching the word and helping to feed the attendees. Next Sunday Kelly Spencer will have pans and recipes available for Branch members to take home, prepare and freeze the meal and then return it the following Sunday. The frozen meals will be taken to Beacon Light and used when needed. For more information contact Kelly Spencer at mkjcspencer@verizon.net.

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Walk for Life
May
18
8:00 AM08:00

Walk for Life

The 32nd Annual Walk for Life South Bay at 8:30 A.M., Saturday, May 18 at Veterans Park, Redondo Beach, is only weeks away! Branch of Hope is forming a team named

Branch for Life. We will walk and donate to support the women and babies that the Pregnancy Help Center serves. Please contact Debbie Leavitt to join Branch’s team, or register online. You can support the PHC financially by making a designated donation through Branch of Hope or by donating directly to the PCH at supportphctorrance.org. Onsite registration for the walk at the park starts at 7:30 A.M. Get there early for pre-walk festivities, including bagels, coffee and raffle prizes. Questions? 

Contact Debbie at debbie@branchofhope.org.

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Theology Pub
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Theology Pub

Theology Pub is geared for young adults between the ages of 18-35. The focus is to build and strengthen the relationships between each other, to grow as brothers and sisters in Christ while equipping each other to engage in discussion with non-Christians. This month Mike Dunaway will speak. For more information contact Diana at diana.l.jenkins2@gmail.com.

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Hymn Sing
May
5
7:00 PM19:00

Hymn Sing

Join us for a time of fellowship at 7:30 P.M., Sunday, May 5 at Branch of Hope as we sing hymns to the glory of God! Let us benefit from the musical talent of all the saints who have gone before us! We will be using the Red Trinity Hymnal. For more information contact Diana at diana.l.jenkins2@gmail.com.

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Sharefest
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Sharefest

Branch of Hope will be partnering with Kings Harbor Church on Saturday, May 4 by serving in our community at Jane Addams Middle School in Lawndale. This opportunity is made available through Sharefest, a nonprofit that seeks to bring visible change, build relationships and connect communities; learn more at Sharefest.com. KHC has been involved with Sharefest for many years and since this is Branch’s first year, we will offer manpower to complete a project that KHC is organizing. Our goal is to serve by doing some gardening and exterior paint touch ups. Visit the following link to sign up, workday.sharefestinc.org/projects/526.

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Branch of Hope Book Club
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Branch of Hope Book Club

The next reading of the Branch of Hope Book Club will be the Institutes of the Christian Religion, by John Calvin, the Book Second. The group will meet at 7 P.M., Friday, April 26, at the Ives’ home. Contact Scott Reeves at scottreeves@roadrunner.com.

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Apologetics Conference
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Apologetics Conference

The next Apologetics Conference will be April 20 at Branch of Hope. The topic is “Science, Evolution and Intelligent Design: What your teacher couldn’t tell you.” The featured speakers will be Jason Gallagher, speaking on science; Eduardo Anorga, evolution; and Bill Parkinson, intelligent design.

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Young Women’s Group
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Young Women’s Group

If you’re a young woman between the ages of 18-35 you’re invited to attend the Young Women’s Group on the second Fridays of the month at the home of Julie Hirtzel. The group will meet Friday, April 12. Dinner is from 7-7:30 P.M. with a discussion from 7:30-8:30 P.M. You’re also encouraged to bring a friend. Contact Julie at julies5monkeys@yahoo.com.

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Fellowship Meal
Apr
7
12:30 PM12:30

Fellowship Meal

The theme of our next fellowship meal is “Spring Feast.” Please bring a large side dish to share, ham will be provided as the main entree. Make sure you bring your side dish in a disposable container or in your own dish to take home. We hope you can join us. 

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Fellowship Sunday
Mar
31
12:30 PM12:30

Fellowship Sunday

March 31 is our next Fellowship Sunday. The goal of this event is to encourage members to meet new people, refresh old friendships, and just enjoy each other. When we have fellowship together we are all built up and encouraged. You can invite people over for dessert, lunch or dinner or you could make the event a potluck.

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Game Night for Young Adults
Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Game Night for Young Adults

The Young Adult Group will meet at 7 P.M., Saturday, March 30, at Mike and Michelle Gregg's home, 1707 247th Place, Lomita, 90717, for a game night. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please contact Missy Ives if you have any questions, melissaives71@gmail.com.

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Ladies Hike
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Ladies Hike

The ladies of Branch of Hope will enjoy a morning hike at 9 A.M., Saturday, March 30, at Malaga Cove, meet at the fountain. Kelly Spencer leads the hike and will gear it towards the people who attend. For more information contact Kelly at mkjcspencer@verizon.net.

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Theology Pub
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Theology Pub

Theology Pub is geared for young adults between the ages of 18-35 and meets the third Thursday each month, January through October at the Mueller home in south Torrance. This month they will meet at 7 P.M. on March 21. The focus is to build and strengthen relationships between each other, to grow as brothers and sisters in Christ while equipping each other to engage in discussion with non-Christians. There is a time of fellowship and then a study and discussion which is facilitated by an elder, deacon, or other approved individual. This month the speaker is Jacob Trimper. Contact Diana at diana.l.jenkins2@gmail.com for more info.

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Technology Safety Seminar
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

Technology Safety Seminar

6:30

Please join us prior to the

seminar for coffee & light

refreshments

7:00

Speaker: Scott Burnett

Integrity Computer Concepts

8:00

Q & A session

Topics that will be covered:

• Current Trends - Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and other social media outlets

• Filtering the Internet & other programs on computers & mobile devices

• Protecting from cyberbullying

•Guidelines for gaming & chat rooms

• Age appropriate guidelines for use of devices

• Addictive nature of today’s technology

There is no charge for this event • Cry rooms with monitors will be available, unstaffed

This presentation may not be suitable for children. Parents only, please!

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CPR and First Aid Class
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

CPR and First Aid Class

Branch is hosting a CPR and First Aid class at 9 A.M., Saturday, March 9, at church. This is not a certification class (no test or card). The cost of the class is $30 per person. If you are a Sunday School teacher or nursery volunteer, please contact Maddy Allison at allison.maddy@gmail.com to see if there are any prepaid spots available. We want to ensure we have enough instructors and materials available, so if you plan to attend, please RSVP to Maddy.

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Young Married Group
Mar
3
6:30 PM18:30

Young Married Group

On March 3, Tracy and Julie Catron will lead a group that is focused on those married less than ten years. The meeting is from 5-7 P.M. at the Catron home. Dinner will be served followed by a book study discussion, the first book will be What Did You Expect? by Paul David Tripp. Childcare will be provided. For more information contact Tracy at tracy@branchofhope.org or Julie at julieannecat@gmail.com.

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Potato Bar Fellowship Meal
Mar
3
6:30 PM18:30

Potato Bar Fellowship Meal

Sunday, March 3, is our next church fellowship meal. Everyone is invited to attend. We will have a "baked potato bar!" Everyone is asked to bring potato toppings, in their own dish or in a disposable container, to share. We hope you will join us for this enjoyable event. 

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All Church Game Night
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

All Church Game Night

Branch will host an all church game night at 7 P.M., Friday, March 1, at church. All ages are welcome, and people are asked to bring and teach their favorite games. This year may include a large group game so come prepared to have tons of fun. For more information contact Jacob at jacobtrimper@gmail.com.

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