Annual Pre-Lenten Prayer Breakfast
Transformation Through Holistic Ministry
Join Christ Our Savior Anglican Church for our Annual Pre-Lenten Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, February 18, 2012.
Morning Prayer will begin at 7 AM at Christ Our Savior Anglican Church (directions).
Breakfast will be begin at 8 AM at the Torrance Moose Lodge, located right across the street from the church at 1020 Sartori Ave.
The cost is $25 per person or $175 for a table of 8 ($25 savings).
This year’s speaker will be Val W. Finnell, MD, MPH, Executive Director of Anglican Health Ministries and Junior Warden of Christ Our Savior Anglican Church (pictured at right). Dr. Finnell currently serves as the Chief of the Medical Staff at Los Angeles Air Force Base and is a postulant for the vocational diaconate in the Missionary Diocese of All Saints.
Dr. Finnell’s talk, Transformation Through Holistic Ministry, will share his personal experience as a hospice volunteer in Washington, DC and his work with the uninsured in his own parish. Other topics will include:
- The need for medical ministry in Torrance
- The Biblical basis for medical and healing ministry
- How Anglicans and other Christians can get involved
Net proceeds from the prayer breakfast will go to support the Torrance Outreach for Unified Community Health (TOUCH) Coalition, an outreach ministry of COS. TOUCH is a group of Christian churches, non-profit organizations, health-care entities, professionals, and concerned citizens who are dedicated to improving the health of their community in Torrance, California.
Also attending the prayer breakfast will be Mr. Louie Rosado, Presdient of Medical Mission Adventures (MMA). COS and TOUCH are partnering with MMA to bring their mobile clinic to Torrance through the TOUCH Coalition. MMA’s clinic features free medical, dental, and optical care. The mobile clinic will be onsite at the prayer breakfast.