Matthew 25 SoCal: Vigils for Pastor Carias


Dear Brothers, Sisters, Allies:

This morning, July 24th, Pastor Noe Nolberto Carias Mayorga of the Iglesia Pentecostal Cristo la Roca de Poder Asambleas de Dios was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Los Angeles.  Pastor Carias:

  • Is an Evangelical Assemblies of God Pastor
  • Is married to a US Citizen with two citizen children ages 5 and 7
  • Is facing deportation solely because he entered the US as a teenager without permission 25 years ago
  • Has pending motions to remove his deportation orders plus a motion to re-open case
  • Had a stay of removal granted under former administration
  • Had a renewal petition for a stay of removal denied last week
  • Was detained this morning and is facing deportation

We will not stand by while his family is separated and his ministry harmed.

Details here:

¡Prepárate para quedarte! + Prepare to Stay!


What To Do If ICE Comes To Your Door


Si agentes del ICE llegan a tu puerta


Women’s March + Marcha de mujeres: 1.21.17


All across the nation this Saturday, January 21, marches are planned as an affirmation of our shared humanity and solidarity with the most marginalized among us. Titled the “Women’s March LA,” all who stand for human rights, civil liberties, and compassion for our shared humanity are invited to attend. A group from Immanuel will be attending together. We will meet at Immanuel at 8:30 a.m., and ride the Metro to downtown for the March. Bring a water bottle, a sign (if you want), wear comfortable shoes, and bring your faith in God’s justice and welcoming embrace. See you there!


En todo el país, este sábado, 21 de enero, marchas están planeadas como una afirmación de nuestra humanidad compartida y solidaridad con los más marginados entre nosotros. Con el título “Marcha de Mujeres LA”, todos los que defienden los derechos humanos, las libertades civiles y la compasión por nuestra humanidad compartida están invitados a asistir. Un grupo de Immanuel estará asistiendo juntos. Nos reuniremos en Immanuel a las 8:30 am, y abordaremos el metro hacia el centro para la marcha. Traiga una botella de agua, un cartel (si lo desea), use zapatos cómodos, y traiga su fe en la justicia de Dios y abrazo de bienvenida. ¡Los veremos allí!

LA Homeless Count 2016 + Registro de Personas Sin Hogar de Los Angeles 2016


LA Homeless Count 2016
Often times we only notice our neighbors experiencing homelessness when we pass them on the street. Those who are without homes can go overlooked or unrepresented in our political and social climate. By volunteering to help count the homeless, you make sure that their voices and needs count. You can even help in our Immanuel neighborhood. Thursday, January 28 at 8pm at Oasis Christian Center. Sign up at the following link:

homeless count logo

Registro de Personas Sin Hogar de Los Angeles
Muchas veces nosotros sólo observamos a nuestros vecinos sin hogar cuando los vemos en la calle. Los que están sin hogar pueden pasar por desapercibidos o no ser representados en nuestro clima político y social. Por medio de su voluntariado para ayudar a contar las personas sin hogar y para asegurarse de que sus voces y necesidades cuenten, usted incluso está ayudando a nuestro barrio de Immanuel. Jueves, 28 de enero a las 8 pm en el Centro Cristiano Oasis. Inscríbete en el siguiente enlace:

DoubleTree Rally + Manifestación DoubleTree: 8.20.15


The Workers at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Downtown Los Angeles have been fighting to bring justice to the workplace since the early 90’s. The hotel, previously called The New Otani, was a symbol of the resurgent Los Angeles Labor Movement. You can now be part of this historic fight! Join us Thursday for a rally and picket in support of the DoubleTree by Hilton workers. Thursday, August 20 at 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. 120 S. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, 90012.

Los trabajadores de DoubleTree by Hilton en Downtown Los Angeles ha estado peleando para traer justicia a su lugar de trabajo desde los años 90. El hotel, previamente llamado el New Otani, era un símbolo del movimiento obrero renaciste en Los Angeles. ¡Ahora usted puede ser parte de esta lucha histórica! Únete este jueves para una manifestación y picket en apoyo de los trabajadores de DoubleTree by Hilton. Es este jueves 20 de agosto de las 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. 120 S. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles 90012.