2021 MHCH Celebration!

25 Oct

Change Gonna Come Logo landscapeThis Sunday, Dec 5, at 3 pm you are invited to our annual celebration called “A Change is Gonna Come” (based on the song by Sam Cooke). We’re thrilled that we have engaged a small jazz ensemble that will be the backup for this song sung by a Congolese singer. Both the ensemble and the singer are from churches in Pasadena that support our efforts: Pasadena Church and Wholicare Mennonite Church. 

This Sunday you’ll also hear a professional video about our work by Morgan Tucker and stories of those who are committed to housing justice. Thanks to all of you who came to our online event on Tuesday! Our goal is $25,000. Thanks for helping us get roughly halfway. Please help us get over the finish line so we can house our homeless neighbors. 

Sunday, Dec. 5th, 3-5:30 pm in person theirry and juan

Pasadena Four Square Church.

174 Harkness Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106

Your donation will be matched up to $1,000 if you donate before December 12.

Pictured is vocalist Thierry Nkwansambu, a Mennonite pastor from the Democratic Republic of Congo who serves at the Wholicare Community Church in Northwest Pasadena , and Juan Tyrus, a musician from “Salty Chips” (a band that plays at Pasadena Church). They will perform Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come.”

We are also excited about awarding our annual “Housing Justice Rockstar” award to Pastor Brita Pinkston (Pasadena Foursquare Church), Ed Washatka (Pasadena Housing Justice Coalition and Pasadenans Organizing for Progress or POP!), Rick Cole (former mayor of Pasadena, also with POP!) and Margaret Muñoz (Abundant Housing). You’ll  also experience powerful videos, inspiring testimonies, live music, refreshments and more. Please join us for these joyous celebration of how God is at work in our community, ensuring that everyone has a decent and affordable home.  (For the sake of everyone’s health, we request that you are vaccinated and you will need to mask up indoors.)


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