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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winds of change are blowing through South Africa, with thousands trained as Volunteer Ministers through the Scientology Tools for Life courses. They are applying these tools and reaching out with help in greater and greater numbers. On International Volunteer Day, we honor these volunteers as a living example of positive change through volunteerism.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hundreds of families headed to the Church of Scientology for an afternoon and evening of family fun. The annual Holiday Lights Festival included a special appearance of Santa and his elves. The deputy fire chief inaugurated the L.A. Alliance's annual toy drive.
KARACHI, Pakistan and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a country as prone to cataclysm and disaster as Pakistan, some might say there is not much you can count on except bad news. But Perwaiz Hasan and the Scientology Assist Team are the exception to that rule.
WANGA PARISH, Uganda and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Volunteer Day December 5 was set aside by the United Nations to celebrate positive change through volunteerism. And a stellar example of the change a team of volunteers can achieve is the work of the Volunteer Ministers of Wanga Parish, Uganda, says the Church of Scientology International.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Churches in Los Angeles organize their annual parade route cleanup to make Hollywood shine for the thousands of visitors expected to line the streets of Hollywood for the 90th annual Christmas Parade. Anyone wishing to help make the parade special for paradegoers and those watching on TV is invited to join a team of energetic Angelenos Saturday, November 26.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Curious about Scientology? In honor of World Television Day November 21, with the UN noting the increasing impact of the medium on the lives of people everywhere, the Church of Scientology welcomes viewers to satisfy their curiosity about Scientology and learn the truth about the world's youngest major religion.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The family fun begins on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, when Santa touches down in East Hollywood at the Church of Scientology on L. Ron Hubbard Way. There will be music, food, holiday treats and photos with Santa throughout the holiday season.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Church of Scientology Denmark was packed with visitors wishing to learn more about the Scientology religion at the annual "Kulturnatten." Culture Night in Copenhagen is one of Copenhagen's most well-attended cultural events in a city renowned for its creativity, craftsmanship and culture.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- East Hollywood's L. Ron Hubbard Way was transformed into a street festival in honor of the Day of the Dead and the traditions and culture of the indigenous people of the Mexican State of Michoacán. More than a thousand guests filled the street for the celebration, a Michoacán tradition that honors the ancestors and all who have passed away.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosts the second annual National Red Ribbon Week Drug-Free Heroes Awards to help end the deadly crisis that is threatening the lives of L.A. kids. Event keynote speaker and awardee Mr. Henry Lozano is an example of what one man or woman can do to reverse this catastrophe. For decades, countless children's lives have been saved because of his work.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their disaster response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian where recovery is far from over for many affected by the storm. The devastation they encounter is still so overwhelming that one of the volunteers describes how they have to go about helping those in areas hardest hit by the storm.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the Los Angeles Guatemala community gathered at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles this weekend for a ceremony and Fiambre - a 500-year-old Guatemalan custom in which families join in creating a huge platter of food that is then shared by all. It is held each year as part of the observance of the Day of the Dead to remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed away.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A safe and exciting Halloween party for kids of all ages launched the holiday season at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles. Neighbors and friends joined staff and volunteers from the Church of Scientology to make Halloween 2022 a safe and memorable holiday for neighborhood children. More than 2,000 took part in the annual Halloween street fair in East Hollywood October 31 on L. Ron Hubbard Way.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Religious leaders discuss the importance of tolerance in today's world at a forum at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles. Freedom of religion or belief is often described as the "canary in the coal mine" -- a metaphor for a social issue that predicts danger or disaster.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The vibrant strains of Latin Music filled East Hollywood when the Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosted the Miss Hispanidad Festival. It was held during National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), set aside to honor the history, culture and contribution of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Miss Hispanidad Festival promotes women's empowerment and celebrates the Latin culture of the Americas.
SOUTH DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Old friends and new filled the auditorium of the Church of Scientology Dublin to capacity October 14 to celebrate five years of friendship, outreach and personal and community betterment. Five years ago, the Church of Scientology and Community Centre of Dublin opened its doors.
INGLEWOOD and SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new video on the Scientology website shows how the commitment of a Church of Scientology in Los Angeles inspired a Christian pastor to do more. The pandemic created many hardships for houses of worship and parishioners. It was nearly a year before the U.S. Supreme Court lifted California's ban on indoor church services.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A video on Scientology.org shows why underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles know they can depend on the Church of Scientology. The service industry was among those hit hardest by the lockdown. Restaurants, movie theatres, shops and other nonessential venues abruptly closed their doors, putting workers out of their jobs for an undetermined amount of time.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their response in Southwest Florida to help those still struggling to recover from the worst storm to hit the area since 1935. When Hurricane Ian rampaged through Southwest Florida with 155 mph winds, it left devastation in its wake, killing at least 102 and creating economic havoc.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With violent crime on the rise in Los Angeles, more than 50 local businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations joined the LAPD in a community coalition on Faith & Blue Weekend to reclaim the streets of Hollywood with a neighborhood cleanup launched by the Hollywood Community Police Station and co-organized by the Church of Scientology.