An Ethnically Rich Glendale Church is Going Global via Cyberspace - Live

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Now anyone with Internet connection, including people in foreign countries is able to join worship services on Glendale time!

Vallejo Drive Seventh-day Adventist Church, today announced live Internet broadcasting of its worship services. Vallejo Drive Church is an ethnically rich church and its members are from all four corners of the globe. The live and recorded video broadcasts are anticipated to reach a wide spectrum of people worldwide.

“Vallejo is a place where sinners who have fallen on their noses can find God's acceptance and regain their dignity. It's a special place of grace and we now wish to expand our tent by means of this remarkable new technology,” said Smuts van Rooyen, the Senior Pastor, for Vallejo Drive Church.

Vallejo Drive Church has been recognized by many city, state and federal officials for the outstanding care given to the local community.

Also featured on the live broadcasts is the church's majestic and unique Cassavant organ, played by Vallejo's world-class organists Ladd Thomas and Elisabeth Remboldt. Dr. Thomas is a professor of music and chair of the organ department at the Thornton School of Music of the University of Southern California. His music can also be heard on numerous motion picture soundtracks including "Home Alone," "The Witches of Eastwick," and dozens of others. Not to be outdone by Thomas, her former mentor, Remboldt joins him as an outstanding organist in her own right.

“We are living in a Global Village today, where families and friends are widely dispersed all over the world. With this new technology we can include people who are unable to attend our services in Glendale while traveling in other parts of the country or the world. My son, for instance, studies in Europe and regularly “attends” our services in cyberspace,” said Pastor Aivars Ozolins, the associate Pastor of Vallejo Drive Church.

PraiseCast is the company that provides the technology for the live broadcasts via the Internet. “There are over 700 million people around the world that have Internet access. We are pleased to enable the Vallejo Drive Church to extend its reach and connect with people who are unable to attend in person,” said Vince Imani, President of PraiseCast.

The live broadcasts can be viewed every Saturday morning beginning at approximately 11:30 am Pacific Time at A recording of these broadcasts will also be available at the same web site for later viewing.

About Vallejo Drive Church:

At Vallejo Drive Church, we define ourselves as a theatre, a stage, where the astounding grace of God is enacted and displayed. We don't control the thinking of our members. Nor do we control their behavior. Nor do we pretend to be the way of anyone's salvation. Instead, we seek to provide an environment where worship is lofty, where people are empowered, where salvation happens, and above all, where Jesus meets with us.

Vallejo Drive Church is a congregation of approximately 1,200. This warm, caring, congregation of varied ethnic backgrounds gathers enthusiastically as one family every Saturday to worship God in a reverent way.

About PraiseCast:

PraiseCast is a leading provider of live Internet broadcasting services for religious organizations and communities. PraiseCast’s comprehensive services help religious organizations to use webcasting as an effective tool for evangelism, improvement of member services and increase of funding.

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