Day of Remembrance Service, November 3, 11:00 a.m., speaker Rev. Galen Goben, “Saying Bye-Bye.”


This Sabbath will be our annual worship gathering where we take time to honor and remember those who have lost in this past year.  The service includes a reading of names and candle lighting service along with inspirational music and a timely sermon of reflection. If you would like your loved one’s name included in our bulletin, please email Victoria: glendalesda@gmail.com.

Galen Goben, a Certified Thanatologist, is the Grief Support Director for Forest Lawn in Southern California.  He is responsible for providing grief education and services to the community and to the grieving families served by Forest Lawn.  Galen is an ordained Disciple of Christ minister who served as a parish minister for 15 years.  He is currently attending Fuller Theological Seminary studying for his Doctorate of Ministry in Thanatology.  Galen is married to the Rev. Louise Sloan Goben, and they have three boys, Chris, Jeff, and Neill.