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HPN Meetups!

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Each month, HPN close a group of friends, old and new, most of whom have been introduced to HPN in the previous few weeks! At these gatherings, we have coffee and snacks, conversation, share our stories and how God brought us to LA. We also have powerful times as everyone receives prayer. We have regularly seen new friendships, collaborations, and projects come out of these intimate but awesome gatherings! If you want to meet Karen and Kelry, learn more about HPN, and get plugged in, Meetups are the place to be!

This month, we had 9 new faces – all of which are now making new friends!

Measure for Measure – Navigating Faith in the Music Business

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MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Navigating Faith in the Music Business

On April 9th, 45 industry professionals that were musicians, singer/songwriters, composers, and producers all gathered in Torrance, CA for night of community, and amazing discussion. The guest was Mark McKenzie, an accomplished veteran composer that has been a part of the music for a number of renown films, and who also has a steadfast relationship with the Lord. This time of food, discussion, and community building was held at the new state-of-the-art recording studio for the Salvation Army! People were encouraged and uplifted by the time together.

If you want to join Measure for Measure, EMAIL JIM COVELL

ROOFTOP Encounter

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Rooftop Encounter

On March 28th, the Day after a whirlwind Oscars weekend, 30 HPN community members gathered on the top of the Television City building, and prayed over the city. Although it was a rainy night, it was a memorable time of gathering, praying, sharing stories of what God was speaking, and impromtu worship! We experienced a powerful time of feeling God move on behalf of our city!

OSCAR’S WATCH PARTY

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oscars watch party

On March 27, we had a very memorable Oscars watch party at the first Presbyterian Church of Hollywood campus for more than 120 attendees! This event was a wonderful mix of glamour and fun as we handed out prizes for those who guessed the most correct categories, and those who guessed the least! We had food, laughs, fun and even a special prayer time for Will Smith and Chris Rock after the “slap heard around the world”.

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Oscars Prayer Walk

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Every year, the HPN family goes to the Dolby theater the Thursday before the Academy Awards, and this year we did it again! 50 people gathered at the steps of the Dolby theater and walked the red carpet, praying for every part of the academy awards.  We were able to intercede, encourage, and evangelize to and with those that were working or walking the area!

 

HPN Meetups!

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Each month, HPN close a group of friends, old and new, most of whom have been introduced to HPN in the previous few weeks! At these gatherings, we have coffee and snacks, conversation, share our stories and how God brought us to LA. We also have powerful times as everyone receives prayer. We have regularly seen new friendships, collaborations, and projects come out of these intimate but awesome gatherings! If you want to meet Karen and Kelry, learn more about HPN, and get plugged in, Meetups are the place to be!

Nancy Vuu at HPN for Hollywood Changemakers Podcast

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Nancy Vuu at Hollywood Changemaker’s Podcast

February 25th, 2022

 

Nancy Vuu

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For many in the fashion world, similarly to the filmmaking world, there seem to be an endless barrage of the talented and not-so-talented, doing whatever it takes to “make it big”. No dreamer is too small and many vie for “the dream” for those in fashion – to create collections for fashion week, to have a self-named atelier, and to create a global and recognizable brand. For Nancy Vuu, however, this is not the story.

Nancy didn’t even begin her journey into the fashion world until she was already a mother of four children. She was thriving in a corporate job, when God called her to leave the position that had helped keep her family in a place of financial comfort through the economical ups and downs for years. However, when the Lord reminded her of her childhood dream to be a fashion designer, and asked her if she’d go where He was leading, Nancy said YES, and a door to the world of fashion was opened. Since that day, Nancy has gone with the Lord around the world, and from Vogue to the streets of LA, sharing the God-dream, and her talents, to anyone who will listen. She has expanded from Children’s headpieces and gowns to a full collection of royally inspired gowns and pieces, editorial photography, creative direction, and has even entered the film-making world.

Find out more about Nancy at her website: https://nancyvuu.com

In this interview of Hollywood Changemakers Podcast, Nancy shares her journey, her mindset, and her revelation at what it means to say YES to the God-dreams that are placed in the hearts of every person. She has often asked this question: “If everything was taken care of, and you could dream with God, what would you do?”. It’s a question that not many have been asked, and is an even harder one to answer. Come with us as we explore and challenge Christians who feel called to the fashion industry and beyond to DREAM WITH GOD!

Imago Dei – Monthly Worship Nights for the Industry Community

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Imago DeiHPN’s new monthly worship nights IMAGO DEI are in partnership with 2 young industry professionals with a heart to see the community regularly getting together to pray, worship, and experience God together. This quickly growing part of the ministry draws a diverse crowd, all who are hungry for relationship and going further in their faith. Following our time of worship, the attendees have the chance to receive prayer, break bread together, and learn about the local ministries that are thriving in LA!

On February 19th, 2022 – About 120 young people gathered in the Mears Center of First Pres. Church of Hollywood for a wonderful night of worship led by Alex Beh and Landon Spradlin. The night was nothing short of amazing as the Holy Spirit encountered the Young People of our HPN Community in a mighty way.

2021-2022 Intern Celebration Dinner

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On February 4th, 7 Interns from the 2021-2022 HPN internships gathered at Karen’t house for a night of food, fellowship, discussion, and prayer. the 7 students, from 2 different film schools, became fast friends and shared their dreams, their inspirations, and their struggles. Karen and Jim Covell, and Kelry and Jasmine, all had the honor of praying over these young visionaries and encouraging them in what God has called them to do.

National Prayer Committee Meeting 2022

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HPN Admin Jasmine, HPN Program Director, 10 Leaders from the National Prayer Committee, and HPN Director Karen Covell on Tuesday January 25th, 2022 on Day 1 of the NPC Meeting.

 

From January 25th through 28th of 2022, 68 National Prayer Committee from around the nation were in Hollywood to experience of week of learning what Christianity in Hollywood is like for the over 10,000+ Christian Industry Professionals. They experienced a miraculous week with highlights like,

  • Keynote Speaker Joel Newton talking about “The Congregation”
  • Keynote from Karen and Jim Covell talking about Christianity in Hollywood
  • A screening of an unreleased Netflix Film, with discussion following
  • A Panel of 4 Industry Professionals discussing faith, the industry, and why to keep praying for Hollywood
  • Tours every day on Hollywood Blvd with April Clemmer, the founder of “April’s Old Hollywood” who takes tour guests on a guide of a few blocks of the famous street in Hollywood, while sharing both history and amazing facts of the people of faith who built this town.
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