Halftime Chili   Here is another great recipe for your Souper Bowl Sunday fund drive. This one is adapted from Food.com and is used by the GFS at St. John’s in Costa Mesa. Submitted by Charlotte J Ingredients 3 cups dried pink beans or 3 cups dried red beans or 3 cups dried kidney beans […]

    It is a GFS tradition to make palm crosses for the church for use on Palm Sunday. Gather your girls for a meeting the day before Palm Sunday and learn this fun craft. There are many how to videos and instructions online. Below are two versions of the cross to try. Each requires […]

GFS responds to COVID-19 impact on girls GFS-LA has gone on many outings together – camp, beach parties and rally days. Now we are staying at home due to COVID-19, but to respond to the current needs of our girls, we have a new online event – Fly Away with GFS! Our skilled GFS-LA leaders […]

Pumpkin pies is a great activity for a Girls Friendly Society meeting.

Red eggs are traditional in any Greek Easter celebration. The deep red represents the blood of Christ and rebirth. Make the dye with the onion skins: In a stainless saucepan, place skins of 15 yellow onions and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar in 4½ cups of water and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer, covered, […]

Each year, the Girls’ Friendly Society in Los Angeles participates in the Super Bowl of Caring. Some of our branches make a packaged soup mix and sell it at church to raise money for the food pantries in our area. Below is a recipe for Bean Soup adapted from Cooking Light Magazine.   Basic Bean Soup […]