Thanks for the prayer and healing

From left: Pastor Andrew Mattick, John and Cathlyne Talevich and church Administrative Council President Al Coleman along with Maddie Mattick celebrate with a cake.

Ojai residents John and Cathlyne Talevich were recently honored for their work with Malibu United Methodist Church’s Prayer & Healing Class. John, a chiropractor, and Cathyne, a postural therapist, are carrying on the work of longtime Malibu residents John and Carrie Thie. Since John Thie’s death in 2005, the Taleviches and Carrie Thie have continue dto combine the principles of the healing modality “Touch for Health” with prayer. Concerns of the mind, body and soul are explored.

Classes take place on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary, located at 30128 Morning View Drive. For more information, call 310.457.7505 or send an e-mail to