CRASH! and eMERGE - Dialog and Donuts!
Junior and High School Youth
Sunday, August 5, 11:30 a.m. Youth Room
Topic: Radical Welcome from a Youth Point of View
Questions? Contact Rev. Laurel
A Men's Corner: Connecting With Other Men at St. Francis
Wednesday, August 8, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. at The Corner Bakery, 1868 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach .
Rev. Peter and Canon Hank Gatlin will host this monthly fellowship time for men during the summer. Co me connect with other men at St. Francis, join in each other's spiritual journey over a meal or cup of coffee. Let us know if you can join us—or just stop by! 
Parish Photo Board Update!
It's been a while since we created our parish photo board. It was a great resource when we held Coffee Hour in the Parish Hall, but now we’re outside most weeks, we will be creating a new display on the rolling bulletin boards. But we need to hear from you...


Other News, and Coming Up!
Memorial Service for Hayward Thomas
Saturday, August 11, 11:00 a.m.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. 
May he rest in peace.
The St. Francis Annual Rummage Sale!
Friday & Saturday, August 17th and 18th - 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day.
Collection starts Monday, August 6th.
Clean out those unwanted items in good condition and bring them to the parish hall starting Mon. Aug. 6th. Someone will be available to help you unload your car from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. weekdays. Please bring items before Aug. 15th. We also need workers to help sort and price before the sale, and workers at the sale. If you have questions or can help for any amount of time please leave a message for Gloria (310) 375-8916 and I will return your call. Thanks, Gloria.

Plus—St. Anne’s Book Sale
Same Dates as Rummage Sale Above, but starts at 7 a.m.
Collection also begins August 6.
Please place all donated books on the long tables on the Parish Hall Loggia.
Please do not bring encyclopedias, text books, technical books, and please no magazines (e.g. National Geographic) as we do not have customers for these items. All funds raised from the St. Anne’s Book Sale go to supply books for our scholarship recipients.
“Anyone and Everyone”
Sunday, August 12, 7 - 9 p.m.
Saint Lawrence Martyr Parish Hall, 1940 S Prospect Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Featuring Guest Speaker and Moderator Frank McKown
This moving and timely documentary, “ Anyone and Everyone ”, represents the struggles of parents and families of different faith traditions dealing with their children as they come out gay or lesbian. Combining interviews with archival pictures and film, we follow their development from the initial shock to, in some cases, committed activism all in the name of love. In the words of Jesus, “feed my lambs”. Discussion will follow facilitated by Frank McKown.
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