Carry The Candles In Church!
Young People—Calling All Acolytes...
New And Veterans!
This Sunday, August 13th at 08:45 am
Meet under the Arches for doughnuts and juice, and then go into the sanctuary for our training/refresher session for all youth interested in serving as acolytes.  Our veterans are encouraged to come and help show our new acolytes the ropes and to gather a few refresher tips as well.    This is a very special ministry and all youth interested in serving are encouraged to attend this training.  For any questions, please contact Hank Gatlin. Thank you for serving!  
Holy Hoedown!!—Get Ready! Saturday, October 21!!  3:30-7:30pm
This Sunday - Planning Meeting after 10am worship
Be in at the start of this lively event new this year! So many ways to take part ahead of time. Live country music band - "Big City"!! Stetsons, cowboy/cowgirl boots, food, fun, silent auction, Western Photos printed on the spot, line dancing, western merchandise, Artwork by Paula+ (and maybe Peter+ too....), vendors, and of course, and most importantly, Really Great Fellowship!! Be a part of the fellowship right now - let us know how You Want To Help!!! 
  •  Vendors - Do you know anyone who would want to sell at the fair? $75/table.
  •  Food: Chuck Wagon: ribs, pulled pork, barbecue chicken, small ears of corn, coleslaw, potato salad, chili, apple cider, wine, beer or anything else you would like to prepare or donate or give money!!
  •  Pumpkin Patch: Help with stocking the pumpkin patch, selling, and decorating them for and with kids.
  •  Harvest Cupboard: donations such as cakes, candy, jams, pies, etc.
  •  Decorations, set up and cleanup.
  •  Western Merchandise: particularly for Kids!
  •  Silent Auction:  Please donate items such as Gift Baskets, Sports tickets, Autumn décor, nice gift items, etc.
  •  Manage Finances: card readers, raffle tickets, ticket sellers, etc.
  •  Donate hay!!
  Contacts - Hank Gatlin, Darryl TillmanTina van der Velden:     
Episcopal Church Women (ECW) "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
Fri, Aug 25, 4:00pm To Sun, Aug 27, 11:00pm
Annual Meeting and Retreat. Exploring the story of ECW through Art, Music, Prayer and Spoken Word. Women from St. Francis will get a 30% discount if they add the code STFRANCIS to the registration form. Here is a short link to register:  http://conta.cc/2woUWtvCan you help Anna Eakins set up hors d'oeuvres on Friday and Saturday evenings, plus—could you give rides to church from Mary and Joseph retreat center on Sunday morning?  Contact Anna Eakins.
Look Ahead!
Next Week - Rummage Sale, and St Anne's Book Sale - Fri/Sat Aug 18 and 19
Clear out Those Closets!!
There's still time to clean out closets,drawers, cupboards. Most welcome are small furniture, kitchen items, small appliances, decorative, art, sporting goods, garden equipment, tools, toys, baby gear, holiday items, jewelry, boutique items, clothes and shoes in good condition.
Books for book sale please bag separately!
We will also need workers, no experience necessary, again if you can help any time before Aug. 20 please let Gloria know  310-375-8916

St. Anne's Annual Book Sale
Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 in conjunction with the Rummage Sale
Please continue to bring your donations of used books (hard cover and paperback, children and adult books) and DVDs. to the Board Room (near the kitchen end). The proceeds of our annual book sale are donated to students to help defray their text book costs.  
August 20th:  Popsicle Sunday.  Who doesn't love popsicles?  Stay after church, stay cool, fight the heat, and have fun with other popsicle lovers.

September 10th:  Charlie and Veronica's Annual Omelet Bar
after both services!  Need we say more?  Come hungry, and thank you Veronica and
Charlie!

September 17th:  Get Connected Sunday—more to follow—watch this space!
Upcoming Staff Retreats/Vacations
Please note that staff will be out of the office as follows:
Susan — on vacation Aug 24 - Sep 2
Mary — on vacation Sep 18-22
Sermons and Bulletins Online
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Sermons Online Archive
note - sermon recordings are usually preceded by the reading of the Gospel for that week.
Episcopal News Weekly - news of Bishop Jon Bruno in Newport Beach Property Matter.
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Email Rev. Peter, 310-375 4617 x225.   
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