Crafters and Wanna-Be's
This Saturday, May 12 - 9am - noon
We had a great time for our first session - so - do you work with yarn, paper, fabric or paint? Do you want to be able to come together with others who do the same or to expand your knowledge?
Join us to meet in the board room and take advantage of the long tables, good lighting and quiet setting. See what projects others have and share yours. Contact - Anna Eakins (310 297-0701).
This Sunday - May 13
Mothers Day and Youth Sunday
St Francis young people will preach at both services, and lead worship at 10am. And don't miss the traditional, delicious sticky buns served at both coffee hours!
Undie Sunday - Also on Mothers’ Day - May 13
Please consider donating a package of underwear to help the homeless at St. Luke's. For women, gently used bras are always appreciated. Both men and women need briefs, socks, and undershirts or camisoles.
Also: breakfast is served Saturday, May 19, from 7:30am
The St. Luke's Breakfast and Shower Ministry always loves new volunteers. This month we will serve breakfast on Saturday, May 19, starting at 7:30. St. Luke's is located at 525 East. 7th Street, Long Beach. Email Gayle Taylor with questions.
Then Help Serve Breakfast!
Saturday, May 19, from 7:00am
The St. Luke's Breakfast and Shower Ministry always loves new volunteers. St. Luke's is located at 525 East. 7th Street, Long Beach. Email Gayle Taylor with questions.
Employment Opportunity
Youth Director
Paid Position, 10-15 hours per week.  
Our goal at St Francis Church is to invite and encourage, and to create programs for the youth (Middle School and Senior High), with the goal of becoming more aware of their purpose in life and their baptismal call to love God, love others and serve the world. A complete job description is  here .  Experience in youth work would be a blessing! Please contact: Paula+
Our New Mission and Vision!
Our Vision
We strive to be a diverse and nurturing faith community, radiating God’s love and peace in our ministry to the world, and welcoming everyone to active worship and service.
Our Mission
We welcome everyone to worship God together, to be transformed by the Holy Spirit and each other, and to share the light of Christ in the world.
New Mission Statement 2018
Other News, and Coming Up!
The Rev. Peter Huang
Peter+ will be traveling and away from St Francis from next Friday May 11 through Sunday May 20. Safe travels to Peter+!
Next Sunday—May 20th
is The Day of Pentecost!
At Pentecost we join together to celebrate the fulfillment of the promise which Jesus gave, that the gift of the Holy Spirit would be sent to his followers. Some understand Pentecost to be the origin and sending out of the church into the world.
If you have it, a tradition is to wear red so as to symbolize the tongues of fire which the New Testament tells us was the form of the Holy Spirit, who came to the Apostles on that day, and inspired them to speak their faith aloud to all peoples.
Bring a kite to the service too! Stay tuned…
4th sunday family service May 27
Sunday May 27th
Fourth Sunday Family Service
We will be celebrating with a special ‘ Red, White and Blue ’ Memorial coffee hour—it’s a fun time for families especially to bring the kids and get to know one another better!
50th Antiques Show Updates!!!
Opening Night Party
"Golden Jubilee"
Wednesday May 30: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets will be on sale after both services starting April 29th!
Royal Hatting!
Next Wed, May 16, 9:30 to 11:30 am, 5008 Milne Dr, Torrance
Help us decorate jars of Kumquat Marmalade, Lemon Blueberry Complesse, Strawberry, etc for the Antique Show Harvest Cupboard.
If you want to help, and you have some time to join us for a cuppa, we would love to see you! Light refreshments served. With your help, it will be done before you know it! See you there. Call 310-316 5941 to let me know you are coming. Thank you so much, Susie Zimmerman

Solicit Ads For
Antiques Show Program
It has been profitable for the Antiques Show to have ads placed in the annual Antiques Show program.
This is to announce that now is the time to ask your hair salon, favorite restaurant, dry cleaners, bank, gift shop, etc. for their support of our local fundraiser by taking an ad in our program.
Also welcome are support ads from our parishioners.
Please come to the church office and pick up parishioner letters, merchant letters and last year’s programs to use in soliciting ads. It is helpful to show a merchant last year’s program which illustrates how ads are presented in the program, and merchants appreciate having the merchant’s letter for tax purposes.

Other Donations
Nursery Pots for Gazebo
If you have any 1 gallon nursery pots, the gazebo crew would be most grateful! Please call Anna Eakins (310 297 0701. Thank you!
Silent Auction Donations
One of the highlights of the Show is the Silent Auction that takes place during the Gala on Wednesday evening. Please contact Gayle Taylor or Hank Gatlin if you would like to donate fun, special or unique items like paintings, collectibles, event tickets, restaurant gift cards, dinner parties, golf or sailing or other outdoor activities or whatever you think our community would love to bid on. The sky is the limit!  Thank you for your consideration and for your support.

We need donations of wine and Prosecco  to be served during opening night and for afternoon lunch. One or 2 bottles, or a case would be great!! Donations can be left in Elaine's office at church!
We would appreciate donations of lemons—please bring the week of May 27, and leave in the kitchen, labeled Antiques Show. Thank you!

Nursery Pots for Gazebo
If you have any 1 gallon nursery pots, the gazebo crew would be most grateful! Please call Anna Eakins (310 297 0701. Thank you!
St. Peter's Episcopal Church - 2nd Annual Jazz Fundraiser.
Saturday, June 2, 6pm to 8:30pm
Featuring Paul Cohen Quartet
Ticket Prices: $40. per person, $75. per couple, drinks additional charge
All proceeds benefit the programs and outreach ministries of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
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Email Rev. Peter, 310-375 4617 x225.  
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