From Chant To Bach To Rock—Music As Worship
Sunday July 21, following 10 a.m. worship
  • When did music start being part of worship?
  • Why do we include music in worship?
  • Are some kinds of music 'better' than others for worship?
What have you wondered about? Come learn from Dr Jeannie Cobb about the history of music in worship, and the function(s) music serves in our services.
Releasing Anxiety: 3 Steps to a Calm, Productive and Happy Life
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Board Room
Light Refreshments will be served
Do you want to experience a life with less anxious thoughts and feelings but that feels impossible? Are you tired of how it has limited you? Learn an integrated approach to understanding and treating anxiety so you can worry less, increase productivity and be more joyful. Have a life you love. RSVP: Alison Houghton | 310-218-8431. Seats are limited.
Join us Next Week - Sunday July 28 for Fourth Sunday Family Eucharist Followed by Summertime Ice Cream Cones at the 10:00 Coffee Hour
Plus - on Friday August 9th at 5:00pm - Family Dinner and Movie Night in the Library, featuring “ The Kid Who Would Be King“ - tacos for supper!!!
Sunday School is on Summer Session!
Kids - meet each week in the library for a casual Sunday school time.
Paula+ Vacation/Sabbatical - July 1-29
Bishop Diane and the Vestry have encouraged Paula+ to take a sabbatical. Paula+ chooses to do so in vacation spurts. The first spurt will be the month of July. During that time, Peter+ will be priest in charge. If there is a pastoral emergency please call Peter+ at 626 375 5483 or Hank Gatlin at 310 987 8167.
Summer Choir
Anyone who has a desire to help bring God's word to life in song is welcome to come join the Summer Choir! We will gather at 9:00 on Sunday mornings in the choir area of the church to learn the anthem for that day. No Thursday evening rehearsals. No robes. Give it a try! We will help you! Contact Jeannie Cobb with questions.
Other News, and Coming Up!
Rummage & Book Sale! Quick - Your Chance to Clear Out Clutter!
  • 1st Week of August—Bring Items to Parish Hall
  • Mon, Aug 5—Volunteers Needed—See Below
  • Sale Dates—Fri & Sat. Aug 16 & 17. 8am - 2pm.
Time to gear up for the st. Francis annual rummage sale. Start cleaning out your unwanted, but usable treasures. Clothing, knick-knacks, kitchenware, sporting goods, small furniture, electronics etc.
Help us sort, price and display all of the merchandise. Starting Mon. Aug. 5th. from 9:30am until 2pm, weekdays.
During the sale we will need cashiers, baggers, will call attendants and people to help shoppers and tidy things. Please call Gloria if you can help any time in any way. 310-375-8916. Leave a message I will return your call. Many thanks!
Book donations—drop them off beginning Aug 5, on the table on the loggia (right side of the parish hall facing the lower patio).  Please no magazines, textbooks, scientific books, encyclopedias or videos as these do not sell. Money raised goes to our scholarship students for their textbooks and educational materials. Summer is a great time to clean our bookshelves to make room for a terrific book you might find at the St. Anne’s Book Sale!
Ongoing Spiritual Groups
Meditation Group - Note - on hiatus for Summer. Group re-starts Aug 15. See you then! Thursday Mornings, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Nason Prayer Chapel. No charge.
Yoga - Summer time change. Week beginning July 22 - Monday & Wednesday mornings 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Free-will offering. Contact Jill Fenske for more info, or to be added to her email contact list. View our calendar for summer class dates.
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