It’s Thank You Sunday!
Today, EVERYONE who serves will be thanked!.. the altar guild, the Sunday School teachers, Youth Group leaders, worship servers, Friars, fundraisers, guilds, etc. Come and celebrate, " We are in this together!" Paula+
"Kaleidoscope" - A Choir Extravaganza!
This Sunday, June 23 after 10:00 a.m. worship
Stay after church this Sunday to share in the joy and frivolity that is the choir Fun(d)raiser Luncheon. This year's repertoire will explore songs about colors, and the aura is strong! $10/person or $20/family gets you a delicious lunch (choice of entrees) served by the choir, and a three-act show filled with humor and talent. Don't miss it! And remember to bring some $$$$ to fill our top hats!!!
Begins Monday - Family Vacation Bible School..."ROAR", and some Roaring good family fun!!!!
Monday-Wednesday, June 24, 25 & 26 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. beginning with a light dinner! Everyone who came last year loved the family format especially because it gave us some time to get to know one another even better! The program is going to be fun for All ages so Please Come !!!! Sign up by June 19 so we are certain to have appropriate supplies. (call the office or get a registration form from the office or at Sunday School)
Sunday School is on Summer Session!
Kids - meet each week in the library for a casual Sunday school time. This week you and your children are invited to the fourth Sunday family friendly Eucharist, followed by the Choir Fundraiser - with lunch, songs about colors and plenty of (bad) jokes from your hosts, to entertain!
Phyllis Thomas Memorial
Next Thursday, June 27, 10:30 a.m.
Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.
Our SAGE’s (Senior Adult Group of Episcopalians) – New! Speaker Series! Inaugural Speaker – Elizabeth Letts (New York Times best selling author)
Next Thursday, June 27, 11:30 a.m. – lunch followed by speaker
Throughout the year, we will feature interesting people from our church and community, such as authors, artists, scientists, humanitarians, and more, who will join us for lunch and talk with us about their work and interests. Elizabeth, our first speaker, is a parishioner and choir member, and also the #1 New York Times best selling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion and The Perfect Horse, as well as many other works, including her current novel, Finding Dorothy. A former, certified nurse-midwife, she also served in the Peace Corps in Morocco. We are very pleased that Elizabeth has agreed to speak with us and hope you can join us for this engaging event, which will conclude around 1:15 p.m. A complimentary lunch will be served, so please sign up in the church office by no later than Sunday, June 23rd. If you have any questions, please contact Hank.
All-Parish Letter from Paula+ Regarding Staff Changes
Click here to read the letter recently sent by mail to parishioners.
Didn't receive a paper version? Email Mary Sanchez in the church office if you'd like to have your postal address added to our database.
Peter+ on vacation
Now Until June 30.
Paula+ away 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!
Taizé Service of Healing & Wholeness
Tuesday, June 25, 7 pm
Join us again for our Taizé service of healing. This Taizé service, filled with music and candlelight, also provides the option for intercessory prayer with a Prayer team leader. We pray that the time will be a healing comfort for whatever you face or hold in your heart.
Needed—Bike In Good Working Order
Cassandra, one of the new recipients of our St. Francis Outreach Scholarship Fund scholarship, is attending Cal State Dominguez Hills this fall. She is within walking distance to the campus, but feels a bike would help get back and forth to school. Email Cheryl Gutierrez or call (310) 621-3532.
Episcopal Night Dodger Stadium
Don't Miss the Ticket Deadline - Monday July 14
Game Night—Friday, September 6, 7:00 p.m.
Dodgers host the Giants! Tickets $27ea. Please give checks, made out to St. Francis with “ Dodger Night Tickets” in the memo line, or cash, to Hank or Elaine. Sign up in the church office or contact Hank.
Ongoing Spiritual Groups
Meditation Group - Thursday Mornings, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Nason Prayer Chapel. No charge.
Yoga - Summer time change. 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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