Join us This Sunday - July 28
Fourth Sunday Family Eucharist
Followed by Summertime Ice Cream Cones at 10:00 a.m. 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!!!
Rolling Bulletin Board Parish Photos
Check out the rolling bulletin board this Sunday! We have new photos of parishioners! If you need to change your photo, or the wording beneath—or if you do not yet have a photo there, and you’d like us to add one, please email Susan Marshall.
Sunday School is on Summer Session!
Kids - meet each week in the library for a casual Sunday school time.
Paula+ Returns Monday July 29
Bishop Diane and the Vestry encouraged Paula+ to take a sabbatical. Paula+ has chosen to do so in vacation spurts. The first spurt was 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.
Peter+ out of office
Upon Paula+’s return, Peter+ will be out of the office from Monday July 29, returning Tuesday, August 6.
Thank You Choir!
This week is the last summer choir. A huge thank you to our regular and summer choir singers for enriching our words each Sunday with the gift of music, helping us all to enrich our experience of the Holy and joyful. After a well-earned vacation through August, they will be back on September 8. Rehearsals are Thursdays at 7:15 p.m. No audition—we will teach you! Contact Jeannie Cobb to learn more!
Are you ready to light up your life?
2019 Bishop’s Concert will feature Debby Boone
Get your tickets before August 1 and save!
Bishop John Harvey Taylor and Canon Kathy O'Connor are pleased to invite you, as a member of the diocesan community, to the second annual Bishop's Concert, featuring Grammy Award-winning singer, actor and author Debby Boone, on Friday, October 11 at the episcopal residence, located at 3435 E. California Boulevard in Pasadena.Are you ready to light up your life? Click here for tickets.
Other News, and Coming Up!
Volunteer at Harbor Interfaith with St. Francis Parishioners
Next Thursday, August 1, and Every 1st Thursday of the month, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Join St. Francis volunteers helping bag and stock groceries for the working poor and homeless which Harbor Interfaith helps to help themselves. Contact— Hank Gatlin and/or sign up in the church office.
Donations also welcome - toiletries (esp. toothpaste/brushes, shampoo, conditioner, bath soap/gel, deodorant, and razors & shaving cream). Food—peanut butter & jelly, and tuna. Please place items in the Harbor Interfaith baskets in the narthex & church office.
Thanks and Godspeed!
Jack Lovrich Memorial
Friday, August 2, 3:00 p.m.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
A Men's Corner: Connecting With Other Men At St. Francis
Wednesday, August 14, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the Corner Bakery, 1868 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach .
Rev. Peter Huang and Canon Hank Gatlin will host this monthly fellowship time for men. Come 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!
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 29 - 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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