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What's Happening
at St. Wilfrid's Episcopal Church and School
May 13, 2022 to May 19, 2022
St. Wilfrid's is a Christian community seeking to know and unconditionally share God's unfailing love.
This Sunday, May 15, 2022
The Fifth Sunday of Easter
In-Person Services at
8:30 and 10:30 am
GODLY PLAY BEGINS AT 8:30 & 10:30 am
Room 9
  • Ages 4 years to 5th grade
  • Visiting children are welcome
  • Montessori based
  • Bible story, art and prayers
  • The children will join families for the Eucharist
  • Thursday, May 12th:
Children, Youth and Families Commission Meeting, 6:00 pm (ZOOM)
  • Saturday, May 14th:
Boy Scout Troop 555 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 7:00 am to 11:00 am in Sacquety Hall. (See below)
Bloy House Graduation Ceremony, 11:00 am Glendale. (See below)
  • Tuesday, May 17th:
Grief Grief Meeting, 9:30 am in Sacquety Hall.
Rector's Bible Study, 11:00 am in Sacquety Hall.
Preschool Commission Meeting, 5:00 pm in Father Nathan's office.
Finance Commission Meeting, 7:00 pm in Father Nathan's office.
  • Saturday, May 21st:
Celebration of Wisdom Lunch, 11:30 am in Sacquety Hall.
  • Monday, May 23rd:
Vestry Meeting, 6:00 pm in Sacquety Hall.
  • Tuesday, May 24th:
Rector's Bible Study, 11:00 am in Sacquety Hall.
St. Wilfrid's Ladies Night, 5:30 pm, The Prescott Home (See below)
  • Saturday, May 28th:
Maude Grover's Funeral, 11:00 am in the church followed by a reception in Sacquety Hall.
  • Monday, May 30th:
Happy Memorial Day! Church and Preschool Closed.
  • Tuesday, May 31st:
Rector's Bible Study, 11:00 am in Sacquety Hall.

Episcopal Night at Dodger Stadium to return Sept. 23

After a two-year Covid pandemic-imposed hiatus, Episcopal Night at Dodger Stadium will be back on Friday, Sept. 23. The home team will play the St. Louis Cardinals, and the game, win or lose, will be followed by fireworks.

Ticket sales will be handled by congregational representatives. Watch here for more information, and save the date.
The Wednesday Morning Prayer at 7:15 a.m. in the main sanctuary, is an opportunity to connect with God and others to be spiritually nourished mid-week.
A welcoming time of worship, the service begins with a thoughtful exploration of Holy Scripture, Eucharist and concludes with a meaningful time of prayers of intercession for God's people.
We are in need of volunteers for the following ministries:
  • OFFERING COUNTERS - volunteers record the weekly Sunday worship contributions and prepare the bank deposit each Monday morning. Counters are scheduled on a rotating basis. To inquire, please contact Terry:
  • SCRIP MINISTRY - volunteers sell Great Lakes Scrip gift cards each Sunday morning. To inquire, please contact Sharan @
  • SOUND CREW - volunteers are trained to monitor and run the sound system during Sunday worship services and other events taking place in the church. To inquire, please contact Jim:

United Scottish Society Volunteer Opportunity
The United Scottish Society that puts on the Scottish Fest, which is a huge Celtic festival that is held at the Orange County Fairgrounds on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial weekend. We are having difficulty finding enough volunteers to help with some positions during the weekend. The main area is scanning tickets at the main gate. For 4 hours volunteering, the volunteer receives a free ticket to the event. If are interested, please contact Kathy Eisel at
We’d like to let the congregation know about your child’s (or perhaps, your!) accomplishments. Send us the name of the graduate, a picture, the name of the school and plans for what’s next ie. college, trade school, travel or work etc. Please submit this information to Terry:
by Monday, June 6th
 Do you speak a foreign language? We need your skills and talent for the Day of Pentecost on Sunday, June 5th. Readers will together offer a
lesson from Acts in myriad languages, reenacting the coming of the Holy Spirit that enlivened the early church in Acts 2. Please email Terry: if you are interested in being part of this special annual Day of Pentecost.
The next opportunity for the Sacrament of Holy Baptism is Pentecost Sunday, June 5th. Please contact Father Steven if you are interested.

For the first time since 2019, Bloy House will host its annual graduation ceremony in person. The May 14 service will be the first to be held at the school’s new campus at the ELCA Southwest California Synod headquarters in Glendale. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Room upstairs and will be followed by luncheon in the courtyard. The cost for lunch is $20.00.

Come and support our fellow parishioner, Gretchen Hughes (pictured above) as she celebrates this important milestone in her faith journey.

If you wish to attend and carpool (in our church vans) to Glendale, please email Terry We will be leaving St. Wilfrid's at 9:30 am.

Bishop John Harvey Taylor will preach and preside at the Eucharist, which will use the proper honoring Frances Perkins, a ground-breaking Episcopalian who served in the cabinet of President Franklin Roosevelt.

Bloy House welcomes family, friends, and alumni who would like to join the festivities. For reservations, Contact Tim Reid at
Please stop by the Scrip table to purchase or order cards. Proceeds from sales benefit building and grounds projects. Thanks for your support!
Donation Checks
Under our COVID protocols, we are only depositing donation checks every two weeks. If you were generous by writing us a check, please be aware that it may take a couple of weeks to clear. May deposit dates: Monday, May 16th and Tuesday, May 31st.
We'd love to hear from you!

Email The Rev. Nathan A. Biornstad, Rector

Email The Rev. Wiliiam E. Wells, Associate & Minister of Music

Email the Rev. Steven P. Swartzell, Associate Rector

Email Terry Roberts, Parish Administrator

Email the Preschool office here:

Include your announcement in the Sunday Times:

Reach out for Pastoral Care here:

Submit your prayer request here:

Be a part of St. Wilfrid's growth in 2022: