St Luke’s Breakfast And Shower Ministry
This Saturday, November 16, 7:30 to approx 9:30 a.m.
We support The St. Luke's Breakfast and Shower Ministry for men and women without homes, in Long Beach, with a nourishing breakfast of hard-boiled eggs (prepared the night before by our youth group!), warm soup, crackers, muffins, fruit, hot coffee and chocolate. We always love new volunteers, including families with children of middle-school age or older. St. Luke's is located at 525 East. 7th Street, Long Beach. Questions? contact Gayle Taylor.
This Sunday - Meeting the Episcopal Church Again for the First Time: the governance, structure and what happened at our Diocesan convention this past Friday and Saturday. 
Led by our parish clergy and delegates to convention - after both services.
Taizé Service of Gratitude, Healing & Wholeness
This Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.
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.
First St Francis Open Mic Night
Next Friday November 22, 7:00 p.m.
• Do you have a favorite poem you could read? 
• Do you write poems or lyrics? Or rap?
• Do you know a good Ghost story?
• Can you tell a joke?
• Have you ever tried stand-up? Or can you imitate a favorite actor or movie scene?
Bring something - or several things - to read, or just listen. Simple, casual, clean(!), fun.
Wine, cider, popcorn and finger foods! Outside with fire pit if warm enough. More details here. Questions? Contact Rev. Jude.
Come to Holy Communion - Thanksgiving Morning
Thursday, November 28, 10:00 a.m.
Join us for a simple service of thanks on this special day.
And afterwards...
Join Paula+ for Thanksgiving Dinner
Paula+ and her family would like to share a thanksgiving table in the boardroom with parishioners who might not have plans for that day or for any family in the parish that would like to be a part of a fun gathering! We, my brother and cousins, plan to eat our feast at 2:30pm. Who would like to join us? Please contact Paula+!
Other News, and Coming Up!
Bring Joy to Harbor Interfaith - Thanksgiving and Christmas Food and Toy Drive Begins Now
Click here for full details. All food can be dropped off in the office and the frozen turkeys can be placed in the freezer in the kitchen. Thank you all for your generosity and support of this annual holiday collection effort! 
Two Weeks Til Advent Sunday! Wreath-Making, Devotionals & Friars Advent Breakfast
Sunday, December 1
Celebrate the start of Advent with festivities as we meet in the Parish Hall to make wreaths, plus crafts for kids. We will be selling Advent wreath rings and candles that day - $10 per set. Or bring you own ring to wrap with greenery (supplied). Also stop by to pick up an Advent Calendar (for adults and families) as well as Advent Candle Lighting Devotionals (also for adults and families) to use when you light your Advent Candles each Sunday during this season. The devotional contains prayers, readings, and hymn selections for each Sunday and was written by Rev. Jude. Plus! The annual Friars’ Advent Breakfast after both worship services!
Volunteer At Harbor Interfaith
Thursday, December 5, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Join St. Francis volunteers working in the food pantry at Harbor Interfaith, in San Pedro every 1st Thursday. Donations also welcome: toiletries, especially toothpaste/brushes, shampoo, conditioner, bath soap/gel, deodorant, and razors & shaving cream. For more info, contact Hank Gatln.
Ongoing Spiritual Groups
Meditation Group - Thursday Mornings, 9:30—10:30 a.m. in the main sanctuary. No charge. Come and sit quietly with God for half an hour—however you choose to do that—followed by half an hour of bite-sized Bible Study and great conversation. All are welcome! No experience necessary! Drop-in when you can!
Yoga - Monday and Wednesday mornings 9-10:30am. All Levels Hatha (open to the public, free will offering). Contact Jill Lynch for more info.
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Email Paula+, 310-375 4617 x223
Email Rev. Jude, 310-375 4617 x225.
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