Learn all about our New Mission and Vision!
This Sunday, April 29, after both services, Board Room
We have recently completed our process of updating the Mission and Vision statements of St. Francis Church.
Please join us in this conversation to find out from Paula+, Peter+ and the Mission and Vision Team about what this means and where we go from here!
We welcome everyone to worship God together,
to be transformed by the Holy Spirit and each other,
and to share the light of Christ in the world.
New Mission Statement 2018
Tomorrow - Help with Invitation and Postcard Addressing for the Antique Show
Tomorrow - Friday April 27 at 10am in the Board Room.
We will be addressing and stuffing our beautiful Opening Night invitations, as well as over 1,600 postcards we mail out. Please join us! The more hands the less work and time it takes!
See below for much more about our 50th Show!
Sages* On The Move
Cabrillo Beach Aquarium
Thursday, May 3, 11:30am
Join us on for some more local fun at the Cabrillo Beach Aquarium in San Pedro. Meet by the Bathhouse at the picnic tables at 11:30am. Picnic lunch provided. Sign up in the church office. Parking is $1.00/hr. Afterwards, around Noon or so, we will tour the Aquarium. $5 each. If you want more to do afterwards there is the very accessible beach right there or the nearby 22nd Street Restaurant or a walk along the Marina. Does this sound like a perfect afternoon??? Why yes it does!!! So sign up and join us! If you have any questions, please send an email to Hank Gatlin.
*senior adult group of Episcopalians
Other News, and Coming Up!
Welcome Conversation
Sunday, May 6, after both services 9:15am, 11:30am
If you have recently started coming to St. Francis (or are even just considering the possibility), please come by for this informal conversation over coffee, so we can answer any questions you have about St. Francis, and also share with you ways to feel more connected to what God is doing in and through this community.
Sunday May 13
Mothers Day and Youth Sunday
St Francis young people will preach at both services, and lead worship at 10am. And don't miss the traditional, delicious sticky buns served at both coffee hours!
Crafters and Wanna-Be's
Saturday, May 12 - 9am - noon
We had a great time for our first session - so - do you work with yarn, paper, fabric or paint? Do you want to be able to come together with others who do the same or to expand your knowledge?
Join us to meet in the board room and take advantage of the long tables, good lighting and quiet setting. See what projects others have and share yours. Contact - Anna Eakins (310 297-0701).
50th Antiques Show Updates!!!
Opening Night Party
"Golden Jubilee"
Wednesday May 30: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets will be on sale after both services starting April 29th!
Solicit Ads For
Antiques Show Program
It has been profitable for the Antiques Show to have ads placed in the annual Antiques Show program.
This is to announce that now is the time to ask your hair salon, favorite restaurant, dry cleaners, bank, gift shop, etc. for their support of our local fundraiser by taking an ad in our program.
Also welcome are support ads from our parishioners.
Please come to the church office and pick up parishioner letters, merchant letters and last year’s programs to use in soliciting ads. It is helpful to show a merchant last year’s program which illustrates how ads are presented in the program, and merchants appreciate having the merchant’s letter for tax purposes.

Annual Pickle-making Day
Tuesday, May 8, 8:00 am till 11:00 am or Noon till 3:00-4:00 pm
Please let Gloria (310 375-8916) know if you can come for any amount of time that day. No experience needed. Instruction given.
These are sold at the Antiques show and are a popular item.

Nursery Pots for Gazebo
If you have any 1 gallon nursery pots, the gazebo crew would be most grateful! Please call Anna Eakins (310 297 0701. Thank you!

Silent Auction Donations
One of the highlights of the Show is the Silent Auction that takes place during the Gala on Wednesday evening. Please contact Gayle Taylor or Hank Gatlin if you would like to donate fun, special or unique items like paintings, collectibles, event tickets, restaurant gift cards, dinner parties, golf or sailing or other outdoor activities or whatever you think our community would love to bid on. The sky is the limit!  Thank you for your consideration and for your support.
Sermons and Bulletins Online
Sunday Worship Bulletins - download your bulletin to your phone or tablet and help us save the planet!
Sermons Online Archive

Episcopal News Weekly - note - for those attending the reconciliation workshop on Friday - Saturday May 11 to 12 - the location has been moved to St. Wilfrid's Church, Huntington Beach to accommodate larger-than-expected registration.

Email Paula+, 310-375 4617 x223
Email Rev. Peter, 310-375 4617 x225.  
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