To receive and share God’s accepting Grace, challenging Wisdom and transforming Love

Welcome to St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church

To receive and share God’s accepting Grace, challenging Wisdom and transforming Love

St. Edmund’s is a mid-size Episcopal Church serving the West San Gabriel Valley . Our Sunday services are traditional and flexible, focused on the reverent worship of Almighty God through strong liturgy and music leavened with good humor and welcoming community.

We hope to well serve you and yours in the Name of our gracious God and Savior.

Faithfully,
The Reverend Canon George F. Woodward III+, Rector

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Mentors

This article was originally published in the San Marino Tribune on December 9th 2016. At age 19, I pitched my tent on a small banana farm next to the Episcopal Seminary in Montrouis, Haiti, 90 miles north of the teeming city of Port-au-Prince. I was one of five student interns involved in a rural health education and TB inoculation campaign, and I…

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, December 11th, 2016

The Reverend Canon John Taylor was elected Bishop Coadjutor (a bishop with rights of inheritance) of the Diocese of Los Angeles on the eighth ballot Dec. 3 by delegates gathered for the 121st annual meeting of the diocese at the Ontario Convention Center. Taylor, 62, has served as Vicar of St. John Chrysostom Church and School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, since…

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT | Liturgy & Music

December 11th, 2016 Preacher: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Noel Nouvelet” – Dale Wood Processional #618 “Ye Watchers And Ye Holy Ones” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #75 “There Is A Voice In The Wilderness Crying” Offertory: “The Yearning” – Craig Courtney There is a yearning in hearts weighed down by ancient grief and centuries of sorrow. There is a yearning in hearts that in the…

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT | Liturgy & Music

December 4th, 2016 Preacherand Celebrant: Canon Woodward+ Prelude: “Reprise” – Paul Manz Processional #61 “Sleepers Wake” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #76 “On Jordan’s Bank” Offertory: “O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion (Messiah)” – J.S. Bach Kelly Krantz; alto soloist O Thou, that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up into the high mountain. O Thou, that tellest good tidings to…

THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, December 4th, 2016

Just released: Coleman Shelton, All-PAC 12 second team offensive lineman, Washington; Conrad Ukropina, All-PAC 12 honorable mention, Stanford. Now, how many Episcopal parishes have two division 1 stars, let alone, concurrently? St. Edmund’s youth are always about amazing stuff! Keep the clergy and lay delegates of the Diocese in your prayers as we gather this Friday and Saturday to elect the next…

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2016 – Our 75th Anniversary Celebration!

Magna Carta Newsletter

Magna Carta - Volume IV, December 2016
Edition Featuring: From the Rector, Advent and Christmas Schedule, Christmas At St. Edmund's, and More.
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Upcoming Special Events

Sunday Services

Our 8am liturgy in the Chapel usually follows an older form of worship from our Book of Common Prayer. The 10am liturgy in the Main Church offers greater variation, and the service is printed in its entirety in our bulletin. (Child Care, Sunday School, and Youth Group also occur during this service) Read More

ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS

Mark your calendars for the Third Sunday of Advent December 11th, 7:30 o’clock in the evening, and this year’s moving liturgy of Lessons and Carols The Edmund Choir, joined by guests from the Los Angeles Opera Chorus, will perform music of J.S. Bach, Christiansen, Stainer, Górecki, Chilcott, Guilmant, Todd, and Paulus. The program includes Advent hymns and anthems sung by congregation and…

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

Our Sunday School children indwell the Nativity of Our Lord in Pageant performance during a simple service of Morning Prayer on the Fourth Sunday of Advent! Come one come all in convivial mood and in support of our youngest Faithful in Christ.

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST – FESTAL FAMILY MASS

Our early service is especially geared toward families with young children, with a children’s homily and Holy Eucharist in “stations” for festal yet dignified celebration within a reasonable time frame for our youngest Faithful. The Edmund Bell Choir will bring musical offering, and we conclude the Liturgy with a candlelit singing of “Silent Night.” Rumors…

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST – FESTAL CANDLELIGHT CHORAL HOLY EUCHARIST

The Edmund Bell Choir and the Edmund Chancel Choir (joined by members of the LA Opera) assist us in singing praise to God, with Sermon and Choral Holy Eucharist with incense. Featuring: Festal Holy Eucharist with St. Edmund’s magnificent Choir joined by guests from LA Opera Chorus The Modern Brass Quintet Robert Hovencamp Organist/Choirmaster Music…

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