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.

The Reverend Canon George F. Woodward III+, Rector

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Liturgy & Musc | Pentecost Ten

July 24th, 2016 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Vivace from Trio Sonata #6” -J.S. Bach Processional #531 “Spirit Of The Living God” Gradual Hymn: #516 “Come Down O Love Divine” Offertory: “Folk Tune” – Peter Whitlock Communion Music: “Lento from Trio Sonata #6”- J.S. Bach Communion: #338 “Wherefore O Father” Recessional Hymn: #432 “O Praise Ye The Lord” Postlude: “Prelude in…

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Dr. James Vail, Guest Organist

Our guest organist July 24 and July 31 will be the esteemed Dr. James Vail, Professor Emeritus of Choral and Sacred Music at the USC Thornton School of Music, where he taught and conducted choirs from 1961-1999. Dr. Vail was named Organist and Choirmaster Emeritus at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Westwood in 2009, after serving for 40 years. Prior to that he…

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Pentecost Ten, July 24th 2016

This coming Sunday we offer Leave-Taking prayers for the Keaney Family as Melissa and Josh and their little ones Grace and Shea depart for fresh ventures in the Sacramento area. Josh’s long and excellent endeavors for and with St. Edmund’s Youth and Mel’s leadership on immigration and social issues make this a tough goodbye, though we’ll see them on visits! Our Rectory…

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Liturgy & Music | 17 July 2016

Preacher: GFW+ Prelude: “Attende Domine” -Jeanne Demessieux Processional #401 “The God of Abraham Praise” Gradual Hymn: #440 “Blessed Jesus At Thy Word” Offertory: “Rorate Coeli” – Jeanne Demessieux Communion Music: “Salve Regina” – Marcel Dupre Communion: #314 “Humbly I Adore Thee Recessional Hymn: #644 “How Sweet The Name of Jesus Sounds” Postlude: “Hosanna To The Son of David” – Jeanne Demessieux

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Sunday School, July 10th

During the month of July our Sunday school has been studying Saul, the first king of Israel. One of Saul’s strongest traits was his ability to build a strong army and yesterday Sophie Olson, a teacher of Shakespearean stage combat, trained our students on how to be soldiers. Sophie Olson led the students through drills, obstacle courses and, with the help of…

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2016 – Our 75th Anniversary Celebration!

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

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Mass on the Grass

A fun day of picnic and games!

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Celebrate 75 Years with St. Edmund’s Street Fair!

Bring the whole family to the St. Edmund’s Street Fair for an old-fashioned good time celebrating St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church through the decades on Saturday, September 17 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Join us for game booths, children’s entertainment, snack stands and a delicious barbecue dinner catered by local favorite Gus’s Barbecue. We need volunteers to staff…


Treasures, Tea and Talks: The Joy of Music

St. Edmund’s has a long history of musical excellence. At this event, we will provide a short overview, offer the opportunity for participants to see the instruments up close and have a conversation with our music leaders. Tea will be served afterwards in the English tradition with juice and cookies for the children. Robert Hovencamp,…


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