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STEDY, May 17, 2017

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 7 The Lord said to Gideon, “With the three hundred men that lapped I will save you and give the Midianites into your hands. Judges 7:7 So many of the stereotypes we struggle to shake can…

75th INITIATIVE UPDATE

Give To The Next 75 and Get A Double Tax Break Question How can I give to the Next 75 and get a double tax break? Answer Give an appreciated asset. For example, if there is a stock (or any other asset) that was purchased for $1000 and is now worth $10,000, there is a…

To Musicians in the Diocese

To Musicians in the Diocese, The Rev. Canon John Taylor will be consecrated as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Los Angeles on July 8, 2017 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. We are planning to assemble a mass choir for this service. We anticipate having a choir of 100 people, and would…

SENS MOTHER’S MORNING

This past Thursday and Friday morning mothers, grandmothers and special friends gathered to be celebrated by their students at the Nursery School. As one little girl said after her own performance, “that was really beautiful!”

SUMMER SOCIAL SUCCESS!

Kudos to Mike Mathis for the 2017 spectacular summer social kickoff party. This year’s attendance exceeded 75 people with a great mix of young and old and several newcomers mixed in. We also thank Dr. Javier Martinez of Martinez Brands who provided the top-notch tequila. The first summer social will be held Saturday, June 3rd. If you haven’t signed up yet to…

THE SIXTH SUNDAY IN EASTER | Liturgy & Music

May 21th, 2017 Preacher & Celebrant: Canon Judith Heffron+ Prelude: “Fantasie (Sonata for Flute and Continuo)” – G. F. Handel Processional: # 398: “I Sing The Almighty Power of God” Song of Praise: # 409 “The Spacious Firmament on High” – verse one only Gradual Hymn # 292: “O Jesus Crowned With All Renown” – verses 1-2 before the Gospel, verse 3…

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 21st, 2017

Like many of you, I was baptized as an infant. My parents and god-parents, who made vows on my behalf, loved me into adulthood. So, baptism worked for me—but I was too young to remember any of it. I came to faith while in college. My discovery of the Episcopal Church, its worship and fellowship, formed me as a young adult. So…

STEDY, May 10, 2017

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 12 When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.”13 “Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but if the Lord is with us, why has all this…

THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN EASTER | Liturgy & Music

May 14th, 2017 Preacher & Celebrant: Canon Heffron+ Prelude: “Invocation” – Alexandre Guilmant Processional: # 518: “Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation” Song of Praise: # 616 “Hail To The Lord’s Annointed” (Verse 1 only) Gradual Hymn # 457: “Thou Art The Way, To Thee Alone” – verses 1-2 before the Gospel, verses 3-4 after. Offertory: “Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester”…