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STEDY – December 12, 2018

It’s hard not to be distracted by a light, particularly when there is a change to a light. Perhaps that is why we have chosen to use it to communicate so many different things. When one is flashing on your phone you know someone has left a message. When lights flash at a theater we know that it’s time to return to…

STEDY – December 5, 2018

Luke 3:1-6 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the…

STEDY – November 28, 2018

It’s that time of year when our tackier neighbors dust off their t-shirts, sweatshirts and banners bearing various messages like “Dear Santa, I want it all” or “Dear Santa, I can explain!” Usually when someone asks us what we want for Christmas we are ready with an answer. We can name the things we hope to receive. “Hope” is the theme of…

STEDY – November 21, 2018

I would like to lead you in a guided meditation for the next several minutes. This meditation is about various aspects of thanksgiving, of gratitude. We will give thanks for things that have always been and things that have never been; we’ll give thanks for the past and the future; we’ll give thanks to God, who is always showering upon us reasons…

STEDY – November 14, 2018

When you come to St. Edmund’s there are things that you typically don’t see in a church, items like arrows, a man being tied to a tree and a wolf. These are all parts of the story of our patron saint, a man not well known but whose story is no less powerful. St Edmund, King and Martyr According to legend, Edmund…

STEDY – November 7, 2018

Last Sunday in Sunday school we talked about when David had angered a man named Saul by taking the throne from him. In order to save his life David was forced to hide in caves – cold, dirty and dark caves. It’s a powerful image, being in such complete darkness and silence, I imagine any noise is startling and frightening. Lighting a…

SUNDAY SCHOOL & YOUTH NEWS

Beginning Sundays, November 18 Christmas Pageant Rehearsals Rehearsals will be every Sunday, following Family Worship until the pageant on December 16. Monday, November 19 Dr. Seuss’ THE GRINCH Archlight Theater, Pasadena Matinee Performance Tuesday, November 20 Cooking Party 10 am – 1 pm in the Kitchen PCC STARS is a program that offers support to foster kids earning a degree at Pasadena…

STEDY, October 31, 2018

Known to the ancient Celts as Samhain, October 31 was the day when the season visibly turned (well, died) from summer to winter. The festival prepared for the winter’s crippling cold and the arrival of … the dead. The Celtics believed spirits returned this time of year to cause trouble and damage crops. To ward off these pesky spirits, hearth fires were…

SUNDAY SCHOOL & YOUTH NEWS

Beginning Sundays, November 18 Christmas Pageant Rehearsals Rehearsals will be every Sunday, following Family Worship until the pageant on December 16. Monday, November 19 Dr. Seuss’ THE GRINCH Archlight Theater, Pasadena Matinee Performance Tuesday, November 20 Descanso Gardens 11 am – 1 pm If you are off from school, join Heather and Alipio for Descanso’s free day! We will walk around, grab…

STEDY – October 24, 2018

Often, when I think of my grandmother, I think of the fields around her house. They looked like rolling hills of tall, messy grass but throughout, treasures could be found. The grass was sprinkled with Queen Anne’s Lace which has always been one of my favorite flowers and my grandmother would let me wander off to cut a bouquet. Deep at the…