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Liturgy & Music | The First Sunday in Lent

February 22nd, 2015 Preacher: GFW+ Prelude: “Tu Solus Altissimus” – Francois Couperin Processional: The Great Litany in Procession Gradual #142 “Lord Who Throughout These Forty Days” Offertory: “Sing My Soul His Wondrous Love ” – Ned Rorem Sing my soul, His wondrous love Who, from yon bright throne above, ever watchful over our race, still to man extends His grace. Heaven and…

Heather Blackstone Appointed Director of Youth Ministries

The Reverend Heather Blackstone, a minister in the United Church of Christ, will join the staff of St. Edmund’s as full-time Director of Youth Ministries this July, with responsibility for developing all dimensions of our youth programs. Heather is concluding her ministry as Associate Pastor at Burbank United Methodist Church, and will continue in the Religious and Spiritual Life Office at Occidental…

Alan Steinbrecher Honored

The Los Angeles County Bar Association’s litigation section is awarding Alan Steinbracher with the Jim Robie Professionalism and Civility Award. Alan served as president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association from 2010 – 2011 and is a representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial conference. Previously Chair of the litigation department of Paul Hastins, Alan began his own firm, Steinbrecher & Span,…

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 23rd, 2015

Our Altar Guild attends us in such vital and consistent ways, and nearly always behind the scenes, out-of-sight, and, too often in consequence, out of mind. Their aim is the glory of God, and they achieve that end. Time arrives for us to reflect a bit of that glory back their way! The work of the Altar Guild requires funding, and funds…

Liturgy & Music | Pentecost Thirteen

August 23rd, 2015 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Psalm Prelude One: “The Poor Cried Out To The Lord” – Herbert Howells Processional: #362 “Holy, Holy, Holy” Trisagion Gradual: #530 “Spread, O Spread Thy Mighty Word” Offertory: “Recit de Tierce” – Francois de Couperin Communion Music: “Ah, Holy Jesus” – Alfred Schehl Communion: #301 “Bread Of The World In Mercy Broken” Recessional:…

The Feast of the Transfiguration, February 15th, 2015

This coming Sunday we will be joined at our 10am Liturgy by The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir. Now in its tenth season, the ensemble was founded in 2005 by renowned Southern California clarinetist and teacher, Margaret Thornhill. This 15 member ensemble will shine in our acoustically bright space, and enrich our worship this Last Sunday in Epiphany, the Feast of the Transfiguration.…

Liturgy & Music | The Last Sunday After Epiphany

February 15th, 2015 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Ubi Caritas” – Paul Mealor (2011) The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir Dr. Margaret Thornhill and Victoria Ramos, Directors Processional #383 “Fairest Lord Jesus” Gloria Hymn #S-280 Gradual #137 “O Wondrous Type” Offertory: ” Allegro (“Journey of Leaf”)” – Itaru Sakai (2003) The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir Dr. Margaret Thornhill and Victoria Ramos, Directors…

The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 16th, 2015

Three years ago, Doran and Ettie Tregarthen moved from Orange County to Pasadena, and became members of St. Edmund’s.  The Tregarthens, both 94, have been prevented by infirmity from attending here on Sundays, but Fr. George and I have the privilege of sharing communion with this vivacious couple.  Doran had a full career as superintendent of school districts up and down California. Then…

Rector’s Cross 2015 presented to Julie & John Quinn

The Rector presented the Rector’s Cross to Julie & John Quinn on Annual Meeting Sunday February 8th. The Quinns have St. Paul’s gift of encouragement, and engage Parish Life fulsomely. Julie leads the English Conversation and Culture Class for the weekly Japanese group at St. Edmund’s, and is responsible for our Monthly Second Sunday Parish Breakfasts. Her hearth is always (figuratively, here…