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Upcoming Youth Event: “The Sound of Music” September 20th

“The Sound of Music” Youth Event September 20th, 2015 Meeting at noon in the church parking lot Save the date of September 20th to see “The Sound of Music” at the Ahmanson! This classic musical is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War…

Service Sundays!

Local & Global Partnership: March 15th The Local & Global Partnership Committee is initiating a new service opportunity for St. Edmunds’ parishioners of all ages. Once each quarter we will host a Service Sunday at St. Edmunds’ to work on a particular service project. Your participation can be shaped in whatever way best suits you: stay for a few minutes or stay…

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 30th, 2015

Late summer brooks no slow-down in our common life, and Nancy and Bob Dini report a continuing and quite lively series of Summer Socials continuing! We enjoy one another’s company at St. Edmund’s. This coming Sunday at 9:20am there will be a rehearsal for Confirmation (September 13th) for any of our candidates able to attend. Youth candidates and friends are invited up…

The Second Sunday in Lent, March 1st, 2015

Your Vestry met in Retreat this past weekend consolidating strategies to deepen parish mission. Alan Steinbrecher continues as our Senior Warden, and the Vestry is pleased to announce the election of Caroline Seitz as Junior Warden. We are engaged in further strengthening Youth Ministry and Communications, even as we lean into the resource development necessary to achieve the parish goals to which…

Liturgy & Music | Pentecost Fourteen

August 30th, 2015 Preacher: Canon Smythe+ Celebrant: Canon Woodward+ Prelude: “Before The Throne of God” – J.S. Bach Processional: #391 “Before The Lord’s Eternal Throne” Trisagion Gradual: #435 “At The Name of Jesus” Offertory: “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart” – Joe Utterback Communion Music “Elegie” – Alexander Guilmant Communion Hymn #697 “My God, Accept My Heart This Day” Recessional: #423…

Liturgy & Music | The Second Sunday in Lent

February 22nd, 2015 Preacher: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “O Thou, Of God The Father” – J.S. Bach Processional #366 “Holy God We Praise Thy Name” Kyrie Gradual #495 “Hail Thou Once Despised Jesus” Offertory: “Quia Rispexit ” – J.S. Bach Leslie Beard; Soprano Soloist For He hath regarded the lowliness of his handmaiden, Behold! From henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. Agnus…

Full ‘a Beans at The Woodward Home- August 30th

Youth Confirmands (and Friends) August 30th, Sunday 11:35am The Menu is in flux, but home-made beans, and grilled-something-or-other (Hot-Dogs? Burgers? Asada?) are in the mix! If you are among the Youth Confirmands, grab a friend and come to the Rector’s home to join George and Henry and Heather for some celebratory pre-Confirmation grub and fellowship. A head-count is extremely helpful! Contact the…

The First Sunday in Lent, February 22nd, 2015

As Moses and his slave people wandered a figurative 40 years in the wilderness, emerging with fresh identity, and as Jesus commenced his ministry with 40 days of struggle in the wild places, so Episcopalians arrive again at our Forty Day Lenten Season, a tithe of the year to the work of ongoing internal renovation and alliance with the greater purposes of…

The Vestry, 2015

Class of 2015 Gail Rolfe Carolyn Seitz Alan Steinbrecher; Senior Warden Bill Youngblood Class of 2016 Jim Balbin Jose Guerrero John Miller Sylvia Smith Class of 2017 Amy Hulick Danny Jones Bob Mueller Brad Thurlow Vestry meets in Retreat February 21st. “Eternal God, who by the Holy Spirit presided at the Council of the Apostles to guide them in knowledge and truth:…