Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19

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IMPORTANT DATES

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events March March 5: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner March 6: Ash Wednesday Services March 10: Cereal Sunday March 10: Parish Breakfast March 12: Partnership for Awareness March 12: SENS Open House March 13: Father Bill’s Lenten Discussion March 17: Organ Concert by Thomas Mellen March 19: Sunday School Trip to the California Science Center March 19:…

FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT, March 10, 2019

Several people requested Father Bill share the conclusion from his sermon this past Sunday. Below is an excerpt from that sermon. While Jesus is transfigured, the disciples hear a mighty voice, like the voice that was heard at Jesus baptism. At the baptism, the voice said to Jesus, “You are my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.” Now the voice…

STEDY, February 27, 2019

After years of doing yoga several hours a week I have never been able to do any arm balance poses. I’ve never even been close. During these postures the teacher always has to pause the entire class as they very calmly try to position my entire and quite ample bottom half over a tiny, slanted shelf of my elbow. My arms shake,…

IMPORTANT DATES

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events February February 19: SENS Board Meeting February 20: Partnership for Awareness February 21: Vestry February 23: Vestry Retreat February 23: Rotary Peace Conference February 24: Verger’s Brunch March March 5: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner March 6: Ash Wednesday Services March 10: Cereal Sunday March 12: SENS Open House March 17: Organ Concert by Thomas Mellen…

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY | Liturgy & Music

February 24 Preacher & Presider: Rev. Dr. William Doggett Lessons: Genesis 45:3-11, 15 1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50 Luke 6:27-38 Psalm 37:1-12, 41-42 Prelude: Pastorale – Richard Shepherd Processional Hymn: H414 “God My King, Thy Might Confessing” Gloria: H398 “I Sing the Almighty Power of God” (vs. 1 only) Gradual Hymn: H411 “O Bless the Lord, My Soul” (1-3,4-6) Offertory: Pie Jesu (Requiem) –…

PARTNERSHIP FOR AWARENESS Stuck in the Middle: The Sandwich Generation

Presented by Dr. Donna Benton Wednesday, February 20 7 pm at the Valentine Little Theater Many middle-aged Americans find themselves as part of the “Sandwich Generation”- those responsible for taking care of their children and aging parents at the same time. Dr. Donna Benton, the Director of USC’s Family Caregiver Support Center/Los Angeles Caregiving Resource Center, will discuss issues surrounding the “Sandwich…

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, February 24, 2019

The Parish Profile Committee is continuing its work in preparing this important description of all aspects of our parish. The committee has met with Father Bill and members of the Transition Committee to review the current draft. After a productive discussion during that meeting, the Profile Committee is revising the document with a goal of having it reviewed by the Vestry at…

STEDY, February 20, 2019

If you were outside at all last night you might have noticed the moon being especially full, bright and beautiful. This was not your imagination, last night we had another “supermoon” which is the term given to a full moon that occurs when the moon is at its closest approach to Earth on its monthly orbit. In ancient times, most people tracked…

STEDY, February 13, 2019

It is ironic, many have commented, that his last name is Love and yet he is refusing to perform marriages. Its been a bit of news in the Episcopal Church that a bishop is refusing to perform same sex marriages despite General Convention mandate of marriage equality in the church’s U. S. diocese. Like many Christians, he feels that same sex marriage…