The Reverend Canon Judy Heffron, Assisting

St. Edmund’s is delighted to welcome to our Clergy roster The Reverend Canon Judith Heffron, serving among us as a retired non-stipendiary and assisting priest. Mother Judy brings manifold gifts to our common life, and will share regularly in preaching, Eucharistic celebration, teaching, pastoral care and parish ministry.

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Newly Elected Primate and Presiding Bishop

The Right Reverend Michael Curry; Elected On June 27th, the House of Bishops, with the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church concurring, elected the next Primate and Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The Right Reverend Michael Curry is currently the Bishop of North Carolina, and will be enthroned at the National Cathedral in […]

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The Sixth Sunday After Pentecost, July 5th, 2015

Shannon Boalt and Gail Rolfe once again brought¬†Sole Hope¬†to St. Edmund’s as a Sunday Service Project this last week, preparing shoes for Africa. Shannon Boalt, Linda Chang, LaVerne Ching, Anne Herold, Vicki Martinez, Gail Rolfe, Steve Rolfe, Michael Way and others were quite industrious in labor! Laureen Chang and her Team have commenced planning for […]

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Liturgy & Music | Pentecost Six

July 5th, 2015 Preacher & Celebrant: GFW+ Prelude: “Andante” – Willard Nevins Processional: #718 “God Of Our Fathers” Trisagion Gradual: #292 “O Jesus Crowned With All Renown” Communion Music: “Sonatina” – J.S. Bach Communion: #508 “Breathe On Me O Breath Of God” Recessional: #719 “America The Beautiful” Postlude: “Preamble” – Jean Philippe Rameau

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The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, June 28th, 2015

This week, with the racist murders at Emanuel AME in Charleston, South Carolina, and with the Roman Catholic papal encyclical on climate change (see link below) we are reminded that Faith is entwined in integral ways with the human project, and the divide between “politics and religion” non-existent. There is a separation, intentionally held at […]

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Heather Blackstone – 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 […]

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Liturgy & Music | Pentacost Five

June 28th, 2015 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “My Heart Ever Faithful” – J.S. Bach Processional: #470 “There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy” Trisagion Gradual: #448 “O Love, How Deep” Communion Music: “Lord, Open Wide the Heavens” – J.S. Bach Communion: #509 “Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayers” Recessional: #567 “Thine Arm, O Lord, In […]

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The Fourth Sunday After Pentacost, June 21st, 2015

Scratch your heads in days unfolding regarding adult education at your Parish and what might quicken you through the September to June cycle ahead. We’ll have a bulletin insert, and electronic ways to respond online (Survey Monkey?) regarding those matters most pertinent for you. As ever, we will venture the Christian Basics of Scripture, Prayer […]

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Liturgy & Music | Pentacost Four

June 21st, 2015 Preacher & Celebrant: GFW+ Prelude: “Here, O My Lord, I See Thee Face To Face” – Lucy Wariner Processional: #552 “Fight The Good Fight” Trisagion Gradual: #608 “Eternal Father Strong To Save” Communion Music: “Dear Emmanuel, Lord of the Faithful” -Marcel Dupre Communion: #655 “O Jesus I Have Promised” Recessional: #371 “Thou […]

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Sole Hope – St. Edmund’s Sunday Service Project – June 28th, 2015

St. Edmund’s Sunday Service Project June 28th after the 10am Liturgy SHOES THAT CHANGE LIVES! If you are like most Americans, you have a nice home, two cars, and a closet full of shoes. While we are blessed, we are always reminded that there are children beginning their day with barely enough to wear, no […]

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