Advent One, November 30th 2014

As we commence the new Liturgical Year this coming Sunday, we leave behind our Gospel focus on St. Matthew, and commence a Gospel focus on St. Mark, with the Lectionary Cycle of Scripture readings carrying us through new depths of Wisdom Literature, prophetic proclamations, Epistles, and a fresh view on the teachings of the Christ […]

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Devotional Aids

Brother Michael Manley Hopkins Jones (Lay Monk of the Order of the Holy Cross, parishioner) and his wife, Tiffany Cheung Jones, have made available to the Parish a variety of Holy Cards free of charge, complementing Pam Payne’s ongoing gift of Tract Rack Offerings. A devotional card for young people featuring a wild martyrdom, a […]

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Liturgy & Music | Advent One

November 30th, 2014 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Smythe+ Prelude: “Sleepers Wake, For Night Is Flying” -aJS Bach The Processional Hymn: #665 “All My Hope On God Is Founded” Trisagion Gradual Hymn: #613 “Thy Kingdom Come, O Lord” Offertory: “The Yearning” -Craig Courtney There is a yearning in hearts weighed down by ancient grief and centuries […]

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Advent Lessons & Carols

7:30PM Sunday December 7th On Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:30pm we offer our annual Service of Lessons and Carols and Choir Concert. The Chancel Choir, joined by guests from the Los Angeles Opera and Master Chorale, will perform carols and anthems by Helevey, Todd, Chilcott and Vaughan-Williams. St. Edmund’s Organist and Choirmaster Robert Hovencamp will direct […]

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Sait Edmund’s Youth – StEdY

UPCOMING D-Groups: Every Sunday at 8:45AM in the youth room Youth Group: Every Sunday from 7-8:30PM in the youth room Middle School Winter Camp: February 6-8 High School Winter Camp: February 20-22 St. Edmund’s Youth Ministry Dani Patterson SaintEdmundsYouth@gmail.com (386) 314-5242

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Advent: Christmas Hopefully

Anticipation and Hope in Advent Sunday Morning 9am on the Close In the short season of Advent, we anticipate Christmas. But Christians observed Advent even before Christmas became popular. What are our deepest longings in this season? NEW this fall, on the four Sundays in Advent, we will search the (appointed) scriptures for clues to […]

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Latest Magna Carta Available | November 2014

The latest issue of our parish newsletter, the Magna Carta, is now available.  You may download the November 2014 Edition here, or access both the current and past editions here.

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Thanksgiving Eve at Trinity Lutheran Church

7pm November 26th Our shared Thanksgiving Eve Eucharist with the Lutherans will occur this year at Trinity Lutheran Church, just one block South of St. Edmund’s along San Gabriel Boulevard. Pastor Ed McGee will Celebrate the Eucharist according to the Lutheran Rite, and Canon Smythe will preach. All the gathered will thereafter consume large quantities […]

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The Feast of St. Edmund, November 23rd, 2014

I have a new favorite musician; Pablo Alborán. He is from Spain, sings in Spanish, and is unlikely to catch on among many of my contemporaries. Music is so personal. I recall as a younger person how I thought an affinity for “REM” or “Talking Heads” reflected discriminating taste in the too-often head-banging world of […]

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Special Events for the Feast of St. Edmunds, 11/23

We observe our Sunday patronal festival on November 23rd this year. St. Edmund’s Bell Choir, under the direction of Sylvia Smythe, will ring out at our 10am Liturgy! Ringers: Joel Athey Kelsey Burgess Richard De Lorimier Tony Faught Gwen Hicks Christie Ligh Susan Liu Angela Mar Mike Mathis Robert Packer Pam Payne Sheree Tyler Spencer […]

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