Thankful Thursday

Our weekly reminder to be thankful for all that we have and all that we can do — what we do for ourselves dies, what we do for others lives forever.

Church Events

Breakfast with St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas will make an appearance to explain his story and how Jesus guided his life. Many of our modern Christmas traditions are based on his actions. 

Food Pantry Sunday This Weekend

Please consider helping our friends and neighbors in need by donating non-perishable food and toiletry items to support the Circle of Concern Food Pantry.

Christmas Gift Drives

St. Martin’s is supporting two Christmas gift drives this year. You will find the Giving Tree in the narthex and the collection boxes in Park Hall.

Education

Adult Forum – Nativity Art

This Sunday, December 9 at 9:00 a.m. Mary Drastal will offer a presentation on Nativity Art. Come and see this inspirational and informative presentation.

Book of the Week

Chloe and her friends won’t play with the new girl, Maya. Every time Maya tries to join them, they reject her. Eventually Maya stops coming to school.

Worship

New Year’s Eve Taize

New Year’s Eve service in the style of Taize.The Taize service blends scripture, silence, prayer and contemplative chants.

Christmas Flowers Dedications

Donating to the Christmas flower fund is a great way to make a special dedication for a loved one. Dedications may be made online or in church.

Reflections by Mother Leslie

In this Sunday’s gospel, Jesus will be talking about signs of his impending return, what is referred to as the apocalypse.

An Update on the Stewardship Campaign

This Saturday and Sunday, December 1 & 2, will be the “In-Gathering” of pledge cards for this year’s stewardship campaign.

Thankful Thursday

Our weekly reminder to be thankful for all that we have and all that we can do — thankfulness and gratitude go hand-in-hand.

Seek and Serve

The Diocese is hosting a youth service day in preparation for Advent on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at St. Martin’s.

Support for Victims of Wildfires

Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California.

Music Notes by Denise

Advent season begins this Sunday, December 2. There will be special music supporting each service throughout Advent, culminating on Christmas day.

Worship

Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule

St. Martin’s special Christmas schedule includes Lessons & Carols, family service, and traditional services on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning.