The Friday Reflection – April 13, 2018

From The Rev. Kathie Galicia St. Francis, Turlock We Are Not Alone: Climbing Out of the Black Hole I was sitting in my car at the corner of Vintage Drive and Sisk Road in Modesto, waiting for the light to turn green. As the vehicles rolled across my line of sight, I suddenly noticed that […]

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Multi-Cultural Conversation Training, April 28

Is your church / school / community changing, so rapidly you feel you can’t keep up? Is it difficult to have conversations in your community across the blue / red line, or, with newcomers now your neighbors? Ms Ana Hernandez, cultural conversationalist, will teach a workshop on Multi Cultural Conversation training on April 28 at […]

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The Friday Reflection – April 6, 2018

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is to too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

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From Episcopal News Service:

Rained out at anti-racism rally, Presiding Bishop vows ‘we will act now for our future’ Numerous Episcopalians join A.C.T. to End Racism event commemorating King’s assassination By Mary Frances Schjonberg Looking back on the horrific assassination 50 years ago of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and looking forward to the end of racism, […]

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Celtic Cross Grants

The Celtic Cross is a CDSP student led philanthropy group that distributes grants to nonprofits and churches. This year,there is almost $27,000 to distribute in grants up to $2,000 each. The grants applications are due April 15th, 2018. The actual grants will be distributed in May. The Application Requirements Information about the grant and Celtic […]

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St. Paul’s Annual Spring Tea 2018

When: Saturday, May 5 11:00am-2:00pm Where: 1528 Oakdale Road, Modesto, 95355 Tickets: $20/person ($25 at door) $150/table of 8 Purchase at St. Paul’s Parish Office Keynote Speaker: Lynn Dickerson, CEO, Gallo Center for the Arts Silent Auction, Vacation Raffle, Table Decorating Competition, Food & Fun! Preview Night: Join us for Wine, Cheese, Chocolate, & Voting Friday, […]

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The Friday Reflection – March 30, 2018

From Bishop David In 2008, I read Elaine A. Heath’s The Mystic Way of Evangelism (A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach). It is a tome I highly recommend. Ten years later, I still remember this passage, more specifically, the scathing commentary on the church’s “spirit of error.” Let’s be absolutely clear, the long litany of […]

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Yosemite Tour Packages ECCO

Tour packages starting as low as $32 per person All of our packages include a park expert, experienced driver and hours of fun for you and your group! Prices do not include park entrance fees. Click here for details and to post at church!

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The Friday Reflection – March 23, 2018

From The Rev. Nick Lorenzetti The Time is Just Right! As we approach the beginning of the week called “Holy,” although we know and understand that all time lived in God’s presence is holy, my thoughts turn to the events commemorated in our Sabbath liturgy for Palm Sunday. It is generally accepted that those who […]

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Supporting the Yellow Bag Program

The Daughters of the King and St. Paul’s, Bakersfield community support the yellow bag program every month by filling 40 yellow bags. We insert soup cups, peanut butter and crackers, tuna and crackers, water, fruit roll ups, granola bars,napkins and spoons, socks, hats, blankets, etc. (depending on donations) and a prayer. Members distribute them to […]

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