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Emmanuel Family News
August 3, 2017
  

So good to be back with you. And what a wonderful re-entry last Sunday with the single service and picnic! 

We've got some celebrational photos and recognition of some of our young people's accomplishments in this issue.

With love in Jesus,
Fr. Rob

 
 
 
Emmanuel Annualish Picnic
What a great time together!


I give thanks for all of you Emmanuelites who worked together so well to make this picnic absolutely delightful and one of my all time favorites!!!
 
 
 
 

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Emma Kremer's Gold Award



 Congratulations to Emma who will be awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award for her work in organizing and implementing the beautification of our parking lot dividers through planting California native plants . Check out her amazing job of planning in this pdf doc! Go for the Gold!



Congratulation to Karla and Francisco on the birth of their baby girl: Kiara Lupita Marquez!


We welcome Kiara Lupita Marquez born July 27, 2017 at 10:26pm, weighing 7lbs 0oz, 19inches long. Beautiful and healthy. Mom and Dad are doing great and are very proud.  Thank you all for your prayers.








De Colores! 
 
Cursillo is NOT Just a Weekend.  Please join us at the Episcopal Cathedral Center on Saturday August 19th for a day of food, music, workshops, inspirational messages and Grand Ultreya.
 
We will also be celebrating the resumption of the Cursillo Weekends and our Rector and Rectors who are BOTH from Emmanuel:
 
Men's Weekend:  Charlie Edmonds. February 22-25, 2018
Women's Weekend:  Nancy Shively. March 1-4, 2018
Flyer here:  Cursillo Gathering


Story Day is Coming - Saturday August 12th
 
We all have stories about Emmanuel - how we found Emmanuel, why we stayed, unforgettable Emmanuel moments . . . you know - stories about the things that make Emmanuel the truly unique parish that it is.
 
The first step in the process of calling a new priest for Emmanuel is for us to get together and share all those stories with each other and your Profile Committee so that we can weave them into our Parish Profile.  That Profile will become the "ad" that will draw our next rector to us.  Our Profile needs to communicate the essence of who we are, and the qualities we're looking for in our new Rector.
 
Please plan on joining us for Story Day - the beginning of Emmanuel's journey to the future.  More details will be announced soon.



Walking together on this journey...
 
Would you like to get more involved?
 
I would like to invite any of you that are interested to become a Lay Eucharist Minister.  In this ministry, we need Lay Readers and Chalice bearers for the Sunday services. What a blessing it has been for me to read scripture and share the blood of Christ, by being a chalice bearer.
 
I would also like to invite any of you that are interested to become a Lay Eucharist Visitor.  In the last year, I have been blessed to be with many that are unable to attend church (due to being shut in or ill), by sitting with them, sharing stories and most of all sharing Eucharist.
 
Many times I go thinking I may not know what to say or do with the person I am visiting, but the Holy Spirit always arrives just at the right moment.  I leave each time thinking what a blessing to sit, listen and be with those that can't attend church with us.  It's an intimate time, a gift, a double blessing for each person, them and me.
 
If you are interested in finding out more information or being a LEM or a LEV, please contact me: briteye@pacbell.net, 714-446-9670. Mother Lyn will be leading a class on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 9:00am-12:00noon
 
Thank you, Jen Wagner  


 
 
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Marti has sent word that Jacob and Joe are having a great time traveling with their drum line. What an honor and opportunity that they were chosen for this tour. They send thanks for your prayers and support!
UPCOMING EMMANUEL EVENTS

EMMANUEL 
STORY DAY
August 12

CURSILLO GRAND ULTREYA
August 19, 
8:30 am-3:00 pm 
Cathedral Center

MEN'S RETREAT
September 8-10
Verdugo Pines, Wrightwood

FATHER ROB'S RETIREMENT PARTY
October 1, 2017

TUESDAY MORNINGS
10am: Prayer & Thanks
10:30am: Bible Study
11am: Communion

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS
7am  Prayers and Communion
8am Breakfast afterwards 

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Saturdays at 9am in
Havermale Hall

SUNDAY SERVICES
8:15am
10am

TAIZE
First Wednesday/Month
7pm in the Church

PLANT SALES
Third Saturday/Month
9am to Noon
Under the Pergola



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