Welcome back Deacon Katie and welcome Kevin Gunn (postulant
for the diaconate): Our former deacon, the Rev. Katie Derose has returned
to L.A. and will resume her duties as our deacon. She will also be
mentoring Kevin Gunn, who is a postulant for the diaconate and who will also be
serving with Katie at St. A's. As Katie is the only Spanish speaking
deacon in the LA Diocese, we will share her with All Saints, Highland Park, a
congregation that has a large Spanish speaking population and needs a Spanish
Please support St. A's outreach ministry through SPY (Safe Place for
Youth): St. A's has committed to SPY to feed what has grown to
70-80 homeless kids one Thursday dinner per month. The next
scheduled dinner is December 12th .
We would love to have your participation in one of two ways. One
Wednesday evening per month we prepare the dinner in the parish kitchen which
is a lot of fun and good fellowship. We need cooks but more importantly,
shoppers to purchase the dinner ingredients. We have created "shopping
bags" of ingredients for varying budgets. If you would like to
participate and are not on the monthly email list, you can contact Donna Sintic
You can provide financial support for this program by making out your check
to St. Augustine church, with "SPY" on the memo/subject line.
St. A's Christmas Sing-Along: Do you like to
sing? Do you like Christmas music? Then we have some great news! We
are holding our first annual community Christmas Sing-Along right here at St.
A's on Sat., Dec. 21st from 3-4pm. We will be gathering 'round the piano'
to sing traditional tunes as well as some modern favorites. Wear your
favorite winter scarf, and invite your family, friends, and neighbors for some
Christmastime fun!! The event is FREE! Please see Denise Peden for
more information or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mimi Adams Luncheon for the Homeless is Tuesday, Dec. 24th
in Pierson Hall from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Serving time is
11am-1pm. If you would like to volunteer and help in the kitchen,
clothing rooms, check area, or clean up, please sign up on the patio.
The Centering Prayer Group meets on the 2nd and 4th
Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. (for about 1 hour) in the Chapel, All are
welcome; no previous experience needed.