On Tuesday, March 2nd, at 7pm, the 2nd in our Lenten Series was held on Zoom. Leonard Rubio, Executive Director of Insight Prison Project, described his organization’s Victim Offender Education Groups in which inmates engage in intensive small group processes to examine before one another and outside facilitators the impact of their crimes on their
The Altar Guild will be making palm crosses for this year’s Palm Sunday celebration. If you would like some crosses, please notify the church office by March 17. Please be sure to indicate how many crosses you would like. The crosses will be mailed to your home.
In case you missed the powerful presentation by Jodie Geddes, Healing Services Manager at Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), here is a link to the recording. Watch how restorative approaches in schools can be an effective means of early intervention, repairing harm and preventing re-offending. Hear how restorative justice is a movement and an
Tuesday February 23rd is the first in our Lenten Series on Restorative Justice. For more details, please visit our Lenten Series page.
We are still looking for four or five people to help out with delivering meals to the Winter Night families. We have enough donations to cover the costs of the meals, but appreciate someone taking care of ordering the food and delivering it to the families at the church they are staying at in Walnut
Ash Wednesday service will be held on Wednesday, February 17th at 5 PM via Zoom. If you would like to receive ashes prior to the service, please email Cathy Witkay at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15th and she can arrange delivery or pick up for you.
This year, everything is being done differently, including our ability to help feed and shelter families through the Winter Nights program. Our call to service this year includes providing supplies for the families, sheltered at Walnut Creek Friends Church, with fixings to make themselves breakfast and lunch, and providing gift certificates to local restaurants for
Dear Family of St. Anselm’s As we are still not together in the church, I would like for those of you who would like to contribute to the Deacon’s Socks project to write a check for the amount you would be buying the socks for and send your check to the church. For those of
On Wednesday evening, January 20th at 7 p.m. St. Anselm’s kicked off the newly-formed Bible study group. Going forward, the meetings will continue to be held on Wednesday evenings over Zoom and be limited to one hour. We are currently reading chapters of Luke in advance and will conduct a small group discussion about one
Our parish-wide Annual Meeting will be held at noon on January 31st via Zoom. We will be recapping events of 2020 and electing our new Vestry members and Deanery Delegates and Alternates. Here’s the link to join the Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87065158717?pwd=WFhUQlZRNk9DSTNwV0FLblpqUElTZz09. Or you may log in by going to www.zoom.us, clicking on “Join A Meeting,”