Harvest Festival 2021

At Harvest time we count our many blessings and do what we can to share them with others who are less fortunate. Our gifts to Trinity Center turn help into hope for those in desperate need of support. Did you know that California has over 50% of the unsheltered homeless in America? This was revealed

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Bible Study Readings

The Bible Study Group meets on Wednesdays at 7pm. We are currently reading the Book of Acts, and we welcome anyone who would like to join us! For Wednesday, September 22nd, we will be reading Acts 13. The format is informal sharing of thoughts and ideas that the Biblical reading draws out in each one

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Help with Afghan Refugees

Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM), the refugee and migration ministry of The Episcopal Church, needs your support to welcome our Afghan allies to communities across the country. EMM is one of nine national refugee resettlement agencies tasked with the challenging and life-saving work of supporting Afghans who arrive with parolee status. The Afghan Parolee Services program

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Altar Flowers

Now that in person services have resumed, flower donations are now available through the end of 2021. Each week the Altar Guild provides beautiful flowers for our church. By making a $45 donation you can have these flowers dedicated to the memory of a loved one, in honor of a family member or simply to

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Retirement Announcement

Father John sent a letter to all parishioners dated July 22, 2021 that was filled with warmth, humor, love, and remembrances. It also announced his retirement: “I will be retiring at the end of November when I turn 65. Liz has been retired for over two years now, and not knowing how long any of

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Winter Nights

St. Anselm’s is scheduled to host the Winter Nights families in Jackson Hall from October 11 until October 25 this year. Right now it’s looking like our co-host for the second week will be the LDS church in Danville. As long as I’ve been involved with Winter Nights, St. Anselm’s has been the first church

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Guest Sermons

While Father John is on a well-deserved vacation, we welcome guest ministers to deliver the sermon and conduct the worship celebration. On June 20th, the congregation was pleased to welcome Rev. Steve Sturgeon, who recently relocated with his family to Clayton from Utah. Click here to hear his sermon. One June 27th and July 4th,

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Bishop’s Virtual Visit

We are very pleased that Bishop Marc will be visiting St. Anselm’s remotely for this Sunday’s service and will deliver the homily. In addition to being with us for our regularly-scheduled Zoom service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Bishop Marc will be joining us again at 11:30 a.m. for a town hall meeting on Zoom. 

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In-person service resumes

St. Anselm’s opens doors to worshipers starting Sunday, May 23rd. Only one service, at 9am, will be held. Safety protocols, approved by the Diocese, are in place. Please note that doors will remain open throughout the service to encourage fresh air circulation. No coffee hour after the service, but parishioners are welcome to greet one

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