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Kathryne Cassis is with Jacqui Love Thornell and Laura A. Craig

“We are in the wilderness now, but a change is coming!" Kwasi Thornell, pastor, St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Oakland . . .

Last Sunday, I went to St. Augustine’s Sunday Jazz Service.
My friend, Jacqui Thornell is Pastor Kwasi’s wife and when she told me about this wonderful weaving of the spirit and jazz a few weeks ago, I knew I had to go!

Pastor Kwasi (the name Kwasi means “born on Sunday) gives a powerful sermon laced with wisdom, comfort, and humor. The congregation is multicultural, and the peace and kindness that emanated from within the historic and beautiful church were palpable...

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NEXT SUNDAY’S CHURCH SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT THE NORTH TEMESCAL PICNIC SITE AND THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE AT ST. AUGUSTINE’S

Benjamin Flint

I would like to introduce to you our new music minister. His name is Ben Flint and he is an accomplished musician, schooled in gospel, jazz and religious music. In addition to playing for churches and leading choirs, he also teaches at The Jazz School in Berkeley and the Diablo Valley College. Please give him a warm welcome to the St. Augustine's Family.  ~ Father Thornell

Sunday School & Youth Education

Lessons and Activities each Sunday for young people aged 5-18. Ask an usher or a person sitting near you to bring you into Trinity Chapel to our schoolroom. We begin at 10:00 and end in time for the young people to join you for communion. Children under 5 welcome with an adult.

Volunteers Needed

Calling all who would serve. We need people to come forward and serve St. Augustine’s in the capacities listed below:

  • Altar Guild – see Mary Borders
  • Choir – See Ben Flint
  • Altar Servers/Acolytes of all ages– see Fr. Thornell
  • Ushers – Deborah Moses or Fr. Thornell 

Please step forward and help build our wonderful church

Health Care Committee Today

There will be a Health Care Committee meeting today immediately following service. Agenda:

  • Forming Support Teams
  • Training in CPR
  • Upcoming Health Workshop

Upcoming Services /Church Events

  • AA Meeting, Monday, August 13@8: 00 pm
  • AA Meeting, Thursday, August 16 @8: 00 pm
  • UBE Meeting, Saturday, August 18 @10: 00 am – Trinity Hall
  • ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC, SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Birthdays

Rita Marcelle, Kenneth Hart

St. Augustine’s Homecoming August 26

Guest Preacher:

The Rev. Dr. Gayle Fisher Stewart

Special music and reception

 

 

 

St. Augustine’s Annual Church Picnic

Sponsored by the Brotherhood of St. Augustine’s

Enjoy Good Fellowship, Food, Music & Fun in a Beautiful Setting

At the North Temescal Picnic Site / 6500 Broadway / Oakland

In The Temescal Regional Recreation Area


When:  Sunday  8/19/2018

Time  

8:00 am Picnic Site opens

10:00 am Holy Eucharist Service 

Parking:  $5 per vehicle (when kiosk at the entrance is attended)

 

For Directions to & Description of North Temescal Picnic Site CLICK HERE or copy and

paste this link into your browser.

https://activenet021.active.com/ebparks/servlet/fD.sdi?facility_id=120&item_type=0&online=true 

 

Food & Utensils provided by the Brotherhood: 

Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Buns, Condiments, Water, Soda, plastic fork/knives/spoons & cups

The food you bring to share: 

Your favorite main dish (ribs, chicken, casserole, chili, etc.), salad, dessert, and beverage

Sign-up Sheet: 

Sign up for the food you will bring during coffee hour after Sunday Service

CLICK HERE to download the Sign-up list 

Volunteering: 

If you would like to assist in preparing for the church picnic, please contact either Joseph Dashiell  or Luther Manning.

 

Plan to join us on Sunday, August 26 for

St. Augustine’s Homecoming

We will be celebrating our life together

Guest Preacher

The Rev. Dr. Gayle Fisher Stewart

Special music and reception

St. Monnica’s Guild

Men’s Cook-Off

Saturday 9/15/2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM $ 25.00

CLICK HERE for more information

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church

“If you desire to praise him, then live what you express. Live good lives, and you yourselves will be his praise.”

Mission

To grow God’s church and serve God’s people in our worship, which reflects the richness of the African American culture, and through educational and outreach programs to the community. We welcome all who wish to join us in witness to God’s love, empowerment and mercy.

Address

525 29th Street
Oakland CA 94609
Phone:
510-832-6462
Fax: 510-832-6464

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