Posts by Berto Gandara

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Holy Week 2022

by Berto Gandara

Palm Sunday April 10 with services at 8am and 10am. Gathering first in the Parish Hall. Maundy Tursday Eucharist, April 14 at 6pm in the church. Good Friday service of Christ’s Passion, April 15 at 6pm in church. Easter Vigil part one (Liturgy of the Fire and Word), Saturday April 16 at 8pm. Easter Vigil […]

Prayers of the People July 2

by Berto Gandara

Lector: Dear Mother, Father God, Lord of All Heaven and Earth, We pray to you with hearts longing to know your peace. We surrender our longing into your hands Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ. We pray for your churches throughout the world, in their many forms, that your power and guidance shall inspire […]

Prayers of the People, April 2

by Berto Gandara

Lector: Precious Lord, like Jesus, we weep for the suffering of the world.  We weep for those who suffer war and famine, whose families and communities are torn apart by violence and want. We work and pray for their safety. I wait for the Lord; my soul waits for him. Precious Lord, like Jesus, we […]

“Días de los Muertos” at Emmanuel Episcopal Church

by Berto Gandara

Join us at Emmanuel Episcopal Church to celebrate All-Hallowtide, a three day celebration of all Saints and All Souls:  •Saturday, October 31, All Hallows Eve, from 3pm Great Pumpkin Labyrinth Walk with treats for children and adults who walk the labyrinth.  •Saturday, October 31 at 6pm Spanish Eucharist to celebrate the Eve of All Saints […]

Following Jesus into the Quiet: A Contemplative Christian Exploration of Sacred Geography led by Annie Bloom and Hugh Grant

by Berto Gandara

Invitation Since the dawn of human consciousness, wise teachers have illumined paths to divine encounter and deeper wholeness, inviting us into fullness of life and flowering of creativity.  Their instruction and counsel live on into the present day, passed down from generation to generation, often through the medium of sacred scriptures which have been translated […]