Love God

Love Others

Serve the World

Love God

Love Others

Serve the World

Welcome To St Francis Church

Here at St. Francis we strive to be a diverse and nurturing faith community, radiating God’s love and peace in our ministry to the world, and welcoming everyone to active worship and service. We welcome everyone to worship God together, to be transformed by the Holy Spirit and each other, and to share the light of Christ in the world.
With love and care for you all, Rev. Paula

The Very Rev. Paula Vukmanic, Rector and Dean of Deanery 8

Worship

Sundays

8 a.m. – Holy Communion (Rite I), Chapel;
10 a.m. – Holy Communion (Rite II), with full choir, Main Church.

Wednesdays

12:10 p.m. – Holy Communion (Rite I), Chapel.

4th Tuesdays

7 p.m. – Taizé (sung chants by candlelight),Chapel

Find Us

Location and Parking

St Francis Episcopal Church
2200 Via Rosa,
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90275
310 375-4617

Parking is available on Via Rosa itself, or in our parking lot down the hill at the end of the street.
Disabled parking is marked right next to the main entrance on Via Rosa. For very busy events there is additional parking on local streets – eg. Paseo De La Playa.

Sermons

The Starry Night of Advent Waiting

The Very Rev. Paula Vukmanic

December 2, 2018

December 2, First Sunday of Advent
How long does night take? Just long enough when waiting is brave, holy and artful.

Advent Quiet Day – “Into An Advent Peace”

Thursday December 6th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Enter the spirit and quiet of Advent and learn special tools for centering during the hectic season before Christmas Day. Optional brown bag lunch at 12:30 p.m. Led by Rev. Paula and Rev. Laurel.

Class—Seasons of the Church

Sunday, December 9, after both Services, Board Room

What is your favorite season of the church year? Did you know that our “church year” begins with the first Sunday of Advent (not January 1st)? Paula+, Rev. Laurel, and Peter+ will lead this class on the liturgical calendar, with practices to help us to enter the spirit of each one.

Harbor Interfaith Toy Drive

Please donate new, unwrapped toys.

Especially: Gift Cards for Teens: movie tickets, Walmart/Target, Visa gift cards, fast food (Subway etc.)
Toys for Age 8+: board games, science kits, skateboards, Legos.
Plus the classics: Barbie dolls/baby dolls, sporting goods (e.g. basket balls, soccer balls, football, etc.), toy car/trucks/Hot Wheels, Play-Doh, action figures. Please place items in box in the office (in front of church on Sundays).

Read more about our work with Harbor Interfaith here.

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