FEBRUARY 15, 2022 UPDATEAll worshipers who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks at indoor gatherings. However, if you are not vaccinated, please wear a mask as required by the state COVID guidelines. Masks are available at the entrance to the church. Thank you all for your help in keeping our church a safe place for those most vulnerable.
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- Sunday, April 2 - Palm Sunday
- Sunday, March 26 - Fifth Sunday in Lent
- Sunday, March 19 - Laetare Sunday
- Sunday, March 12 - Third Sunday in Lent
- Sunday, March 5 - Second Sunday in Lent
- Wednesday, March 1 - A Time of Prayer
- Sunday, February 26 - First Sunday in Lent
- Wednesday, February 22 - Ash Wednesday
Serving in Worship
Opportunities for Participation in Worship Abound
Parishioners at St. Michael and All Angels can participate in worship in a variety of ways. In addition to participating in the choir, here are other ways that members of our congregation devote themsleves to developing spirituality in our worship.
Acolytes carry the cross and candles into and out of the sanctuary, and…Read More »
Good music is integral to inspirational worship. This is one area where our parish is decidedly traditional. We have one of the finest organs in Orange County. The annual Corona del Mar Baroque Festival began here and at Sherman Gardens, and we are still the site of the yearly organ recital. Additionally, we have a grand piano, a harpsichord, and hand bells: instruments long asso…Read More »
Walking the Labyrinth
A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness, combining the imagery of the circle and the spiral into a meandering but purposeful path. It represents a journey to our own center and back again out into the world.
“I feel as though God walks beside me when I walk the labyrinth,” says parishioner Peggy Montgomery. “It’s a wonderful spot to meditate, to address probl…Read More »
In the Episcopal Church we have a tradition of offering flowers at the altar every Sunday, except in the seasons of Advent and Lent when we are in expectant and penitential moods. Every other Sunday is festive and we observe it by offering Christ and each other the gift of beauty from creation.
Members of the congregation sponsor altar flowers, chapel flowers, and the sanctuary li…