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Feast of St. Francis on Sunday October 7th

Bring your pet(s) or animal stuffies to the 10:15 am service this Sunday, October 7th for the Feast of St. Francis and a blessing of the animals! This service will be held in the courtyard.

According to the Humane Society of the United States:

St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals & environment could be viewed as the original Earth Day advocate. Francis’ devotion to God was expressed through his love for all of God’s creation. St. Francis cared for the poor and sick, he preached sermons to animals, and praised all creatures as brothers and sisters under God.


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St. Matthew’s Gala on Saturday October 6th

Ahoy St Matthew’s Mateys!

You are cordially invited to join your fellow parishioners for the 

St. Matthew’s Yacht Club Gala

Saturday, October 6th

The SS St. Matthew sails at 5:00 pm with Social Hour on the Courtyard Deck

Dinner in the Julia Beylard Hall Galley at 6:00 pm

Auction to follow dinner

Tickets $40

Don’t miss this fabulous voyage!

RSVP with Victoria in the church office,  via email or call 650-342-1481.

Cash, checks and credit cards accepted

Complimentary childcare available. Email Janine to reserve a spot.

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Women of Faith Panel on September 29th

Come to an evening of insightful conversation! The Peninsula Multifaith Coalition presents the Women of Faith Panel on Saturday, September 29th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in San Mateo.

The panel will be followed by dessert and discussion.

About the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition

Founded in 2012, the Peninsula Multifaith Coalition is a group of faith congregations and organizations working together on projects to improve our community.  This volunteer led coalition holds or supports several events each year, such as the Peninsula Multifaith Day of Service on MLK Jr. Day, Interfaith Iftar dinner in the summer, and the annual Peninsula Freedom Seder, held in the spring.