Posts from May 2020

Posts from May 2020

Pentecost Sunday

Dear FPCSA Family & Friends,In the midst of the news this past week, our country continues to face pain, racial tensions, frustration, and anger.  As the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “A riot is the language of the unheard.”  The question we must ask ourselves is this: Are we hearing the voices of those who are angry?  Or are we dismissing them?  And if we are able to hear them, are we seeking the institutional changes to correct the problem? …

Care Packages

Dear FPCSA Family & Friends,Even in the midst of shelter-in-place, the church continues to serve.¬† We are so grateful for our partnerships!¬† The PW of Trabuco Presbyterian Church put together with care packages for the children of our partners, La Semilla Learning Center, as well as the children of FPCSA.¬† Then our Director of Children’s Ministry, Ms. Sandra, and the Director of La Semilla, Ms. Paula, hand-delivered them to our families… Ms. Sandra writes, “Special thanks to Mrs. Jill and…

Our New Intern

Dear FPCSA Family & Friends,How are you all holding up?  Hopefully you are surviving the stay at home orders.  If you are struggling to put food on the table, please let me know.  Simply reply to this email.We’ve mentioned on several occasions that we are in uncharted waters, living in unprecedented times.  This is highlighted this week by the fact that we have a seminary intern from Princeton starting on Monday, May 18th.  Let me introduce you to Carlos Acosta……

Mother’s Day & Updates

Dear FPCSA family & friends, This Sunday is. . . . .¬†MOTHER’S DAY!For the past few years, we have taken time in the worship service to invite people to speak about their moms, give tribute, or share memories.¬† This Sunday will be a little different.¬† But here is the solution.¬† Write a tribute to your mom, copy it, and when the service starts, paste it into the comments.¬† I will read it during our worship time together.¬† If you have…

Family First Sunday

Dear FPCSA Family & Friends,Two things I ask of you this Sunday, May 3rd.¬† First, it’s a family first Sunday, so before you join the live-stream service on the FPCSantaAna Facebook page, be sure to have¬†Bread & Cup¬†ready; we¬†will¬†be celebrating the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper together.¬† Second, if you have a¬†Birthday or Anniversary¬†in the month of May, please let us know in the comments section of the live-stream, so we can celebrate you!As many churches are doing in our…