Going On at St. Mike's
COMMUNITY GARDEN BLOCK PARTY | 8/25 | THE LAWN | Immediately following the worship service, St. Mike’s and the UCSB Edible Campus Program will host a Summer Block Party. Come enjoy free food, games, and music as we build community and raise awareness around local food resources and gardening programs.
LOVE . PERIOD: AN INTERFAITH PRIDE CELEBRATION | 8/24 | 12:30PM SANTA BARBARA CHASE PALM PARK (323 E CABRILLO) | As a part of the opening ceremonies of this years Pacific Pride Festival, join other open and welcoming faith groups who will come together to stand up for the dignity of of the LGBTQ+ community. The celebration will feature an interfaith choir and promises to be a healing, inspiring , and uplifting experience for everyone. Visit PFLAG and the Pacific Pride Foundation for more information at www.pflagsantabarbara.org
MEANINGFUL MOVIES: HOW CAN FAITH COMMUNITIES SUPPORT LGBTQIA+ JOURNEYS OF FAITH? | 8/28 | 6:30-8:30PM TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (909 N LA CUMBRE RD) | Enjoy a series of short impactful films about the faith journeys of the LGBTQ+ community followed by a moderated discussion with Rev. Frank Schaefer (University Methodist Church), Georgia Noble (PFLAG Santa Barbara), and Pastor Truls Person (Trinity Lutheran). Admission is by donation, but all are welcome, and no one will be refused entry.
COMPOST? | Do you want to start composting at home, but you don’t know where to take it? Bring it to St. Mike’s! We will take all organic waste except bread as well as newspaper and wax-free cardboard. You can drop your compost off anytime at the wooden compost bins in the community garden. Be sure to read the signs, so you know which bin to add to.
DRIVER’S LISTOS | Trinity Episcopal Church has launched DRIVERS LISTOS. Drivers Listos (Drivers Ready) is a cooperative, interfaith effort to provide rides to our neighbors who are threatened by Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Examples of rides include driving a parent to school to drop off or pick-up a child, appointments with doctors, lawyers, legal aid, court appearances, etc. Drivers Listos also plans to organize rides for folks to visit detained relatives in Adelanto. All drivers will be vetted, and training is provided. For more information and to become a driver contact Molly Kellogg at [email protected]
SUPPORT THOSE AFFECTED BY FIRES | The
bishops and diocesan response taskforce of the Diocese of Los Angeles invite us all to share in helping those affected by the current wildfires. You may donate online to the Diocesan Wildfire and Mudslide Fund at www.edlagives.org, and checks can be mailed to 840 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, Ca 90026. Additional info about the diocesan disaster response task force can be requested from the Very Rev. Michael Bamberger, [email protected]
LGBTQ+ YOUNG ADULTS GROUP | TUES | 4:30-6:30PM | Every Tuesday Pacific Pride Santa Barbara offers a process group for young adults 18 – 25+. This group is a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Asexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Gender-fluid, Gender-queer, Non-binary, Agender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Allied and more young adults. Anyone can drop in and they are looking for YA leaders to help run and support this group. For more information please contact the LQBTQ+ Outreach Advocate, Patrick Lyra Lanier, MA, LMFT at 805-963-3636 ext. 117 or at [email protected]