Our community manifests itself in many ways! From Yoga classes to our community garden, from book groups to dinners, from the labyrinth to our music offerings -- St. Michael's offers many ways to connect, to get involved, to be together.
ANNUAL MEETING | 2/2 1 Following the worship service, we will have Annual Meeting. Get an update on where our community has been and where we are going and growing. There will be a financial report, some ministry highlights, elections, and some very special announcements. Please join us and help St. Mike's make a love-spreading difference in Isla Vista and beyo…
St. Mike has partnered with the IV Compost Collective (IVCC) by hosting a few compost piles in our garden, which are managed by the IVCC's "Dirt Riders". The IVCC provides a free food scrap pick-up service to residents in Isla Vista, utilizing 5 gallon buckets and an electric bike. The food scraps are composted and used as fertilizer for community gardens, such as ours. Compostin…Read More »
St. Mike's is blessed to have several lovely Zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) and we would be delighted for you to meet them! They love to fly through their many bird houses, play with one another, and sing their songs.
Zebra finches are indigenous to Australia. The white and light grey birds are the females. The darker grey and striped birds are the males. Adult males also hav…Read More »
Join us on Wednesday mornings at 7am at the corner of Del Playa and Camino Majorca. All levels of experience are welcome!
Surfing and Spirituality invites students to engage their love of nature and neighbor with their love of God. Every week, we explore different spiritual practices in order to delve more deeply into how surfing itself can be a spiritual practice. Whether you a…Read More »
Every Sunday at 12:30 PM during the academic year, St. Mike's hosts a brunch in the Little House for area college students. Students may also access the Cafe Picasso Food Pantry at this time. To learn more about Café Picasso, including volunteer opportunities and food donations, contact our Café Picasso interns Evelin, Soledad, and Froy.
**Please note that you must be a young a…Read More »
Join the garden community! Sixteen raised bed plots on our property are available on a first come first served basis for those in the community who wish to grow organic vegetables, fruits and flowers. Email us ([email protected]) to inquire about garden plot availability. Cost of a plot includes a $15 non refundable one time deposit plus $5/month to help offset water costs…Read More »
Join us for the Spirituality Book Group which meets once a month before the morning service at 9:15am. Check the calendar for the next meeting. Books and summaries can be found on the back table in the chapel. Speak to Sally Hall ([email protected]) for more information about the group. All are invited to join in - whether or not you've read the book!
This month's selection is…Read More »
St Mike's is blessed to have two beautiful bunny companions named Lucy and Ethel. Playful and friendly, both of our ladies love to hideout in their play tube, snack on bunny treats, and receive their many fans at church functions like the End of the Year BBQ and St. Francis Day when they get to roam in the yard a bit.
A select group of people are designated caretakers of our belo…Read More »
Walk our student-designed labyrinth located behind the chapel next to the little parking lot. You can learn more about using a labyrinth as a meditation tool here.
St. Mike's hosts two 12-step meetings throughout the week: Thursdays 8-9pm and Saturdays 7-8:30pm. Note that the schedule of these groups during the summer months may vary. Group meetings are generally held in the Little House lounge (adjacent to the chapel).