Weekly Update

April 3, 2024




Pr. Douglas Barclay, a gift of flowers

in memory of Molly MacDougall

Rolf & Silvia Bohman, a gift of flowers

 in memory of Elisa Flores and Ray & Eileen Bohman

Julie Castongia, a gift of music,

in honor of Bob & Barbara Johnson

Gary Ervin, a gift of flowers and sconce arrangements,

in memory of his Mom, Joyce Ervin

Eleanor Black Eskey, a gift of flowers and music

in memory of Robert H. Black & David E. Eskey

Donald Gerds, a gift of flowers

in memory of Roberta Gerds.

Kaisa Heigl, a gift of flowers,

 in memory of my dad, Soim Paumola, and in honor of my mom, Salme Paumola

Wolf Heim & Family, a gift of flowers

in memory of our grandparents and parents, never forgotten.


Gloria Hymes, a gift of flowers and music

in memory of her mother, Cella Hymes and brother, Wesley Hymes

Hans & Rose Kasper, a gift for Lent and a gift of Flowers

in memory of Hans' & Rose's parents and In honor of our children & grandchildren

Evelyn Leibow, a gift of music

in honor of John Powell

Mary Lenihan & Martha Logan, a gift of flowers

 in memory of Eunice & R. L. Logan


Lisa Morita & Scott Vila, a gift of flowers

in honor of Lisa's Aunt Judy who Is battling cancer


Tim & Nancy Myers, a gift of flowers

in memory of David Michael Myers


Stephen & Beth Reidmiller, a gift of music

in memory of Lydia's Great-Grandma's, Edith, Jean, Bernice, and Evelyn

Abbe Skones, a gift of flowers

in memory of Thelma Weber

Liz & Rory Vohwinkel, a gift for the Large Flowered Patio Cross

in memory of Helen Sandoval and Rosy Guss

Susan & Dennis Wheeler, a gift of flowers

in memory of Elaine & Howard Wheeler, and Mary-Louise & Robert Franz

Nancy Wood, a gift of flowers

in memory of Ann & Hank Moler and Bob and Jack Bacon

Zimmerman Family, a gift of the 75th Anniversary Paschal Candle

Community Opportunities

Join JFEDLA and our partners for our April Community Service Day Part of Global Good Deeds Day & Celebrating Earth Day!


Join JFEDLA, in partnership with Repair the World LA and Heal the Bay, and co-sponsored by Assemblymember Muratsuchi, South Bay Community Coalition Against Hate, LA vs. Hate, Congregation Tikvat Jacob Beth Torah, Temple Emet, Temple Menorah, Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys, Trinity Lutheran Church and the Hermosa Beach City School District for Good Deeds Day on Sunday, April 14th. Good Deeds Day started with the simple idea that even the smallest positive act empowers each of us to change the world for the better. It’s now grown into a worldwide day of service!  Let's Unite in Doing Good and honor Earth Day! 


Together, let’s Heal the Bay. Help us clean Hermosa Beach by picking up trash that often gets overlooked but poses a danger to ocean animals and our environment.

9:30 AM — 11:30 AM at Hermosa Beach

Location info will be shared with registrants in advance of the event

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Community Events and Opportunities
Visit the Hope & Justice Website for more Information


Mon - Thu: 9:30 AM – 3 PM


Closed Fridays

Contact Parish Office

Phone- 310-374-4380

Email- admin@besidethesea.org

Visit- 1340 11th St.; MB

Giving to Trinity

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We're praying for...

Prayer requests may be made to the parish office by emailing or calling.

The names will be held in prayer for one month

unless otherwise requested. (*Member of Trinity) (Request by Member of Trinity) (New Intention)

Those who are sick or in any need

For Sue Lubinski, Carol Levin's sister-in-law, who is battling pancreatic cancer.

For *Gerre Jaffe for health and healing.

For Kevin, son of Eli and Alice Gauna as he faces a health condition.

For Jeanette Carey, Kathy Wright's aunt.

For Daniel Wright, Jon Wright's cousin who was hurt in a farm accident.

For Grace Folkerd, Jon Wright's aunt.

For Paul Levin who is recovering from knee surgery

For Christina Lilligren, for full recovery after car accident.

Prayers for Barbara Johnson for continued healing and strength.

For our Muslim siblings in this time of Ramadan.

For Bill Skones, for healing and comfort from CLL.

For Marcia Aaron, for peace and comfort and a relief from fear.

We pray for all under the threat or practice of war, including the people of Ukraine and the people of Israel and Palestine.

For those who have died and those who mourn

For Kaisa Heigl's Cousin, Varpu Reimaa Räsänen, who died on March 3, 2024 at 78 years old in Finland.


For our Director of Music and Liturgy, Jim, and the Trinity Choir.

For Altar Guild members who set up and prepare for Worship each week.

For our Preschool Partner "Piper Preschool at Trinity".

The Intentions of this Community

  • -For addiction and recovery support groups that meet at Trinity.
  • -For the South Bay Community Coalition Against Hate as we work together to address antisemitism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and injustice against women
  • -For the people of Ukraine, Israel and the Palestinian Territories and an end to war. For refugees and those displaced from homes and family.
  • -For the pastors, deacons, and churches of the South Bay Conference.
  • -For those fed by our sandwich ministry.
  • -For Project: Needs
  • -For the congregations of New City Parish.
  • -For an end to systematic racism, war, and oppression.
  • -For victims of gun violence in our nation.
  • -For all congregations who are Reconciling in Christ and embrace the full welcome of LGBTQ+ people.
  • -For our Bishop, Brenda, our Pastor, Douglas, and all leaders of the church.
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