Service Learning Opportunities

For the second year running, students from La Costa Canyon High School visited St. Michael’s by-the-Sea to support our Sack Lunch program. Seventy students filled over a thousand sack lunches between November and January, preparing all the lunches needed to …

It is to One’s Glory to Overlook Offense

As a Christian and in my spiritual walk, I have a real and tangible relationship with the Creator of the Universe. What an amazing and incredible gift! He is honestly my secret to survival on this planet and I really …

Bringing in the New Year!

Another Year is Dawning

Another year is dawning,
Dear Master, let it be,
In working, or in waiting,
Another year with Thee.

Another year of mercies,
Of faithfulness and grace;
Another year of gladness
In the shining of Thy face.

Traditions of Christmas


In western churches the four Sundays prior to Christmas were called Advent, coming from the Latin verb advenire, meaning, “to come towards.”

Prior to December 25th, the church was in a period of penance, preparation, …

King’s College Lessons and Carols

The first Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at the King’s College was held on Christmas Eve of 1918. College Dean, Eric Milner-White felt worship needed to be a little more imaginative. A year later, there was one revision made