SAVE THE DATE FOR AUGUST 5, 2018, SUNDAY AT 10:30 A.M. JOINT PICNIC OF THE ASIAN COMMISSION IN THE DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA AT GELLERT PARK, #33 WEMBLEY DRIVE DALY CITY CA 94015.
The Rev. Leonard Oakes and The Rev. Merry Chan-Ong led the Holy Child and St Martin Youth delegates and their chaperones to the recent DioCal- Asian Commission Summer Retreat in Inverness California. The Rev. Dr. Vincent Pizzoto, Vicar of St Columba’s Episcopal Church in Inverness accommodated the group at the retreat house and at the Church Sunday Eucharistic celebration.
Newly Installed floor at Church Fellowship Hall. Thanks to Steve Davidovich from the Friday Bible Study group and the Episcopal Impact Fund for the Grants.
2018 Grant from The San Francisco Foundation: March 2018- The San Francisco Foundation awarded $5,000 to Holy Child and St Martin Health and Wellness Center for our Arthritis Exercises program, Volunteer programs and services publicity plan. Thanks to The Rev. Rebecca Goldberg for writing and following up with the grant program reviewing board of SF Faith Foundation (www.sff.org) More blessings given to Holy Child and St Martin just as the year 2017 was about to close:
HCSM received a $5,000 grant from Darby Betts Foundation in support to our Senior Ministry transportation. Thanks to the Rev. Rebecca Goldberg for the application and follow up. HCSM, through the effort of our building manager Malissa Mitchell received the amount of $5,000 from Stevan Davidovich and the Friday morning men’s Christian Bible study group for the children’s room renovation and the fellowship hall project.
Additionally, The Rev. Rebecca Goldberg pledged $2,500 to the HCSM Youth projects and planned activities for 2018.
God is good all the time! Thanks be to God and thanks to all the people with generous hearts! Fr Leonard December 2017 Newsletter: Click Below Newsletter Grace Notes Issue Dec 2017 Holy Child and St. Martin Episcopal Church in Daly City, in collaboration with Grace United Methodist Church in Taraval SF, BIBAK of Northern California and Various Bay Area Musicians, raised $2,500 for the Northern California Fire Victims and Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims at the November 18 benefit concert held at Holy Child and St Martin Daly City. $1,200 will be awarded to North Bay Fire Victims through Redwood Credit Union. $1,300 will go to Puerto Rico through the Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) LEMO USA incorporated in Rohnert Park California, through the office of Wendy Christiansen- Executive assistant to the General Manager, and Richard Arandia- employee and musician offered to match the amount for the North Bay Fire Victims. Ten (10) confirmed during Bishop Marc Handley Andrus visit to Holy Child and St. Martin in Daly City, CA. on February 26, 2017.
From left: Hailey Oakes, Taylor Johnson, Jaden Fernandez, CJ Johnson, Jaden Fernandez, Leighland Pailano, Christian Pailano, Christian Parangan, Gerri Mack, Gelli Mack and Bishop Marc at the back.
Holy Child and St Martin Daly City received a $10,000 grant from Seton Medical Center/Part of Verity Health System at their Annual Health Fair and Elevator ribbon cutting ceremony on November 5, 2016. John Firrelli, CEO & President of Seton Hospital, and Tina Ahn, Vice President of Seton presented the grant award to The Rev. Leonard Oakes, Vicar of Holy Child and St Martin and member of Seton Local Governing Board. The Grant will be used to replace the kitchen stove and kitchen duct hood used to prepare hot meals for Harbor Shelter Inn residents in South San Francisco- San Mateo County. The Ribbon cutting ceremony and Annual Health Fair was graced by the presence of Daly City Vice Mayor David Canepa; Council member Michael Guingona; The Daly City Fire Department; Tina Ahn, Vice President of Seton; Kathleen Piraino, Executive Director of Episcopal Charities; Cherie Queros-Moreno, San Mateo Commissioner on Elderly and Senior Auditor of Philippine News; San Francisco Host Lion’s Club who co-hosted the event; Sama hang Ilocano NorCal Chapter who also co-hosted the event; Dr. Jose K. Reyes as the in house doctor for Flu Shots and Consultations; The Rev. Rebecca Goldberg who delivered the Invocation and coordinated the event; Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP); Daly City Hart; Second Harvest Food Bank; San Mateo Rotary Care; Members and friends of Holy Child and St Martin. Holy Child and St Martin Quarterly Newsletter issues: (Please click below) Click here for: December 2017 Newsletter Newsletter Grace Notes Issue Dec 2017 Click here for: March 2017 Newsletter Newsletter Grace Notes Issue 3 March 2017 Click Here: Newsletter Grace Notes Issue 2 Dec 2016 Church quarterly Newsletter church-newsletter-grace-notes-2016 Click here Church Quarterly holy-child-and-st-martin-daly-ctteity-gateway-newsletter-2012-first-qrter-edition Click here