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May 6, 2020 | by Charlette Preslar

On June 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. we will honor the High School Seniors in our diocese with a live streamed baccalaureate service. Bishop Susan Brown Snook is excited to lead us in a service filled with youth readers, musicians, and a virtual procession of the graduates. In a time where so many of the […]

March 5, 2020 | by Charlette Preslar

This past Saturday night, February 29th, 43 youth from 12 congregations in our diocese gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral for Nightwatch–an annual event that takes place during Lent. This year’s theme was Leap of Faith!  The evening began with a few hours of crazy fun, which included an inflatable Velcro wall in the middle of […]

September 6, 2018 | by Charlette Preslar

Fifteen young members of our diocese with the children of a rural Guatemalan village called Ixtacapa (eesh-ta-ca-pa). This June, our youth spent a week building two houses of cinderblock and stucco. They dug trenches, mixed concrete, heaved an enormous boulder out of a stream, applied stucco, and poured a concrete floor. They also made memories […]

August 2, 2018 | by Charlette Preslar

Ixtacapa When the king was settled in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house of cedar, but the ark of God stays in a tent.”… 2 Samuel 7:1-14a On June 23, 2018, […]

May 25, 2017 | by Charlette Preslar

With the end of the school year fast approaching, it is impossible to consider transitions without remembering those graduating from high school and approaching the next phase of their lives. Each of the youth below is a member of a different congregation in our diocese. They are off to college this fall and are ready […]

July 26, 2016 | by Charlette Preslar

Today was spent traveling from Coronado to our camp site near Tecate. We got here in plenty of time, set up camp, and had time to play cards and frisbee. We had a great first day and are excited to get to our job site tomorrow morning!