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June 20, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook was ordained and consecrated as the fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego on June 15 at St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego. Brown Snook is the first woman to serve as bishop in the diocese’s 45-year history. News stories about our new bishop include: Fox 5 “Episcopal diocese […]

May 15, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

From the comfort of your home computer, phone or tablet, you can access the live stream of the ordination and consecration of our fifth bishop on Saturday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. Processions and preludes begin at 10:30 a.m. The service begins at 11 a.m. The link to view the live stream is: https://www.stpaulcathedral.org/connect/videos1 The […]

March 27, 2019 | by Susan Brown Snook

I am joyful and grateful for the call to join you in the Jesus Movement in San Diego! So many things about this diocese are exciting: your kind and gracious people, your life-transforming ministries to those in need, your caring and advocacy for people who are oppressed, your love for Jesus and your hope for […]

February 5, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

These are a few reflections from people who participated in the electing convention for our fifth bishop. The Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet, rector of St. Bartholomew’s, Poway, the site of the electing convention, writes: “I just arrived home and the rains began to pour down on San Diego. I feel the like I was showered by […]

January 30, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

Learn a little more about our three candidates for bishop by watching the slideshows below. The Rev. Roy E. Hoffman, DMin The Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook The Rev. Michael S. Tinnon, DMin

September 5, 2018 | by Jim Stiven

Once all petitions, if any, have been received, and are found to be in complete and proper form, a full and complete background check and reference checks, will be conducted for these new candidates. If the checks are fully satisfactory, and approved by the standing committee, these persons, if any, will be added to the names of persons qualifying as candidates for election at the electing convention on February 2 at St. Bartholomew’s, Poway.

April 3, 2018 | by Joseph Dirbas

The nominating committee for our next diocesan bishop has been hard at work since October 2017. We have made much progress. We were blessed with a wonderful response to our online survey and widespread participation in a number of listening sessions around the diocese. This input has proven valuable in creating our diocesan profile. The […]

March 29, 2018 | by Jim Stiven

It has been three months since the diocesan convention, and your standing committee continues to be very busy, both managing the transition process and serving as the ecclesiastical authority for the diocese. Working closely with our assisting bishop, the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, and the diocesan staff, we continue to monitor the progress of […]

December 4, 2017 | by Joseph Dirbas

Here is the latest regular progress update from the sub-committees as of November 28. Sub-Committee Progress Reports Educating and Communicating, We continue to distribute the Episcopate Posts on progress, plans, team biographies and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and plans on a regular basis and other communications as required. We are continuing to develop education material […]