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January 22, 2021 | by Colin Mathewson

God is beginning a new thing at St. Matthew’s in National City, and we need your help!  A blessing to the city since its founding in 1887, the congregation has known its share of glorious visions and heartbreaks these past many decades.  For the previous thirty years, its congregation has proudly served as a trusted […]

January 15, 2021 | by D Rebecca Dinovo

We celebrate the legacy and example of one of our nation’s most beloved civil rights leaders, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, January 18th. His words and example seem especially fitting at this moment in time as we witness incredible division and violence in our nation. We remember Dr. King’s call to “Build […]

January 8, 2021 | by Chris Tumilty

We are excited to announce a new part-time Missioner position for the Diocese! The Rev. D Rebecca Dinovo and Deann Rios will jointly serve as our Missioners for Peace & Justice. Rev. Rebecca will continue to serve as Minister for Congregational Life at St. James La Jolla, while Deann will also continue with her work […]

January 8, 2021 | by Susan Brown Snook

As I write, the US Capitol is on lockdown, Vice President Pence has been rushed from the Senate floor to safety, Capitol buildings have been evacuated, and protesters have breached police barricades at the Capitol. These violent threats to the peaceful transition of power threaten the peace and security of our nation, as well as […]

November 23, 2020 | by Chris Tumilty

As bishops of the Anglican Communion in the Americas participating in the Borderlands Summit 2020 we offer the following statement.   As teachers of the faith, we remind the church that the Bible is full of stories of immigrants, exiles, and refugees and consistently God is with them. We invite the church to study the […]

November 20, 2020 | by Erika Morgan

“Net Zero Energy” – what is it??  And how does it apply to the Diocese?  Earlier this month, Convention approved a resolution on “Creation Care through Clean Renewable Energy for EDSD Churches”.  This Resolution formally created the “Future Bound Solar Initiative”.  The Initiative began in 2019 under the auspices of the Diocesan Property Committee and […]

November 13, 2020 | by Chris Tumilty

The 47th Diocesan Convention successfully took place on November 6 and 7, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Diocesan commitment to the health and well-being of all its members, the convention was held virtually. Despite a few hiccups, the virtual convention was successful in bringing the diocese together for faith-filled worship, thought-provoking presentations, […]

October 5, 2020 | by Chris Tumilty

Lesslie Keller, CEO of Episcopal Community Services (ECS), has announced that she will retire at the end of 2020 after 13 years of diligent service. Since March of 2007, Lesslie Keller has led ECS through some of the most challenging times for our society, and especially for those on the margins. The need for human […]

September 25, 2020 | by Janine Schenone

Bishop Susan Brown Snook recently appointed The Rev. Frank Munoz, retired Navy chaplain and Priest-in-Charge at Grace Episcopal Church in Menifee, as our first military missioner—and the first known diocesan military missioner in The Episcopal Church. On Saturday, September 19, the Rev. Munoz offered a workshop to 15 members from around the diocese that covered […]

August 28, 2020 | by Chris Tumilty

September 28th at 3:30pm through September 30th at Noon via Zoom Cost: Free with optional donation to “For Such a Time as This” fund. Deadline: Please register by September 20th This year’s conference is all online, but the Clergy Enrichment Committee invites you to clear your calendar completely during our scheduled time in order to […]