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January 6, 2022 | by David Tremaine

Five years ago, Faith To Go began as an at-home offering for families at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Since then, it has undergone countless tweaks, changes, and transformations.  And now, in this season after Epiphany, we are entering a new stage in the life of Faith To Go. With the diocesan strategic plan goal of equipping […]

December 16, 2021 | by Frank Munoz

“San Diego is home to the largest concentration of military personnel in California. But despite belonging to an institution with a massive budget and residing in an agriculturally rich region, a growing body of research suggests that service members and their loved ones here suffer from food insecurity.” So begins an article that appeared in […]

December 9, 2021 | by The Rev. Carlos Garcia

Las Posadas is a Spanish word that means inn. Las Posadas commemorates the journey of Joseph and Mary looking for a place to spend the night at the time Jesus was born and has become a Mexican tradition in the celebration of Christmas. In this way, they relive the nativity of the Lord. For nine […]

December 7, 2021 | by Jason Evans

A 2017 Pew study stated that more than half of adults in American plan to attend a worship service on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Christmas holds a unique place in American culture as a widely accepted religious holiday. This presents an opportunity for you and your church. Here are five suggestions to help you […]

November 23, 2021 | by Troy Elder

Feeling trapped is scary.   As the Psalmist’s words remind us, however, God comes to those who are stuck.   This was the case in the Old Testament with exiled Israel—caught in a geopolitical and geographical conundrum, with its oppressors on one side and the daunting Red Sea on the other.    Nowhere to go but “up,” so […]

November 12, 2021 | by Jason Evans

In the fifth chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus tells us, “You are the light of the world.” That “you” means you … and me. Can you imagine what this would have sounded like to those that originally heard Jesus say this in first century Palestine? Before modern electrification, before light bulbs Jesus tells those that […]

November 4, 2021 | by David Madsen

When Marie laughed you could hear the joyful noise blocks away. Her language could be rough and loud, but we never underestimated her ability to communicate with people on the street. She had assisted people on the margins since the late 1960s when she helped people suffering from HIV/AIDS on both sides of the San […]

September 17, 2021 | by Troy Elder

This is the first in a series of regular updates from our Diocesan Migration Missioner, Troy Elder, who can be reached at telder@edsd.org.  For further information about the Migration (formerly Border) Missioner position, please visit https://edsd.org/news/edsd-to-add-new-border-missioner.   Missions, Fields, and Borders   Orthodoxy and history suggest that Protestant mission involves a Christian protagonist crossing an […]

June 25, 2021 | by Chris Tumilty

The Diocesan Service & Justice Coalition, (formerly the Diocesan Service Coalition) began in 2011 by Sarah Shealy at Christ Church Coronado. The DSJC is a group of dedicated service/outreach and peace/social justice coordinators at parishes throughout our diocese who strive to network and share ideas and collaborate on projects to make a greater impact in […]

April 23, 2021 | by Chris Tumilty

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) held its first annual Making Miracles Hybrid Gala Saturday, April 10, 2021. Guests were able to enjoy the opportunity to attend the event in person at Coasterra on San Diego Bay or participate virtually via livestreaming on YouTube. After having to take our gala virtual last year, we are thrilled to be […]

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