Pray for the people of Northern California, who continue to suffer in so many ways from this past week’s fires. Pray for comfort in time of immense loss and fear; pray for those who have died and for their loved ones; pray for those still listed as missing and those who anxiously wait to hear anything; and pray for the exhausted crews fighting fires and sheltering the displaced. I would encourage you to give what you can to relieve the immediate needs of people who have lost everything. The Diocese of Northern California is receiving donations, as is Incarnation Episcopal Church in Santa Rosa. That congregation has been at the center of relief efforts.
This week San Diego marks the 10 year anniversary of the Harris and Witch Creek Fires, the most devastating fires here in memory, and this diocese knows how powerful the gifts of others can be. Please be generous!
This is the first in a series of regular updates from our Diocesan Migration Missioner, Troy Elder, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego has been committed to loving God and our neighbors through public health policies that help ensure healthy practices within our diocese. Now that the Pfizer vaccination has been fully approved by the FDA, EDSD’s Executive Council met on Saturday, August 28, 2021, and approved a […]
Dear Friends in Christ, The world feels overwhelming right now. The heartbreaking scenes of the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the refugees left behind; the devastation of another natural disaster in the suffering nation of Haiti; and the continuing COVID crisis at home and abroad leave us grief-stricken and wondering how we can help. Our help […]