Our bishop-elect, the Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook, invites everyone in the diocese to a special season of prayer beginning Sunday, June 2 through Sunday, June 16. She encourages you to gather in your faith community, in the places where you work, live and worship, and within your own heart, to call upon the Holy Spirit to pour out God’s grace and love on our diocese.
Please pray specifically for these areas:
Click here to find resources to support a season of prayer in your faith community.
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This year, May 30th is our nation’s Memorial Day, it is observed on the last Monday of May, and it honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Going back to the Civil War, where nearly 500,000 people died, women in the South tended the graves of fallen soldiers, not […]
This past Sunday, the EDSD Youth Leadership Council gathered at St. Thomas of Canterbury in Temecula. After worship that morning, the council spent time reflecting on their work this year and talking about goals for next year’s council. Elizabeth Sipra, a member of this year’s YLC from St. Thomas, said, “I think that Youth Leadership […]