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July 22, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

The Episcopal Church welcomes queer people! Over 80 Episcopalians in the Diocese of San Diego marched in the Pride Parade on Saturday, July 13. In 1976, the General Convention of The Episcopal Church declared that “homosexual persons are children of God who have a full and equal claim with all other persons upon the love, […]

November 27, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Advent is coming… soon and very soon! I have been struck this year by the wide range of possibilities to help all of us prepare. Augsburg Fortress offered a deck of cards with daily activities for all. Families Celebrate is portable, meant for use with children under 12, and continues through the feast of Epiphany. The […]

November 14, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Good afternoon, fearless love diocese! This diocese may be headquartered in San Diego, yet we include communities from as far north as Lake Elsinore, Menifee, and Hemet, east to Indio, Brawley, and Yuma, and south to the border. In earlier days, this might have been called the southmost diocese in upper California. How we name […]

October 1, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

We live in a time of heightened disagreement and increasingly disagreeable modes of communication. Rarely have human societies managed effective and transparent conversations that are also kind. At times we are too concerned about how our words will be received to be sufficiently truthful; at other times we spew venom or circulate gossip without regard […]

March 7, 2018 | by Stasi McAteer

In our third essay on Friday Family Meal (FFM), I’d like to share some of the creative ways we’ve used this platform to build community in Ocean Beach. FFM has become a known entity in our part of town, with friends inviting friends who in turn invite their friends, to the point where now I […]

January 10, 2018 | by The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego

In conjunction with their 2018 Fearless Love Grant, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Indio recently added the services of an R.N. to their monthly food distribution program, Neighbors4Neighbors. This was accomplished through a partnership with Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine. The R.N. is a volunteer with Volunteers in Medicine so her time is free of […]

September 14, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

The diocese granted these awards to the following congregations in 2017: Trinity, Escondido Awarded: $1,500 Project: Provide 40 garden plots and additional supplies in the Trinity Neighborhood Garden as well as several above ground plots for the elderly and disabled. The garden plots are available to anyone in South Escondido and provide a place for […]

January 7, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

On December 22, the Very Rev. Penelope Bridges, dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Rev. Jeff Martinhauk, director of congregational life, and the Rt. Rev. James R. Mathes, bishop of San Diego, joined local leaders from different faith traditions at a press conference at City Hall. They presented a letter signed by 96 religious leaders […]