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September 22, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder
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A conversation hosted by All Souls’ Episcopal Church. Mark Gregory Karris, therapist, author and ordained pastor, will explore how petitionary prayer can be reconciled with the uncontrolling love of God. This is a free event. For more information, contact the Rev. Terry Dirbas.

September 19, 2019 | by Susan Brown Snook

Churches are always full of plans – plans for next Sunday’s worship services, plans for the fall education series, plans for how to get the roof fixed. We’re pretty good at that kind of planning. But what if God has bigger things in mind for us? What if God is doing new things in our […]

August 16, 2019 | by Susan Brown Snook

What is God calling us to become, here in the Diocese of San Diego? How are we called to love God and love our neighbors in a time of change and division in our society? In a world where church attendance is no longer a social expectation, how do we proclaim by word and example […]

May 30, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

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 […]

March 20, 2017 | by Jim Mathes

O God, you have sent angels, prophets and sages to tell your people to not be afraid. In these tender times, there is much to fear in the world. We sense our own vulnerability and see danger and evil all around. Quicken in our hearts the courage to greet this day without fear so that […]

November 15, 2016 | by Jim Mathes

[Opening remarks given by Bishop Mathes at the start of the 43rd Annual Diocesan Convention.] Before we begin today, I feel compelled to say a word about the election. The results show a much divided nation. That is not debatable. Once again, one candidate won the electoral college vote and the election; the other marginally […]