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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 […]

June 20, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook was ordained and consecrated as the fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego on June 15 at St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego. Brown Snook is the first woman to serve as bishop in the diocese’s 45-year history. News stories about our new bishop include: Fox 5 “Episcopal diocese […]

June 16, 2019 | by Scott Gunn

Sermon for the Ordination of Susan Brown Snook as Bishop You are witnesses! We are all witnesses today of a radiant moment in the life of the church, both here in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego and in the wider church. And I hope what we are doing here today has a mark on […]

March 27, 2019 | by Susan Brown Snook

I am joyful and grateful for the call to join you in the Jesus Movement in San Diego! So many things about this diocese are exciting: your kind and gracious people, your life-transforming ministries to those in need, your caring and advocacy for people who are oppressed, your love for Jesus and your hope for […]

February 5, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

These are a few reflections from people who participated in the electing convention for our fifth bishop. The Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet, rector of St. Bartholomew’s, Poway, the site of the electing convention, writes: “I just arrived home and the rains began to pour down on San Diego. I feel the like I was showered by […]

February 2, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego elected the Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook as its fifth diocesan bishop-elect today at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Poway. She was elected on the first ballot during an election that involved 212 voting delegates. She received 71 votes from lay delegates and 45 votes from clergy. Voting delegates, […]

January 30, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

Learn a little more about our three candidates for bishop by watching the slideshows below. The Rev. Roy E. Hoffman, DMin The Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook The Rev. Michael S. Tinnon, DMin