Terri Mathes has supported Bishop Mathes’ episcopacy through two moves—and remodels—thirteen conventions, hundreds of Sunday visitations, late night meetings, and countless trips around the church. All the while, she has pursued her own career in fundraising for congregations, dioceses and secular organizations. At St. Paul’s Cathedral she helped lead Vida Joven, a foster home in Tijuana for the children of prisoners. Vida Joven is one of the initiatives receiving donations in honor of Terri’s time with us. Donate Online. We are grateful for her ministry among us and the many ways she has blessed our diocese in her own right.
Have you ever had one of those long, busy days when you fall into bed that night, stopping for what feels like the first time in 12 hours, and find yourself wondering, “What did I get done today?” It happens to many of us. The chaos of ordinary life takes the helm, and you find […]
Recently, the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego and the Commission on Ministry (COM) have revamped the discernment process for anyone inquiring about ordination as a call in their lives. What is discernment, and why do we have a formal process? Discernment is prayerful and intentional listening someone does to better understand what God might […]
Education for Ministry: Fertile ground to grow your faith “Will you continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in the prayers” (Baptismal Covenant, BCP 304). Every baptized Christian is called to ministry. What is yours? Education for Ministry (EfM) is a program of the School of Theology at the […]