As a pastor I have a passion for taking the ancient traditions that we love and cherish and making them relevant to the people we serve today. As a shepherd I consider it a privilege and responsibility to provide pastoral care to everyone in the church, motivating those who are willing to pursue and go forward, not leaving anyone behind, even those who struggle with change. I look forward to life with St. Alban’s, discovering new ways to be the body of Christ and grow as a congregation.
My wife, Naomi, and I are excited about being in the Diocese of San Diego, connecting with friends and relatives in the area (our three Michigan-raised kids are confirmed southern Californians!), and working with all of my fellow clergy members. I’ve been following the work of this diocese for years, and can say from my heart it’s a privilege to be associated with you all. +
Veterans Day in the US, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day elsewhere, is remembered on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month – since 1918, when “the war to end all wars” came to an end. Veterans are just ordinary people who served this country with honor. They are ordinary people who […]
This is the first in a series of regular updates from our Diocesan Migration Missioner, Troy Elder, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the Migration (formerly Border) Missioner position, please visit https://edsd.org/news/edsd-to-add-new-border-missioner. Missions, Fields, and Borders Orthodoxy and history suggest that Protestant mission involves a Christian protagonist crossing an […]
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego has been committed to loving God and our neighbors through public health policies that help ensure healthy practices within our diocese. Now that the Pfizer vaccination has been fully approved by the FDA, EDSD’s Executive Council met on Saturday, August 28, 2021, and approved a […]