Fifteen young members of our diocese with the children of a rural Guatemalan village called Ixtacapa (eesh-ta-ca-pa). This June, our youth spent a week building two houses of cinderblock and stucco. They dug trenches, mixed concrete, heaved an enormous boulder out of a stream, applied stucco, and poured a concrete floor. They also made memories […]
Ixtacapa When the king was settled in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, the king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am living in a house of cedar, but the ark of God stays in a tent.”… 2 Samuel 7:1-14a On June 23, 2018, […]
In March I had the awesome opportunity to work with the 10th grade class of San Diego’s Waldorf School, and I helped facilitate their SEEDS program. We worked on several garden projects, including planting fruit trees on a hillside (by the cob chicken coop) to help prevent soil erosion. Shortly after the class planted them, […]
Text of the letter: “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers for by doing so, some have entertained angels unawares.” (Hebrews13:1) President Donald Trump and Members of Congress, As bishops of the Episcopal Church we implore you not to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA. To do so would endanger […]
With the end of the school year fast approaching, it is impossible to consider transitions without remembering those graduating from high school and approaching the next phase of their lives. Each of the youth below is a member of a different congregation in our diocese. They are off to college this fall and are ready […]
Today was spent traveling from Coronado to our camp site near Tecate. We got here in plenty of time, set up camp, and had time to play cards and frisbee. We had a great first day and are excited to get to our job site tomorrow morning!