Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
Diocesan Ministry Highlight: PACE
St. Paul’s Program of All-Inclusive Care (PACE) provides a network of social, medical, and spiritual services that foster independence, preserve individual dignity, and enable frail seniors to remain living safely at home.

Support the Bishop's Appeal
"And of thine own have we given thee."
The Bishop's Appeal provides life giving support to ministries throughout our diocese, including for our companion diocese, hot showers for people without homes (Showers of Blessings), and diocesan youth programs. Please give generously by May 31 to help the most this year.

Reflect on #MeToo Experiences
#MeToo
The House of Bishops invites Episcopalians to share reflections on sexual harrassment, abuse and exploitation ahead of a planned General Convention listening session titled "Pastoral Response to #MeToo."

Video Series Invites Episcopalians to Revisit Slave Trade, Share Truths about Race Today
Door of Return: Racial Truth and Reconciliation Pilgrimage to Ghana  is a series of three powerful, short films and discussion tools that open conversation about race, faith and the path toward healing. The videos were filmed during a pilgrimage led by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopal Relief & Development to Ghana, West Africa. A group of 23 pilgrims visited sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its legacy.

Seas the Day RefugeeNet Gala
Saturday, June 12
The RefugeeNet will hold its annual gala at The Farmer and the Seahorse. This fun evening of music, dinner, silent and live auctions helps raise funds to support new Americans with jobs, household setup, language skills, and much more.


Episcopal Community Services' Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 10, 4 p.m.
Help ECS celebrate another year of service to the San Diego community. Learn more about their work. Evensong service and annual meeting followed by a light reception. No cost. Plenty of parking. St. Dunstan's, 6556 Park Ridge Blvd., San Diego. Please RSVP using the link below to assist with planning.

Volunteer in Austin
A range of volunteer opportunities are still available at the 79th General Convention in Austin, July 5 - 13. Many skills and talents over many time periods are needed.
A Conversation for Wardens
Monday, May 14, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Honorable James F. Stiven, president of the standing committee and the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, assisting bishop of San Diego, invite all clergy, senior and junior wardens to a wardens roundtable luncheon. The luncheon will be held at St. Anthony of-the-Desert Episcopal Church.

Friday - Saturday, May 18 - 19
Interested in growing with and being responsive to Latinx communities? Come to the New Camino workshop led by the Rev. Anthony Guillén, Episcopal Church officer for Latinx ministries, this seminar explores the changing face, cultural backgrounds, interests and needs of Latinx communities, and how to welcome, serve and involve such communities.

Saturday, July 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
How do you transform a group of individual, committee parishioners into a vital team? This training will focus on four aspects of teamwork: clarity around purpose, strong relationships among team members, improved meeting processes, and a focus on results. All vestries, bishop's committees strongly encouraged to attend.

Solemn High Mass at All Saints',
San Diego
Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m.
Willan West marks the Feast of St Augustine of Canterbury on 26 May by offering  Missa Brevis no. 14 'St Alphege' , along with his Eucharistic motet  Very bread, good shepherd tend us (no. 3 from Six Motets ). 

St. Cecilia's Choir
Your Cathedral Invites You to Evensong
Every Sunday at 5 p.m.
St. Paul's Cathedral invites you to the Anglican treasure of Choral Evensong, a contemplative service of prayer, psalmody, scripture and glorious music. St. Paul's is YOUR cathedral, and we would love to have you lead parts of the service. To learn more, contact the Rev. Canon Brooks Mason.

Creativity Workshop at St. James
Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Using his unique, art journal-style workbook, Mark will guide your exploration of the stages of creation: inspiration, execution and exhibition.
Bring your idea, project, business, art,  endeavor , or  performance  to customize the workshop to your own goals while gaining insights from Mark's 49-year career as artist, writer and producer around the world.

Morten Lauridsen with the Choir and Orchestra of St James by-the-Sea
Sunday, May 20, 4 p.m.
Prolific American composer, Morten Lauridsen, will join the St. James Choir and orchestra for a special program of works inspired by Zurbaran and others. Lauridsen has been praised for his composition of radiant choral works combining musical beauty, power and spiritual depth. $30.

Gary Hall Retreat at Camp Stevens
Friday - Sunday, May 11 - 13
A contemplative, conversation-based adult retreat led by the Rev. Canon Gary Hall, who offers thoughtful, inspired, and provocative dialogue while also sharing his love of Camp Stevens and the surrounding Julian area. A reading for the weekend is typically sent in advance on a topic pertinent to current events. 

Memorial Day Family Camp
Saturday - Monday, May 26 - 28
Camp Stevens staff provides delicious meals, comfortable accommodations and activities for all ages. Choose to participate in as many activities as you like, or just relax by the pool. Campfires, archery, climbing wall, garden exploration, swimming, cooking and canning projects, folk dancing, singalongs, lawn games, arts and crafts, and exploring nearby Julian.    

Attend this concert to help cancer survivors at St. Peter's, Del Mar.

Russian vocal quartet to perform on Sunday, June 17 in Temecula. Free concert.

Children Needed
All Souls', Point Loma is looking for children ages 5-12 to fill the important roles of animals in their upcoming production of Britten's 45 minute children's opera, Noye's Fludde (Noah's Flood) on June 8 and 9. You do not need to be a member of All Souls' to participate. The more the merrier!
Curator to Unpack
Zurbarán Collection
Monday, May 21, 7 p.m., St. James, La Jolla
Francisco de Zurbarán (1598 – 1664) was the most influential religious painter of Spain’s Golden Age. He was a master at conveying and inspiring spirituality. Associate Curator Michael Brown will lecture about his art and why it is so important to the faithful in all walks of life.