Sabbatical Soiree TONIGHT!
Wednesday, July 10, 6-8 p.m.
If you missed June's Sabbatical Soiree celebrating Guatemala, make sure to come to our Wales celebration in July. All summer we are experiencing the tastes and sounds of the places Fr. Mark and his family are visiting during his sabbatical. Come enjoy a delicious meal and authentic music from Wales. You will not want to miss this event!
Celebrate Pride SATURDAY!
Saturday, July 13, 11 a.m.
St. Bart's will walk with St. Paul's Cathedral and other churches throughout the diocese in this year's Pride parade, which begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, in Hillcrest. Join us as we share with San Diego's LGBTQ community the Good News that ALL God's people are marvelously made and wondrously loved. Sign up on the patio this weekend or contact  Nancy Peterson, 858-705-3889. 
Important Redevelopment Updates
Sunday, July 14, 9 a.m., Church Office
Sunday, July 28, 11:30 a.m., Church Office
Plan to attend interactive presentations of the Phase III plan recommendation from our Architectural Committee (ARCH). Mark Davis, co-chair of the ARCH committee, will lead discussion on the process and decision points to select the best option for our Parish Community Center. 
Youth CREW Pool Party
Sunday, July 14, 1-5 p.m.
Middle and high schoolers are invited to a pool party at the Tynan’s house! Come hang out and enjoy the summer with new and old friends. Hot dogs and burgers will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Hope to see you there! Contact Theresa Tynan, 619-993-6678, with questions.
Donate a Backpack
St. Bart's is collecting backpacks for local refugee and low-income students for St. Mark's Back 2 School Bash. Middle and high schoolers need multi compartment backpacks that will stand up to heavy books, supplies, and gym clothes. Drop off a backpack by Thursday, August 1
in the church before services or office.

Back2School Bash Volunteers Needed
Saturday, August 17
School supplies, including backpacks donated by St. Bart's, will be distributed during the Back2School Bash at St. Mark's. Contact if you are interested in volunteering for this event.
Make Sure You See the Latest on
the St. Bart's App
The St. Bart's app is updated every week. If you find that the Events are showing May dates or the service bulletin shows last week's bulletin (which are posted Thursday for the coming weekend's services), swipe down on your mobile device screen. That will update the app and ensure that you see the latest happenings at St. Bart's.

Get involved in your
faith community
Summer Book Club Begins This Month!
It’s Back! Summer is a great time to settle down with a good book and meet some new friends! Our small group book clubs are open to ALL – even your non-member friends and neighbors! This year's book selections include:
  • Daring Greatly
  • The Great Spiritual Migration
  • Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus
Read book descriptions and register online . Or contact Jill Henderson , 760-807-8445, to sign up for a book group or to host another group with the book of your choice (we're still looking for a fiction book).
Newcomer Coffee
Sunday, July 21, following 10:15 a.m. service
New to St. Bart's (or perhaps have been here for a while but still feel new)? Join us for a casual meet the clergy coffee. We'll get to know one another, learn a little about St. Bart's and answer any questions you might have. Join us! 
Discover Cursillo Inquiry Coffee
Sunday, July 21, 11:45 a.m.
The Episcopal Cursillo Ministry is a Christian faith renewal movement that begins with a three-day weekend experience, which then leads to ongoing support and encouragement in a small group faith community where we build friendship, validation, encouragement and are challenged to live every day for Christ through piety, study and action. For more information, contact Jill Henderson , 760-807-8445, or Don Spencer, 858-472-9466.
Let Us Entertain You – RSVP TODAY!
Make new friends and mingle with people you know at summer “Let Us Entertain You” events hosted by St. Bart’s parishioners. Each event’s hosts pay for all expenses so that ALL per guest fees are donated to St. Bart’s. Sign-up for one or more parties in the church office or at the “Let Us Entertain You” table on the patio each Sunday while guest space remains! Questions? Contact Holly Gray or Nancy Walters . Visit for a complete list of events.
Join Our Summer Pick-Up Choir
Sundays, 9:30 a.m. for 10:15 a.m. service
The Pick-up Choir continues throughout the summer at the 10:15 a.m. service! If you ever have wanted to sing in the choir, to experience worship from the choir stalls, then summer is the time to try! Come to the choir stalls at 9:30 a.m. and we'll read through music for the day's service. We welcome singers of all ages, from those with much experience to those with none. We will guide and teach you. Come experience this gathering of community this summer!

Explore your faith
at St. Bart's
Summer Children's Chapel
Sundays, 10:15 a.m. service
Ages Pre K - 5th Grade
Children begin service in church with family
Nursery Care Available
Sunday, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Education Building
Contact the our Children's Minister   with questions about Children's Formation. 

Summer Children's Chapel
Sundays all summer, 10:15 a.m. service
Children in grades Pre K through 5th grade are invited to join Children's Chapel. Children sit with their family in church at the beginning of the 10:15 a.m. service and are called out to Children's Chapel. Children return to church with their families before communion. There is no sign up for Children's Chapel, just come forward when called. All are welcome!
For all 6th-12th graders to explore our faith, have loads of fun, and help those less fortunate through service. CREW stands for Continuously Riding the Eternal Wave.

Youth CREW Wednesday
Returns Wednesday, August 28, 6-8 p.m.
Dinner, games, fellowship, and faith formation.
5th Graders and Up: Be an Acolyte
Informational Meeting
Sunday, August 18, after 10:15 a.m. service
What is an acolyte? Great question! Acolytes are the people in the church service who carry candles, the cross, and the gospel book, and lead in other important ways. Everyone fifth grade and older is invited to participate in this fun ministry. Want to know more? Come to an informational meeting (parents and kids are invited) in the sanctuary and learn more about how to get involved. Questions? Contact Donna Watson.
Volunteer at
St. Bart's and in
the community
Interfaith Outreach Opportunity
1 st , 3 rd , 5 th Sundays, 4-6 p.m.
Next open dates: July 21, August 4 & 18
Individuals, couples, families, and friends welcome to serve. Interfaith’s New Recovery & Wellness Center Needs volunteers to prepare and serve dinner to residents of their sobering program. The Center provides a safe place for homeless and low-income individuals to recover from drug and alcohol abuse in a long-term residential setting. St. Bart’s has committed to sending 2-3 people twice a month to help the Interfaith cook prepare and serve meals to this growing population of residents. Please consider helping on one or more of these dates. Contact Jill Henderson for more information, 760-807-8445.
Feeding San Diego at St. Bart's
Sundays, 2 p.m.-until food is gone
Feeding San Diego at St. Bart's welcomes everyone who is struggling with hunger - children, families, seniors, immigrants, employed or underemployed - with no forms to fill out an income requirement to prove. All are welcome - no exceptions. Please tell your friends and neighbors. Volunteer today, visit or contact Lisa Marie Oakes, .
Report Misconduct
As part of our ongoing commitment to creating a safe haven for everyone, our diocese trains people in the prevention of misconduct and encourages all to report misconduct. All reported incidences are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly and confidentially. If you believe you have experienced misconduct of any kind, please contact Equilla Luke , 760-583-0485.
Get St. Bart's App!
Stay connected with St. Bart's every where you go! The app is available on mobile devices. Search St. Bartholomew's to download it from the App Store or Google Play today! This weekend at worship try using the service bulletin from your mobile device. Contact Kristeen Evans if you have questions about the app.