The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Saturday, May 21
5PM Evening Prayer in the Celtic Tradition

Sunday, May 22
9AM Choral Eucharist

11:15AM ReGeneration
We livestream the Sunday services on YouTube and Facebook. View worship bulletins on the St. Bart's App or on the Worship Schedule page.
The CAT Is Out of the Bag!
Calling all St. Bart's members! The Congregation Assessment Tool (CAT) survey takes about 30 minutes to complete, and measures the health and vitality of our community, as well as our priorities moving forward and the challenges we face. We need everyone to complete the surveyIf you did not receive a communication from the call committee with the survey link please contact the church office, (858) 487-2159
Parking Lot Blessing and Tailgate Party
Join us Saturday, May 21, 6:00-8:00PM for a tailgate party and blessing of the new parking lot! Come for an evening of fun activities like cornhole and other tailgate games, as we share in community with one another. Barbecued meats, vegetarian options, and drinks will be provided; please bring a salad or dessert to share.
Summer Gatherings!
We are excited to introduce Summer Gatherings, which will be an effort from June through August to further build our sense of community and celebrate fellowship with one another. From a Tea Party to a BBQ to a Paella Party and anywhere in between, we invite you to consider hosting a Summer Gathering!

To sign up to host a Summer Gathering, please click here!
Landscapes for Life: May 26
St. Bart's Environmental Stewardship Team (EST) is a co-sponsor of this zoom event. Bob Leiter is on the board of StayCool and is also a regular parishioner at St. Bart's. Our EST has gratefully and proudly collaborated with StayCool for several events as regular community partners.  Event information: STAY COOL May Member Meeting and Speaker Series: Landscapes for Life: Nature-based Solutions for a Changing Climate On Zoom on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30- 7:30 PM. Learn more.
Columbarium Update
Once a month potted plants will be removed from the columbarium and useable plants will be replanted among the church landscaping. You are encouraged to remove any containers you wish to keep, before the first week of the month. Any plants and flowers left during the holidays will be left up for as long as possible. Please contact Pat Johnston, if you are interested in joining the columbarium care keeping team.
St. Mark's Charrette
You're invited to a charrette - a design planning meeting at St. Mark's, City Heights on Saturday, May 21, 10AM-2PM. St. Bart’s is a ministry partner to St. Mark's and members of our parish are invited to brainstorm ideas with them. If you have creative ideas or are interested in enlarging our outreach ministry in City Heights, please come to the charrette! Feel free to contact Donna Watson, 760-522-1365, for more details.
Sound of Music
Join us for one of the most beloved musicals of all time! Friday, June 3, 7:30PM. Saturday, June 4, 12PM and 7:30PM. Sunday, June 5, 4PM. $20 adults. $10 children 12 and under. Tickets available online. Music by RICHARD RODGERS. Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II. Book by HOWARD LINDSAY and RUSSEL CROUSE. Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. John-Luke Addison, Musical Director. THE SOUND OF MUSIC is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Org.
Remembering Our Heroes
Please send us via email the names and ranks of your deceased loved ones who have served in the Armed Forces . We will include them in our necrology list during our Memorial Day service. Your loved ones do not have to have died in active service; they just have to have served our nation in the Armed Forces. The service takes place Monday, May 30 at 5PM at St. Bart's on the patio. Our St. Bart's Brass Choir will lead the music.
Women's Bible Study
Wednesdays, until June 8

The Wednesday Women’s Bible Study began the Spring Session on April 27. It's not too late to join. We'll gather every Wednesday through June 8 at 6PM on Google Meet. We will read Walking Home: From Eden to Emmaus by Margaret Guenther. If you have questions, contact Anne Snyder, 858-485-0562.
Sacred Ground
Our diocesan racial justice task force is organizing a new Sacred Ground circle starting on Wednesday, June 15, 3-5PM via Zoom. Meetings take place every two weeks until November 16. The program assumes prior reading/viewing before each meeting.
Like to know more? Not sure whether a Sacred Ground circle is for you? Attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 3-4PM via Zoom. For more information, please contact Jill Henderson.
Around Our Diocese
Our Presiding Bishop's Statement on Buffalo
The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop, writes: "My heart is heavy with the news that a white supremacist gunman took the lives of 10 children of God in Buffalo on Saturday. I grew up walking distance from the scene of this hateful crime, and my friends and I used to ride our bikes around the neighborhood. Buffalo’s Black community raised and formed me. I grieve with the city and people I love." Continue reading.
Episcopal Community Services Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of Episcopal Community Services is a time to learn about the organization, its mission and the way it positively impacts thousands of lives throughout San Diego County. Join us on Wednesday, June 22, 3:30PM - 6PM at St. Paul's Cathedral, 2728 Sixth Avenue, San Diego. This meeting focuses on mental health of children as we emerge from the pandemic. Learn more by emailing Angel Ibarra.
St. Luke's Chef Dinner Series
Bless St Luke's Africa Trip and Delight in a Chef-Designed Meal!
The final dinner before the trip will take place on Sunday, May 22 at 5:30PM and will be designed by Chef Matt, formerly of North Park's Urban Solace. Funds raised will support their 18-person delegation to South Sudan, Uganda, and a Tanzanian refugee camp with their board and staff to learn, grow, and praise God for blessing their congregation. Learn more by clicking here.
Camp Stevens Celebrates 70 Years of Revolutionary Love
Author and civil rights activist Valarie Kaur will keynote the 70th anniversary weekend at Camp Stevens, October 28-30. Summer book groups are reading her book, See No Stranger. Learn more and register for the weekend online. Camp counselor and staff positions still open for this summer. Counselors must be at least 16. Apply to be a counselor. Staff must be at least 18. Apply to be staff. Questions? Contact Kathy Wilder.
Dates to Remember
  • 2 - 3 p.m. Men's Book Study on Zoom. Contact Jerry Blanton
  • 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Asian-American/Pacific Islander Zoom discussion.

  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Gospels Study via Zoom. Contact Bob Capettini
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Youth CREW middle and high school students, in person
  • 6 - 7 p.m. Women's Bible Study via Zoom. Contact Anne Snyder

  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Choir School

  • 7:45 - 9 a.m. Men's Ministry on Zoom
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