A memoir: coming to St Paul’s

As we told you previously, the history committee is collecting stories of SPC.  Here is a sample memoir. Everyone’s story is important, wherever you see yourself– congregant, chorister, visitor, clergy, staff….  The community is the whole body of us.  Please help us tell the story of all of us!Sample memoir, from Robert Heylmun In 1982 while living in Orange … READ MORE…

How to tell your story

As we told you previously, the history committee is collecting stories of SPC.  Here are some prompts that may help you. Everyone’s story is important, wherever you see yourself– congregant, chorister, visitor, clergy, staff….  The community is the whole body of us.  Please help us tell the story of all of us! Why and when did … READ MORE…

Historic pictures of St Paul’s

Recently Mark Lester found some photos online from Life Magazine, entitled,   Mission Rally Dec. 12 At St. Paul’S Episcopal Church In San Diego , Calif. (Click through to see all the photos, there appear to be about 15 of them) We think these date from the late 50s, because the photographer stopped working for … READ MORE…

Mother of Missions

As we consider our cornerstone values as a faith community today, Stewardship Committee Historians John Will and Paula Peeling will be highlighting historic moments and stories from the Cathedral’s past.  For many years St. Paul’s Episcopal Church carried the proud label “Mother of Missions.” Even when I first tip-toed in through the back door of … READ MORE…

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