Uptown Community Services Center Needs you!

Dale Hoppenrath writes, Uptown Community Services Center, a ministry of St. Paul’s, is in need of a second representative from St. Paul’s to be a member of the Uptown Board of Representatives. The Board meets every other month for approximately 1.5 hours at St. Luke’s Episcopal in North Park. The Board sets the long term … READ MORE…

Was it Fate, Timing, or a God Thing?

Have you ever question how or why certain situations appear at your front door (metaphorically speaking). Lately, this has been happening to me whether it’s my impeccable timing or just cause. Here are a few stories that I want to share. Initially the weekend of April 8th-9th I was supposed to be up in the … READ MORE…

Showers Stories: Christian’s Progress

Showers Stories is our new series about the Showers of Blessing ministry, where we share stories of volunteers and guests.  Claudia Dixon writes:   A week or so ago I posted a story on the Blog about a homeless young man who regularly comes to our Showers Of Blessings and also now comes regularly to … READ MORE…

Showers of Blessings needs YOU!

Showers of Blessings recently celebrated its FIRST ANNIVERSARY!!! One beautiful year of offering Showers, haircuts, breakfasts, donated clothing, fellowship and sometimes music with our neighbors who live in Balboa Park. As we look forward to the coming years we are immensely proud of our work so far and we hope not only to keep it … READ MORE…

Being Homeless

One of our long time showers guests in his new donated jacket at Christmas What kind of shoes would you want to wear if you lived on the street night and day and had to walk long distances to get whatever you needed? What kind of pants and shirts would you choose to wear if … READ MORE…

The Sunday Sermon:Mary, Judas, and the Rest of Us

The air in the house in Bethany is thick with drama. Recently Jesus had raised from the dead the man sitting next to him, Lazarus, and now the authorities had issued a warrant for Jesus’ arrest. So he’s returned in secret just a week before Passover, preferring to rest on the edges of Jerusalem, in … READ MORE…

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