Landscaping, Action & Prayer

From our Simpler Living creation care ministry: Register for this free Zoom program sponsored by Stay Cool for Grandkids, May 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Three experts will offer nature-based solutions like community gardens, backyard gardens, and water harvesting systems as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of our water … READ MORE…

Good news for God’s Creation

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry And we sure can use some….Celebrate this wonderful state milestone with us: “‘California busts past 100% on this historic day for clean energy!’ tweeted Dan Jacobson, senior advisor to Environment California, who ran the campaign for SB 100, California’s 2018 law requiring the state to use 100% clean energy by 2045”. California … READ MORE…

Simpler Living at the Contemporary Thursday Service

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministryWorship with us at this evening’s Contemporary Service in the Courtyard at 6pm. As we near the end of Earth Month, this service will highlight our connection with Creation. For more information, contact Jen Jow at  jenjow7@gmail.com And join us this week-end: Friday, 10 am at the Cathedral: St Paul’s … READ MORE…

Covenant to Care for Creation

From the Cathedral’s Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry:Bishop Susan has sent the diocese a Covenant to Care for Creation message addressing the serious nature of the climate emergency facing God’s creation, and a call to Episcopalians to take action.  Please let us know how you will respond to this call, and how you would suggest St Paul’s and … READ MORE…

Celebrate a Day in Nature with Simpler Living!

From our Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry:In recognition of Earth Month, the Diocese invites churches to spend A Day in Nature on Saturday, 4/30. Simpler Living members and friends will enjoy a bay walk on Shelter Island at 9 am, meeting in the at the west end of the parking lot near Bali Hai Restaurant. Please join us as we walk … READ MORE…

Hope That Transcends

From our Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry The Bad News First: UN climate report – It’s ‘now or never’ to limit global warming to 1.5 degree (Click for details) And as we who follow Jesus know, there is always hope. This account focuses on the healing medicine found in hiking: wherever one might find their trail. … READ MORE…

Cathedral’s Simpler Living Garden Retreat

From our Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry:In a prequel to Earth Month and leading up to Creation Care Sunday, our Simpler Living Ministry held an annual Garden Retreat on Saturday morning, March 26.  Those attending – members of the Cathedral, St. Mark’s, and Mission Hills UCC – found that you cannot walk Cindy Schuricht’s lovely … READ MORE…

Link Spirituality and Climate Change AND Plant a Tree!

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry EducationThe Links Between Spirituality and Climate Change purports that “spiritual values drive individual behaviors for more than 80 per cent of people”. PrayerMy beloved children,who were knit in you mother’s womb deep in the depths of the earth,You too were called by name along with the cedar tree, the red-bellied … READ MORE…

Retreat Reminder, Prayer & SD Climate Action Plan

From St Paul’s Simpler Living Creation Care ministry Simpler Living Garden Retreat reminder:  Come and celebrate spring in the garden of parishioner Cindy Schuricht!  Simpler Living has planned a meditative garden retreat for Saturday, March 26, from 9:30 a.m. till noon.  Celtic morning prayer will set the mood.  You may walk an outdoor labyrinth, enjoy … READ MORE…

Tree planting, Prayer & Action

From Simpler Living, the Cathedral’s Creation Care ministry: Tree planting service reminder: Help Bless the TreesFriday, March 11, 4 pm, Balboa ParkSimpler Living was one of many tree contributors, and we will participate in the blessing and dedication. Join us on Friday March 11 at 4 pm for a brief liturgy in Balboa Park on Sixth … READ MORE…

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