ALternative Gift Exp Returns Dec 11!

St. Paul’s Alternative Gifts Expo returns!  Sunday, Dec. 11, 8:30AM-1:30PM  The Great Hall, St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral   2728 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA Coming together with common values, our St. Paul’s community demonstrates an alternative to our commercial, consumptive culture-a colorful and festive marketplace with choices of gifts that revolve around issues you care about. … READ MORE…

Upcoming events from Simpler Living

This is the latest newsletter from Simpler Living, our creation care group.  More information here:  https://stpaulcathedral.org/outreach-ministries/ Tangerines Film and Potluck Celebrating International Peace Day at the Cathedral, Simpler Living and the St. Paul’s Peace Committee will screen the 2013 Estonian-Georgian film Tangerines on Saturday, September 19 in the Guild Room. Nominated for an Academy Award, … READ MORE…

Fairly Traded: a fair trade Valentine’s day!

St. Valentine’s Day!  It’s a time for chocolates, flowers and unique gifts for your special someone.  And it’s a holiday that can easily be made fair trade!! Fair trade chocolates are available in abundance and can be found at your local grocers or online.  Sprout’s, Whole Foods and Ocean Beach People’s Coop all sell fair … READ MORE…

Simpler Living: A Different Lenten Discipline

Simpler Living Tip #17  from Phil Petrie Lent is a season when we think about giving up things, not to punish ourselves, but to deepen our relationship to God. The underlying idea here is that it is pretty easy for our appetites to get out of whack—for habits to become addictions—and I think all of … READ MORE…

Got a Lemon?

Just a reminder that the Simpler Living Ministry table on 1st and 3rd Sundays after the 10:30 service has a “Swap Basket”  for everyone to share and enjoy the abundance of their gardens. Please bring any extra fruit or veggies that you may be growing, and come check out what’s available too. Grace van Thilo

Go Public in Epiphany!

Sisters and Brothers, Our Saturday afternoon Balboa Park Outreach Walks with Chris Wells, Mary Doak, Lynne and Bill Fish and others continue to invite us into compelling conversations with those who live outside. Won’t you consider joining them for these hour-long walks (3:30-4:30) some Saturday soon? Email me if you’re interested. Go Public and Serve … READ MORE…

Simpler Living: Fair Trade Holiday Shopping

The Holiday season is approaching!  Simpler living sends us this list of shopping opportunities that focus on Fair Trade and opportunities where your $$$ can make a  difference.  Bookmark this page so you can refer back to it throughout the season!                Fair Trade Holiday Shopping Guide!     … READ MORE…

Ministry Spotlight: Simpler Living

MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT is a new feature. Please feel free to contact Vicki about a ministry you are involved in. Remember ministries are not only through the Cathedral–you may be sharing your spiritual gifts with ministries outside the Cathedral, (such as Hands Up Food Pantry or Uptown Faith). To Spotlight your ministry email Vicki Hoppenrath at … READ MORE…

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