Helping Refugee Children

Helping Refugee Children

Vacation Bible School is a safe, welcoming environment for children to learn about Jesus, for teenagers to learn valuable life skills, and for adults to step into leadership roles. But the St. Michael’s program doesn’t stop there! We encourage campers and volunteers...
Where Have the Missionaries Gone?

Where Have the Missionaries Gone?

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” Isaiah 6:8 The passage from Isaiah above (part of this Sunday’s Old Testament reading) has often been used to talk about World Missions — God’s...
The Episcopal Refugee Network of San Diego

The Episcopal Refugee Network of San Diego

Thank you to all who participated in the Advent Drive supporting the Episcopal Refugee Network! We collected several boxes of toothpaste, shampoo, and body wash to support the efforts of this ministry. Hear from RefugeeNet board members about the good work they’re...
The Veterans Association of North County Resource Center

The Veterans Association of North County Resource Center

The Veterans Association of North County Resource Center is the inspiration of veteran Chuck Atkinson. As a Past Commander of the American Legion Post #146, his dream, initially, was to locate a place where his American Legion Post could meet on a regular basis....
Foreign & Domestic Missions: Vida Joven de México

Foreign & Domestic Missions: Vida Joven de México

One of the great joys of my life as a parishioner at St. Michael’s by-the-Sea has been my experiences visiting the children at Vida Joven de México. Since 2016, we as a parish have been proudly serving the orphanage, which provides a loving home for abandoned and...

Joy of a Child

Diana and her three siblings arrived at Vida Joven (vidajovendemexico.org) almost four years ago. The children had been abandoned by their parents, and social service workers placed them in the Tijuana Children’s Shelter. The shelter is a crowded place with hundreds...