Sheep and Goats

The value of Colossians scripture

“Singing to God with gratitude in your hearts….”

Mar Vista Baptist Church Contact: 888 5th St, Imperial Beach 619-424-7877 www.mvb.church Membership: 30 Pastor: Daniel Mullen Age: 62 Born: Glendale Formation: Southern California Seminary, El Cajon Years Ordained: 9 San Diego Reader: What’s your ...

The “Prayers and Squares” of Spirit of Joy Lutheran

They have made over 1500 quilts, specifically for individuals who need prayers.

Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church Contact: 1735 Main St., Ramona 760-788-7456 www.sojchurch.com Membership: 400 Pastor: Dan Erlenbusch Age: 68 Born: Columbus, OH. Formation: California Sate University-Fullerton; Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, SC. Years Ordained: 42 ...

Hebrew for “loving kindness”

God is not static and we’re not static

Ner Tamid Synagogue Contact: 12348 Casa Avenida, Poway 858-513-8330 www.nertamidsd.org Membership: 140 families Rabbi: Sammy Seid Age: 31 Born: Mission Viejo Formation: University of California-Santa Cruz; California State-Fullerton; Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies-American Jewish University, ...

Steve Albert REBOOTs at Poway’s All Faith Center

How you get from point A to point B in a healthy manner without spending a lot of time complaining

The All Faith Center Contact: 17762 St. Andrews Dr., Poway 858-487-8885 www.allfaithcenter.org Membership: 18 faith teams (composed of “thousands” of members from area congregations) Pastor: Steve Albert (co-pastor with wife Abigail Albert) Age: 72 Born: ...

Lake Morena Community Church: to know God and make him known

“From Wrecked to Reconciled.”

Lake Morena Community Church Contact: 29765 Oak Drive, Campo (619) 478-5917 www.lmcconline.org Membership: 100 Co-pastors: Bob and Tina Phillippi Age: 49/48 Born: Orange/San Luis Obispo Formation: Berean School of the Bible (Global University), Springfield, MO; ...

Father Alex De Paulis: furthering the mission of reconciliation in Mission Hills

We’re open to growing as disciples of Jesus

St. Vincent de Paul Parish Contact: 4080 Hawk St., San Diego 619-299-3880 www.vincentcatholic.org Membership: 300 (families) Pastor: Father Alex De Paulis Age: 40 Born: Las Vegas, NV Formation: University of Nevada-Las Vegas; Point Loma Nazarene ...

Telling the good news of God with C.S. Lewis

Making compelling stories that stand on their own

St. Luke’s North Park Contact: 3725 30th St, San Diego 619-977-8173 www.stlukesnorthpark.org Membership: 130 Co-pastors: Laurel and Colin Mathewson Age: 36/38 Born: Eugene, Oregon/East County Formation: Stanford University; The School of Theology-University of the South, ...

Freedom to preach at Coronado’s First Baptist Church

To be able to preach the gospel even if it’s not politically correct — are of paramount importance

First Baptist Church Contact: 445 C Ave., Coronado 619-435-6588 www.fbcoronado.com Membership: 200 Pastor: Jim Baize Age: 72 Born: Louisville, KY Formation: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL; Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO Years Ordained: 47 San ...

Discovering your purpose with John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany

People will tell you that it’s not a religious book

Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ Contact: 2550 Fairfield St, San Diego (619) 276-4881 www.povucc.org Membership: 154 Pastor: Mary Sue Brookshire Age: 50 Born: Winslow, NC Formation: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Candler School ...

Rabbi Ron Schulman compelled by Milton Steinberg’s As a Driven Leaf

How one finds a religiously relevant place in a contemporary society

Congregation Beth El Contact: 8660 Gilman Drive, La Jolla 858-452-1734 www.cbe.org Membership: Over 600 families Rabbi: Ron Shulman Age: 63 Born: Chicago Formation: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; American Jewish University, Los Angeles; Jewish Theological Seminary, ...

Finding unity and community in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together

Our basic mission statement: “Follow Well. Love Well. Serve Well.”

Faith Community Church Contact: 2285 Murray Ridge Rd, San Diego 858-565-4808 www.faithsandiego.org Membership: 240 Pastors: Lorissa and Vince Medrano Age: 36 Born: Norwalk, CA Formation: Life Pacific University, San Dimas, CA Years Ordained: 11 San ...