The Peace Partner network consists of individuals and institutions (congregations, dioceses, seminaries, etc) who are seeking to grow their peace and justice ministries with the support of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship

https://epfnational.org/.  Explore this website and consider if you would like to get involved at this level of developing St. Andrew’s as a member of this national group who are supporting each other in local peace and justice initiatives.

Volunteers can continue to work each week end at the Habitat neighborhood build site or for an important one time day of volunteering see the Frame Day below.

* Special call for FRAME DAY Volunteers comes up Sept. 9 & 10.   Sign up here as new housing starts get there walls put up.

* Click here to see our NEW video of the joint even and thanks for supporting this work of alternative housing for lower income people.

Registration is open for the Fourth Annual Border & Migration Ministry Summit, a virtual summit for anyone engaged or interested in migration ministries. Attendees will gather October 21 – 23 to learn from experts and reflect on migration topics through the lens of refugee resettlement, asylum & border ministries, and accompaniment. Early-bird rates will be available through Saturday, September 11.

Respite Center San Antonio Respite Center opened its doors as a day-time resource for people seeking asylum. Located outside of San Antonio’s downtown hub, the respite center will welcome individuals and families referred by ministry partners along the border who continue to experience high numbers of people requiring shelter, after being approved and dropped off by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

What is climate change?  A really simple guide.  Here is a nice overview of the predicament of climate change.  Everyone plays a role in the problem and the solutions, BUT not all sources of pollution and action are of the same scale.  We must prioritize actions and act at the large scale issues first.  Nevertheless, the vestry is looking at how the building use at St. Andrew’s can reduce its energy usage with the help of CPS’s programs and rebates.