D. Rebecca Dinovo

The Rev’d D. Rebecca Dinovo serves as the Minister for Congregational Life at St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in La Jolla, California, and is the Missioner for Justice & Peace for the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego. She has served parishes in Oregon, Missouri, and Ohio, and as a chaplain at the University of Michigan. She discovered her call to ministry while serving as a missionary in Chiang Mai, Thailand, as a young adult.

Sermons and Bible Studies

Peace, Proper 9 (C) – 2022

July 03, 2022

[RCL] 2 Kings 5:1-14; Psalm 30; Galatians 6:(1-6)7-16; Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 In the movie, “Miss Congeniality,” there is a scene during the beauty pageant in which contestants are asked what […]

St. Peter’s Story, The Great Vigil of Easter – 2022

April 16, 2022

[RCL] Exodus 14:10-31, 15:20-21; Psalm 114; Romans 6:3-11; Luke 24:1-12 A “dramatic” Easter sermon, as told from the perspective of St. Peter. Inspired by Luke 24:1-12. I want to tell […]

Distractions, Proper 17 (B) – 2021

August 29, 2021

RCL: Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Author Anthony DeMello tells a story about an ashram cat. He writes, “When the guru sat […]

New Narratives, Proper 10 (B) – 2021

July 11, 2021

RCL: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19; Psalm 24; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29 Fairytales and happy endings play a significant role in shaping us and our expectations about life. We are inundated […]

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