Suzanne E. Watson

Biography

The Rev. Suzanne Watson has served in congregations in California, New Zealand, Connecticut and on the staff of the Presiding Bishop in New York. She is currently exploring a call to medical missionary work, and just completed her first semester of medical studies at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, where she is also serves as  a priest.

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January 13, 2013

Wesley Frensdorff was the bishop of Nevada in the early 1970s. He also served as assisting bishop of Arizona and interim bishop of Navajoland. He was one of the early visionaries of a movement called “total ministry,” a strategy for...

July 10, 2011

Southern California is a maze of concrete freeways: two lanes, four lanes, eight lanes, high-occupancy vehicle lanes, special-use lanes, bus lanes, peak-hour reversible-direction lanes, and more. A literal maze of concrete...

March 20, 2011

The architecture of Saint David's Episcopal Church in San Diego, California, is quite intriguing. From the parking lot, a long, winding path leads to the sanctuary, landscaped with trees and plants indigenous to the Holy Land. Walking...

May 9, 2010

Picture this scene. There’s a person we will call “Samantha,” who is a good, faithful Christian. She has attended church most Sundays for about a decade. She volunteers when needed and even served on the vestry for a term. She...

January 24, 2010

A few years back, the Thompsons were invited to celebrate their fortieth wedding anniversary with their oldest daughter. To commemorate the couple’s ruby anniversary, their daughter had invited them to a lovely country club for dinner...

October 18, 2009

James Hewett writes, “God did not save us to be a sensation. God saved us to be servants.” Today’s gospel reading provides a remarkable contrast between sensation and servant. In this reading we hear the story of two of Jesusâ...

May 31, 2009

“And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them. All of them...

April 20, 2008

Reaching new people through newstyle worship services or gatherings was the topic when more than 70 people from 26 small congregations across the Episcopal Church gathered in New Orleans recently.   The participants were part of...

December 5, 2007

When more than 135 people gathered for a conference to explore Creative Models of Sacramental Leadership in the Small Church, something happened that went beyond exploring those models. The focus expanded to explore how those who serve in...

October 29, 2006

Collect: Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the...