Testimonies during the IN-PERSON visit to the Sanctuary

Testimonios de la visitas a la Iglesia

Vie 11/09/2020 09:26 AM

I’m choir member, vestry member and have so missed our Sunday gathering. I miss seeing you all and especially miss the sacred space of St. Paul San Pablo. Last week, I remembered that Rev. Ale had said we could call Parish Office and make an appointment to sit in the sanctuary by ourselves. With all of the chaos of COVID and the terrible fires, I needed to be in God’s building. I called Lucy and asked if I could come in at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday for 15-20 minutes. She said yes and I drove into town. Those 15 minutes filled my heart. I prayed, surrounded by the soft light filtering through all our incredible stained glass. I heard both in my heart and memory all the lovely sounds of psalms, hymns, responses. They echoed everywhere and brought so much peace. God surrounded me. I went out of the sanctuary renewed and comforted. If you have the time, I recommend a visit, a quiet, prayerful time in our beloved sacred space of St. Pauls/San Pablo. I will visit the sanctuary again, Obviously, I recommend it!! ~Kathy

My husband and I have attended St. Paul’s San Pablo for so many years. One day we came, and we loved the sanctuary. We miss church but we want everyone safe. I work at the hospital as part of the staff that is in charge to follow the cleaning protocols. I am thankful to God I am healthy and my family members too. I needed to come to church. I came this week to drop my pledge then Rev. Ale asked if I wanted to spend some time in the sanctuary. I went to the sanctuary and prayed. I needed this! I went out and my heart was full. I needed to bring my load to the Lord. I left the church with a different Spirit. Thank you Rev. Ale for asking me to come in, I did not see this blessing coming. Thank you! I will return with my husband next time. ~ Lucia


Oh Dios, nuestros días están en tus manos: mira con favor, te suplicamos, por tu siervo_______al comenzar un nuevo año. Concédele que siga creciendo en su sabiduría y gracia; y fortalece su confianza en tu bondad todos los días de su vida; por Jesucristo nuestro Señor. Amén.

September 2020 Birthdays

Joyce Barr, Jessica Carroll, Emily Coe, Soren Carter, Cindy Corlett, Elian Garcia, Juan Hernandez, Donna Elder-Holifield, Leonor Hernandez, Kate Lemke, Dorothy Lewis, Bruce Taylor, Colleen Taylor, Scott Wilson

September 2020 Anniversaries

Mike & Cindy Corlett, Colin & Cassandra Cooper, Charlie & Suzie Way

Cloyse “Ed” Little

Cloyse “Ed” Little passed away at home, with his family at his side, on June 18, 2020.

Cloyse was born September 23, 1934 in Tipton, OK to John and Grace Crittenden Little. The fily, including sister Donna, moved to King City in 1938. He attended local schools, graduating high school in 1952.

Cloyse met Linda Lawrence at Hartnell College (Salinas) in 1952, and were married February 24, 1957 (63 years). They have two sons; Jeffrey (Monica) and Matthew (Linda Marie). They have four grandsons; Jeff’s son Michael, and Matt’s three sons Zebadiah, Emmett, and Samuel. Cloyse was preceded in death by his father, mother and sister Donna Barnes. . For the first 23 years he was known as Cloyse. When he entered the produce industry in 1959 he was known as Ed. His sons called him Dad, and his grandsons called him Pawkey. Cloyse served in the Army (1957-1959) at Fort Polk, LA. Upon discharge from the service, Cloyse, Linda and Jeffrey returned to Salinas.

Ed was a man of deep religious faith. He was an active and devoted member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Salinas, now known as Saint Paul’s/San Pablo Episcopal Church. His ashes will be placed in the church’s columbarium he spearheaded over 30 years ago. Since 1983, he was an Associate of the Order of the Holy Cross.

His primary interests and hobbies revolved around good design, especially architecture, landscapes and cars. He enjoyed remodeling the family residence and cabin at White Rock in the Carmel Valley.

Services to celebrate his life will be scheduled when traditional worship resumes. Donations in his memory may be made to Saint Paul’s San Pablo Episcopal Church, 1071 Pajaro St. Salinas 93901, or a favorite charity.