St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, San Diego, CA

“…and what does God require of you but to do justice…” (Baptismal Covenant). Fair Trade is a way that faith communities can live out a life of justice. We believe that our use of Fair Trade coffee and tea and sales of chocolate, tea, coffee and snacks helps us live out our baptismal covenant.

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed February 3rd, 2015

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Educate members of the congregation about how Fair Trade empowers them to live out their religious tradition.


Source Fair Trade Products

Replace goods purchased by the congregation with Fair Trade products.

Completed February 3rd, 2015

From Our Blog

The Sunday Sermon: love beyond boundaries

May 19, 2019 The year 1976 was an important one in my childhood. It was the year my brother was born. It stands out to me not just because my brother was born, but because as a child I kind of thought the whole ...


May 16, 2019 Dear St. Paul’s family,In light of the recent tragedy in Poway, several people have contacted the Cathedral to ask about what we do to secure the campus and congregation. Our Director of Administrat...

The Sunday Sermon: The Good Shepherd and our mother Earth

May 12, 2019 “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.”Every year on the fourth Sunday of the Easter season we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday, giving thanks for our good God who loves us and cares for us as ...

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