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: passing through fire

August 19, 2019 This is a challenging Gospel, to say the least. Jesus speaks of fire, of division, of family conflict. It’s hard to find good news in his words. And the reading from the prophet Jeremiah doesn’t h...

Exchanging the Peace

August 15, 2019 Dear St. Paul’s family,One of the highest-energy moments in our Sunday service is often the exchange of the Peace, when friends greet one another with a handshake or kiss. The 1979 Book of Common Pr...

The Sunday Sermon: the journey home

August 15, 2019 We heard in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Epistle today references to one of the foundational stories for three major world religions.Abram and Sarai began their journey in the land of Ur. They trav...

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