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Here is a place that is ancient and new, a faith that we hold going back to Jesus, back to his spiritual ancestors, back to those who walked the earth and found holy ground. And what we do is often based on really ancient patterns-worship and music; loving service to the poor, the hurting, the lonely; working for justice and peace; lively, fearless educ…Read More »
Who We Are
St. Dunstan's is a growing, active and gregarious Episcopal parish in the Diocese of El Camino Real within the worldwide Anglican Communion. We are located on the spectacularly beautiful Central Coast of California in Mid-Carmel Valley, six miles east of California Highway 1 and Carmel-By-The-Sea, about eight miles from the Pacific Ocean.
St. Dunstan's is known for warm hospital…Read More »
Clergy & Staff
St. Dunstan's has a compact & volunteer staff tasked with meeting the goals established by the rector and the Vestry on behalf of the congregation. They provide key support in administration, finance, worship, music, parishioner relations, early childhood education and Christian formation. Essential doesn't begin to describe them! In addition to the rector, the parish administra…Read More »
The Vestry manages St. Dunstan’s assets, including the church campus and rectory, its finances, and its programs for maintenance and repair of church property. The Vestry also stays attuned to the dynamics of parish life, maintaining a system of contact with leaders of our principal ministries to ensure that issues and needs are anticipated and promptly addressed.Read More »
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St. Dunstan's originated as a mission church. Like so many congregations with humble origins, its members met in borrowed community facilities, sitting on folding metal chairs in the company of a buzzing Coke machine. It was 1955.
The fledgling church was named for St. Dunstan, so honored because Dunstan was an illuminator, musician and silversmith-jewelry maker, and Carmel V…Read More »