The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

SW Region Missionary

Southwest Region: Erendira Jimenez
Booklet (PDF) with all Region Missionaries

Hello Southwest Region, I am very excited to be joining you as your new Region Missionary! I’m a recent graduate from Yale Divinity School making my way to the northeast from San Diego, CA by way of Louisville, KY (my sponsoring diocese and the place I first made the Episcopal Church my home). Now that school is over I hope to find time to reconnect with some of my loves—rock climbing, weaving, and hosting people (hopefully some of you!) for homemade meals.
 
I come to this position with a great love and passion for those who find themselves on the margins, both of the world and of the church, and working to create equitable, just, and loving communities. My professional work has included social work, college chaplaincy, and congregational development. All of my work has been grounded in listening to people’s lives and stories, because I believe it is here that we learn how to become more expansive and whole individuals and communities. I also believe in imagination, creativity, failing (sometimes succeeding!), and then trying a new thing. I join you bringing a heart to listen—to ourselves, to our neighbors, and to the Spirit—and to discern together where God might be calling us to move from death into life, from darkness into light, and from indifference into love. (Email me at: ejimenez@episcopalct.org)