Please keep St. Hugh’s of Lincoln Episcopal Church in Idyllwild in your prayers as the Cranston Fire continues to burn out of control. According to the diocese, The Rev. Dan Rondeau, vicar, has reported that all members of the parish have been evacuated. The report from the diocese states that Father Rondeau is taking calls on his mobile phone: 760-285-0834.
The diocese offered this prayer for the current situation:
Prayer for Preparedness and Response
O God, our times are in your hand. In the midst of uncertainty lead us by your never-failing grace as we seek to be agents of healing and hope. Walk with us through difficult times; watch over us in danger; and give to us a spirit of love and compassion for those who suffer and mourn. And finally remind us that you have promised never to leave us so that even in the valley of the shadow of death your love may be felt, through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
— The Rev. Lyndon Harris