[The Living Church] 14 Sep 2006--Despite appearances to the contrary, God is creating a new and holy thing in our midst, according to the Rt. Rev. James R. Mathes. The Bishop of San Diego wrote to his clergy Sept. 8, following the defection of Holy Trinity Church in Ocean Beach. A majority of the voted Sept. 6 to withdraw from the diocese. Those who leave will receive episcopal oversight from the Most Rev. Gregory Venables, Primate of the Southern Cone and Bishop of Argentina.