The Cosmic Walk, a mediation on the history of creation beginning with the Big Bang 14 billion years ago and the formation of the Earth’s atmosphere, through the emergence of homo sapiens, the writing of the Bible and Jesus’s birth to the discovery of gold in California in 1848 and oil becoming a major industry in the state in the early 20th century to 1969, when humans first viewed the Earth from space. Alisa Rasera led confirmands and others through the Cosmic Walk. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service