EcoJustice

 
Welcome to the Episcopal Diocese of California’s page for EcoJustice Weekend, a diocesan event dedicated to protecting and celebrating God’s creation. 
The Day of Inspiration program begins Friday, May 19 with an an afternoon conversation in the Chapel of Grace at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, followed by a reception on the plaza to celebrate the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, who will then lead a Eucharist service in the Cathedral. On Saturday, May 20, Bishop Curry will preside over an Eco-Confirmation service at the beautiful Golden Gate Overlook in the Presidio.
 
All are welcome!
 
 

An invitation from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to EcoJustice Weekend

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's invitation to EcoJustice Weekend from DioCal on Vimeo.
 

Schedule

 

Thursday, May 18, 8 p.m. | EcoJustice Concert | Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

This special EcoJustice concert features works by J.S. Bach, Aaron Copland, Arvo Pärt, Robert Schumann, and others. Proceeds benefit Haitian Sustainable Farming Initiative and Save The Bay. Performers include: Meena Bhasin, viola; Owen Dalby, violin; Jonathan Dimmock, organ; Robert Howard, cello; Angela Lee, cello; Tanya Tomkins, cello; Telegraph Quartet.

Tickets$20 suggested donation

 

Friday, May 19 | Day of Inspiration | Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. EcoJustice Panel in the Chapel of Grace*

Speakers include: 

Moderator: Bishop Marc Andrus, Bishop of California
 

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pre-Eucharist reception on the Cathedral Plaza with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eucharist with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry*

An important update about the EcoJustice Day of Inspiration: The Friday program has been modified to better accommodate the needs of our diocese. The EcoJustice conversations at Grace Cathedral will now begin at 3 p.m., and all fees have been waived! If you have pre-paid, you will be receiving your refund shortly. The program will be followed by a 5 p.m. reception on the cathedral plaza and a 7 p.m. Eucharist service at Grace Cathedral with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.

*Both the EcoJustice Panel and the Eucharist will be live streamed on Facebook. Tune in on Friday to the DioCal Facebook page.


 

Saturday, May 20 | Day of Action | Golden Gate Overlook, San Francisco

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eco-Confirmation at the Golden Gate Overlook in the Presidio, officiated by The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop

Confirmands and attendees are encouraged to spend the afternoon taking action across the Bay Area to practice stewardship of the earth.

 

RSVP and Information Links

Facebook Event for Day of Inspiration
Facebook Event for Friday Reception and Eucharist with the Presiding Bishop
Registration for Faith Rooted Organizing Training
Information on Confirmation and Confirmation retreat
Clergy register confirmands for Eco-Confirmation
Day of Action and Eco-Confirmation Facebook event for all to RSVP and invite their friends*
*Confirmands, please have your clergy register you for Eco-Confirmation — RSVPing on the Facebook event does not register you for Confirmation