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September 6, 2017
With you, I received the news that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be terminated. I join with the Dreamers (DACA recipients) and all of the people of the...
September 6, 2017
The DioCal communications team tour is off to a great start! Every Wednesday, schedules permitting, DioCal Communications Director Stephanie Martin Taylor and Associate Dani...
August 29, 2017
Dear Friends in Christ,

This past weekend, Sheila and I had what must have been a nearly unique view of the Bay Area’s responses to the planned rallies of far-right groups...
August 22, 2017
What has 113 campers, 84 teen and adult staff, 20 crafts, 4 snacks and a lunch that have been described as edible art and months of intensive preparation? A Vacation Bible...
August 22, 2017
Founded in 1967 by the Clausens, other families, St. Paul’s, Oakland and the diocese, Clausen House has been serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities...
July 11, 2017
From June 26 to June 30, fifteen middle schoolers and four youth ministers from four East Bay Episcopal churches (All Souls, Berkeley; Christ Church, Alameda; St. Stephen’s,...
July 5, 2017


May 19, 2017 at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Hosted by The Diocese of California

Video available here

 

Good evening!  [Crowd: Good evening!]

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June 20, 2017
At long last, I can write in the first person! Thank you, loyal readers, for following my work over the last four months. I cannot understate the value of your messages of...
June 13, 2017
On Thursday, June 15, the Episcopal Diocese of California will host a special Pride Evensong at Grace Cathedral, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Just following this choral...
June 13, 2017
When Bishop Marc was elected and installed as Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of California in 2006, it was still illegal for marriage licenses to be issued to people of the...
June 13, 2017
There is a new outdoor art installation across from Burton Park at Epiphany, San Carlos. It was painted by the "Seekers" — Epiphany's Youth Group following conversations...
June 6, 2017
Up until this point in the series, the author has gathered a majority of their facts from two boxes of diocesan archives that include newsletters, meeting minutes, brochures...
June 6, 2017
Bishop Marc presided over a special Pentecost Holy Eucharist this Sunday, June 4, at True Sunshine Episcopal Church in San Francisco’s Chinatown. This occasion...
June 6, 2017
If you’ve ever gone through a home renovation project, you know how disruptive it can be — not being able to use certain spaces or having to adjust your usual routines around...
June 6, 2017
The month of June begins a season of special events that includes parades, fundraisers, rallies, and parties celebrating the right to be who you are and to love who you love...
May 24, 2017
As with many training programs, the Oasis Congregations Program was continuously being renewed and revised to better meet the needs of those it served. As the program grew,...
May 16, 2017
At the beginning of 1998, Oasis/CA celebrated its second anniversary with its annual service at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. During that year, the group continued its...
May 16, 2017
 

O God of peace, who hast taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and in confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift...

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