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November 13, 2017
Thank you to everyone who joined Episcopal Impact Fund at the 2017 Night of Light gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco! 

This year's event honored...
October 17, 2017
Last Monday was the first day of the PNEUMA conference, and it was also the day the fires started. The Bishop’s Ranch was scheduled to host a 4-day ecumenical gathering of...
October 17, 2017
So many have reached out during this difficult time in Northern California. St. Dorothy’s Rest was able to provide housing and meals for a few evacuees (including a cat...
October 10, 2017
In response to the heartbreaking deadly fires ravaging our neighbor congregations in the Diocese of Northern California, Bishop Marc reached out to Bishop Barry Beisner...
October 3, 2017
In August, Communications Associate Dani Scoville travelled to All Souls, Berkeley to brainstorm communications strategies, while also learning more about the many things...
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...

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