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November 9, 2016
Dear Diocese of California, I write to you from COP22, the United Nations climate summit, being held in Marrakech. Like many of you, Sheila and I stayed up through...
November 8, 2016
On Friday, October 28, ECS held its first pop-up Street Store, giving homeless individuals the opportunity to "shop" for donated clothing with dignity and respect. The idea...
November 1, 2016
On Tuesday, November 1, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, will travel to North Dakota to stand in solidarity with water protectors at the Standing Rock...
October 31, 2016
On Thursday, October 13, the Rev. Mauricio Wilson, rector of St. Paul’s, Oakland, enjoyed lunch and a conversation with Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio of Cuba. The...
October 25, 2016
Last weekend, the 167th Convention of the Diocese of California was held at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. The diocese was honored to be joined by the Bishop of Cuba, the...
October 24, 2016
Nearly 800 Haitians have contracted cholera two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit the Carribean country. Relief efforts are not keeping up with demand.The Category 4 storm...
October 24, 2016
On October 15 Diocesan Convention passed a resolution of support for our Native American brothers and sisters at Standing Rock, North Dakota who are protesting the Dakota...
September 27, 2016
This past Sunday, a community of legacy members gathered for the Bishop’s Society Peninsula Regional Social at Church of the Epiphany, San Carlos, for their annual...
September 20, 2016
Summer marks the beginning of the harvest season for grains like wheat. In July, the Farm to Altar Table project, led by Elizabeth DeRuff, harvested wheat at the Bishop’s...
August 30, 2016
A reflectionThe summer camp season at St. Dorothy’s Rest seemed to fly by this year. We welcomed over 300 campers, 7 chaplains, 7 volunteers, and 10 nurses and child-...
August 16, 2016
Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, once again took the lead in organizing the Coastside’s annual backpack drive. For nearly fifteen years, Holy Family has coordinated the effort to...
July 19, 2016
71 high schoolers from around the Diocese of California and parts beyond just completed a week at BREAD Camp at the Bishop’s Ranch. This summer’s camp theme, “The River of...
June 14, 2016
Originally posted to Canon Stefani Schatz's CaringBridge site, you can subscribe to regular updates there to keep up with her health journey with posts from Stefani and...
May 17, 2016
On Saturday, May 7, the All Souls Angel Band kicked off the Interfaith Immigration Prayer Vigil, as an estimated 80-100 people gathered at the West County Detention Facility...
April 26, 2016
Molly was nine years old the first summer we navigated the nonsensical road leading to St. Dorothy’s Rest. She was the recipient of a heart transplant at the age of 2 1/2...
April 25, 2016
St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, designed by the renowned architect John Goldman and built in 1995 at 500 DeHaro Street in Potrero Hill, is a treasure for the...
April 18, 2016
“It is time to speak your truth. Create your community. Be good to each other. And do not look outside yourself for your leader…” Hopi Elders’ ProphecyTwenty-six people in...
April 12, 2016
A reflection by Dani ScovilleA group of 13 travelers from the diocese of California went on a holy pilgrimage to Haiti. We were there for two reasons: to learn as...

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