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July 27, 2015
Episcopal Senior Communities and Episcopal Charities are pleased to announce the Darby Betts Fund 2015 - Request for Proposals from programs serving seniors in the Dioceses...
July 27, 2015
The Contra Costa County Sheriff is proposing an expansion of the West County Detention Center in Richmond, adding 400 beds. A coalition of groups in the East Bay is...
July 15, 2015
[July 14 | Asian Law Caucus Press Advisory] Today, immigrant, faith, and civil rights groups gathered at the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall for a news conference that...
July 14, 2015
Last week Pacific Church News highlighted major points of General Convention while noting various DioCal members’ participation — on and off the legislative floors. While...
July 14, 2015
This year Holy Trinity/La Santisima Trinidad, Richmond, joins an impressive list of DioCal churches that have received UTO grants to support their community outreach. Holy...
July 14, 2015
Three programs that have their roots in Episcopal congregations have received grants from the San Francisco Foundation for their work serving their neighbors who live in...
July 7, 2015
Both houses of the General Convention stood adjourned by 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3. Some deputies and bishops had already started departing, and most of the exhibitors were...
July 7, 2015
The last, final, long day of General Convention 2015 did not begin with 7:30 a.m. committee meetings, as had so many other days. It began with worship. Worship...
July 3, 2015
As General Convention draws nearer to a close, the lines at the coffee carts grow longer during breaks. Day 8, July 2, was the second-to-last day of the convention, and both...
July 2, 2015
Wednesday, July 1, was a very big legislative day for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Churchwide restructuring, the draft budget, the Church’s...
July 1, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, was not a day with much active legislation in the House of Deputies — at least as far as votes — but that doesn’t mean the deputies were not engaged. After...
June 30, 2015
On Sunday, June 28, women clergy who had previously “met” on a Facebook group met face-to-face. At two meetings, over 50 women deacons and priests, members of the...
June 30, 2015
Although Monday, June 29 did not involve a peaceful demonstration or the UTO Ingathering, it was no less busy. Rather than a 5k to start as on Sunday, committees still with...
June 28, 2015
Despite being only two days, the weekend portion of General Convention was quite busy. On Saturday, both houses of convention engaged very serious topics, from the election...
June 27, 2015
Friday, June 26, was a vey busy day for Diocese of California Episcopalians! The General Convention morning began with committee hearings at 7:30 a.m., and the Diocese of...
June 26, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 26, 2015EPISCOPAL BISHOP OF CALIFORNIA SITS ON U.N. CLIMATE LEADERS ROUNDTABLEFruit of long work on sustainability and climate crisisSAN FRANCISCO...
June 26, 2015
The 78th General Convention began on Thursday, June 25, with an opening Eucharist at which Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and presided. Grace Aheron, a...
June 26, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 26, 2015DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES NATIONWIDE MARRIAGE EQUALITYBishop and members of diocese long advocates for marriage equalitySAN FRANCISCO...

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