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May 5, 2015
Another Nightwatch saw the dawn on May 2 in Grace Cathedral, when over 40 sleepy young people — and the adults leading the event with them —  woke up to music and the...
April 28, 2015
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, confirmed seven people, received one person, and reaffirmed baptismal vows for two people at Redondo Beach, Half Moon...
April 21, 2015
Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, approximately 20 Bay Area young adults gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch for the annual Diocese of California young adult retreat, this...
April 21, 2015
“Heavenly Creator, we are grateful for those companion animals that have shared our lives just as we, too, acknowledge our sadness because of their death. Comfort us in our...
April 7, 2015
Sunday at Sacred Space, Oakland, is always a challenge and a joy. Easter Sunday was certainly no exception as congregants shared it with the residents of the community...
March 31, 2015
A group of 45 people from several churches, including Holy Family, Half Moon Bay; Good Shepherd, Belmont; St. Elizabeth’s, South San Francisco; San Andrew’s, San Bruno; St....
March 24, 2015
In August/September 2012, the average gallons of water used per day at St. Anselm’s, Lafayette, more than doubled from 1500 to 3500. After noting this spike, the office...
March 10, 2015
[SFOP Press Release | March 9] Amilcar Perez Lopez, a 21 year-old Guatemalan construction worker, was shot multiple times and killed by SFPD on Thursday, February 26. SFPD...
March 10, 2015
St. Dorothy’s Rest welcomed sixteen youth from All Souls, Berkeley; St. James, Oakland; St. Matthew’s, San Mateo; and St. Paul’s, Burlingame, for the fourth annual diocesan...
March 3, 2015
On a very sunny Sunday, March 1, Bishop Andrus made an official visitation to St. Anne’s, Fremont. In his sermon on taking up one’s cross, Bishop Marc pointed to how Abraham...
March 3, 2015
“I value a robust Episcopal chaplaincy at Stanford because I care about the students having that resource at this important moment in their lives and also because, as a staff...
February 24, 2015
On Thursday, February 5, Bishop Marc and Grace Cathedral honored the ministry of The Bishop’s Ranch at a Choral Evensong service at Grace Cathedral followed by a festive...
February 18, 2015
On Wednesday, February 18, around 25 prayers and demonstraters gathered at the San Francisco Immgration Court, 100 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. Coordinated by...
February 10, 2015
What can 170 people in a cathedral do on a Saturday? They can package 10,000 meals for international hunger relief through Stop Hunger Now, but only after they’ve attended a...
February 10, 2015
St. John’s, Ross, and their wonderful volunteers hosted the thirty-second Happening retreat in the Diocese of California. This storied weekend is led by a staff of high...
February 10, 2015
Episcopal Charities continues its annual grassroots outreach to each deanery as it seeks nominations for grant recipients from around the Bay Area. By reaching out locally...
February 3, 2015
On Wednesday, January 28, the Executive Council of the Diocese of California went on its annual retreat at The Bishop’s Ranch in Healsberg. The retreat offers Executive...
January 27, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA HOSTS SPECIAL SHOWING OF SELMAThe Rev. Jesse Jackson, Charley Moore, and others in attendanceJANUARY 27 — SAN FRANCISCO — On the...

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