News

October 12, 2011
There are many ways to tell a story, and in the Diocese of California there are many stories to tell. This year’s convention will be all about telling our stories, and...
September 27, 2011
Bill Rankin, CEO of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA), will retire at the end of the year. Spurred by the devastation of AIDS, Rankin co-founded GAIA in 2000 with...
September 27, 2011
Following the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, the Episcopal Diocese of California has been invited to work in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti to...
September 20, 2011
On Tuesday, September 13, 116 clergy, vestry, and bishop’s committee members from congregations in the Diocese of California attended the first diocesan-wide online...
September 7, 2011
 St Luke’s, San Francisco, has taken its mission, “Feed my sheep" (John 21:17b) to heart.  On Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the...
September 7, 2011
In the fall 2011 issue of Pacific Church News, Bishop Marc Andrus devoted his column to the many translations and treatments of the Lord’s Prayer since its translation into...
August 30, 2011
As part of the Holy Trinity Music School tour this September–October, we are looking for host families throughout the diocese to offer accommodation to two or three...
August 24, 2011
  Executive Council and Bishop Marc are continuing our ongoing work of revitalizing the diocese. The new Church Growth Program empowers us, in the pews and pulpits...
August 16, 2011
 It is no secret that the church is in decline   Throughout the western world, church attendance is falling at a precipitous rate   In our own context, if the...
August 15, 2011
 Aug 15, 2011 – The Rev L Ann Hallisey of Davis, Calif, is the new dean of students at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Very Rev Dr W Mark Richardson,...
August 9, 2011
 December 11, 1923 – August 5, 2011  Beloved associate priest at All Souls, Berkeley, the Rev Bill Fay died on August 5 after a brief illness. Fay returned to...
July 26, 2011
The Very Rev Dr Guy Fitch Lytle, former associate professor of church history at Church Divinity School of the Pacific and member of the core faculty of the Graduate...
July 26, 2011
Church Divinity School of the Pacific has been awarded a $90,000 grant from the Arcus Foundation, and a $75,000 grant from the E. Rhodes and Lenore B. Carpenter Foundation to...
July 22, 2011
With the "ding" of a small Tibetan bowl, the Asian Music Festival was under way, and six people walked slowly down Grace Cathedral's main aisle making their...
July 22, 2011
Episcopal Charities’ board and staff are pleased to announce that Kathleen Piraino has been hired as Episcopal Charities' new Executive Director. Kathleen received...
June 28, 2011
The Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) ran from Wednesday, June 22 to Sunday, June 26 and five youth delegates and three adult leaders representing the Diocese of California...
June 21, 2011
 Note: The following is presented in English and Spanish The Episcopal ChurchOffice of Public Affairs [June 20, 2011] Holy Women, Holy Men, a major revision of...
June 18, 2011
The Rev John Beverley Butcher, retired priest of the Diocese of California died peacefully on Saturday morning, June 18, after several weeks in hospice care at the home of a...

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