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June 7, 2011
June is the nominating month! Stop, please, for a minute or think of those who might blossom in a new role, either on Standing Committee or Executive Council, or even as...
June 7, 2011
Tax season ends in April for most of us, but the Executive Council continues to deal with financial issues well into the fall. At its most recent May 17th meeting, the...
June 1, 2011
The deadline for submitting resolutions for the upcoming diocesan convention is Saturday, July 23    Draft resolutions should be emailed to the Chair of the...
June 1, 2011
"We strive to be a place where those carrying heavy burdens may find rest, and where those thirsty for justice may find themselves refreshed."These are some of the...
June 1, 2011
The process for nominating candidates to diocesan offices has been described at deanery meetings by members of the Committee on Nominations (meetings yet to be held in some...
June 1, 2011
From Wednesday, September 28 to Tuesday, October 4 the Diocese of California will be hosting the Boys' Choir and guest instrumentalists from the École de...
May 17, 2011
In a recent email to the deacons of the Diocese of California, the Rev Deacon Vicki Gray sent the following reflection about the beginning of a new Open Cathedral service in...
April 28, 2011
Loving God, you sustain us in times of danger, sorrow, and disaster. Be with, we pray, the people throughout the South and Southeast, and especially in Alabama, in the...
April 28, 2011
We ask your prayers for all the people of the Southeastern United States who have died in horrific storms this week. We also pray for those whose lives have been altered and...
April 19, 2011
The General Convention Deputation of the Diocese of California has prepared a summary of conversations on the proposed Anglican Covenant that were conducted throughout the...
April 11, 2011
  On April 2, 2011, the churches of Holy Child and St. Martin in Daly City, and Christ Church Sei Ko Kai in San Francisco held a benefit concert that raised $2,525...
April 9, 2011
I learned of the massacre of twelve students, and the wounding of many more students and faculty while Michael Barlowe and I were in one of the concluding meetings of the...
April 5, 2011
Bishop Marc and Canon Michael Barlowe are two of three official representatives of the Episcopal Church on the Brazil/Episcopal Church Bilateral Commission currently meeting...
March 29, 2011
  On Monday, February 28, Parrish Broughton was shot in the neighborhood of Diamond Heights and later died at the San Francisco General Hospital. The shooting took...
March 22, 2011
The bishop and staff of the Diocese of California bid farewell to diocesan environmental justice minister the Rev. P. Joshua “Griff” Griffin and his wife Liz...
March 22, 2011
 On March 26, 2011, canon for communications Sean McConnell and the Rev Margaret Trezevant will disembark for Ghana in West Africa on a tour led by Brian Sellers-...
March 22, 2011
On Saturday, March 26, at 10 am, an Interfaith Prayer Service Honoring Archbishop Oscar A Romero of El Salvador will be held at the Basilica Mission Dolores on 16th and...
March 8, 2011
The three cardinal rules of communication are:Know your audience Know your media Know your message In church communications, the message is often the easy part. Audience and...

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