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March 31, 2014
The real work of disaster preparedness needs to be done in community, and that ambition was realized on Saturday, March 29, as 80 clergy and lay church leaders from more than...
March 4, 2014
On Sunday, March 2, the pilgrims to Haiti from The Episcopal Church experienced firsthand what is often referred to as “the resilience of the Haitian people.” After a simple...
March 4, 2014
On Friday, Feb. 28, seven pilgrims from the Diocese of California departed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to experience the holiness of that country. Through the week, the...
February 25, 2014
Episcopal Charities is pleased to announce the 2014 Marin Action Network grant of $10,000 to Gilead House. Through their annual Action Network process — where participants...
February 18, 2014
On Sunday, February 9, Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, welcomed the Coastside Jewish Community, with their spiritual leaders, Maggid Jhos Singer and Julie Batz.  The...
February 10, 2014
The Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus and Grace Cathedral honored the ministry of The Bishop’s Ranch at a special Choral Evensong service at Grace Cathedral on Thursday,...
December 17, 2013
Earlier this year, when members of St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, gathered in each other’s homes to share their stories, many were worried about aging — their own...
December 10, 2013
I’ve had the privilege to celebrate Eucharist with Sacred Space Hayward five or six times in the past year. Almost invariably, I leave whistling. Or some variant of that...
November 19, 2013
Last Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16, at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, Miss., The Episcopal Church hosted the forum “Fifty years later: The State of...
November 18, 2013
Henry Ohlhoff House, located on the corner of Steiner and Fell Streets, is one of the original diocesan institutions in San Francisco. Built in 1891, the House has been a...
November 18, 2013
The Free Farm (also here) — an urban garden located on the corner of Gough and Eddy Streets in San Francisco — has deep Diocese of California roots. The Rev....
November 12, 2013
St. Clement’s held its “Breakfast Roll” on Sunday, October 20. This year’s roll consisted of obtaining donations of instant oatmeal and Cream of Wheat, which were then used...
November 4, 2013
On Saturday evening, October 26, Episcopal Charities gathered friends and supporters to honor William Bowes, Jr. for his years of philanthropic work and partnerships with the...
October 15, 2013
Hundreds of people of all ages have been swimming and cavorting in an enhanced pool area at The Bishop’s Ranch. The renovation has brought heightened refreshment to the...
October 8, 2013
Although it can be all too easy to go back to normal after a trauma has occurred, the congregation and neighbors of Good Shepherd’s West Berkeley neighborhood have witnessed...
October 8, 2013
On October 2, Episcopal Community Services hosted their Annual Awards Luncheon to honor three incredible advocates for San Francisco’s homeless population and to commemorate...
October 3, 2013
“Music and art are intrinsic and essential to human life. Culture is built on music and art, not the other way around. No people know this better than the Haitians. The...
October 1, 2013
Over 120 DioCal clergy gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch from Tuesday, September 24, to Thursday, September 26 for the annual clergy conference which has transitioned over...

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