Around the Diocese

June 12, 2012
What are Christians to do when someone preaches hate in the name of Christ?  The people of St. Aidan’s, San Francisco, chose to respond with both love and humor, which...
June 7, 2012
Saturday, June 2, was truly a Diocesan Day of Learning, Sharing, and Celebration. An opening plenary, “Effective Clergy and Lay Partnership for the Changing Church,” by...
June 5, 2012
 Last October Mary Vargas was elected to a full term on Standing Committee after having served a partial year of an unexpired term. The Committee asked her about running...
May 29, 2012
On Saturday, May 12, the 3rd annual Woods-to-Waves Trek to raise money and awareness for St. Dorothy’s Hospital Camps met with beautiful spring weather and an enthusiastic...
May 27, 2012
The Rev Canon Sally Bingham, Canon for Environmental Ministry, received a 2012 Rachel Carson Award from the Audubon Society in New York City on Tuesday, May 22. The Rev....
May 16, 2012
New beginnings includes some endings, and on May 1 the project to build a new pool for The Bishop’s Ranch began when the old poolhouse, built in 1959, was cleared away. The...
May 10, 2012
When John Trubina began his diaconal field training at St. Paul’s, Oakland, he took a mid-day tour of the neighborhood. St. Paul’s neighborhood includes Lake Merritt and its...
May 9, 2012
Episcopal congregants, community volunteers, nonprofit agency representatives, and clergy from across the San Francisco Bay Area gathered on Sunday, May 6, to celebrate...
April 5, 2012
For 15 years, 6th grade Service Learning at St Paul's Episcopal School, Oakland, has involved a rite-of-passage known as removing gunk from Lake Merritt, more than 20 tons of...
April 5, 2012
The inspiration for my call to fellow clergy members to wear their “hoodies” on Tuesday (when we gathered at Grace Cathedral) came from a homily preached by our deacon the...
March 13, 2012
Caitlin F Curtin, MA, a Marin County fundraising professional and technology consultant, is the new Vice President for Advancement at Church Divinity School of the Pacific,...
February 13, 2012
On Sunday, February 12, the Rev Arthur Boone led St Mark’s, Berkeley’s, participation in the national Preach-In on Global Warming. The national preach-in linked...
February 7, 2012
On Sunday, February 5, St Stephen’s, Orinda, celebrated Camp Sunday, a date reserved by the bishop to celebrate outdoor ministries in the Diocese of California. Katie...
January 24, 2012
North American Academy of Liturgy’s Berakah Award goes to CDSP professor emeritus[January 24, 2012] – The North American Academy of Liturgy has awarded its...
January 17, 2012
Ninety-five young people, 35 adults, four mission sites, two volunteer caterers, and one Cathedral — that’s the recipe for Nightwatch 2012.  Youth from 7th through 12th...
January 15, 2012
The Rev Ruth Meyers, PhD, will be the new Dean of Academic Affairs at Church Divinity School of the Pacific beginning in the 2012–13 academic year, CDSP President and Dean...
December 1, 2011
On Monday, it was discovered that the CDSP mailroom at St Margaret’s Courtyard beneath Parsons Hall had been broken into over the weekend. A postal box containing an...
December 1, 2011
A lot of your parishioners are already paying their bills online. We do our banking online. We make donations to charities online. Why not make it just as convenient and...

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