Around the Diocese

July 17, 2012
Several months ago St. Ambrose, Foster City, hosted the second annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner. The proceeds from the pancake dinner went to purchase soccer balls for...
July 17, 2012
The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Canon to the Ordinary, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. Meeting in Indianapolis at the beginning of General...
July 17, 2012
Leaders from the Diocese of California were much in evidence at the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, held in Indianapolis the first two weeks of July.  ...
July 17, 2012
The Very Rev. Dr. Judith Dunlop died peacefully at home on Sunday, July 8th, after a long illness. The former dean of the Episcopal School for Deacons dedicated her life...
June 26, 2012
Thousands of people cheered Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, Global Grand Marshal, as he led a contingent of Episcopalians from around the San Francisco Bay Area in Sunday’s...
June 22, 2012
The 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church begins in a few weeks. General Convention will run from July 5 through July 12 and is being held in Indianapolis, Indiana....
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...

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