Around the Diocese

January 12, 2016
On Thursday, January 7, the San Francisco Interfaith Council hosted an interfaith prayer service for Edwin M. Lee, on the eve of the inauguration of his second elected...
December 8, 2015
On Wednesday, December 2, around 40 people gathered in the chapel of St. James, Fremont, for the weekly midday Eucharist — this gathering specially to celebrate the work of...
November 25, 2015
If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one is honored all rejoice together. 1 Corinthians 12:26My dear sisters and brothers in the Diocese of California, as...
November 23, 2015
Episcopal Charities’ Night of Light gala was a resounding success! A crowd of over 250 gathered at San Francisco’s City Hall on November 14 under the beautiful Rotunda for...
November 17, 2015
 On Saturday, November 14, members of the congregation of Holy Child and St. Martin invited the Daly City community to join them in the groundbreaking for their...
October 13, 2015
On Saturday, October 3, nearly 40 volunteers from different walks of life — including members of the board and staff of Episcopal Charities, the Bishop’s staff, and...
September 28, 2015
From the afternoon of Wednesday, September 23, to the afternoon of Friday, September 25,, 130 clergy congregated at The Bishop’s Ranch to learn, support, and...
August 11, 2015
Another transformative season of Diocese of California summer camps came to a close last week. Almost 800 campers (including family camps and hospital camps) had the...
August 11, 2015
We thank God for an abundant crop! On July 25, a lively crew of all ages gathered to learn how to hand harvest heirloom wheat, planted by hand with reverence and joy in...
July 28, 2015
This past weekend, the three congregations of St. James across the diocese celebrated their patrons.  On Saturday, July 25, St. James, San Francisco commemorated its 125...
July 27, 2015
Episcopal Senior Communities and Episcopal Charities are pleased to announce the Darby Betts Fund 2015 - Request for Proposals from programs serving seniors in the Dioceses...
July 27, 2015
The Contra Costa County Sheriff is proposing an expansion of the West County Detention Center in Richmond, adding 400 beds. A coalition of groups in the East Bay is...
June 30, 2015
On Sunday, June 28, women clergy who had previously “met” on a Facebook group met face-to-face. At two meetings, over 50 women deacons and priests, members of the...
June 26, 2015
The 78th General Convention began on Thursday, June 25, with an opening Eucharist at which Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and presided. Grace Aheron, a...
June 9, 2015
Saturday, June 6, 120 youth and adults from across the diocese gathered at Grace Cathedral for the sacrament of Confirmation, as well as the renewal of baptismal vows and...
November 18, 2014
On Sunday, November 16, over 300 people filled Grace Cathedral for a special Service of Thanksgiving for 50 years of service by the San Francisco Night Ministry. This unique...
November 10, 2014
On Sunday, November 2, Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, and Good Shepherd, Belmont, came together for their monthly Celebration of Shared Ministry, this time to celebrate the...
September 23, 2014
Last Thursday, September 18, DioHouse staffers Denise Obando, Shari Gonzales, and Francesca Pera made a trip to Costco to purchase diapers for Bayview Mission. DioHouse staff...

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