Around the Diocese

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...
September 22, 2014
On Sunday, September 14, St Mark’s, Berkeley, celebrated the completion of a redevelopment plan some 10 years in the making with the dedication and blessing of Lions...
September 19, 2014
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California has announced a new diocesan-sponsored program to enable all churches in the Diocese of California to obtain solar...
September 9, 2014
On Sunday, August 24, members of Good Shepherd, Belmont, and Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, in celebration of their Area Ministry partnership, co-hosted a special event aimed at...
August 19, 2014
[Editors’ note: This reflection, by the Rev. Scott Denman, St. John’s, Oakland, was recently published in the Sacred Space,East Bay enewsletter, issue no. 6.]When I was asked...
August 19, 2014
Each summer The God Squad brings together East Bay youth from the Diocese of California for an Immersion Trip*. The God Squad is a consortium from All Souls, Berkeley; Christ...
July 29, 2014
Read part 1 here.After the four days of the EYE conference, the DioCal group participated in two days of mission in Philadelphia. The group worked at St. Paul’s Episcopal...
July 28, 2014
[Editors’ note: The following article is a reflection from the Rev. Tommy Dillon, rector at St. Aidan’s, San Francisco. He shares his recent participation, along with two...
July 22, 2014
The Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus met on Saturday, July 19, with more than 25 of the vocational deacons of the Diocese of California at St. James’/La Iglesia del...
July 22, 2014
[Monday, July 21, 9:47 a.m.] The bishop of the Diocese of California and the trustees of Grace Cathedral announced today that the dean of Grace Cathedral, the Very Rev. Dr....
July 21, 2014
On Tuesday, July 15, Amanda Kiernan, planned giving officer for the Diocese of California, distributed checks totaling over $1.7 million dollars to eight San Francisco Bay...
July 21, 2014
I’m ridiculously grateful to have had the opportunity to be part of such a large, warm, open, and understanding community. Each person inspires me in a way that I hope I can...
July 21, 2014
[Editor’s note: The Rev Richard Smith, vicar at St John the Evangelist, San Francisco, spent part of last week with clergy from around the U.S. in El Paso, Texas,...
June 26, 2014
Episcopal Charities recently announced this year’s grants to organizations that connect underserved populations to valuable resources and support. These programs include...

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