Around the Diocese

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...
June 16, 2014
[Editors’ note: This article is a personal reflection from Communications Working Group Associate Francesca Pera.]What do you do when you live within short walking distance...
June 9, 2014
In August 2013 the Rev. Justin Cannon, vicar of St. Giles’, Moraga, told his congregation that he’d once known a woman who wanted to visit her local Episcopal church but...
June 9, 2014
Karen Cuffie, the Rev Barbara Miller, and Deborah White represented Church Divinity School of the Pacific at the recent Preaching Excellence Program (PEP) entitled “The...
May 28, 2014
On Monday, May 26, the Rt Rev Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, offered the invocation for the annual Presidio Memorial Day service at the San Francisco...
May 27, 2014
The diocesan Committee on Nominations has opened nominations for positions to be elected at the 165th Convention of the Diocese of California (www.diocal.org/convention)...

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