Around the Diocese

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...
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...

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