From the Bishop

March 6, 2018
 

Dear friends in Christ,

I am writing to voice my objection, from a faith-rooted base, to the President’s proposal to arm teachers in our public schools. The...
October 10, 2017
In response to the heartbreaking deadly fires ravaging our neighbor congregations in the Diocese of Northern California, Bishop Marc reached out to Bishop Barry Beisner...
September 6, 2017
With you, I received the news that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be terminated. I join with the Dreamers (DACA recipients) and all of the people of the...
May 16, 2017
 

O God of peace, who hast taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and in confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift...
February 28, 2017
The following is a statement from the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Bishop of California.

On behalf of the Episcopal Diocese of California, I want to extend my heartfelt...
January 31, 2017
The following is a statement from the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Bishop of California.


"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something...
December 29, 2016
During the month of December, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Bishop of California, gathered support from all Episcopal bishops in the state of California on a group letter...
November 9, 2016
Dear Diocese of California, I write to you from COP22, the United Nations climate summit, being held in Marrakech. Like many of you, Sheila and I stayed up through...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 19, 2014
Bishop Marc Andrus and Canon Stefani Schatz, together with the vicars of the mission congregations, met in retreat last Monday, May 12, to Tuesday, May 13, at St. Dorothy’s...
May 13, 2014
Click here for photosOn Saturday, May 10, the Diocese of California held its first-ever Eco-Confirmation at St. Dorothy’s Rest in Camp Meeker, California. The confirmation...
May 13, 2014
On Wednesday, April 29, diocesan laity and clergy who are active in global partnerships gathered at St. James/Santiago, Oakland. Over a delicious meal, energetic conversation...

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