From the Bishop

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...
June 7, 2016
On Friday, June 3, at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, the ClimateMusic Project performed Erik Ian Walker’s Climate — an original composition informed, limited, and bounded by...
March 22, 2016
On the eve of Holy Week,  Saturday, March 19, Bishop Marc Andrus and Matthew Fox celebrated the publication of their new book Stations of the Cosmic Christ. In an event...
January 20, 2016
On Thursday, January 14, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus installed the Rev. Canon Julia McCray-Goldsmith as the Canon for Discipleship in the Episcopal Diocese of California...
January 20, 2016
People of a great variety faiths came together this past weekend to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to call for continued change. On Friday,...
December 4, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 3, 2015Contact: the Rev. Joseph Peters-MathewsTel: 415.869.7820Email: josephm@diocal.org BISHOP OF DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA ISSUES...
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...
October 13, 2015
On Thursday, October 1, Bishop Marc joined the community of Church Divinity School of the Pacific in blessing the buildings on campus and the various ministries that they...
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...
June 26, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 26, 2015DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES NATIONWIDE MARRIAGE EQUALITYBishop and members of diocese long advocates for marriage equalitySAN FRANCISCO...
May 27, 2015
On Wednesday, May 20, Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, joined Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco and representatives from the San Francisco Interfaith Council for the...
March 10, 2015
[SFOP Press Release | March 9] Amilcar Perez Lopez, a 21 year-old Guatemalan construction worker, was shot multiple times and killed by SFPD on Thursday, February 26. SFPD...

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