Episcopal News

November 10, 2015
Typically hosted close to All Saints Day at an East Bay location, Beloved Community Confirmation is a creative, musical, and multilingual liturgical service of general...
November 10, 2015
St. Dorothy’s Rest was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to accelerate the restoration and land management program on the property of St. Dorothy’s Rest in Sonoma County by...
November 10, 2015
The City of Oakland awarded St. James / Santiago, Oakland, Food Pantry an expanded food distribution program to serve the wider community of Council District 2. The...
November 3, 2015
The days of the dead celebrated in Mexico were adapted to the local community at St. James / Santiago in Oakland. In Mexico people remember children on November 1 and adults...
October 27, 2015
All weekend, Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25, Holy Innocents, San Francisco, celebrated its 125th year as a congregation. The weekend full of events included a...
October 27, 2015
From October 11 to 14, 2015, over 60 Christian educators from a wide range of Christian traditions gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg, California, for the Pneuma...
October 27, 2015
When church and different cultures meet, it is then that Christians get a true glimpse of the Kingdom of God. This past Sunday, October 25, St. James (also know as Iglesia...
October 21, 2015
The Diocese of California gathered at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, over the weekend of October 16 and 17, for its 166th Convention. It was a time of celebration,...
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...
October 6, 2015
In a service full of joy and excitement, people from across the Diocese of California joined the community of Grace Cathedral on Sunday, September 27, in celebrating the...
September 22, 2015
Over 25 people gathered at St. Mark’s, Berkeley last Sunday afternoon, September 20, to celebrate the induction of two new postulants into the Community of St. John...
September 9, 2015
 What’s going on at St. Mark’s across town? Are Good Shepherd’s raised beds being used for any community outreach? Who else in the country sends their high schoolers to...
September 8, 2015
“Really amazing, so many tools that felt immediately applicable,” was the response of just one of the over 100 who participated in the Saturday, August 29, Equipping the...
September 1, 2015
On August 13, eight DioCal congregations came together at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, to host the annual World Cup of Soccer Welcome Dinner, an event honoring homeless...
August 25, 2015
“Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from the master’s table”Jesus’ conversation with the Gentile woman found both in Matthew and in Mark, speaks not of real dogs. Jesus...
July 15, 2015
[July 14 | Asian Law Caucus Press Advisory] Today, immigrant, faith, and civil rights groups gathered at the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall for a news conference that...
July 14, 2015
Last week Pacific Church News highlighted major points of General Convention while noting various DioCal members’ participation — on and off the legislative floors. While...
July 14, 2015
This year Holy Trinity/La Santisima Trinidad, Richmond, joins an impressive list of DioCal churches that have received UTO grants to support their community outreach. Holy...

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