DioBytes is a weekly newsletter with diocesan news and events from the bishop’s office, congregations and ministries, and the community for clergy, lay leaders, and members of the Diocese of California. It is published on Tuesday.
This week in DioBytes: DioCal Convention raises $10k for Ebola relief | Make your donation to Episcopal Relief and Development in honor of the Giants | St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, given Wosser Award | New Gallery 1055 exhibit | Open enrollment information | Vestry / Bishop’s Committee Day save the date | much more
This week in DioBytes: All things convention! Certified resolutions and election results | bishops’ bet on the World Series and Episcopal Relief & Development donations | Prop 47 support | St. Edmund’s, Pacifica in the news | Bishop’s Society reception | much, much more.
This week in DioBytes: Dioceses respond to marriage equality decision by U.S. Supreme Court | Griswold to facilitate meeting between GTS professors, trustees | Diocesan Convention | Braid Mission | Interfaith prayer and presence for children seeking asylum | and much, much, more.
This week in DioBytes: The St. Francis Day Convocation and Walk | Sally Bingham receives the bishop’s Green Cross Award | Holy Family, Half Moon Bay, celebrates 25 years | A message from TREC following the church wide meeting | Convention information | Education for Ministry | youth and young adult retreats | much more
This week in DioBytes: The Seaman’s Church Institute’s annual fundraiser on the USS Potomac | Mission Trip to Puerto Rico | Convention Parking | Missouri churches offer hope in Ferguson’s tense, uncertain times | Education remains priority amid General Seminary faculty departures | St. Francis Day Convocation and Walk for Urban Peace | much, much more
This week’s DioBytes: Climate Rally participants (banner) | DioCal solar program announced | St. Mark’s, Berkeley, Lions Hall dedication | Presiding Bishop announcement | DioHouse buys diapers for Bayview Mission | TREC webcast on 10/2 | ECS Awards Luncheon | Bill McKibben at Grace Cathedral 10/14 | and lots more.
This week in DioBytes: Dean Shaw’s farewell | clergy retreat | St. Matthew’s, San Mateo new building | ‘Contra Costa Times’ column | Panelists named for church’s Civil Discourse in America forum | anti-racism training | youth and young adult retreats | much more
Banner and story: Anti-human trafficking awareness event at Good Shepherd, Belmont | TREC letter to TEC | upcoming deanery meetings | Convention vendor registration now open | Anti-Racism Training — Sept. 19 and 20 | Dean Jane Shaw bids farewell this Sunday | Bill McKibben at Grace Cathedral in October | ECS annual awards luncheon | and lots more from congregations and ministries
Banner: Last Saturday, August 30, the Rev. Tyrone Fowlkes was installed as the ninth rector at the Renewal of Ministry at St. Augustine’s, Oakland. Bishop Marc presided, Br. Daniel-Chad Hoffman preached, and a festive reception followed | UBE Young Adults statement on Ferguson, MO | Upcoming Night Walks and Stand Ins | the Wild Glory Mass | beginning of the music program year | much more
This week the banner features last Sunday’s Asian Music Festival at Grace Cathedral | Urban Peace Collaboration begun | Diocese of No. California on the Napa quake | 2nd annual Diaper Drive for Bayview Mission | Two upcoming rector installations: the Rev. Tyrone Fowlkes and the Rev. Susan Parsons | Holy Hikes at the SF Zoo | and more ...
This week in DioBytes: The God Squad Immersion Trip to the Standing Rock Reservation | the Bishop’s Roundtable on Socially Responsible Investing | Playing for bigger goals: Street Soccer USA opening banquet | Sacred Space, East Bay: ‘God sees you’ | Holy Hikes’ the Rev. Justin Cannon featured in two articles | blog from Bishop Marc about Ferguson and much much more
This week in DioBytes: Resolutions and canon changes | diversity at St. Paul’s, Oakland | a reunion with separate but equal | Busy Bee Summer Camp | Presiding Bishop calls for prayer | grant for Good Shepherd, Berkeley | much, much more
DioBytes this week: Vacation Bible School at Holy Cross, Castro Valley | register now for Equipping the Beloved Community at Trinity, Menlo Park, 8/23 | Grace Cathedral Labyrinth Walk this Friday | Renewal of Ministry at St. Augustine’s, Oakland, 8/30 | save the date for St. Francis Day Convocation and Walk, 10/4 | The coming week’s Night Walks and Stand In | and more.
This week’s DioBytes: LGBT rights in El Salvador | part 2 Episcopal Youth Event | ENS coverage on the 40th anniversary of women’s ordination | upcoming bishop’s roundtable on Socially Responsible Investing | Equipping the Beloved Community | and more from congregations and ministries
This week’s banner and story: Deacon’s Day 2014 | News and announcements: Dean Jane Shaw leaving Grace Cathedral | Clergy visit the border crisis | DioCal Intern Grace Aheron reports on EYE | In Memoriam: the Rev. Don Fisher | August 23 Equipping the Beloved Community | Community building for gun violence prevention: Night Walks and Stand In | and more.
This week in DioBytes: DioCal celebrates 40 years of women’s ordained ministry | a shout out to St. Dorothy’s Rest | Church of England says ‘yes’ to women as bishops | Bishop Marc responds to crisis of unaccompanied minors | Roundtable on Socially Responsible Investing | Equipping the Beloved Community registration open | Clergy Retreat registration open | much more
This week in DioBytes: In Memoriam the Ven. Anthony Turney | EYE begins | youth migration and border crossing | celebration of women’s ministry | next Equipping the Beloved Community keynote speaker named | much more
This week in DioBytes: Episcopal Youth Event orientation | Episcopal Charities funds local agencies focused on poverty | Task Force on Study of Marriage releases study guide, discussion resources | Union of Black Episcopalians conference underway | report from Kenya conference | and much more from congregations and ministries
The week’s DioBytes: Pride Mass in the Castro | Pride weekend locations announced | Prayers for the Rt. Rev. Mary Gray-Reeves | El Buen Samaritano | Equipping the Beloved Community in August at Trinity, Menlo Park | Save the dates for Clergy Retreat | Global mission survey | Night Walks and more.
This week in DioBytes: Two UTO grants for DioCal | Living in the shadow of oil: Refinery Healing Walks | Put families first: St. John the Evangelist’s vicar, the Rev. Richard Smith, in Washington, DC | Coffee with clergy at the State Capitol | Legacy Planning Seminar presented by The Bishop’s Society | Call for convention resolutions | much more
This week in DioBytes: common|life young adult retreat at The Bishop’s Ranch | upcoming Pride Celebration | In Memoria — the Rev. Cal Rutherford and the Rev. Marylou McClure Taylor | DioCal Nomination are open | Ordinations this Saturday at Grace Cathedral | Night Walks this week in Oakland | Refinery Corridor Healing Walk this Saturday | and lots more from DioCal congregations and ministries.
DioBytes banner: Spring Ingathering of the United Thank Offering at St. Francis’, San Francisco | Inside DioBytes: A new blog post from Abundance Community | NightSong tomorrow evening at Grace Cathedral | TENS conference — Walking the Way | ECS’s SummerTini this Friday | Community building for gun violence prevention — Night Walks and Stand In | and more.
This week in DioBytes: Bishop Marc offers Memorial Day invocation | nominations open | Liza Colton memorial service | Feeding the hungry after ordinations | Sacred Cocktails welcomes early leaders of Castro reconciliation center between Church and LGBT community | a message from the Task Force for Action Against Gun Violence about the Santa Barbara tragedy | much more
This week in DioBytes: Meet the 2015 General Convention deputation | Vicars’ Retreat | DioCal Voices blog posts from Oasis and Employee Wellness | In Memoriam: Liza Colton | Last class from Bishop Marc on Evolutionary Ecology — 5/21 | TENS conference in June | new DioBytes sections: Instruments of Peace and A Changing Climate | and lots more from DioCal congregations and ministries.