DioBytes Archive

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.

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This week in DioBytes: A statement from the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus regarding the protests in Ferguson and around the country | Consecrating generosity | The Rev. Gia Hayes-Martin made a right turn in grad school, which led her to the priesthood | Provincial, Episcopal Church delegates named for 2015 United Nations meeting | and much more

DioBytes this week: Celebrating 50 years of SF Night Ministry | DioCal Open Enrollment ends Friday | DioHouse transitions | Big Game / Big Gain | Advent resources | and lots more from Congregations and Ministries ...

This week in DioBytes: Bishops’ wager partially fulfilled | Running the race: DioCal helps pass Prop 47 | An interfaith All Saints at Holy Family, Half Moon Bay | Moments of knowing and reaching out | General Seminary board of trustees, dean and faculty reach agreement | Grand Ultra | Big Gain | Associated Parishes for Liturgy and Music colloquium at CDSP | much more.

This week in DioBytes: Beloved Community Confirmation at St. James’s / Santiago, Oakland | a blog post from Abundance Community at Bayview Mission | 2015 Open Enrollment through 11/21 | Gallery 1055 opening this Thursday | the annual Big Gain | and lots more from DioCal’s congregations and ministries.

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