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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 29, 2015
An interfaith vigil Monday, September 28, at the Hall of Justice in San Francsico drew people from across faith traditions to call for a transparent investigation into the...
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 22, 2015
St. Matthew’s, San Mateo, was founded in 1865 — at the end of the Civil War. During his sermon on Sunday, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, noted how...
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...
August 11, 2015
Another transformative season of Diocese of California summer camps came to a close last week. Almost 800 campers (including family camps and hospital camps) had the...
August 11, 2015
We thank God for an abundant crop! On July 25, a lively crew of all ages gathered to learn how to hand harvest heirloom wheat, planted by hand with reverence and joy in...
July 28, 2015
This past weekend, the three congregations of St. James across the diocese celebrated their patrons.  On Saturday, July 25, St. James, San Francisco commemorated its...
July 27, 2015
Episcopal Senior Communities and Episcopal Charities are pleased to announce the Darby Betts Fund 2015 - Request for Proposals from programs serving seniors in the Dioceses...
July 27, 2015
The Contra Costa County Sheriff is proposing an expansion of the West County Detention Center in Richmond, adding 400 beds. A coalition of groups in the East Bay is...
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...
July 14, 2015
Three programs that have their roots in Episcopal congregations have received grants from the San Francisco Foundation for their work serving their neighbors who live in...

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