Around the Diocese

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...
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...
January 12, 2016
On Thursday, January 7, the San Francisco Interfaith Council hosted an interfaith prayer service for Edwin M. Lee, on the eve of the inauguration of his second elected...
December 22, 2015
Living a Christian life can be incredibly challenging. In today’s world, the average person has seemingly unlimited philosophical, spiritual, and ethical options for how to...
December 8, 2015
On Wednesday, December 2, around 40 people gathered in the chapel of St. James, Fremont, for the weekly midday Eucharist — this gathering specially to celebrate the work of...
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...
November 23, 2015
Episcopal Charities’ Night of Light gala was a resounding success! A crowd of over 250 gathered at San Francisco’s City Hall on November 14 under the beautiful Rotunda for...
November 17, 2015
 On Saturday, November 14, members of the congregation of Holy Child and St. Martin invited the Daly City community to join them in the groundbreaking for their...
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 13, 2015
On Saturday, October 3, nearly 40 volunteers from different walks of life — including members of the board and staff of Episcopal Charities, the Bishop’s staff, and...

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