Around the Diocese

June 30, 2015
Although Monday, June 29 did not involve a peaceful demonstration or the UTO Ingathering, it was no less busy. Rather than a 5k to start as on Sunday, committees still with...
June 28, 2015
Despite being only two days, the weekend portion of General Convention was quite busy. On Saturday, both houses of convention engaged very serious topics, from the election...
June 27, 2015
Friday, June 26, was a vey busy day for Diocese of California Episcopalians! The General Convention morning began with committee hearings at 7:30 a.m., and the Diocese of...
June 26, 2015
The 78th General Convention began on Thursday, June 25, with an opening Eucharist at which Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and presided. Grace Aheron, a...
June 26, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 26, 2015DIOCESE OF CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES NATIONWIDE MARRIAGE EQUALITYBishop and members of diocese long advocates for marriage equalitySAN...
June 25, 2015
Although the General Convention did not officially begin until Thursday, June 25, some of the work of the convention started days in advance. Exhibitors and those...
June 16, 2015
On Monday, June 15, members of the bishop’s staff met at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Shoreline Park in Oakland instead of on Nob Hill at Diocesan House. Once assembled, two...
June 16, 2015
On Sunday, June 14, Holy Innocents offered its first dinner church, modeled after St. Lydia’s, in Brooklyn, New York. The gathering was small and intimate. The Rev. Joseph...
June 9, 2015
Saturday, June 6, 120 youth and adults from across the diocese gathered at Grace Cathedral for the sacrament of Confirmation, as well as the renewal of baptismal vows and...
June 2, 2015
Over 200 worshipers gathered on Saturday, May 23, for a festive Vigil of Pentecost at St. Michael and All Angels, Concord. New members from all four churches that comprise...
May 27, 2015
On Wednesday, May 20, Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, joined Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco and representatives from the San Francisco Interfaith Council for the...
May 5, 2015
Another Nightwatch saw the dawn on May 2 in Grace Cathedral, when over 40 sleepy young people — and the adults leading the event with them —  woke up to music and the...
April 28, 2015
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, confirmed seven people, received one person, and reaffirmed baptismal vows for two people at Redondo Beach, Half Moon...
April 21, 2015
Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, approximately 20 Bay Area young adults gathered at The Bishop’s Ranch for the annual Diocese of California young adult retreat, this...
April 7, 2015
Sunday at Sacred Space, Oakland, is always a challenge and a joy. Easter Sunday was certainly no exception as congregants shared it with the residents of the community...
March 24, 2015
In August/September 2012, the average gallons of water used per day at St. Anselm’s, Lafayette, more than doubled from 1500 to 3500. After noting this spike, the office...
March 10, 2015
[SFOP Press Release | March 9] Amilcar Perez Lopez, a 21 year-old Guatemalan construction worker, was shot multiple times and killed by SFPD on Thursday, February 26. SFPD...
March 10, 2015
St. Dorothy’s Rest welcomed sixteen youth from All Souls, Berkeley; St. James, Oakland; St. Matthew’s, San Mateo; and St. Paul’s, Burlingame, for the fourth annual diocesan...

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