Archived Blog of Oasis California

Welcome to the archived blog of Oasis California, the LGBT Ministry of the Diocese of California
The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson, president, Oasis California


July 5, 2012
July 4th was a busy day of hearings and gatherings in a city that sweltered under heat that reached 106 digress in the warm spots. As President of... Read More
July 4, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The Episcopal Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services & Federal Ministries, the Rt. Rev. James B.  Magness, would allow chaplains... Read More
July 2, 2012
I underestimated the reach of my reporting for Diocal during the 2009 General Convention until one evening when I was hurrying to another event. “Hello my... Read More
June 29, 2012
Back in 1993, The Supreme Court of Hawaii struck down a state statute limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples. I was living back east at the time, and... Read More
June 28, 2012
"All" does not always mean "all" in the Episcopal Church. We've made progress in growing our "all" to include more and more of God's children. More than... Read More
June 27, 2012
Before the 2012 Pride Parade, some 150- people gathered to hear Bishop Christopher preach at the 2012 Pride Eucharist where Lutheran Bishop The Rt. Rev.... Read More
June 27, 2012
The Rev. Cameron Partridge has a good post over at Walking with Integrity about D022 Churchwide Response to Bullying. Inspired by a similar effort in the... Read More