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October 8, 2019
Each day in the Unites States, people grieve the loss of loved ones due to gun violence. Christians, in particular, want to make our society safer but we can feel frustrated...
September 17, 2019

St. Mark's, Palo Alto welcomed a solar panel array to their Parish Hall rooftop with a blessing by the Rev. Matt McDermott, rector, and the Rev. Lindy Bunch, associate...
August 6, 2019



Below is a statement from Bishops United Against Gun Violence in response to the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio:


BISHOPS...
July 16, 2019
Like so many people in the United States and around the world, I am sickened and deeply distraught by the destructive, dehumanizing language the President of...
July 2, 2019


“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matt. 18:5

We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane...
June 18, 2019

When I first started to come out publicly in my college days (1988-1992) a big part of that process was attending Pride celebrations every summer. The ability to march in...
April 23, 2019
Deepa Abraham and a group of fellow like-minded members of St. Bartholomew’s, Livermore envision creating a sustainable church campus that will serve as a visible...
March 28, 2019
Multi-cultural congregation hopes to emulate Alexander's focus on literacy

Sunday, March 24, in a much-anticipated liturgy, the words of the Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, Bishop of...
March 26, 2019
Grace and peace to you, in the Name of Jesus Christ. We are the bishops of the six dioceses of the Episcopal Church in California. On March 13, Governor Gavin Newsom signed...
March 25, 2019
Many Trinity, Menlo Park parishioners were wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, but for some there was a special significance – Sunday, March 17 marked the launch of a...
March 5, 2019
The Rev. Canon Abbott Bailey, our Canon to the Ordinary, celebrated mass at Walnut Creek on Sunday, February 24 to formally welcome the community of St. Luke’s, Rossmoor into...
March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

Dear Friends in Christ,

As many of you are aware, next week is the spring meeting of the House of Bishops in North Carolina, which I will be attending. One...
January 10, 2019
Letter to the Diocese of California from Bishop Marc Andrus

Dear friends in Christ,

This past summer, at our General Convention in Austin, Texas, the Episcopal Church took...
December 19, 2018
In recent days, over 6,000 migrants have gathered at the California-Mexico border fence seeking appointments with American immigration officials to petition for asylum. With...
December 11, 2018
The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018, introduced November 27, 2018 in the U.S. Congress as HR 7173, incorporates the most important provisions of carbon fee...
October 2, 2018


 

Introducing new ecumenical prayers and spiritual practices, Matthew Fox and Bishop Marc Andrus reflect on 16 unique and thought-provoking sculptures as a guide...
September 11, 2018
On Friday, September 7 at St. Paul's, Oakland, as the new school year began, six CDSP seminarians of African American, Latinx, Filippino, and Native American backgrounds...
September 11, 2018
Last month, The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection hosted the 3rd Annual Party with a Purpose to support and celebrate Contra Costa Interfaith Housing (CCIH) and the...

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