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DioCal News & Events is a weekly email newsletter with diocesan news, events, and resources from the bishop’s office and upcoming calendar events from congregations and ministries. This newsletter is for the entire community of the Diocese of California. It is published on Tuesday afternoon.

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DioCal News & Events: Thank you from the Diocese of Northern California; Welcoming visitors at Advent and Christmas

DioCal News & Events: Bishop Marc in Poland; DioCal’s newest deacons; Support foster children at Christmas

This week in DioBytes: Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be "confident proclamation of good news of Jesus" | NGO with Episcopal ties addresses forced displacement in Central America | Bishop Marc visits Transfiguration, San Mateo | and much more

This week in DioBytes: California Episcopalians connect, deepen community amid devastating wildfires | Celebration of New Ministry: the Rev. Debbie Low-Skinner | Ordinations on Saturday, December 1, at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Wildfire support for the Diocese of Northern California | Trans Awareness Week and the Transgender Day of Remembrance | New DioCal Newsletter Coming 12/4 | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Church-wide Bible Reading Initiative Begins in Epiphany 2019 | Phishing emails: how to spot a scam email | From Diocesan Convention 2018: Better Food and Farming Resolution | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Interfaith vigil offers comfort, unity after Pittsburgh shootings | ‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration | Convention Wrap Up | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Coming to Convention this week? Read this! | No DioBytes next week | and much more

This week in DioBytes: We Stand With You! San Francisco Bay Area Religious Leaders Stand in Support of Survivors of Sexual Assault | Global Climate Action Summit Multi-Faith Service video | Photos from Canon Abbott Bailey's Installation as Canon to the Ordinary | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Asiamerica Ministries National Consultation underway in Honolulu | After years hidden away in Sweden, rare photos of San Francisco before the great quake resurface | Episcopal Asiamerican Ministry (EAM) National Consultation: Photos and report from the Rev. Debbie Low-Skinner | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Bishop Marc and the We Are Still In movement at the Global Climate Action Summit | Presiding Bishop, church respond to further cuts to the US refugee resettlement program | Day of Discernment | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Round-up of articles covering DioCal participation in the Global Climate Action Summit | Photos from the Global Climate Action Summit Multi-Faith Service | One day retreat for young adults in the Bay Area with Bishop Marc Andrus this Saturday! | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Grace Cathedral in San Francisco to play prominent role in Global Climate Action Summit | Presiding Bishop Curry thanks all for prayers as he returns to work | CDSP students of color meet with clergy mentors | and much more

This week in DioBytes: September 12 service at Grace Cathedral will stress urgent need for faith-rooted action | DioCal co-hosting free faith-rooted climate workshops at Grace Cathedral, September 12-14 | Join Bishop Marc and Grace Cathedral at the Climate March in San Francisco, September 8 | and much more

This week in DioBytes: The moral case for climate action is clear and urgent | Bowdoin graduates are behind $20 million Facebook fundraiser for immigrants | Reserve your spots now for the Global Climate Action Summit Multi-Faith Service and Workshops at Grace Cathedral! | and much more

This week in DioBytes: St. John’s in Ross reveals time capsule amid restoration project | Episcopalians rally around ‘Way of Love’ framework for living into Jesus movement | Save the date: Canon Abbott Bailey's Installation Evensong at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Asian Commission of the Diocese of California Eucharist and picnic a great success | Holy Family, Half Moon Bay takes the lead on Coastside Annual Backpack Drive | Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Carr Fire in the Diocese of Northern California | Why the Episcopal Church is changing the Book of Common Prayer | Gun Buy Back | and much more

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This week in DioBytes: Pray for Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as he undergoes surgery today | Pray for all affected by wildfire, especially our neighbors in the Diocese of Northern California | Union of Black Episcopalians at 50 | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Faith in Action in Fremont: St. James' and St. Anne's Habitat build | Force majeure: Small, beautiful things are Rita Laforce’s raison d’etre | Calling for vendors and exhibitors at DioCal Convention | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Trinity Menlo Park Youth Group at General Convention | General Convention wrap-up: Following the Way of Jesus | United Thank Offering at General Convention | and much more

This week in DioBytes: They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love | Roundup of #GC79 Articles featuring DioCal folks | Education for Ministry Summer Series 2018 | and much more

This week in DioBytes: Here’s a summary guide to the major issues facing the 79th meeting of General Convention in Austin | Church Integrates Faith with Education About Medical Cannabis | San Francisco's Navigation Centers, Three Years In | and much more

This week in DioBytes: News roundup on Episcopalians in action around separation of families at the border | Episcopalians, world religious leaders confront climate disruption | Episcopalians join the Poor People’s Campaign rally, march on Washington | and much more