In and Around Our Diocese

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  • Plantations and Historic Church Leaders

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Freedom Ride pilgrims visited historic Stagville Plantation on Wednesday, July 15th. Built in 1851, it was one of the largest plantations in the pre-Civil War South. It was also home to hundreds of slaves who lived in four room houses on the property, with one family living in each room.

  • General Convention: A Unique Glimpse

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator; Lay Deputy Alternate, 78th General Convention While I figured it would be an interesting and unique glimpse into part of the life of the Church, I was not sure what to expect from my time at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City. Most of what I had absorbed about past conventions was from major news stories, and perhaps a blog post that was cynically arguing a point or even proclaiming that the whole thing was a waste of time...

  • Church Inventory Day

    by Margaret Dunning, Diocesan Disaster Coordinator From the Diocesan Disaster Coordinator: Inventory Day Are you working on your church's disaster plan? An important part of any disaster plan is a complete inventory of your church property. An inventory list is an important tool to have readily available when filing insurance claims, or if your congregation is offering disaster response and services to those in need.

  • Living Stones Meets in San Antonio

    by Pat Harik, Living Stones Coordinator for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and the Rev. Kay Rohde, Ministry Development Coordinator for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The annual Living Stones Meeting was held in San Antonio, TX on February 7-10, 2015. Representing The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California at this year’s very interactive and engaging Living Stones Meeting were: Bishop Barry Beisner; the Rev.

  • Domestic Violence Awareness

    by the Rev. Davis Ferrell, Deacon, Holy Trinity, Nevada City October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic Violence is a subject that is often avoided, especially within the church.

  • Earthquake Reconstruction at St. Mary's

    by St. Mary's, Napa Recovery efforts are underway in the Napa Valley following the August 24th magnitude 6.0 earthquake that hit the area. St.

  • 2014 Youth Ministry Symposium

    Saturday, May 3, 2014 the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Episcopal Diocese of California, and the Province VIII Youth Ministry Network are sponsoring a day-long conference of workshops focused on the theme of "transitions" in ministry with young people. "Changing Lives: Ministry with Young People in Transition" is a special conference for those involved in ministry with children, youth or young adults. Keynote speaker the Rev. Dr.

  • National Day of Prayer Event on May 1st

    by St. Luke's, Auburn The Sergeant Major Jon R. Cavaiani Chapter Association of the United States Army will hold a special National Day of Prayer event at St.

  • Finally, Our First Church!

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin After six temporary homes spanning 22 years, the members of St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Rocklin have begun construction of their First Church.

  • Association for Episcopal Deacons

    by the Rev. Canon Tina Campbell, President of the Association for Episcopal Deacons  An association of persons and dioceses within the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church in Canada whose mission is to increase participation and involvement of all baptized persons in Christ’s diaconal ministry, especially by promoting the diaconate as a full and equal order. (The above is the mission statement for the Association for Episcopal Deacons, AED.

  • Cowboy Church

    by St. Clement's, Rancho Cordova St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in Rancho Cordova presents Cowboy Church on the lawn Saturday, July 20, 2013 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • God's Backyard Bible Camp

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin Get ready for an outdoor adventure that starts right in our own backyard! Come to God's Backyard Bible Camp at St.

  • Church and the Future of America

    Sr. Simone Campbell, Leader of Nuns on the Bus, Visits Berkeley on May23 Panel on Church and “Moral and Spiritual Future of America” is open to all On Thursday, May 23 from 2-4 pm, Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) will present "The Church and the Moral and Spiritual Future of America," a panel discussion with its three 2013 honorary doctorate recipients: Sr. Simone Campbell, Bishop Mark Hollingsworth and Bonnie Anderson.

  • Holy Week

    by The Episcopal Church Holy Week is the week before Easter Day, beginning with the Sunday of the Passion / Palm Sunday. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday are known as the "Triduum," and the liturgies on these days commemorate the events leading up to Jesus' resurrection. Holy Week ends with the Easter Vigil, usually celebrated at sundown the night before Easter.

  • Deacon Nominated - Stephen Recognition

    by the Ven. Beatryce "Cookie" Clark, Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rev. Cindy Long, RN, deacon at St.

  • CDSP Prospective Student Event

    Engaging the World... Offered April 3 - 5, 2013 SeeCDSP! is a unique opportunity for prospective students to experience and explore life at CDSP firsthand.

  • Becoming a "Welcoming Church"

    by St. Alban's, Arcata St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in SunnyBrae is pleased to announce that at our recent Annual Meeting the congregation voted unanimously to become a Welcoming Church.

  • "Why I Left..."

    "Why I Left..." Shared Conversations about the Roman Catholic Church Workshop Facilitator: the Rev. Dr. Joseph F.

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