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  • 2016 ECS Grant Cycle Open

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President, Episcopal Community Services of Northern California; Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista Grants for Ministry & Mission from Episcopal Community Services of Northern California Episcopal Community Services is now receiving applications for both the Ministry Development and Bishop Jerry & Jane Lamb Grants.

  • ECS 2016 Letters of Interest Due in March

    by Betty Harrison Smith, Board of Directors, Episcopal Community Services Episcopal Community Services is in the process of planning for its 2016 grant cycle. In order to help make your grant application successful, we are requesting that, if you are considering asking for a grant this year, you precede your formal grant application with an informal Letter of Interest. This process will help us to plan for the year and enable us to offer targeted ways to assist you. Letters of Interest are ...

  • St. Alban's Partnership Receives Grant

    by Cynthia Woods, Board of Directors, Episcopal Foundation of Northern California (EFNC) St. Alban’s, Arcata and Arcata House Partnership Receives $15,000 ECS Grant Twenty-four years ago, in the city of Arcata in northwest California, a group of people began the hard work of bringing to light the issues of chronic homelessness. People from the Arcata area, city government and the many faith communities were willing to collaborate to help bring about change.

  • ECS Announces 2015 Grant Awards

    by Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Thanks to the generosity of the members of our diocese and the tireless efforts of our congregations to serve the needs of the communities around them, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) was able to grant over $ 17,000 to eight different programs in 2015. This year several new programs are being initiated, as people discern local needs, And, in some places, very creative community partnerships are being developed. ECS is always excited to learn about the won...

  • ECS Grant Truly Serving in Marysville

    by Episcopal Community Services; St. John's, Marysville; Susan Kimmel, project director, Loaves & Britches There are exciting things to report from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Marysville!

  • Ministry and Mission Grants: Apply Now

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President, Episcopal Community Services of Northern California (ECS); Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista Grant Cycle for 2015 is Now Open Episcopal Community Services (ECS) is now receiving applications for Ministry Development and Bishop Jerry & Jane Lamb Grants.

  • Challenging the Epidemic of Violence

    by Partners in Ministries of Health  Partners in Ministries of Health is hosting an event "Challenging the Epidemic of Violence" on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 9:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. at Church of the Epiphany in Vacaville. The registration deadline to attend this event is Wednesday, March 11th.

  • ECS 2015 Grant Cycle Now Open

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President, Episcopal Community Services and Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista Episcopal Community Services (ECS) is pleased to announce the success of our 2014 Advent Appeal!

  • ECS Announces Annual Advent Appeal

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Board President, Episcopal Community Services "Joy!" is the theme for the third Sunday of Advent, December 14, 2014. During this season we all share in the joy of anticipation and expectation, as we await the coming of Christ into our world.

  • Acquire the ABCD Toolkit

    by the Ven. Cookie Clark, Treasurer, Episcopal Community Services Episcopal Community Services (ECS) invites you the upcoming event: An Introduction to Asset Based Community Development (ABCD), on Friday and Saturday, January 9-10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • New Grant Opportunity Now Available

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President of the Board of Episcopal Community Services and Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista Episcopal Community Services (ECS) is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity.

  • Grants Awarded to St. John’s, Marysville

    by St. John's, Marysville St. John’s, Marysville recently received two Episcopal Church grants to expand their outreach ministries.

  • ECS Announces Grantees

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Board President and and Priest in Partnership at St. Brigid, Rio Vista Episcopal Community Services is pleased to announce that the following congregations and programs will receive a Ministry Development Grant.

  • Advent Appeal

    by Episcopal Community Services In 2013 Episcopal Community Services was able to help the congregations of this diocese serve Christ by serving others. We sponsored Bishop's Conference 2013 and gave out grants totaling $53,678. The congregations served were from all over the diocese from Sacramento to Arcata and included all sizes of churches from Trinity Cathedral to Quincy to Mt.

  • Episcopal Community Services Grants

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Episcopal Community Services Board President  The mission of Episcopal Community Services of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California is to help local congregations develop programs to serve the children, the elderly, the poor and others in need. Episcopal Community Services, ECS, your diocesan partner for outreach and social service ministries, is thrilled to announce that this year we are giving out more than $46,000 in support of congregations in our dioce...

  • Community Food Forum

    Sharing Ideas for Serving the Hungry Co-Sponsored by St John’s, Marysville & Episcopal Community Services (ECS) of Northern California Food ministries abound within our diocese but for the most part, each congregation goes it alone when it comes to developing policies, designing systems and finding funding and food. This first Food Forum, co-sponsored by St. John’s Marysville and Episcopal Community Services, hopes to be the platform for sharing ideas and best practices.

  • ECS Grants Awarded

    by Susan Wahlstrom of Trinity Sutter Creek and Episcopal Community Services Praise God! Episcopal Community Services is honored to announce the 2012 Ministry Development and Lamb Grants. Grants Awarded totaled $58,219.  For more information on any of the grant projects or how you can expand or begin an outreach ministry at your church please contact: Susan Swift Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Board President or Susan Wahlstrom, ECS Program Chair (email).

  • ECS Announces 2012 Grant Opportunities

    Grant proposals are now being accepted for the Ministry Development Fund which funds development or expansion of Health & Social Service Outreach Ministries in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. Grant range: $500.00-$5,000.00 In addition grant proposals are being accepted for the Bishop Jerry & Jane Lamb Grant funding Youth/Young Adults in doing Outreach projects. Grant range: $500.00-$1,000.00 Request for Proposals are available at www.norcalecs.org click on Ministry grants.

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