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  • Godly Play Children's Ministry Conference

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On August 11-13, 2016, the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in Santa Rosa, will host a Godly Play Training and Children’s Ministry Conference. There are scholarships and grants available to support congregations who want to bolster their Godly Play program, begin a Godly Play program or who want to explore or begin other forms of children’s ministry (regardless of the size and make-up of you...

  • 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 ...

  • Grant Available for Homeless Seniors

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista; President, Episcopal Community Services Episcopal Community Services and the Episcopal Foundation of Northern California are pleased to announce a special grant opportunity.

  • Epiphany Receives Jubilee Grant

    by Warren Dunning, Member, Epiphany Episcopal Church, Vacaville; Jubilee Ministry Officer, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Each year The Episcopal Church receives applications and awards grants to Jubilee Centers. Jubilee Centers are churches that are recognized and celebrated for engaging in outreach ministry activities and advocacy. There are currently nine Jubilee Centers in The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, and over 600 throughout The Episcopal Church.

  • 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...

  • MDG Grant Turned Global Partnership

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Chair, Millennium Development Goal Committee Grant Report: 2014 Millennium Development Grant of $3,000.00 Transforms Mission Outreach A 2014 Millennium Development Grant has became the seed of a global partnership, as members of St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Rocklin and members of St.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • CDSP Awarded $500,000 Grant

    by Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) has been awarded a grant of $500,000 by the Patricia D. & William B. Smullin Foundation, a family foundation based in Berkeley, California.

  • 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.

  • Donations Requested to Help Fight Ebola

     A village well and one hand pump may serve all of the water needs of up to 2,000 villagers. 65% of water sources Liberians use are dirty, open source, wells and open ditches and ponds. by St.

  • Episcopal Community Services Grants

    Episcopal Community Services is pleased to announce the success of our 2013 Advent Appeal! by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President of Episcopal Community Services of Northern California Thanks to the generosity of you, the people in our diocese, we have raised about $6,500.00 towards our ministry development grant awards for this year.

  • ECS Grant Season Opens

    by Episcopal Community Services Episcopal Community Services is opening the 2014 grant cycle on February 1, 2014. The process has changed this year. Anyone considering requesting a grant is asked to send an informal Letter of Interest (LOI).

  • MDG Grants Available

    by Millennium Development Goal Committee The Millennium Development Goals Committee is pleased to announce the opportunity for congregations to apply for Millennium Development Goal grants again this year. The funds for these grants are available thanks to the generosity of the people of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California who have dedicated 0.7 percent of diocesan budget towards the Millennium Development Goals. These grants are available to help congregations work on projects aimed at...

  • Liberian Children’s Schooling Project

    by Dan Boeger These photos, taken over the weekend of January 11-13, 2013, show the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California’s Millennium Development Goal (MDG) grant in action. Liberian Children’s Schooling Project is now digging the village water well in Gbarnsue (Mogana’s home village) – a village of about 500 families and perhaps 2500 population. This will be their first water well in their village saving the children a walk of about 5 miles to the neighboring village to carry containers of ...

  • Roanridge Trust Grant

    Roanridge Trust Awards Grant For Diaconal Ministry Development In late December Bishop Barry Beisner and Deacon Phina Borgeson received word that the diocese has once again received a grant from the Roanridge Trust, this time for diaconate and community ministry development in the Semper Virens Deanery. The award of $7,050 will be used to bring trainers in community organizing and diaconal spirituality to work with a community of leaders from the congregations of the deanery. The project continu...

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