Office of the Bishop Announcements

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  • Camp Noel Porter Update Summer 2016

        February 2, 2016 Dear Friends, As you know, if you were able to attend diocesan convention in November, this is a challenging time for Camp Noel Porter, which is a much-beloved place to many in our diocese. Since convention, the camp's new board has made much progress in assessing the challenges we face and discerning a path forward. The board has met three times since convention, including a weekend working retreat in December at Camp Noel Porter, and most recently via conference ...

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Announcement

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Tamoya Brewster, Benefits and Office Coordinator for the Office of the Bishop and The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, will begin her maternity leave on February 1, 2016. During her leave, please email all benefits inquiries to benefits@norcalepiscopal.org. Please email communications@norcalepiscopal.org for any communications related matters.

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Update

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Office of the Bishop would like to thank Lisa Sargent, Ordination Process Coordinator, for her service to the diocese and to our staff. She was hired to streamline and regulate the ordination process and associated paperwork. Having accomplished this, Lisa will be moving on from this position at the end of January 2016.

  • Prayers & Relief for Syrian Conflict

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California We pray for those damaged by the fighting in Syria. To the wounded and injured: Come Lord Jesus. To the terrified who are living in shock: Come Lord Jesus.

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Updates

     by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Office of the Bishop staff works to support congregations, clergy and institutions of the diocese. At this time, we would like to share a few updates about transitions within our office support staff: · Elizabeth (Liz) Vang has joined our staff, as the new front desk Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. · Jacqi McKinney, Administrative Assistant to Canon Andrea McMillin, continues in this position.

  • Bishop's Partnership Appeal 2015

    Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you! I am writing to invite you to join us for the 2015 Bishop's Partnership Appeal. This Partnership is a collaborative year-end appeal process that is designed to actively support your congregation's annual giving campaign.

  • The Rev. Canon Dr. Winifred B. Gaines

    Please join us in prayer for the repose of the soul of the Rev. Canon Dr. Winifred B.

  • Partnership Brings Relief to Fire Victims

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California is partnering with Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) to assist Northern California communities suffering due to fires. Financial support from ERD brings additional resources to the local level, expanding the ministry of our congregations. With these donations, we will help provide increased bilingual communication resources, pastoral care and increased support for ministry outreach initiatives, su...

  • Fire Update & Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ, Please join me in holding in prayer all who are directly affected by the crisis caused by the fires burning in Northern California. Pray especially for those who have suffered loss and all who mourn. Pray for those who may have lost or had to leave livestock and pets behind.

  • Special Announcement

    On July 1, 2015, the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church passed legislation bringing marriage equality to all Episcopalians. This legislation was passed by overwhelming majorities in both the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, and comes on the heels of the June 26th U.S. Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce our new Benefits and Office Coordinator for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, Tamoya Brewster! She will begin this new role on March 1, 2015. Tamoya has been with the Office of the Bishop since June 2012, most recently serving as Office Coordinator and in other Admin & Finance roles.

  • Bishops Lead 2015 Holy Land Pilgrimage

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and the Rt.

  • Bishop Beisner Returns to Hong Kong

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Bishop Barry Beisner returned to Hong Kong shortly before Thanksgiving, for the ordination of the newly elected bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Kowloon, the Rt. Rev. Dr.

  • Bishops Endorse Prop 47, Prison Reform

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rt. Rev. Barry L.

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