Commission on Ministry

Our Mission

To discern and guide the formation of the baptized for ministries of leadership in
The Episcopal Church in Northern California

Now during those days he went out to the mountain to pray;
and he spent the night in prayer to God.
And when day came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them,
whom he also named apostles . . .
(Luke 6:12-13)

For more information about the ordination process and application documents, please contact
our Ordination Coordinator at

Please click here to read a letter from Bishop, the Chair of the Standing Committee and the Interim Chair of the Commission on Ministry regarding changes in the Ordination process.

Please click here to read the Guidelines for Sponsoring Clergy.

To register for the next Day of Discernment that will be held virtually through Zoom on Saturday, September 12, 2020, please click here.

2019 Commission on Ministry Members 

The Right Rev. Megan Traquair, Bishop

The Rev. Margaret Grayden (Interim Chair)
 St. Martin's, Davis

Susan Calkin
Grace, St. Helena

The Rev. David Englund
 St. Paul's, Oroville 

The Rev. Babette Haggenjos
St. John's, Roseville 

The Rev. Daniel London
Christ Church, Eureka 

The Rev. Kate Sefton
St. Stephen's, Sebastopol

Malcolm Mackenzie
St. Mary's, Napa

The Rev. Betsey Monnot 
All Saints', Sacramento

Leta Parks
Our Saviour, Placerville

The Rev. Brian Rebholtz
St. Luke's, Auburn

Dr. Scott Stockburger
St. Martin's, Davis

JoAnn Williams
St. John's, Roseville

Linda Maxwell
St. Paul's, Healdsburg

Seat & Voice

The Rev. Canon Andrea McMillin
Office of the Bishop - Ex-Officio

The Ven. Gary Brown
Emmanuel, Grass Valley

The Ven. Pam Gossard
Christ Church, Eureka

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