From the Office of the Bishop

Everything listed under: 2013

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2, 2013. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 210 Almighty God, who hast so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return f...

  • An Easter Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ: At last Lent has ended. The events of Holy Week will reach their climax, and, “Alleluia” will return to the Church. Of course, it did not go far.

  • Convention Locations Announced

    The Office of the Bishop is excited to announce the locations for the 2013 and 2014 Diocesan Conventions. We will be continuing with the recent pattern of holding a one-day Convention for two years, followed by a three-day Convention with a guest speaker and a banquet in the year we elect General Convention Deputies. We will elect Deputies to General Convention in 2013.

  • Bishop's Conference 2013

    The Rt. Rev. Barry L.

  • Clergy Conference 2013

    The Diocesan Clergy conference is scheduled for May 20-22, 2013 at the Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg, California. All clergy of the diocese who are serving in parochial positions are expected to attend this conference. Other clergy, non-parochial, retired or engaged in some other ministry are of course invited to attend this conference.

  • Take the Bible Challenge!

    by the Rev. Christine Leigh-Taylor, Chair, Christian Formation Commission Bishop Beisner is inviting the entire Episcopal Diocese of Northern California to take The Bible Challenge with him, beginning Epiphany 2013. The Bible Challenge is a year-long commitment of daily Bible reading that will lead participants to easily complete the whole Bible in one year.

  • 2013 Holy Land Pilgrimage

    The Rt. Rev. Barry Beisner and his wife, the Rev.

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