In and Around Our Diocese

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  • Arts Come to Life at Sonoma Kids Camp

    Second Annual Art Camp Exposes Sonoma Youngsters to Classic Arts and Artists Classic fine art, and European and American artists recognized as giants of Western Culture, were brought to life for nearly 30 students, ages five to eleven, during a week-long series of arts classes held this summer at Trinity Episcopal Church in Sonoma.The curricula blended historical instruction with context and hands-on, kid-friendly projects inspired by the master artists. It featured daily “visits&rdqu...

  • Davis Supporting Foundation Cristosal

    by Lynn Zender, Member, Episcopal Church of St. Martin in Davis As its 2016 Lenten Project, the Episcopal Church of St. Martin in Davis, raised $7,274.00 for Foundation Cristosal.

  • 2015 Benicia Peddler's Fair

    by St. Paul's, Benicia The 52nd Benicia Peddlers’ Fair will be held on August 8, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Purple Hair

    by Greer Malone, member, St. Paul's, Healdsburg For years, before I retired, I searched for a meaningful volunteer opportunity to fill my anticipated free time. After rejecting a few ideas, I was fortunate to notice a brief ad in the local paper for CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates.

  • Summer Camp Registration is Open!

    by Board of Directors, Camp Noel Porter Summer Camp is almost here, and online registration is now open and available for Camp Noel Porter (CNP). The theme for 2015 Camp Noel Porter is “God’s starting something!” We will be using this scripture as our foundation: “Now we look inside, and what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets a fresh start, is created new. The old life is gone; a new life burgeons!

  • Outreach Through Music & Arts Camp

    by the Rev. Nancy Streufert, deacon at Christ Church, Eureka The Christ Episcopal Church campus in Eureka came alive with the sound of children’s voices during the recent music and arts camp, held July 21 – 25, 2014 with this year's theme “The Spark of Creation.” Christ Church is in its fifth year of this outreach ministry that offers a morning day camp in the summer for children in the community entering the first through sixth grades. The children were divided into three groups that rotated da...

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer Discount

    by Camp Noel Porter Only 60 days until the start of the Camp Noel Porter summer season! With joyful hearts we will be camping under the big pines and blue Tahoe skies this summer, and we hope that you will join us! This summer we have room for over 200 campers – and we’re getting new registrations every day.

  • St. Augustine Helps Stop Hunger Now

    by St. Augustine of Canterbury, Rocklin "Runner, runner," was the cry at the Stop Hunger Now meal-packing event held at St. Augustine of Canterbury, Rocklin.

  • Finding Joy In Lent!

    A Capital Deanery Children’s Event Children in grades 3 through 6 are invited to an afternoon of fun and fellowship at All Saints Episcopal Church, Sacramento as we explore the theme “Finding Joy in Lent!” There will be games, crafts, singing, snacks and more at this wonderful FREE event! Led by the Rev. Jenni Liem, Executive Director of Camp Noel Porter in Tahoe City, participants will experience a taste of summer camp all the while learning about the Holy Season of Lent.

  • Stop Hunger Now Event

    by St. Augustine of Canterbury, Rocklin "Join us in this fun family activity," said Jim Quinney, chair for the Stop Hunger Now international meal-packing event at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 1800 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin, on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

  • BECAS Fundraiser Dinner

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  • Unique Concert Opportunity

    Haitian Children Sing To Rebuild Their Music School by St. Stephen's, Sebastopol The Haitian Childrens’ Choir, Les Petits Chanteurs, is holding a concert in Santa Rosa on October 5, 2013. The concert will benefit the Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which was devastated in the 2010 earthquake.

  • Incarnation Ecuador Experience

    by Daphne Vernon, Associate for Children and Youth at Church of the Incarnation, Santa Rosa We planned this trip with the intention of giving of ourselves. Having prior mission trip experience, I knew we would receive more than we could possibly imagine. After two years of planning and one year of fundraising, we were off to Ecuador to work with the organizations BECAS and To Give Hope.

  • St. Augustine, Rocklin Annual BBQ

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Rocklin is holding their annual BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, August 24, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  • 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...

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer 2013

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem, Executive Director for Program at Camp Noel Porter Summer is quickly approaching and Camp Noel Porter is getting ready for exciting and formational time with the youth of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and beyond.

  • The Coming Banquet

    by The Very Rev. Jeanne Forte Here we pause – looking toward the banquet table around which we assemble for our Christmas feasting – yet casting our hearts further to that feast which is heralded by The Incarnation. As I was thinking through our Advent and our head-long rush into the Christmas services I was reminded of a study conducted by a student at the University of Louvain.

  • Worship by the Whole People of God

    by the Rev. Sara Potter of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Arcata For three and a half years now we at St.

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