In and Around Our Diocese

Everything listed under: discernment

  • Day of Discernment: two dates available

    "Have you ever had a sense that God might be calling you to ordained ministry as a priest or deacon in the Episcopal Church?" asks the Rev. Margaret Grayden, Chair of the Commission on Ministry for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. "If so, you and your rector/vicar/priest-in-charge should attend the diocesan Day of Discernment.She continues, "This is a great opportunity to hear what it's really like to be a priest or deacon in the Episcopal Church today, and to learn how the ordinati...

  • Discernment Workshop August 2015

    by the Ven. Gary Brown and the Ven. Cookie Clark, Archdeacons, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California We are pleased to be offering Discernment Workshops beginning on Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.

  • Sister Diana Ordained to the Priesthood

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rev. Sr. Diana Doncaster was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on May 7, 2015 at the Chapel of the Transfiguration in Cincinnati, OH.

  • A Lot of Smiles at St. John’s, Petaluma

    by Clif Hill, Chair, Discernment Committee of St. John's, Petaluma So, what’s going on these days at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Petaluma?

  • Education for Ministry 2014 Graduation

    by Sally Rooney, Education for Ministry Coordinator for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California I attend St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Woodland and have served as the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California's Coordinator of Education for Ministry (EfM) for the past three years. It has been a humbling experience to work so closely with other committed Christians in this journey, and to encounter over and again the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.

  • Your Story of Calling

    by Director of Communications, Keri Lopez This year, when examining the distinct purpose, mission, and goals for the diocesan print magazine, the communications commission rested on the following: “Together in Mission” should provide rich material and reference from within our diocese; should continue to serve as a resources long past respective print dates (i.e., previous issues whose themes included Gratitude and Total Ministry have proven to be timeless resources); and above all, should serve...

  • Do You Hear What I Hear? A Call for Authors

    by Director of Communications Keri Lopez and Chair to the Communications Commission Margie Harrison-Smith Often it is the most inspirational stories of faith journey among Episcopalians that require the greatest of digging to unearth. Unspoken, these stories are like buried treasures that, when shared, prove the most compelling examples of God’s great work. In considering the next issue of our diocesan print magazine, “Together in Mission,” the Communications Commission would like to feature som...

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