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  • 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...

  • Dave Rickert: Builds on His Past to Envision the Future

    By Lori Korleski Richardson, Interim Communications DirectorSince the Rev. Dave Rickert was ordained a transitional deacon in June 2017, "I actually have enjoyed jumping around," he says, both figuratively and literally. He's been splitting his time between Trinity, Folsom and St.

  • Commission on Ministry Website Updates

    by Lisa Sargent, Ordination Process Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The long awaited Commission on Ministry website update are complete! If you are: · Clergy discerning whether someone in your congregation may be hearing a call to ordained ministry; · A layperson discerning whether you are hearing a call from God to ordained ministry; · Or a postulant on the ordination path….. The information you need is now available on the Diocesan website, and accessible from the com...

  • The Rev. Randy A. Knutson Ordained

    by the Rev. Randy A. Knutson, Assistant Priest and Music Director, St.

  • David Bridges Ordained at St. Clement's

    by the Rev. David Bridges, Deacon, St. Clement's, Rancho Cordova I am blessed to announce that my Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California took place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at St.

  • Ordination at St. Timothy's, Gridley

    by the Rev. Dan Boeger, Deacon, St. Timothy's, Gridley “Every congregation should have two deacons, at least!” These are the words of Bishop Barry Beisner.

  • Helmuth and Warren Ordained

    by Nicole Baxley The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California welcomes the newly ordained priests, the Rev. Brad Helmuth and the Rev. Matt Warren!

  • Blake Leighton's Ordination

    by Rick Bondot, Senior Warden, St. Michael & All Angels, Fort Bragg A joyous occasion at St. Michael & All Angels Friday evening, April 13, when the Rev.

  • Ordination in Petaluma

    "Ordination a Celebration for Petaluma Episcopalians" by Cathy Bussewitz, from The Press Democrat Church bells rang the hour on a rainy Saturday as families filed into St. John's Episcopal Church in Petaluma, bundled in scarves and coats against the cold. All the warmth inside didn't stop the congregants from from welling up with tears as the Rt.

  • Fr. John Schively Celebrates 50 Years

    by Caitlin Gutenberger, Communications Coordinator Both St. John's, Roseville and the Rev. John Schively (pictured right) had many reasons to celebrate this Sunday, June 26.

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