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  • A summary of the 2019 Diocesan Convention

    The 2019 Diocesan Convention was held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov 7-9, at the McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento. Delegations from most of our churches gathered for three days of worship, fellowship and business in this important annual event in the governance of our diocese. Day One: Blessings, arrival and EucharistAs one came into the convention space, there was a font of water placed to remind us of our baptism and our baptismal ministry.

  • Nominee bios for diocesan office; General Convention deputies

  • Nominees for diocesan office, General Convention deputies, announced

    From John Miller, Chair of the Nominations Committee It is my great honor to announce to you that the diocese has received 31 nominations for our Nov. 7-9 Diocesan Convention, and that all five elections scheduled have enough candidates to be contested. Because of this, we will not need a second period of reopened nominations this year.

  • Diocesan Convention guest speaker is Mary Parmer

    Bishop Megan Traquair has selected Mary Parmer as Diocesan Convention's guest speaker for her ability to teach and inspire connection.Born and raised in the deep South, Mary Parmer is a congregational development consultant/coach, speaker, and retreat leader living in Sewanee, Tennessee. She serves as Director of INVITE WELCOME CONNECT, a transformational ministry of evangelism and hospitality now housed at the Beecken Center, School of Theology, University of the South. Mary is the past Directo...

  • Diocesan Convention theme announced; registration now open

    Dear Friends in Christ, I would like to invite you attend our Annual Diocesan Convention with me this November. This year, there will be an intentional theme to our gathering, a theme that echoes where we are in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. I’ve chosen the theme because we have a unique opportunity, at the beginning of this episcopate, to look at where we are and where we’d like to go and chart a course toward that goal.

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