From the Office of the Bishop

Everything listed under: General Convention

  • 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.

  • Electing Trustees at Spring Convocations

    by Diocesan Structure Implementation Work Group Last November, Diocesan Convention 2011 passed Resolution C1-11: Restructuring the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Northern California to Meet Mission Priorities. This resolution establishes seven deaneries (click here to view each in detail) and creates a single Board of Trustees as the governing body of the diocese, dissolving the current Board and Council as of December 1, 2012. This Spring, each of the seven deaneries will elect a Trustee –s...

  • Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

    The first Sunday in Lent, February 22, 2012, you are invited to celebrate "Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday." At the 2009 General Convention, Lent was officially designated as a time to encourage dioceses, congregations and individuals to remember and support the life-saving work of Episcopal Relief & Development. We invite all Episcopalians to join together on Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday, and throughout the Lenten season, to pray for those living in need. To help your...

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