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  • Sonoma's Compassionate Communities

    by Trinity Episcopal Church, Sonoma Trinity’s Rector Takes to Airwaves Promoting Compassionate Communities At last year’s annual convention of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, delegates passed a resolution affirming the diocese’s support for the values and principles set forth in the “Charter for Compassion,” which calls upon adherents of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions to always treat others as we wish to be treated ourselves: in essence, live the Golden Rule. Trini...

  • "For God so Loved the World"

    by the Rev. Christy Laborda Harris, Rector, St. Stephen's, Sebastopol This piece is adapted from a sermon on John 3:14-21 given on the fifth Sunday of Lent 2015.

  • Where Do We Find Hope?

    by the Rev. Seth Kellermann, Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Grass Valley But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

  • Youth Sunday Filled with Gratitude

    Church Youth Group Showers Congregation with Gratitude and Hope on Super Bowl Sunday by the Rev. Andrea Baker, Associate Rector at Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park                             At their annual youth-led service at Faith Episcopal Church, the JCrew (Jesus Crew) youth celebrated “The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple” by presenting the ...

  • MDG Grants Available

    by Millennium Development Goal Committee The Millennium Development Goals Committee is pleased to announce the opportunity for congregations to apply for Millennium Development Goal grants again this year. The funds for these grants are available thanks to the generosity of the people of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California who have dedicated 0.7 percent of diocesan budget towards the Millennium Development Goals. These grants are available to help congregations work on projects aimed at...

  • 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.

  • Association for Episcopal Deacons

    by the Rev. Canon Tina Campbell, President of the Association for Episcopal Deacons  An association of persons and dioceses within the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church in Canada whose mission is to increase participation and involvement of all baptized persons in Christ’s diaconal ministry, especially by promoting the diaconate as a full and equal order. (The above is the mission statement for the Association for Episcopal Deacons, AED.

  • Deacon Nominated - Stephen Recognition

    by the Ven. Beatryce "Cookie" Clark, Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rev. Cindy Long, RN, deacon at St.

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