In and Around Our Diocese

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  • New Lay Ministry License Descriptions

    by Mary R. Davy, Lay Ministry Chairperson, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Committee on Lay Ministry has updated the lay ministry license descriptions for our diocese. These revised descriptions include information about discerning a call to these ministries and provide lists of training and study resources for those preparing themselves for these ministries.

  • Freedom Ride & Moral Monday in NC

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California  One of the texts used in preparation for the pilgrimage has been the movie Selma, which tells a 50-year-old story of people uniting against discriminatory voting practices. Unfortunately, that story is not over. While we are in North Carolina, citizens have again united to protest laws that seek to block people of color from voting.

  • New Tool Unveiled: Episcopal Asset Map

    by Margaret Dunning, Disaster Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Episcopal Church Rolls Out New Tool for Evangelism, Outreach and Disaster Mitigation On March 10, 2015, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society and Episcopal Relief & Development announced a joint venture that has produced a dynamic tool that will enable every diocese to highlight and enrich their local ministries, as well as increase evangelism, outreach and disaster preparedness. The tool is cal...

  • Celebration of New Ministry in Redding

    by Amy Andrews, Senior Warden, All Saints', Redding All are invited to join us on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for our Celebration of New Ministry, formally installing the Rev. Paul Blanch as Rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Redding.

  • St. Mary’s, Napa Blessed for Christmas

    by Rob Simas, Member, St. Mary's, Napa St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Napa was “red tagged” as a result of damage to the building’s chancel arch, suffered in the 6.1 earthquake that struck Napa last August.

  • Celebration of a New Ministry in Redding

    by Amy Andrews, Senior Warden, All Saints', Redding The vestry of All Saints', Redding is delighted to announce the call of the Rev. Paul Frederick Blanch to be our next Rector. Father Paul is currently serving as the Rector of St George’s in Schenectady, New York.

  • St. Clement's Welcomes New Priest

    by Bobbie Keill, People's Warden, St. Clement's, Rancho Cordova The Vestry of St. Clement's, Rancho Cordova is pleased to announce that our discernment process has resulted in the appointment of our new Priest-in-Charge, the Rev.

  • Thrifty and New at St. John's, Lakeport

    by Suzanne La Favor, Senior Warden, St. John's, Lakeport Lakeport resident Nancy Carter is the new Thrift Shop manager at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lakeport.

  • What’s In a Logo?

    by the Rev. Christine Leigh-Taylor, Chair the Board of Directors’ Communications Committee of the Episcopal Foundation of Northern California Over the last three years, the Episcopal Foundation of Northern California (EFNC) has been rethinking how it can function most effectively for the institutions of the diocese. The Board is now an all-volunteer work force, with one paid part-time staff person to handle administrative coordination.

  • Open House in Rocklin

    Open House at St. Augustine Episcopal Church Rocklin by St. Augustine, Rocklin Look for the cross tower at 1800 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin---it marks the new home of St.

  • Finally, Our First Church!

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin After six temporary homes spanning 22 years, the members of St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Rocklin have begun construction of their First Church.

  • Historic Gem

    St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lakeport Historic Gem Gets New Insulation, Shingle Siding and Paint by Anne Barquist, St. John’s senior warden and project manager St.

  • the Rev. Mary Hudak

    by St. Michael’s, Carmichael St. Michael’s, Carmichael invites you to celebrate the new ministry of the Rev.

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer 2013

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem, Executive Director for Program at Camp Noel Porter Summer is quickly approaching and Camp Noel Porter is getting ready for exciting and formational time with the youth of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and beyond.

  • Trinity Church, Folsom Announcement

    The Rev. Todd Bruce Joins Trinity Episcopal Church in Folsom as Rector by Trinity Church, Folsom The Rev. Todd Bruce has been named rector at Folsom’s historic Trinity Episcopal Church.

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