In and Around Our Diocese

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  • Lively Fellowship with Retired Clergy

    by the Rev. Christine Leigh-Taylor, Chaplain to Retired Clergy and Surviving Spouses, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On Friday, April 29th, retired clergy from around the diocese enjoyed a delicious lunch with Bishop Beisner at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Napa.

  • 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.

  • Just Mercy: Bishop's Fall Book Selection

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Below are a few suggestions and resources for ways in which we can learn together from Bishop Beisner’s book selection for this fall, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. If you use any of these resources, or develop your own, please share them with Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, at anne@norcalepiscopal.org, so that we can all learn from your experience! Suggestions and Resour...

  • Unpacking the 2015 Freedom Ride

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California It was a fantastic experience to accompany nine young people from around our diocese, along with the Rev. Sarah Quinney and Bishop Barry Beisner, to North Carolina for the Lift Every Voice 2015 Freedom Ride Pilgrimage. We learned so much about slavery, discrimination and the Civil Rights movement, and visited key sites related to them all.

  • Freedom Ride: Taking it Home

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On Friday, July 17th our diocesan pilgrims looked for ways to bring this experience home to Northern California and heard from young members of the NAACP in North Carolina, who talked to us about the power of organizing and of the community in struggling against oppression. Below are resources to guide discussions of these issues in our communities here in No...

  • Church Inventory Day

    by Margaret Dunning, Diocesan Disaster Coordinator From the Diocesan Disaster Coordinator: Inventory Day Are you working on your church's disaster plan? An important part of any disaster plan is a complete inventory of your church property. An inventory list is an important tool to have readily available when filing insurance claims, or if your congregation is offering disaster response and services to those in need.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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