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  • Community Resilience Event in Lakeport

    by St. John's Episcopal Church, Lakeport St. John's Episcopal Church in Lakeport is hosting local mindfulness teacher, author and life coach, JoAnn Saccato, M.A.

  • School for Deacons Graduation

    by the Ven. Beatryce "Cookie" Clark, Archdeacon, Episcopal Diocese of Northern California; Deacon, Epiphany Episcopal Church, Vacaville The School for Deacons held its 2016 graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 22nd at All Saints' Chapel on the campus of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in Berkeley. This year's graduating class included the following members from the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California: Beth Gaines (St.

  • Celtic Evensong at St. John’s, Petaluma

    by St. John's Episcopal Church, Petaluma St. John's Episcopal Church in Petaluma is happy to announce a new worship experience called Celtic Evensong, which will be held on the first Sunday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

  • Valley Fire Relief, Visit from the Bishop

    by Deborah Smith, Senior Warden, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lakeport St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lakeport has begun our Valley Fire Relief Effort with donations from around the state, and even visitors from Texas.

  • Bringing General Convention Back Home

    by Joyce Patterson, Member, St. John's, Roseville; Lay Deputy, 78th General Convention The long legislative days of June 25th to July 3rd are now history, and the thousands of participants- bishops, deputies, convention staff, volunteers and vendors- are home. We elected a new Presiding Bishop, the Rt.

  • Your Prayers for The Episcopal Church

    by Joyce Paterson, Lay Deputy, NorCal Deputation; Member, St. John's, Roseville As our NorCal Deputation prepares for departures to Salt Lake City for General Convention 2015, some in the air and others on the road, we will work hard to remember that, as we meet other deputations from all over The Episcopal Church's geographical boundaries, we are following Jesus together and trying to do it better. We are staying for almost two weeks in a new community, both within and outside the Convention, a...

  • ECS Announces 2015 Grant Awards

    by Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Thanks to the generosity of the members of our diocese and the tireless efforts of our congregations to serve the needs of the communities around them, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) was able to grant over $ 17,000 to eight different programs in 2015. This year several new programs are being initiated, as people discern local needs, And, in some places, very creative community partnerships are being developed. ECS is always excited to learn about the won...

  • 2015 School for Deacons Graduation

    by the Ven. Gary Brown, Archdeacon, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California; Deacon, St. John's, Marysville The 35th Annual Commencement for the Episcopal School for Deacons (SFD) was conducted on May 10, 2015, in the Denniston Refectory of the Church Divinity School of the Pacific(CDSP).

  • The Rev. Randy A. Knutson Ordained

    by the Rev. Randy A. Knutson, Assistant Priest and Music Director, St.

  • Renowned Bible Scholar in Sacramento

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rt. Rev. N.T.

  • ECS Grant Truly Serving in Marysville

    by Episcopal Community Services; St. John's, Marysville; Susan Kimmel, project director, Loaves & Britches There are exciting things to report from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Marysville!

  • Capital Episcopal Youth Network

    by Elizabeth Coldiron, Capital Episcopal Youth Network, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento The Capital Episcopal Youth Network was formed in the fall of 2014, when youth leaders from churches in and around the Sacramento area came together to create opportunities for youth to serve, learn and grow together- all while having fun! In 2015, the holiday weekends of Martin Luther King Day and Presidents’ Day were the times these Episcopal youth served together for Sierra Service Project’s Weeken...

  • 32nd Annual Garden Tour in Chico

    by St. John's, Chico St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Chico is hosting their 32nd annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 11:00 a.m.

  • Requiem Mass for Fr. Leo Joseph, O.S.F.

    by the Rev. Harry Allegree, St. John's, Lakeport Well over 100 people gathered at St.

  • The Light Has Come into the World!

    by the Rev. Sarah Quinney, Transitional Deacon, St. Augustine, Rocklin and St.

  • Renewal of Ministry Celebration

    by St. John's, Petaluma Please join the people of St. John's Episcopal Church in Petaluma on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

  • Serving Veterans: A Social Justice Issue

    by the Ven. Gary Brown, St. John's, Marysville Someone once said, “If you want to get people to support a cause make sure it’s about abused animals, children or veterans – in that order.” That assertion might fit the world of today, but it has not always been true.

  • New Thrift Store Stock Daily

    by Susanne La Faver, Senior Warden, St. John’s, Lakeport New stock is arriving daily at the St. John’s, Lakeport Thrift Shop.

  • A Lot of Smiles at St. John’s, Petaluma

    by Clif Hill, Chair, Discernment Committee of St. John's, Petaluma So, what’s going on these days at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Petaluma?

  • The Rev. Leo M. Joseph, O.S.F. Retires

    by Susanne La Faver, Senior Warden, St. John's, Lakeport This Sunday, October 26, 2014, a special liturgy of leave taking and thanksgiving for the shared ministry at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lakeport will mark the retirement of 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.

  • Total Ministry Fall Gathering 2014

    by Nancy Mack, Event Registrar, Total Ministry Development Group  On behalf of the Total Ministry Development Group (TMDG), we are delighted to once again invite you to the13th Annual Fall Gathering. It will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 17-18, 2014 at St. John’s Church in Marysville, CA.

  • Taize Service Resumes

    by St. John's, Petaluma After a summer hiatus, St. John's, Petaluma resumes its monthly ecumenical Taize service of song and meditation on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

  • MDG Grants Awarded for 2014

    by Thea Mangels, MDG Committee Member and Executive Assistant to the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Millennium Development Goals Committee (MDG) is excited to announce our 2014 grant recipients. These grants are made possible by the generosity of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. In 2007, Diocesan Convention voted to devote 0.7% of its budget in support of the Millennium Development Goals following the lead of the Episcopal Church General Convent...

  • Grants Awarded to St. John’s, Marysville

    by St. John's, Marysville St. John’s, Marysville recently received two Episcopal Church grants to expand their outreach ministries.

  • 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.

  • Turning Wine Into Water for Haiti

    by St. John's, Roseville You are invited to share and enjoy an elegant evening with your friends, neighbors and St. John’s, Roseville parishioners of turning WINE (from California) into WATER (for Haiti).

  • ECS Announces Grantees

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Board President and and Priest in Partnership at St. Brigid, Rio Vista Episcopal Community Services is pleased to announce that the following congregations and programs will receive a Ministry Development Grant.

  • "Horsin' Around" at St. John's, Marysville

    by St. John’s, Marysville Horses in the narthex? In our courtyard?

  • Concert Added at St. John's, Roseville

    by St. John’s, Roseville St. John’s Episcopal Church in Roseville has scheduled a second community concert in their 2014 series, and you are invited!

  • Cross Dedication and Blessing

    by St. Luke's, Auburn On Sunday, February 2, 2014 a Celtic Cross, mounted on the belfry of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Auburn, California, was blessed and dedicated in loving memory of the Rev.

  • Save the Date: Missio:Engage!

    Save the Date: Missio:Engage! Conference to be held May 2nd-3rd at St. Augustine, Rocklin & St.

  • Elements of Advent Concert

    by St. John's, Lakeport Contemporary music entitled, “Elements of Advent” will be performed by Kelseyville resident Mel Taylor on the Allen organ Wednesday, December 11th, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at St.

  • Expanding Nutrition Food Program

    by St. John's, Lakeport St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lakeport is expanding its Nutrition Food Program for Children to include health, fitness and wellness with health practitioner and yoga therapist Michelle Marie Duguay.

  • The Bible Challenge Conference

    “The Big Story of the Bible: Studies in Isaiah 40-55” An Invitation from the Faith Community of St. John's Episcopal Church, Roseville The Rev. Peter Rodgers, Priest-in-Charge at St.

  • Monthly Taize Service

    Taize Service of Song and Silence by St. John's, Petaluma St John's Episcopal Church of Petaluma invites you to the Taize service on the first Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The candlelight service of chant and meditation is held in the church sanctuary at 5th and C Streets in Petaluma, and all are welcome.

  • Congregation Serves as Cooling Center

    St. John's, Marysville Works with Red Cross to Provide a Cooling Center for Area Residents Church’s Air-Conditioned Great Hall Will Be Open 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. on all days reaching 104 degrees by St.

  • The Great Mongolian BBQ

    by St. John's, Marysville The Great Mongolian BBQ (chopsticks optional) will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at St.

  • Cursillo #108

    Event: May 2 - 5, 2013 Application Due: April 26, 2013 by the Rev. Mike Kerrick, Rector at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Carmichael Cursillo #108 is scheduled for May 2 - 5, 2013 at St.

  • A Call to Risk

    by the Very Rev. Clifford Haggenjos, Rector of St. John's, Roseville and Dean of the Central Deanery I will admit that these past few weeks I have been somewhat enthralled by the recent shift in leadership in both the Roman Catholic Church as well as our own Anglican Communion.

  • Garden Tour

    by St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Chico St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church's 30th annual Garden Tour is planned for Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11 a.m.

  • Quiet Day Opportunity - Saturday

    by St. John's, Roseville On Saturday, February 9th from 9am-3pm at St. John's Episcopal Church- Roseville, the Esther Chapter of the Daughters of the King will sponsor a Quiet Day entitled,"A life of Faith: a quiet day of reflection on the life of faith as seen through the Psalms." Through taize music, prayers, guided meditations offered by the Very Rev.

  • The Rev. Mack Olson

    Celebration of New Ministry by Epiphany Episcopal Church, Vacaville The Reverend Mack Olson was installed as the new rector of Epiphany Episcopal Church in Vacaville, California on January 26th, 2013. The Right Reverend Bishop Barry Beisner presided and the Reverend Daniel Green of Saint John’s, Petaluma delivered the sermon. Saint John’s choir and Epiphany’s choir joined together to process, sing, and perform an anthem.

  • Deanery Celebrates Together

    Central Deanery’s Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols by the Very Rev. Clifford Haggenjos, Dean of the Central Deanery and Rector of St. John's, Roseville and the Rev.

  • Teens at St. John's Shop

    Teen volunteers learn retail management at St. John’s Basement Boutique Thrift Shop featuring the Basement Boutique thrift shop of St. John's Episcopal Church, Lakeport by Lake County News Junior and senior high school students are learning retail management as volunteers in the new teen fashion section of St.

  • Gathering Inn-terest in Outreach

    article by Jo Jones and photos by Adrienne Collom St. John’s, Roseville The sleepover guests arrived by bus from The Gathering Inn just in time for a tasty stew supper prepared by members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Roseville (whose ministry group is pictured at right) and served family style on Sunday, January 15.

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