Office of the Bishop Announcements

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  • Labor Day Office Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 5, 2016. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.Please join us in prayer: Almighty God, who hast so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return for our own labor, make us mindful of ...

  • Independence Day Office Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2016. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, July 5th.Please join us in prayer:From the Book of Common Prayer, page 816Almighty God our heavenly Father, guide the nations of the world into the way of justice and truth, and establish among them that peace which is the fruit of righteousness, that they may become the kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

  • Memorial Day Office Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, 2016. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 839 O Judge of the nations, we remember before you with grateful hearts the men and women of our country who in the day of decision ventured much for the liberties we now enjoy.

  • Good Friday Office Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Good Friday on Friday, March 25, 2016. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Monday, March 28, 2016. To find a congregation near you, please click here.

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen Ferguson has joined our staff as the new Ordination Coordinator! The Ordination Coordinator is a part-time position in the Office of the Bishop. In this position, Mary Ellen will be working with the Bishop, the Diocesan Commission on Ministry and the Standing Committee to coordinate, facilitate and support an efficient and effective ordination process for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California.

  • MLK Day Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that Sandra Littman joined the Office of the Bishop Staff as Administrative Assistant to the Bishop on December 17, 2015. Sandra is an administrative support professional, and has been working in this field for the past fifteen years. She will be in charge of scheduling and meeting coordination for Bishop Beisner, as well as managing the Bishop's visitation calendar.

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Update

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Office of the Bishop would like to thank Lisa Sargent, Ordination Process Coordinator, for her service to the diocese and to our staff. She was hired to streamline and regulate the ordination process and associated paperwork. Having accomplished this, Lisa will be moving on from this position at the end of January 2016.

  • Office of the Bishop Staff Updates

     by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Office of the Bishop staff works to support congregations, clergy and institutions of the diocese. At this time, we would like to share a few updates about transitions within our office support staff: · Elizabeth (Liz) Vang has joined our staff, as the new front desk Receptionist and Administrative Assistant. · Jacqi McKinney, Administrative Assistant to Canon Andrea McMillin, continues in this position.

  • Veterans Day Office Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Thursday, November 12, 2015.  Please join us in prayer: Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at home and abroad.

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that on June 26th Colleen Morrison joined our staff as the new Administrative Assistant to the Bishop! Colleen recently relocated from the Washington State Olympic Peninsula, where she was an active member of St. Bede Episcopal Church in Port Orchard.

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that on May 26th Jacqi McKinney joined our staff as the new Administrative Assistant to the Canon to the Ordinary! Jacqi is originally from Orange County, California and moved to San Francisco in 2004 to complete her BA in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University. She also has a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from San Jose State University.

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce our new Benefits and Office Coordinator for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, Tamoya Brewster! She will begin this new role on March 1, 2015. Tamoya has been with the Office of the Bishop since June 2012, most recently serving as Office Coordinator and in other Admin & Finance roles.

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of President's Day on Monday, February 16, 2015. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 820 O Lord our Governor, whose glory is in all the world: We commend this nation to thy merciful care, that, being guided by thy Providence, we may dwell secure in thy peace.

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The office will close beginning at noon on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and will reopen on Friday, January 2, 2015. We wish you all a peaceful and joyful holiday season!

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Monday, November 30th. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 840 We give you thanks, most gracious God, for the beauty of earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains, and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers. We praise you for these...

  • Special Announcement

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that on October 13th Lisa Sargent joined our staff as the new Ordination Process Coordinator! The Ordination Process Coordinator is a new part-time position in the Office of the Bishop. In this position, Lisa will be working with the Bishop, the Diocesan Commission on Ministry and the Standing Committee to coordinate, facilitate and support an efficient and effective ordination process for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California.

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed for Staff Development Day on Thursday, June 12, 2014. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Friday, June 13, 2014. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 818 Almighty and everliving God, source of all wisdom and understanding, be present with those who take counsel for the renewal and mission of your Church.

  • New Communication Support Agent

    The Office of the Bishop welcomes Elsa Dooling to our staff as the new Communication Support Agent! Elsa will be responsible for the Online News Room on the diocesan website, the diocesan electronic newsletters and providing support for diocesan events. Elsa comes to us with a rich and diverse background with a strong concentration in nonprofit administration, communications, business management, community organizing, writing and teaching.

  • Office of the Bishop Closure

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2, 2013. The office will reopen, and staff will return to the office on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Please join us in prayer: From the Book of Common Prayer, page 210 Almighty God, who hast so linked our lives one with another that all we do affects, for good or ill, all other lives: So guide us in the work we do, that we may do it not for self alone, but for the common good; and, as we seek a proper return f...

  • Office of the Bishop Closed

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 for a Staff Development Day. The office will re-open and staff will return to the office on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Please join us in prayer: Everliving God, whose will it is that all should come to you through your Son Jesus Christ: Inspire our witness to him, that all may know the power of his forgiveness and the hope of his resurrection; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

  • Open House Invitation

    A holiday celebration filled with friendship and cheer... Please come to our Open House this year! The Rt.

  • New Director of Finance & Administration

    The Office of the Bishop is pleased to announce that Lisa Bruno is joining the staff to serve as Director of Finance and Administration for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. As a CPA with over 20 years of professional experience at a regional public accounting firm, she has great experience to direct the financial and administrative activities of the...

  • A Special Thank You

    photo by John Deto, Camp Noel Porter Board President The Office of the Bishop staff would like to offer a very warm thank you to all who traveled from near, far and wide to attend our Christmas Open House on Friday, December 16. We enjoyed visiting with all of you, sharing stories, hot drinks and lots of cookies! A slide show of photos from the open house is now available online.

  • Convention Office Closure Notice

    The Office of the Bishop will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Diocesan Convention. The office will also be closed on Monday, November 14 in observance of Veteran's Day. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, November 15.

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