In and Around Our Diocese

Everything listed under: October

  • Pneuma Conference 2016

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, Episcopal Diocese of Northern CaliforniaAre you looking for some new Christian education ideas and inspiration, or is there an existing or emerging leader in your congregation who would benefit from some investment in their gifts for ministry? Registration is open for the 2016 Pneuma Conference this fall at Bishop’s Ranch What: 2016 Pneuma Conference When: October 17-20, 2016 Where: The Bishop's Ranch 5297 Wests...

  • Upcoming Anti-Racism Trainings

    by Patricia Heinicke, Jr., Co-Chair, Commission on Intercultural Ministries, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California In the next few months there will be at least three opportunities to experience, “It’s More than Just Color,” the anti-racism training developed and presented by the diocesan Commission on Intercultural Ministries. Such training is now required for all licensed ministries.Anyone in the diocese is welcomed to participate in any of the following anti-raci...

  • October Prison Ministry Conversation

    by the Rev. Susan Reeve, Deacon, St. Brigid of Kildare Episcopal Church, Rio Vista"Remember those who are in prison as though you were in prison with them.” Hebrews 13:3.Let’s discern a future direction.

  • 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.

  • Anti-Racism Training in Sacramento

    by the Very Rev. Mary Hudak, Rector, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Carmichael; Dean, Capital DeaneryThe Commission on Intercultural Ministries and the Capital Deanery are hosting an Anti-Racism Training on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.

  • October Speaker Series at Cathedral

    by Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento is excited to welcome National Geographic photographer Dewitt Jones to their Speaker Series on Friday, October 2nd at 7:00 p.m. Dewitt Jones has been a National Geographic photographer for 20 years, and is excited to share his photos and insights learned in his photography career. The title of his talk is "Celebrate What's Right with the World." Tickets are on sale in the Cathedral Bookshop for $12.00. What...

  • Safer Church Training in Davis

    by Safe Church, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Safe Church policy training is being offered on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin in Davis. For ministries involving children, pastoral care or church administration, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California requires this training to help prevent child abuse, sexual exploitation and sexual harassment.

  • Conference on Reconciliation in Antelope

    by the Rev. Peter Rodgers,Vicar, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Antelope; Supervising Pastor, Center for Bible Study The Center for Bible Study and St.

  • Recovery Ministries Conference 2015

    by the Rev. Anne Dryden McKeever, Associate, St. Paul's, Sacramento The Gathering 2015 is the national conference of the Recovery Ministries of The Episcopal Church and will be held October 29 - 31, 2015 at St.

  • Catechumenate Training October 2015

    by Jerry Pare', Operations Manager, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento, the Episcopal Church of St. Martin's in Davis and St. John's Lutheran Church in Sacramento are co-hosting a Catechumenate Training Institute titled “Go, Baptize, Make Disciples” on October 1-3, 2015 at St.

  • Ordination at St. Timothy's, Gridley

    by the Rev. Dan Boeger, Deacon, St. Timothy's, Gridley “Every congregation should have two deacons, at least!” These are the words of Bishop Barry Beisner.

  • 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.

  • Sister Diana Doncaster Ordained

    by the Rev. Sister Diana Doncaster C.T. Thinking back on my diaconal ordination last Thursday, October 2nd at Christ Church, Eureka, I am filled again with amazed gratitude.

  • Fall 2014 Preaching Pastors' Conference

    by Pastoral Support Committee of the Sacramento Presbytery The Pastoral Support Committee of the Sacramento Presbytery invites you to the The Art and Science of Preaching Pastors' Conference held October 27-29, 2014 at the Zephyr Point Conference Center in Lake Tahoe. What: The Art and Science of Preaching Pastors' Conference When: October 27th-29th Where: Zephyr Point Conference Center P.O. Box 289 Zephyr Cove, NV 89448 View map Cost: $195.00, includes meals Registration: Click here to download...

  • Sacramento Court-Clergy Conference

    by Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento The Sacramento Superior Court, in conjunction with the California Judges Foundation, is sponsoring the First Annual Sacramento Court-Clergy Conference on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Clergy leaders of all faiths are welcome to join local judges and justices in a day devoted to a myriad of issues at the intersection of religion and law.

  • Piper’s Service for Animal Companions

    by Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Piper’s Service is a Memorial Service for our animal companions we love, but see no longer. This service will be held at Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. This is a wonderful way to remember the animals who have graced our lives, and is a reminder that God cares for all of creation.

  • 5th Annual Oktoberfest in Red Bluff

    by St. Peter's, Red Bluff The 5th Annual Oktoberfest returns to Red Bluff on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church from 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

  • Blessings Abound at Trinity Cathedral!

    by Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento If you share your life with furry, finned or feathered friends (or any other kind of critter), please join us for the "Blessing of the Animals" at Trinity Cathedral in Sacramento this Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. If you would like to bring a picture or a stuffed pet, all are welcome to be blessed! We will meet in the courtyard and process with our pets into the Cathedral for blessings.

  • A Blessing of the Animals in Rio Vista

    by the Rev. Susan Reeve, Deacon, St. Brigid, Rio Vista St.

  • Music of Italy at St. George's, Carmichael

    by Lani Hahn, member, St. George's, Carmichael On Saturday, October 11, 2014 the music of Italy will be presented at St. George's Episcopal Church in Carmichael.

  • Health Ministries Workshop, October 4th

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Chair, Diocesan Health Ministries Are you heading in the direction that you would desire for yourself? Are you heading in the direction that God desires for you? Would you like to bring a dynamic wellness program to your congregation?

  • New Online Course for Facilitators

    by the Rev. Lewis Powell, Deacon, Emmanuel, Grass Valley; Native American Ministries Missioner for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Path to Healing Begins with Understanding An online training course for facilitators called "Christian Responses to the Repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery" is being presented by the Offices of Indigenous Ministries and Lifelong Christian Formation, in partnership with Lifelong Learning at Episcopal Divinity School. This eight-week course will t...

  • Successful Capital Deanery Retreat

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Chair, Diocesan Health Ministries The weekend of August 22-24, 2014 the Capital Deanery, in partnership with the Diocesan Health Ministries, hosted “Come to the Water: A Retreat to Refresh & Renew.” The retreat was held at the Mercy Center in Auburn. 21 individuals from nine churches and three deaneries gathered for refreshment and renewal. Participants were introduced to the Living Compass Program (www.livingcompass.org).

  • 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.

  • “Wonderful, Joyful Summer” at CNP

    by the Rev. Jenni Liem, Executive Director, Camp Noel Porter Now that August is here and there is a bit of nip in the air at Lake Tahoe, it is time to tell all of the good news of this year’s summer camp season at Camp Noel Porter. We hosted seven sessions of camp this year and our summer theme was "Joyful, joyful we adore you." We welcomed 137 campers over our seven weeks, and also enjoyed our Counselor-In-Training (CIT) week this year with our eight CITs.

  • New Grant Opportunity Now Available

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, President of the Board of Episcopal Community Services and Priest-in-Partnership, St. Brigid's, Rio Vista Episcopal Community Services (ECS) is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity.

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer Updates

    by Camp Noel Porter Summer camp is winding down, and this is our last week. Let us remind you that the tents will remain up and the camp facility is available for retreat groups and churches that may want to take their families, youth or others for a mid-week or weekend camping trip… book now while there are still openings! The retreat center is morphing from dorms for summer staff into retreat rooms.

  • Camp Noel Porter Fall Gala 2014

    by Camp Noel Porter Find the light within! Join us for our Light Up the Night Gala on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

  • Total Ministry Hosts 2014 Fall Gathering

    by St. John's, Marysville Save the Date! Each year the Total Ministry Development Group hosts a "Fall Gathering." This year's event will be held October 17-18, 2014 at St.

  • the Rev. Mary Hudak

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

  • Unique Concert Opportunity

    Haitian Children Sing To Rebuild Their Music School by St. Stephen's, Sebastopol The Haitian Childrens’ Choir, Les Petits Chanteurs, is holding a concert in Santa Rosa on October 5, 2013. The concert will benefit the Holy Trinity Music School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which was devastated in the 2010 earthquake.

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