In and Around Our Diocese

Everything listed under: the Rev. Bob Olsen

  • Plant, Nurture and Patience

    by the Rev. Bob Olsen, Deacon, St. George's, Carmichael The prayer following Communion in the service for the ordination of deacons includes this sentence: “We pray that name may be to us an effective example in word and action, in love and patience and in holiness of life.

  • 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.

  • On the Street

    by the Rev. Bob Olsen, Deacon, St. George's, Carmichael Over the last 18 months I have been working with a young man and his mother who are homeless.

  • Justice

    by the Rev. Bob Olsen What is Justice? Between working on the Bishop’s Conference planning group with its theme of Mercy and Justice and preparing a sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, where the Gospel was Luke’s telling of the parable of the Prodigal Son (15:1-3, 11b-32), it dawned on me that God’s sense of justice might be a bit different than that of most of us.

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