In and Around Our Diocese

Everything listed under: homeless

  • The Peach Lady & Stories from the Streets

    by the Rev. Kay Rohde, Ministry Development Coordinator, Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Stories are powerful. The following is a collection of brief stories from the streets and from life.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How Are the Poor In Your Area?

    by the Rev. Canon Tina Campbell We must talk about poverty because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it. Dorothy Day How are the poor in your area?

  • Small Church Serves Poor and Homeless

    by the Rev. Virginia McNeely How can a small church serve the poor and the homeless? Through small programs, of course!

  • Homeless and Hungry

    by the Rev. Dave Ferrell, deacon at Holy Trinity, Nevada City Thank you Lord, Thank you Lord, Thank you Lord, Amen. It is the prayer I offer before each meal for the homeless & hungry.

  • Homeless in Paradise

    by Amanda Allagree, member of St. Nicholas', Paradise Meet Karman and Jack, who live outdoors and struggle to care for each other, and their teenage friend Amanda, who tells their story here. When I was 8 years old, my mom and I almost lost our house.

  • It Is Not Too Late

    Episcopal Community Services - It Is Not Too Late To Help Rejoice, the Lord Is Nigh! The theme for the third Sunday of Advent is Joy! Joy is a difficult word to capture most of the year, but during Advent we all share those great feelings of anticipation and expectation.

  • Local Clergy Respond to Panhandlers

    "Response to Sacramento panhandlers tests worshippers' hearts" The Sacramento BeeBy Jennifer Garza jgarza@sacbee.com Every week, many worshipers are confronted with another sign of the troubling economy: more homeless people approaching them as they enter church services. The problem has gotten so bad in recent months that the Rev. Michael Moran of the Spiritual Life Center in midtown Sacramento addressed the issue with his congregation Sunday.

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