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  • Bishop Yvette Flunder at Trinity Cathedral

    by the Rev. Dr. Pamela Anderson, the Adult Ministries Director, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Trinity Episcopal Cathedral of Sacramento is honored to announce that Bishop Yvette Flunder will speak on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Choral Evensong & Recital in Sacramento

    by Nancy Metzger, Chair, Concerts at All Saints', Sacramento All Saints Episcopal Church in Sacramento presents a Choral Evensong on Sunday, April 26th at 4:00 p.m., conducted by Scott Nelson. Immediately following the Evensong, organist Patricia Grimm will perform a 30 minute recital. A $10.00 donation is suggested for the recital.

  • 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...

  • Prayer Books at Mercy Center Auburn

    by Jerry Pare, Operations Manager, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Mercy Retreat Center in Auburn recently received 40 copies of The Book of Common Prayer, pew edition. Because of a lack of storage space, the books are stored in a closet rather than in the Chapel. When planning your event, please contact Robin Lionello or another Mercy Center staff member, and let them know that you would like to use the books and they can be made available.

  • Special Book Signing with the Bishop

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Artist and writer Kathrin Burleson released her new book The Soul’s Journey: An Artist’s Approach to the Stations of the Cross in November 2014, which features Kathrin’s paintings and reflections on her creative process and spiritual journey. Bishop Barry Beisner will join Kathrin for a special book signing event at the The Cathedral Bookshop at Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6-7:00 p.m. What: Book Signing Event ...

  • Service of Tenebrae at Trinity Cathedral

    by David Link, Canon for Music, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento One of the most solemn and powerful services of the church year, the Solemn Office of Tenebrae service is based on the ancient monastic offices, and includes the chanting of Psalms to plainsong (“Gregorian” chant). Also sung are the Tenebrae Responsories, written by the Spanish Renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria, based on texts from the Lamentations of Jeremiah and music by Felice Anerio and Jacob Handl. This service will be ...

  • Renaissance Choir Seeking Cassocks

    by Dr. Lee Lovello, Choir Director, Renaissance Choir Sacramento; Music Director, St. Andrew’s, Antelope “Send us your tired, your worn-out, your old cassocks yearning for a new home!” The Renaissance Choir Sacramento is seeking donations of black cassocks of any condition, size and style to serve as choir robes.

  • Feeding Hunger, Feeding Souls

    by the Rev. Cindy Long, Associate for Pastoral Care and Deacon, St. Michael's, Carmichael; St.

  • Women in Leadership at Winter Talk

    by Patricia Heinicke, Member, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento and Intercultural Ministries Commission The Province VIII Indigenous People’s Network held its annual Winter Talk in Reno, Nevada on January 16-18, 2015. Attending from The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California were the Rev. Lewis "Sitting Panther" Powell, Deacon at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Grass Valley and Indigenous Ministries Missioner, and Patricia Heinicke, member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento.

  • Mindful Eating One-Day Retreat

    by the Rev. Anne McKeever, Associate, St. Paul's, Sacramento Join us for a free event to learn about Mindful Eating via prayer, meditation, discussion and free healthy snacks!

  • 28th Annual Diocesan Choir Festival

    by David Link, Canon for Music, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento All singers are invited to join us at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento on Saturday, February 7, 2015 for the 28th Annual Diocesan Choir Festival. This is a great opportunity for singers from around the state to gather for a day of music making, culminating with a Choral Evensong service (open to the public) that begins at 4:00 p.m. Rehearsal begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.

  • Matthew Fox at Trinity Cathedral

    by the Rev. Dr. Pamela Anderson, Adult Spiritual Formation Director, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento The Rev.

  • Blue Christmas at All Saints', Sacramento

    by the Rev. Betsey Monnot, Co-Rector, All Saints', Sacramento All Saints' Memorial Episcopal Church in Sacramento will hold their Blue Christmas service on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. What: Blue Christmas Service When: December 21st; 4:00 p.m.

  • Memorial Service for the Homeless

    by the Rev. Steve Skiffington, Deacon, Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento A memorial interfaith service for our homeless brothers and sisters will be held on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento.

  • The Soul's Journey by Kathrin Burleson

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Artist and writer Kathrin Burleson has released a new book titled The Soul’s Journey: An Artist’s Approach to the Stations of the Cross. Kathrin is a founding member of Saints Martha and Mary Episcopal Mission in Trinidad, California and is an associate of the Community of the Transfiguration, a religious community for women in The Episcopal Church. Walk the historic tradition of the Stations of the Cross in new ways.

  • The Gift of Listening

    by the Rev. Virginia McNeely, Deacon, All Saints', Sacramento The ability to hear is a sense. Our brains sift through what is coming to us as sound, and decides what we will hear.

  • A View from Both Sides

    by the Very Rev. Ray Hess, Dean, Capital Deanery; Priest-in-Charge, St. George's, Carmichael On Thursday October 30, 2014, at Congregation B'nai Israel, Sacramento, the first conference for area clergy, judges and other members of the county court system was held.

  • Sierra Service Project Weekends 2015

    by Sierra Service Project This school year marks Sierra Service Project’s fifth year of offering Weekends of Service for local youth groups. Each weekend starts on Friday evening and ends on Sunday afternoon. Weekend projects range from full group community service activities to standard repair projects.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • “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.

  • Youth Marked for Mission at EYE14

    by the Rev. Kay Rohde, Ministry Development Coordinator, Episcopal Diocese of Northern California; EYE14 chaperone What do you have when 1,100 high school-aged Episcopalians and 200 adult chaperones gathering together to worship with singing, dancing and clapping? Listening and being moved by stories of transformation?

  • Bishop Ordains Four Transitional Deacons

    by Merry Phillips, member of Christ Church, Eureka On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the Rt. Rev. Barry L.

  • Impromptu Summer Concert

    by St. Paul's, Sacramento St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sacramento is hosting an Impromptu Summer Concert this Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Kathryn Wallace Ordained

    by the Ven. Cookie Clark, Archdeacon for Diaconal Ministries On June 14, 2014 at Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento, Kathryn Wallace was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons by the Rt. Rev.

  • 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?

  • Education for Ministry 2014 Graduation

    by Sally Rooney, Education for Ministry Coordinator for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California I attend St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Woodland and have served as the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California's Coordinator of Education for Ministry (EfM) for the past three years. It has been a humbling experience to work so closely with other committed Christians in this journey, and to encounter over and again the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.

  • School for Deacons Commencement

    by the Rev. Susan M. Reeve, St.

  • 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.

  • Choral Evensong at All Saints, Sacramento

    by All Saints, Sacramento All Saints, Sacramento presents a Choral Evensong on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Immediately following the Evensong, guest organist John Karl Hirten will perform a recital on the 58 rank pipe organ at All Saints. When: Sunday, May 18th; 4:00 p.m.

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer Discount

    by Camp Noel Porter Only 60 days until the start of the Camp Noel Porter summer season! With joyful hearts we will be camping under the big pines and blue Tahoe skies this summer, and we hope that you will join us! This summer we have room for over 200 campers – and we’re getting new registrations every day.

  • Jeff Anderson Live at St. Mary's, Elk Grove

    by St. Mary's, Elk Grove St. Mary's, Elk Grove presents a live concert by Grammy nominated artist Jeff Anderson on Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Finding Joy In Lent!

    A Capital Deanery Children’s Event Children in grades 3 through 6 are invited to an afternoon of fun and fellowship at All Saints Episcopal Church, Sacramento as we explore the theme “Finding Joy in Lent!” There will be games, crafts, singing, snacks and more at this wonderful FREE event! Led by the Rev. Jenni Liem, Executive Director of Camp Noel Porter in Tahoe City, participants will experience a taste of summer camp all the while learning about the Holy Season of Lent.

  • A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

    by Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service celebrating the birth of Jesus, which is traditionally followed at Christmas. The story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus is told in nine short Bible readings, interspersed with the singing of carols, anthems, and hymns.

  • The Capital City Preachers Group

    by the Capital City Preachers Group The Capital City Preachers Group is pleased to announce that our guest speaker for the January 25th meeting will be the Rev. Dr. Linda Lee Clader.

  • Concert at Trinity Cathedral on Friday

    The Vocal Art Ensemble presents: Voices of Innocence: wonder • hope joy Friday, November 22, 2013 7:30 pm The Trinity Cathedral Music Series presents the Vocal Art Ensemble as it leaps into a choral playground of expressive music, stirring up the pure and precious emotions of childhood. Vivacious ethnic pieces from Serbia and Africa walk hand-in-hand with honored composers John Sheppard and Stephen Foster, as well as living legends Morten Lauridsen and Arvo Pärt. Diverse instruments, vocal textu...

  • Chanting [Y]our Heart Song

  • Lay Ministry Conference

    Are you seeking a lay ministry license? Perhaps you are just interested in a little more information about lay ministry licensing? If you answered yes to either of these questions, please join us for our upcoming Lay Ministry Conference.

  • Lay Preachers Group

    by The Lay Preachers Group The Lay Preachers Group is an informal group sponsored by the Capital Deanery for licensed lay preachers and for those who are seeking information to become licensed or those already working to become licensed preachers. Our group meets bimonthly on Saturdays from 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • 4th Annual Fall Festival

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Rocklin is holding its 4th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 29 from 5:00 p.m.

  • Diocesan Partners in Ministries of Health

    by Diocesan Partners in Ministries of Health The mission of the Diocesan Partners in Ministries of Health is, in part, "...to bring ministries of health and healing to local parishes..." Recently, the Partners met and shared some of their service projects. A sampling of those mentioned were: The Rev. Art Lillicropp, Director of Spiritual Care at Kaiser South Sacramento, inspired us with an opening meditation on seeing the Jesus within.

  • EfM Graduation 2013

    by Sally Rooney, EfM Diocesan Coordinator On Friday, June 7, 2013, we will honor this year's graduates of our diocesan-sponsored Education for Ministry Program. The Celebration and Eucharist will be at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral with the Rt.

  • Free Concerts

    In residence at St. Andrew's, Antelope, Renaissance Choir Sacramento will perform Palestrina's Missa Iste Confessor and other works in a series of free concerts. All are welcome!

  • Monthly Bible Challenge Lectures

    by Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento  The Very Rev. Brian Baker, Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is offering a monthly lecture on the Old Testament readings in The Bible Challenge. These lectures are held at the Cathedral at 7:00 p.m.

  • Deacon Nominated - Stephen Recognition

    by the Ven. Beatryce "Cookie" Clark, Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rev. Cindy Long, RN, deacon at St.

  • A Miracle in Arcade

    St. Matthew’s Bridges the Gap Between Church and the World by Pat Cole, Inside Publications When I met with Deacon Cindy Long at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church to learn how this church has served Arcade over the years, I thought about my father, who managed a paint store on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena in the 1950s.

  • Weekend of Service

    Honoring Veterans with a Weekend of Service by Chuck Schaller, Adult Counselor, St. Michael's, Carmichael Twenty-four youth and adult counselors from four Northern California churches spent Veteran’s Day weekend making a difference in their community – a small gift to those who gave so much so that we can enjoy and help others to enjoy the great life we have in this country. We cleaned and repaired a home for a woman who gives a lot to her community but needed a helping hand to brighten her life...

  • Trunk or Treat

    Free event for the community! by St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Elk Grove CommUnity St.

  • Spanish Classes Available

    by the Rev. Dcn. Cindy Long, RN, St.

  • Churches Join Evolution Weekend

    In the Saturday, February 11 edition of The Sacramento Bee, two of our congregations - All Saints', Sacramento and Our Saviour, Placerville - were highlighted in the article, "Sacramento Area Churches Participate in Evolution Weekend." This article is excerpted below. by Jennifer Garza As pastor of All Saints' Episcopal Church, the Rev. Betsey Monnot believes in both the word of God and the work of Darwin.

  • 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.

  • St. Matthew's Says Farewell

    article by the Rev Deacon Cindy Long, RN, and photos by her husband, Mark --both of St. Matthew's, Sacramento On June 22, 2011 the congregation of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Sacramento welcomed many to our farewell celebration in honor of the Reverend Lucinda Ashby, who has accepted a call to be the Canon to the Ordinary of the Diocese of Idaho.

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