In and Around Our Diocese

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  • Serving Veterans: A Social Justice Issue

    by the Ven. Gary Brown, St. John's, Marysville Someone once said, “If you want to get people to support a cause make sure it’s about abused animals, children or veterans – in that order.” That assertion might fit the world of today, but it has not always been true.

  • 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.

  • Advent Appeal

    by Episcopal Community Services In 2013 Episcopal Community Services was able to help the congregations of this diocese serve Christ by serving others. We sponsored Bishop's Conference 2013 and gave out grants totaling $53,678. The congregations served were from all over the diocese from Sacramento to Arcata and included all sizes of churches from Trinity Cathedral to Quincy to Mt.

  • Episcopal Community Services Grants

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, Episcopal Community Services Board President  The mission of Episcopal Community Services of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California is to help local congregations develop programs to serve the children, the elderly, the poor and others in need. Episcopal Community Services, ECS, your diocesan partner for outreach and social service ministries, is thrilled to announce that this year we are giving out more than $46,000 in support of congregations in our dioce...

  • 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.

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