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  • Camp Noel Porter Winter Update

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California In the November 12, 2015 issue of the Aurora Clergy e-Newsletter, Bishop Barry Beisner addressed the financial challenges currently facing Camp Noel Porter. “This is a complex matter that will receive focused effort, as we work to discern what the partnership between the diocese, Camp Noel Porter and St. Nicholas', Tahoe City will look like,” said the Bishop.

  • ECS Announces 2015 Grant Awards

    by Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Thanks to the generosity of the members of our diocese and the tireless efforts of our congregations to serve the needs of the communities around them, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) was able to grant over $ 17,000 to eight different programs in 2015. This year several new programs are being initiated, as people discern local needs, And, in some places, very creative community partnerships are being developed. ECS is always excited to learn about the won...

  • Growing in Friendship

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem,Vicar, St.

  • Children Central to Christmas Ministries

    by the Rev. Matt Warren, Vicar, Christ the King, Quincy Christ the King Episcopal Church in Quincy is once again making sure that children are the focus of several programs during this Christmas season. The Church hosted a special “Children’s Church” service this past Sunday in which St.

  • “Light Up the Night” Gala Reflections

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem, Vicar, St.

  • Camp Noel Porter Take Down Weekend

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem, Vicar, St.

  • “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.

  • Horn of Plenty Golf Fundraiser

    by St. Nicholas', Paradise St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church in Paradise is pleased to announce that their Second Annual Horn of Plenty Golf Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Tuscan Ridge Golf Club in Paradise.

  • Sharing the Light

    by the Rev. Canon Britt Olson, Canon to the Ordinary of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Our congregation in Vacaville is named for the Feast and Season of Epiphany. They have a simple mission statement tied to their name and identity: See the Light * Be the Light * Share the Light In the darkness of the challenges facing the Church, we certainly need to keep looking for the light.

  • Horn of Plenty Golf Tournament

    by St. Nicholas' Loaves and Fishes Community Food Program, Paradise St. Nicholas’ Loaves and Fishes Community Food Program would greatly appreciate your participation in our 1st annual Horn of Plenty Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, September 29, 2013, at the Tuscan Ridge Golf Course!

  • 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.

  • Hi, howareya?

    by Russell Richardson, member of St. Nicholas', Tahoe City This article first appeared in the Sierra Sun. One evening in the winter of an early-adolescent year, when girls and hormones and bullies and hormones and middle school in general ensured life was as dramatically miserable as possible, while my mom drove us home in the full-size Bronco I would later take to college, I took a step toward adulthood by saying, “I know Santa's not real, but still, this Christmas, I...” and she cut me off.

  • From Bonfire Dances to St. Nicholas Church

    by Russell Richardson, member of St. Nicholas', Tahoe City This article first appeared in the Sierra Sun. While snowshoeing with my dogs, I found myself stopped and staring, thinking that such beauty--summer’s green and autumn’s crimson and gold under a blanket of downy white snow, punctuated by the girlies’ utter, existential joy, two days after wading around in shorts and Chacos--affirms (for me) the presence of a benevolent creator.

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