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  • Special Announcement

    Bishop Michael Curry Elected as 27th Presiding Bishop The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church today, June 27, 2015, at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Day of Prayer for South Sudan

    by the Rev. Canon Britt Olson, Canon to the Ordinary in the The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Republished on 5/16/14 The situation in South Sudan continues to deteriorate. More people were killed in April than in the previous months since the eruption of violence that began this past December.

  • Special Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ: Grace and peace to you. When the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals acts in response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision today, same-gender marriages will once again be legally possible in California. Our state would then resume its position with a growing number of states that extend the right of marriage to all their citizens.

  • PB Issues Pastoral Letter

    Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued a Pastoral Letter on Israeli-Palestinian Peace. A PASTORAL LETTER ON ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE On the holy mountain stands the city he has founded; The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Of Zion it shall be said, “Everyone was born in her, And the Most High himself shall sustain her.” -- Psalm 87 (page 711, Book of Common Prayer) My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The events of recent week...

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