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  • Summer of Episcopal Love: Youth Lead the Way

    By Lori Korleski Richardson, Interim Communications DirectorFor some, it was a full summer of participation in several youth events offered by our diocese, other dioceses and the larger Episcopal Church. For some, it was summer camp, either at Camp Living Waters in Humboldt County (see story here), St. Dorothy's Rest, Bishop's Ranch or Camp Galilee on Lake Tahoe.

  • Youth Leaders Pilgrimage to South Africa

    by Paula Schaap, Director of Communications, Episcopal Diocese of Northern CaliforniaWhen about a dozen youth and young adults from the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California traveled to North Carolina last summer to take part in Lift Every Voice: Freedom Ride, it began a three-year commitment to learn about ways to seek justice and reconciliation at home and abroad. Many of the same young people made a life-changing trip to South Africa this summer in the second year of their pilgrimage. The ...

  • Youth Begin Pathways Pilgrimage

    by Paula Schaap, Director of Communications, Episcopal Diocese of Northern CaliforniaYouth from the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California begin their journey toward reconciliation in northern California on Sunday, July 31st with the Pathways pilgrimage. The group will be on the road until August 6th, learning strategies for reconciliation, as they visit sites in our diocese where injustices have been committed in society's name. This pilgrimage is especially timely as it occurs on th...

  • Nightwatch at Grace Cathedral, April 29

    by the Episcopal Diocese of California Join youth from around  Northern California on April 29-30, 2016 for fellowship and fun at "Nightwatch," an overnight “lock-in” program at Grace Episcopal Cathedral in San Francisco for youth in 6-12th grades. There will be facilitated community building, active and contemplative activities, art, music and prayer. Nightwatch can also be a time for youth ministers to spend casual time together.

  • 2016 CDSP Youth Ministry Symposium

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Fourth Annual Youth Ministry Symposium at Church Divinity School of the Pacific will be held on April 9, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This year's focus is on the challenges young people face when they become aware of their own economic, racial, gender, and political privilege in the context of mission trips and service projects.

  • Unpacking the 2015 Freedom Ride

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California It was a fantastic experience to accompany nine young people from around our diocese, along with the Rev. Sarah Quinney and Bishop Barry Beisner, to North Carolina for the Lift Every Voice 2015 Freedom Ride Pilgrimage. We learned so much about slavery, discrimination and the Civil Rights movement, and visited key sites related to them all.

  • Youth Serve in North Sacramento

    by Sierra Service Project Over two weekends, January 16th-18th and February 13th-15th, nearly 100 volunteers have gathered to serve the community of North Sacramento and put their faith into action in 2015. Over half of these volunteers came from seven different Episcopal churches from The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. Youth and adults worked with groups from other churches in North Sacramento, as part of Sierra Service Project’s Weekends of Service program.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2014 Youth Ministry Symposium

    Saturday, May 3, 2014 the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, the Episcopal Diocese of California, and the Province VIII Youth Ministry Network are sponsoring a day-long conference of workshops focused on the theme of "transitions" in ministry with young people. "Changing Lives: Ministry with Young People in Transition" is a special conference for those involved in ministry with children, youth or young adults. Keynote speaker the Rev. Dr.

  • 2014 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE14)

    The 2014 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE14) will be held July 9-13, 2014 at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia, PA. The upcoming event marks the 12th EYE, which remains a popular and well-attended event. EYE14 is geared for youth in grades 9-12 during the 2013-2014 academic year and their adult leaders.

  • Youth Sunday Filled with Gratitude

    Church Youth Group Showers Congregation with Gratitude and Hope on Super Bowl Sunday by the Rev. Andrea Baker, Associate Rector at Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park                             At their annual youth-led service at Faith Episcopal Church, the JCrew (Jesus Crew) youth celebrated “The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple” by presenting the ...

  • Incarnation Ecuador Experience

    by Daphne Vernon, Associate for Children and Youth at Church of the Incarnation, Santa Rosa We planned this trip with the intention of giving of ourselves. Having prior mission trip experience, I knew we would receive more than we could possibly imagine. After two years of planning and one year of fundraising, we were off to Ecuador to work with the organizations BECAS and To Give Hope.

  • Summer 2013 at Camp Noel Porter

    Don’t Miss Summer 2013 at Camp Noel Porter! by Camp Noel Porter Camp Noel Porter is accepting applications for the 2013 camp season. Visit our website at www.campnoelporter.org for dates and descriptions.

  • 2013 Grant Opportunities

    Episcopal Community Services Deadline for grants is May 24, 2013 Grant Announcements on June 15, 2013 by  Episcopal Community Services Grant proposals are being accepted for the Ministry Development Fund which funds development or expansion of Health & Social Service Outreach Ministries in the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. Grant maximum: $5000.00 In addition, grant proposals are being accepted for the Bishop Jerry & Jane Lamb Grant funding Youth/Young Adults in doing Out...

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer 2013

    by the Rev. Dr. Jenni Liem, Executive Director for Program at Camp Noel Porter Summer is quickly approaching and Camp Noel Porter is getting ready for exciting and formational time with the youth of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and beyond.

  • Summer 2013 Fun!

    Summer 2013 at Our Own Camp Noel Porter! by Camp Noel Porter Board of Directors Under the theme Wilderness Journeys: Wild Faith for a Wild World, the youth of our diocese and their friends are invited to grow in their faith and have a lot of fun at Camp Noel Porter this summer! Children and youth age six through twelfth grade are encouraged to register early for one of five summer camp sessions designed especially for their age group.

  • Spring Family Festival

    Celebrating Community Near and Far by Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park It’s a first! Spread the word and invite your friends and family to Faith Episcopal Church’s upcoming Spring Family Festival on Sunday, May 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • 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...

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