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Everything listed under: The Rev. Virginia McNeely

  • 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.

  • David Bridges Ordained at St. Clement's

    by the Rev. David Bridges, Deacon, St. Clement's, Rancho Cordova I am blessed to announce that my Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California took place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at St.

  • Education for Ministry Training Recap

    by Sally Rooney, Education for Ministry Coordinator for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The recent Education for Ministry (EfM) Training was held at the Mercy Center Auburn from June 11-13, 2014. The group of 22 EfM Mentors were provided annual training in mentoring skills and practices. The theme this year was “Living Faithfully in a Multicultural Context.” Training was provided by three enthusiastic trainers: Dr.

  • 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.

  • What Kind of God?

    by the Rev. Virginia McNeely What kind of God would He be if He did not hear the bangles ring on an ant’s wrist as they move the earth in their sweet dance? And what kind of God would He be if a leaf’s prayer was not as precious to Creation as the prayer His own son sang from the glorious depth of his soul— for us.

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