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  • School for Deacons Inquirer’s Day 2016

    by the Ven. Cookie Clark, Archdeacon, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California; Deacon, Epiphany Episcopal Church, Vacaville The School for Deacons Annual Inquirer’s Day 2016 is Saturday, March 12th from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Let Christ's Light Shine in and Through Us

    by the Rev. Sr. Diana Doncaster C.T., Assistant Priest, Christ Episcopal Church, Eureka; Sister of the Transfiguration I had the privilege of attending an Advent Quiet Day sponsored by Bishop Beisner for the clergy of this diocese on Wednesday, December 2nd.

  • Blue Christmas at All Saints' Sacramento

    by the Rev. Betsy Monnot, Co-Rector, All Saints' Episcopal Church, Sacramento A service of Blue Christmas will be held at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Sacramento on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Blue Christmas is a time to bring our whole selves and our whole lives into the presence of God, particularly those parts that make us sad, or “blue.” Whether it is the loss of a loved one, a change for the worse in health, or any difficult life situation, God longs to be with us and to let u...

  • Fire Evacuees Calling Fairgrounds Home

    by the Rev. Don Callison, Deacon, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Napa I spent Saturday afternoon, September 20th, at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, with evacuees from the Valley Fire.

  • Bishop Beisner's Freedom Ride Prayer

    by the Rt. Rev. Barry L.

  • General Convention: A Unique Glimpse

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator; Lay Deputy Alternate, 78th General Convention While I figured it would be an interesting and unique glimpse into part of the life of the Church, I was not sure what to expect from my time at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City. Most of what I had absorbed about past conventions was from major news stories, and perhaps a blog post that was cynically arguing a point or even proclaiming that the whole thing was a waste of time...

  • Sister Diana Ordained to the Priesthood

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Rev. Sr. Diana Doncaster was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests on May 7, 2015 at the Chapel of the Transfiguration in Cincinnati, OH.

  • "For God so Loved the World"

    by the Rev. Christy Laborda Harris, Rector, St. Stephen's, Sebastopol This piece is adapted from a sermon on John 3:14-21 given on the fifth Sunday of Lent 2015.

  • 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.

  • Where Do We Find Hope?

    by the Rev. Seth Kellermann, Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Grass Valley But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

  • Total Ministry Fall Gathering

    by Total Ministry Development Group The sun was shining, and the fall foliage was beautiful as the Total Ministry Development Group Fall Gathering commenced on September 27 - 28, 2013 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Marysville. And what a Gathering it was!

  • Pentecost XII/ Proper 14

    August 16th, 2013 by the Rev. Christy Laborda Harris The Gospel for the twelfth Sunday of Pentecost (Luke 12:32-40) this year began with Jesus saying to his disciples, “ ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom’ ” (Luke 12:32, New Revised Standard Version). This is a solid start to any passage, right?

  • Trinity Cathedral Recovery Weekend

    “I Once Was Lost, But Now I’m Found” September 14 at 5:10 p.m. September 15 at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

  • God's Backyard Bible Camp

    by St. Augustine, Rocklin Get ready for an outdoor adventure that starts right in our own backyard! Come to God's Backyard Bible Camp at St.

  • Responding to Violence and Destruction

    with Mercy and Justice by the Rev. Canon Britt E. Olson, Canon to the Ordinary O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen?

  • Walking toward Good Friday

    by the Rev. L. Ann Hallisey, D.

  • Becoming a "Welcoming Church"

    by St. Alban's, Arcata St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in SunnyBrae is pleased to announce that at our recent Annual Meeting the congregation voted unanimously to become a Welcoming Church.

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