Episcopal News

December 11, 2018
The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018, introduced November 27, 2018 in the U.S. Congress as HR 7173, incorporates the most important provisions of carbon fee...
photo of DioCal deputation with Dr. Meyers as she accepts the award
July 12, 2018
Congratulations to DioCal Deputy The Rev. Dr. Ruth Meyers, Dean of Academic Affairs at CDSP, for receiving the House of Deputies medal this morning at General Convention...
July 10, 2018
Within 12 hours, I was involved in two moments of public outcry, of organized protests. At the first one, I was the one (or one of the ones) being protested, while in the...
June 30, 2015
On Sunday, June 28, women clergy who had previously “met” on a Facebook group met face-to-face. At two meetings, over 50 women deacons and priests, members of the...
June 26, 2015
The 78th General Convention began on Thursday, June 25, with an opening Eucharist at which Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and presided. Grace Aheron, a...
May 12, 2015
This Sunday, May 10, saw the launch of the Episcopal Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in San Francisco, a bilingual Episcopal Latino Heritage community led by...
July 29, 2014
Read part 1 here.After the four days of the EYE conference, the DioCal group participated in two days of mission in Philadelphia. The group worked at St. Paul’s Episcopal...
July 28, 2014
[Editors’ note: The following article is a reflection from the Rev. Tommy Dillon, rector at St. Aidan’s, San Francisco. He shares his recent participation, along with two...
July 22, 2014
[Monday, July 21, 9:47 a.m.] The bishop of the Diocese of California and the trustees of Grace Cathedral announced today that the dean of Grace Cathedral, the Very Rev. Dr....
July 21, 2014
[Editor’s note: The Rev Richard Smith, vicar at St John the Evangelist, San Francisco, spent part of last week with clergy from around the U.S. in El Paso, Texas,...
November 19, 2013
Last Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16, at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Jackson, Miss., The Episcopal Church hosted the forum “Fifty years later: The State of...
May 21, 2013
Thank you so much to all of you who have contacted me and offered prayers and assistance. As you have seen, the devastation is immense. We are in the process of...
February 20, 2013
Around the country Episcopalians participated in vigils for immigration rights and reform on Ash Wednesday. Representatives from The Episcopal Church submitted written...
November 6, 2012
Despite a waterlogged seafarers’ center, the Seamen’s Church Institute continues steadfast in its mission to help seafarers, greeting vessels returning to the East Coast’s...
August 6, 2012
The San Francisco Bay Area faith community adds its condolences to the American Sikh community. We are repelled and saddened by the senseless act of violence against our Sikh...
July 17, 2012
The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Canon to the Ordinary, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church. Meeting in Indianapolis at the beginning of General...
June 29, 2012
[Episcopal News Service] As forest fires rage across Colorado and unprecedented storms pummel the country from Florida to Minnesota, it’s pretty clear we are facing a “new...
July 26, 2011
Church Divinity School of the Pacific has been awarded a $90,000 grant from the Arcus Foundation, and a $75,000 grant from the E. Rhodes and Lenore B. Carpenter Foundation to...

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