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May 5, 2020
Dear Friends of the Ranch,

Over the past few months we have been hard at work planning and preparing for a full Summer Camp season at the Ranch. As dynamics surrounding the...
April 24, 2020
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Dear Clergy of the Diocese of California,
 
As you know, new face mask mandates went into effect throughout the Bay Area this...
April 20, 2020
Every year during Lent, the Church of the Resurrection collects nonperishable food for the Monument Crisis Center. This year the goal was to collect 13 barrels of food which...
April 7, 2020
“I'm sitting here in shock and gratitude. We have whole families that have lost their work. Thank you again. May God bless the Episcopal Impact Fund team.” – Rev. Anna...
April 3, 2020
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Bishop Marc has issued the following guidelines for congregations through May 10, 2020. These guidelines are in alignment with the...
March 31, 2020
Vestry calls

First, our vestry has called, emailed and followed up with every family in our current address book. This has resulted in vestry leader and parishioners...
March 31, 2020
This fall, St. Gregory of Nyssa's The Food Pantry will celebrate twenty years of working to feed hungry San Franciscans and build a resilient community of hope. Like most...
March 18, 2020
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Dear friends in Christ,

 
As shelter-in-place orders take effect throughout the Bay Area, and with deep love for and faith in...
March 12, 2020
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March 11, 2020

Dear friends in Christ,

“And who is my neighbor,” the lawyer asked Jesus. Jesus answers by telling one of the...
March 3, 2020


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The Diocese of California and the congregations of our diocese are giving uniformly good guidance for the safest practices for...
November 26, 2019
“It’s a great time to be alive!  Everything we’ve ever learned about solidarity and compassion can be put to use,” Joanna Macy, PhD, author, teacher, and activist, told...
November 13, 2019


With Advent season just around the corner, now is a great time to begin reflecting on what kind of Advent spiritual practice you'd like to do beginning Sunday, December 1....
October 8, 2019
Each day in the Unites States, people grieve the loss of loved ones due to gun violence. Christians, in particular, want to make our society safer but we can feel frustrated...
September 17, 2019

St. Mark's, Palo Alto welcomed a solar panel array to their Parish Hall rooftop with a blessing by the Rev. Matt McDermott, rector, and the Rev. Lindy Bunch, associate...
August 6, 2019



Below is a statement from Bishops United Against Gun Violence in response to the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio:


BISHOPS...
July 16, 2019
Like so many people in the United States and around the world, I am sickened and deeply distraught by the destructive, dehumanizing language the President of...
July 2, 2019


“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matt. 18:5

We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane...
June 18, 2019

When I first started to come out publicly in my college days (1988-1992) a big part of that process was attending Pride celebrations every summer. The ability to march in...

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