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The Friday Reflection – December 8, 2017

The Rev. Canon Anna Carmichael “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” Friends, I write this on a break during the Advent Clergy Retreat. On the cover of our liturgy booklet for the three day gathering, is a word cloud for Advent, and […]

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2018 United Thank Offering Grants

The 2018 United Thank Offering grant application materials are now available. The focus of the 2018 UTO grants will be Becoming Beloved Community: Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice. The deadline for submission of a completed application (and required documents) is 5pm (EST) on Friday, March 2, 2018. Click Here for More Information.

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Where was your priest? At Retreat!

Sing Along

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Christmas Bags for Women Inmates

On December 2, 20147 members of St Raphael’s Episcopal at ECCO joined with Wesley United Methodist Church of Fresno and others to assemble 3,050 Christmas gift bags for the inmates of Central California Women’s Prison in Chowchilla. I addition St Raphael’s also provided about 300 tooth brushes to the gift bags support so that all […]

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The Friday Reflection – December 1, 2017

The Rev. Heather Mueller, St. Andrew’s, Taft A MINISTRY WHICH IS MEANT TO BE….. Since I have lived in Taft, for four and a half years now, I have noticed a relatively large number of people who are either homeless or surfing on sofas from friend to relative and back again. I have also noticed […]

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Congratulations go to The Rev. Michele Racusin!

From The Episcopal News Update- A weekly newsletter serving the Diocese of Los Angeles Michele Racusin named Missioner for Financial Stewardship, CFO The Rev. Michele Racusin, an Episcopal priest widely skilled in accounting and ministry, has been named to serve the Diocese of Los Angeles as missioner for financial stewardship and chief financial officer following […]

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Preparing to Become the Beloved Community

Wherever you are, this Advent every Episcopal ministry is invited to prepare to embrace Jesus’ ministry of reconciliation and healing. Open this packet and discover a poster and a full set of resources to guide community prayer, reflection, and action. Open here.

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St. Paul’s, Modesto Halloween Party A Spooktacular Success

Our joint Halloween with MoPride proved a success. Each organization earned a little less than $2,000. But more than that, we have established a partnership which has opened new doors for St. Paul’s to minister to needs in the community. One such collaborative is being asked to work with the Center for Diversity at Stanislaus […]

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The Friday Reflection – November 24, 2017

Prayer of Thanksgiving Almighty and gracious Father, we give thee thanks for the fruits of the earth in their season and for the labors of those who harvest them. Make us, we beseech thee, faithful stewards of thy great bounty, for the provision of our necessities and the relief of all who are in need, […]

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Interfaith Peace Project

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in Lodi in partnership with the Interfaith Peace Project announces its continuing series of programs featuring a study of world religions. The series is offered monthly on Saturday mornings, at St. John the Baptist Church (1055 N. Lower Sacramento Road), 9am-12 noon. The Islamic tradition will be […]

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