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Friday Reflection, October 18, 2019

The theme for our 2019 Diocesan Convention is “Called to be…travelers on the road” and I’ve been thinking a lot about my travels along the road this year so far. As you may remember, I spent most of 2018 assisting the Cathedral during their time of transition in preparation for calling a new Dean, so […]

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St. Clare’s Joins Congregationalist, Lutherans, and Community for CROP Walk!

The ecumenical initiative raised over $5,000 to help combat world hunger! 

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The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative

The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC) is holding its 2019 regional conference on immigrant integration in Fresno on November 8, 2019. The event will run from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM and take place at the Piccadilly Inn Airport Hotel, 5115 E. McKinley Ave, Fresno, CA 93727. The conference will bring together representatives from nonprofit organizations, […]

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October 20, 2019 is Spirit Sunday

This is our annual observance of Spirit Day, which is October 17, 2019. “Spirit Day is a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities. Pledging to “go purple” on Spirit Day is a way for everyone – forward-thinking companies, global […]

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Singers Sought for Convention Choir

Welcome, singers, to the Convention Choir! Basses, Tenors, Altos, and Sopranos: come one, come all. Two Anthems and the Psalm Rehearsals: 3:00 p.m. Friday at the Trailhead (optional) 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel (required) To receive previews of the pieces (by email only), contact arlin@aasness.comLooking forward to singing in worship with you!

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Friday Reflection, October 11, 2019

Will you continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of the bread, and in the prayers? By Suzy Ward Episcopalians are a prayer book people. In preparing for a new member class I searched my shelves for all the books to help me share the ethos of who we are as a community of faith. […]

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60th Annual Convention Update

Registration is closed! Click here to access the Convention Voters Guide Reports still needed for the Convention Booklet: Audit Review Committee(if your congregation’s audit is not complete, please email  Canon Anna with an estimated completion date) Necrology Report  Please bring your church banner and stand to ECCO for convention! Banners will be carried in during the […]

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October 20, 2019 is Spirit Sunday

This is our annual observance of Spirit Day, which is October 17, 2019. “Spirit Day is a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities. Pledging to “go purple” on Spirit Day is a way for everyone – forward-thinking companies, global […]

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Thanksgiving at ECCO

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Friday Reflection – October 4, 2019

I spent the early part of the week in Boston, Massachusetts. The reason for this quick, three day turnaround was a meeting with The Episcopal/United Methodist Dialogue Group.  I have been a participant of this group since 2015 and was a part of a similar group in New Zealand since 2009.  I have suggested to […]

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