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Friday Reflection, August 23, 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, and Friends of San Joaquin, It is with great pleasure that I share with you the results of the search process for our new Diocesan Administrator. As we have reported at Deanery meetings, and at Diocesan Council and Standing Committee meetings, we received approximately 30 applications for the Diocesan Administrator position. […]

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Welcome to EDSJ Angela!

Angela Lerena comes to us from the Diocese of Idaho where she has been on and off for the last ten years. Angela was born in the Seattle area. She received her BA in Intercultural Ministry, and later, her MA in Missional Leadership from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. In 2014 Angela received an […]

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Sonora Bach Festival Aug. 17

Full details are on the Festival’s website.

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Learn About: Franciscans of Northern California

Submitted By: Society of St Francis – Episcopal Franciscan Brothers Join Us! Learn about the work of the Franciscans of Northern California Become inspired by their passion and dedication Sunday, August 18th 10:00 am Celebration of the Feast of St. Mary the Virgin Glory of the AssumptionSt. Matthew’s Episcopal Church414 Oak StreetSan Andreas 09 754-3878 […]

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Pentecost in our Time

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist 1055 S. Lower Sacramento Road Lodi, CA 95242 The Day of Pentecost brings the Easter Season to a fitting conclusion as the virtues of Jesus of Nazareth rise in the Disciples of the Risen Lord. Our reflections on Pentecost afford us the opportunity to reflect on the […]

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Friday Reflection

As I write this it August 6, the Feast of the Transfiguration, when the Church commemorates when on Mount Tabor Jesus was transfigured before three of his disciples, “and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white.” However, ironically enough it is also the 74th anniversary of the first use of […]

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Unity in Diversity Meeting in Modesto: August 23

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Tom Hampson to Be Ordained: Save the Date

Mark Your Calendars!November 16, 2019 God willing and the people consenting, Tom Hampson will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons at St James Cathedral, Fresno. More information to come.

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Bishop’s Statement on Gun Violence

August 5, 2019 Dear Colleagues and Sisters and Brothers of The Diocese of San Joaquin I am aware that last Sunday in some of our local Faith Communities orange was the liturgical color of choice. For those of you who may not be aware, orange is the color encouraged by the Episcopal Church expressing our […]

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Friday Reflection, August 2, 2019

From Bishop David Last Saturday, Canon Anna and I, gathered with our Sisters and Brothers of the Northern Deanery at St John the Baptist, Lodi. I will say, it was one of the more memorable deanery gatherings I have experienced over the last 5 1/2 years. One of the reasons the morning was so memorable […]

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