The Friday Reflection – November 17, 2017

From The Rev. Dcn. Nancy Key Immigrant Resolution passed at Diocesan Convention! “You shall not deprive a resident alien or an orphan of justice…. Remember that you were a slave in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I command you to do this.” (Deuteronomy 24:17-18) “Truly I tell you, just […]

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St. Nicholas

Dear Friends in the Diocese of San Joaquin, As many of you already know I have spent time in the Land of the Holy one. I spent a year as the Minister of Hospitality at St George’s College in East Jerusalem. The Christians in the Holy Land are involved in many ministries…churches, schools, hospitals and […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Presents: Climate Change, John Muir, and the Sierra Nevada

Nature as a Temple Climate Change, John Muir, and the Sierra Nevada 1 Pianist, 1 Lecturer, 1 Audience Discussion Lecturer: Dr. Michael Kunz Audience Discussion: You When: November 12, 2017 Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 120 N. Hall Visalia, CA 93277 Time: 2:30 p.m. ClimateKeys This event is part of ClimateKeys, a global initiative launching with over […]

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The Friday Reflection – November 10, 2017

From Canon Anna Carmichael Friends, Around the office, I’m counting the days until the Presiding Bishop arrives and we host the long-anticipated Revival. There are post-its everywhere! Giant flip chart size down to the tiny ones. There are seating charts, parking instructions, yellow vests, walkie-talkies, purple swag, and a line of empty dt coke cans […]

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Land of the Holy One Trip

It is time to sign-up if you or someone you know, may want to make a pilgrimage to the Land of the Holy One. The pilgrimage will be taking place September 2-14, 2018. It is not too soon to begin to plan and prepare for this wonderful trip. The cost of the land trip is […]

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The Friday Reflection November 3, 2017

From Bishop David Rice Post 58th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin. There are a number of memories which will remain indelible for me regarding last weekend’s convention experience at our Conference Center (ECCO). This list isn’t in any order of preference or importance. This is simply a list of experiences for […]

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Day of Discernment Coming November 11!

Have you recently been feeling that God is calling you to do something different in your life? Have you noticed that even though you’re already involved in a ministry at your church, it seems like you are ready to do more? Has anyone ever told you, “You’d make a great Deacon (or Priest)”? If any […]

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Creating a Culture of Peace – Nonviolence Training, All Souls, Berkeley

DioCal is sponsoring Creating a Culture of Peace (CCP), a nonviolence training on two Saturdays in November. Saturday, November 11, 2017, 9:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00am to 6:00pm. The CCP program has offered this spiritually-grounded nonviolence training for dioceses, congregations, seminaries, and community groups across the country for fifteen years. In […]

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EDSJ Emergency Relief Fund

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS ANNUAL CONVENTION $1,437.00 One half will stay in our ERFund and 1/2 will go to Episcopal Relief and Development If you feel inclined to offer additional support to fire victims, you can do so by sending your check donation to: Please make your donation to: The Episcopal Diocese of San […]

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Called to Be… In Community Annual Convention

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