Traveling the Way of Love: A New Video Series from the Office of Communication

Traveling the Way of Love premieres Wednesday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET on The Episcopal Church Facebook page and here. The video is available on demand. Accompanying each episode are resources, including an Episode Guide and other online resources designed to deepen engagement with all seven Way of Love practices as well as […]

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Interfaith Scholar Weekend – March 1-3, 2019

Interfaith Scholar Weekend presents Rev. Dr. Thandeka, President, Love Beyond Belief™ Inc. Liberal Faith’s Death and Resurrection in 21st Century America Registration for the Saturday lectures: Early Registration Discount: $45 (before February 15, 2019) Regular Registration: $50 (before February 28, 2019) Registration at Event on Saturday: $55 (at the door). Some scholarships available. Students: $10 […]

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The Friday Reflection – January 18, 2019

From Canon Anna Carmichael Dear sisters and brothers, At our Diocesan Convention in October, the bishop presented everyone in attendance with a pocket coin that had The Way of Love printed on it. This coin was to serve as a reminder that we, as Christians, as Episcopalians, are living into a spiritual practice that is […]

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Lenten Meditations 2019

We invite you to share in the 2019 Lenten email series from Episcopal Relief & Development. Each day during Lent you will receive a daily reflection, co-authored by a group of faith leaders from across the church. During this season of reflection on our Christian faith, their writings will enhance your spiritual journey as they […]

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Every Baptized Person is Called to Ministry

The Rev. Gail Bernthal, EfM Coordinator I recently spent three days at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee with a group of Education for Ministry (EfM) Coordinators from dioceses around the country. It was a time of learning, but also a time of getting to know these dedicated and committed disciples. I was […]

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Saint James Concert Series: Music with Strings Attached

Saint James Concert Series Bringing music to the Sierra Foothills for 38 years. Music with Strings Attached The trio will be performing original compositions and a selection of classical favorites. When: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 3:00pm Where: St. James Episcopal Church, 42 Snell Street, Sonora Profits support music scholarships Ages 10-20 Applications due February 1, […]

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The Friday Reflection – January 11, 2019

The Rev. Andy Anderson Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he said, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ He said to him, ‘What is written in the law? What do you read there?’ He answered, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all […]

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Building Church Leaders, February 8 & 9

Online Registration has closed. If signing up late contact Ellen Meyer at emeyer@diosanjoaquin.org To all Wardens, Treasurers and Clergy, Blessings to you on this New Year and in this season of Epiphany. The Bishop, along with the Chancellor, Diocesan Treasurer and I, are inviting all Wardens, Treasurers and any other Vestry/Bishop’s Committee/Chapter members to a […]

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Epiphany Greetings San Joaquin!

On the concluding night of our Advent Clergy Conference, during casual evening conversation, I mentioned to our colleagues a yearning to walk in the diocese in 2019. And where that conversation led pleased and surprised me greatly, not to mention, reminded me of the undeniable power of the Holy Spirit. And this is the result […]

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The Church of the Ascension, Cadenabbia Lake Como, Italy

Should you be considering a trip to Italy and to the region of Lake Como you might like to consider calling in on the Church of the Ascension at Cadenabbia (Immediately opposite Bellagio) on Lake Como. The Church is open daily and our regular Sunday Morning Service in English is at 10.30am to which you […]

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