Walking in Welcome: An Advent Series with Episcopal Migration Ministries

[November 12, 2018] Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations are hosting a series of three one-hour webinars, Walking in Welcome: An Advent Series with Episcopal Migration Ministries on December 5 at 4 pm Eastern, December 13 at 4 pm Eastern, and December 18 at 12 pm Eastern. Airing on December […]

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Press Release from The Episcopal News Service

Forward Movement invites individuals and congregations to explore the difficult but important issues of migration and immigration in a new, free resource, No Longer Strangers: Exploring Immigration Issues. The downloadable booklet encourages discussion of migration and immigration through the lens of scripture and shared Christian values, presents opposing viewpoints, and invites people to talk about […]

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Saint James Concert Series: Velocity Handbell Ensembel

When: December 2, 2018, 3pm Where: St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 13880 Joshua Way, Sonora Cost: Tickets are $20. Students under 18: $6 Available at the Mountain Bookshop, 12769 Mono Way Sonora, at the door or by calling 209-532-1580. You can also visit sjconcertseries.org Event: Velocity is a community handbell ensemble in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. […]

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St. Paul’s Annual Cookie Walk & Breakfast with Santa

St. Paul’s Annual Cookie Walk December 8th: 9am-2pm December 9th: 10am-2pm Only $8 per Baker’s Dozen $7 if pre-purchased Featuring homemade cookies, cafe, bakery, treats, door prizes, craft boutiques, Christmas trees, selfie spot with props, and kids’ gingerbread decorating booth. Breakfast with Santa at St. Paul’s December 15th: 8am-11am, $5 Come meet Santa and get […]

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New Year’s Eve at ECCO

A Sensible Celebration – December 31, 2018 Ring in the New Year with ECCO! Begin your evening with yummy appetizers and a glass of wine during our social hour. For dinner, enjoy your choice of entree served to you at your table. (The menu for this event is still being created by our Executive Chef, […]

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The Friday Reflection – November 9, 2018

From Deacon Candidate Terrance Goodpasture Serving at St. James Cathedral, Fresno A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a conference with two other Deacons in process along with our Canon. Canon Anna, Tom Hampson, Wilson Colon and I, all traveled to Los Angeles to attend an ABCD training through the office of […]

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Attention: People of San Joaquin

Dear Brothers and Sisters of San Joaquin, On Sunday, December 1, two historic events will be taking place at our Cathedral in Fresno. At 11am we will install our first Cathedral Dean, The Rev. Ryan Newman, since the great disruption in 2008. Following this service, the Cathedral Episcopal Church Women’s group will host a luncheon […]

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St. James, Sonora: The Red Church Concert Series – Dec. 2, 2018

Join us December 2, 2018, 3pm to enjoy the Velocity Handbell Ensemble at 42 Snell Street, Sonora for Velocity is a community handbell ensemble in the San Francisco Bay Area and is dedicated to moving the artisty of handbells towards musical excellence with a high standard of performance. Their mission statement is “have fun” Visit The […]

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The Friday Reflection – November 2, 2018

From Bishop David I am framing these words on 1 November, otherwise known as The Feast of All Saints. It is the moment in time for the Life of the Church when we remember those who have gone before us, to give thanks for their lives, to consider their example, and to follow them. And […]

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Congratulations Go to The Rev. Dr. Tim Vivian!

CDSP awarded an honorary degree to the Rev. Dr. Tim Vivian ’88 at its annual alumni convocation on October 11. Vivian, a retired Episcopal priest and professor emeritus of religious studies at California State University Bakersfield, holds bachelor, master’s, and PhD degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a master’s degree […]

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