Curious about Latino Ministry and what it looks like in San Joaquin?

Registration deadline is August 9th Join us at ECCO as we welcome The Rev. Cn. Anthony Guillen and the Hispanic/Latino Ministries Team  August 25, 6pm (dinner)-August 29, 4pm We begin each morning at 8am Topics of conversation: History of Latin America Popular Religion & Liturgical Celebrations Scrappy Church Our Lady of Guadalupe Multicultural Ministry Social Media & […]

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Saint Raphael’s Episcopal Church at ECCO

Saint Raphael’s offers Episcopal priests an opportunity to spend a free weekend at ECCO, the Episcopal Conference Center Oakhurst, to enjoy the beautiful mountain setting in exchange for leading worship at St Raphael’s at 10AM on Sunday. Lodging and meals will be “on the house” at ECCO, for you and your spouse, Friday and Saturday […]

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60th Annual Diocesan Convention

From: Office of the Bishop Date:   July 26, 2019 The Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Diocese of San Joaquin will be held at the Episcopal Conference Center Oakhurst (EECO) Friday, October 25 and Saturday, 26, 2019. This year our theme is: “Called to be…travelers on the road.” The Convention Arrangements Committee has […]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CLERGY, PARISHES, AND MISSIONS

Pursuant to Article V, Section 3, of the Constitution of the Diocese of San Joaquin, I, the Secretary of Convention, hereby notify you that the Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Diocese of San Joaquin will be held at Episcopal Conference Center Oakhurst on October 25-26, 2019. Please share this information with your delegates. […]

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Friday Reflection – July 19, 2019

Labor of Love at ECCO: A Reflection and an Invitation June 7 – 9 seems like a blur and so long ago with all the summer frenzy! Yet it was only a month ago when folks throughout the diocese got together at ECCO our (Episcopal Conference Center at Oakhurst), to spruce up the grounds. There were […]

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News from San Joaquin Refugee and Immigrant Support and Empowerment(SJRAISE)

Since returning from the Pilgrimage of Hope, our work with Immigrants and refugees in the Central Valley has only intensified.  With the current concerns of ICE raids in our communities, with ongoing stories of children becoming sick (and some dying) while in detention, and the message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on our response to […]

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Friday Reflection, July 12, 2019

By: The Rev. Deacon Marilee Muncey, St. Francis, Turlock Many who have already written this year on the question of “Who is My Neighbor” have reflected on the parable of the Good Samaritan that Jesus tells in response to that specific question. I would like to offer another passage of scripture that I believe expands […]

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Letter from the Episcopal Bishops in the State of California

“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matt. 18 We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane conditions in which our government is holding migrant children. Our commitment to our Christian faith compels us to speak out for justice and care for the […]

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Video: Listen and Learn Border Advocacy

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Creation Care

Sisters and Brothers of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin  Over the last 5 1/2 years, I have employed different language to describe all things San Joaquin. As you know, we have talked about ourselves as a people Called to be…. This has become known as our vision prompter, that is, the ways in which we see […]

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