Friday Reflection – March 22, 2019

From The Rev. Kathie Galicia St. Francis, Turlock Who is my neighbor? Finding commonality amidst diversity. This past Monday, I attended an event at the Islamic Center of Modesto, a vigil to promote peace and unity and to honor the victims of the heinous attack by a White Supremacist on two mosques in Christchurch, New […]

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Creation Care: Take the Pledge

EDSJ Please take the pledge, individually and collectively, this Lenten Season Episcopal Creation Care Pledge As the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement, we long to grow loving, liberating, life-giving relationship with the whole of God’s Creation. Together, we pledge to protect and renew the Earth and all who call it home. Together, we are […]

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The Pilgrimage of Hope: UPDATE

Here’s some ways you can participate… Support the Pilgrimage through the purchase of a hat ($30) or t-shirt ($25) by going to their website. The Pilgrimage Booklet will be available by the end of April; you will be able to purchase a hard copy ($12) or a digital download ($5) and pray along with the […]

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Reality Tours – US/Mexico Border Delegation With Global Exchange

Global Exchange is pleased to invite you to travel to Arizona next month on our US/Mexico Border: Migration, Militarization & Human Rights delegation April 7-13, 2019. We’ve joined forces with our local partner BorderLinks to lead this delegation to the Arizona border where we will converse with community representatives, organizations and individuals on the frontlines […]

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Dream Rally in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: All Are Welcome

On Saturday, April 13, St. Paul’s Justice Committee is holding their second annual Dream rally/Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his contribution to social transformation. Where: Silver Creek Park, 7011 Harris Creek Road, Bakersfield, CA When: Saturday, April 13, 9:00  am- 1:00 pm What: Speakers address issues around implicit bias, racism, […]

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St. James Concert Series: Jazz @ 8

Saint James Concert Series Bringing music to the Sierra Foothills for 38 years. Music with Strings Attached Summerville High School and Connections Performing and Visual Arts Academy’s Award Winning Jazz Choir will present Jazz @ 8. These are students who have a passion for singing. Also performing are this year’s annual Classic Music Youth Scholarship […]

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Friday Reflection – March 15 2019

From The Rev. Canon Dr. Anna Carmichael Dear Sisters & Brothers, I continue working my way through the spiritual practices outlined in The Way of Love. In previous Friday Reflections, I shared some thoughts about Learning and Going…right now I’m working on Praying. Recently I accepted an invitation from the folks at St John’s in […]

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You are invited to Immigration 101 Forum

On Saturday, March 16, SJ Raise (aka, the Immigration Task Force) will sponsor an introduction to immigration issues – Immigration 101 – to be held at St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Fresno. Immigration 101 will provide you with a basic understanding of immigration law presented by an experienced immigration attorney, as well as a human […]

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The Friday Reflection – March 8, 2019

From The Rev. Edward Dondi, Church of the Resurrection, Merced Called to be……”Listeners” If today you hear God’s Voice, harden not your hearts. Psalm 95:8 In the days before refrigerators were common, many people used icehouses to keep their food cold. Essentially walk-in coolers, icehouses had thick walls, no windows and tightly-fitted doors. Ice was […]

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Episcopal Creation Care Pledge

As the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement, we long to grow loving, liberating, life-giving relationship with the whole of God’s Creation. Together, we pledge to protect and renew the Earth and all who call it home. Together, we are living the Way of Love and make this commitment to specifications. Learn more about the […]

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