Relection from the Pilgrimage of Hope

Submitted by Wil Colón Blisters, Persistence, Scorching Heat, Deluge of Rain, Powerful Stories, Gratitude, God’s Everlasting Love, Radical Hospitality, all of these were packed, unpacked and repacked for 16 days as “We Walk Because They Walk.” But there is one other that remained unpacked: Prayer. I am a firm believer that we are called to […]

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Friday Reflection – May 24, 2019

From The Rev. Nick Lorenzetti, St. Paul’s, Modesto   Who is my neighbor? Who am I? In praying about sharing thoughts herein about “who is my neighbor?” it came to me that to answer that inquiry, one must first ask “Who am I?” In his book “What Jesus Demands from the World,” John Piper suggests […]

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ECCO Labor of Love Service Weekend

FREE for helpers   June 7, 8, 9, 2019  at ECCO  Come for a day or the weekend! Registration closes on May 27th!Double and quad occupancy rooms available. Bring wheelbarrows, rakes, shovels, and work gloves The focus of the weekend will be improving the trails at ECCO Click  here for poster  https://eccoyosemite.org/labor-of-love-service-weekend/

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Music With Strings Attached

May 26th at 3:00 P.M. The Red Church, Sonora  The St. James Concert Series welcomes the return of the popular piano/cello duo, Music With Strings Attached, this time joined by violinist, Amy Lindsey for a program that includes music by Camille Saint-Saens, Joseph Haydn, and Clara Schumann as well as compositions by the artists themselves.For […]

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The Truth About Human Trafficking

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Pentecost in our Time

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist1055 S. Lower Sacramento RoadLodi, CA 95242 The Day of Pentecost brings the Easter Season to a fitting conclusion as the virtues of Jesus of Nazareth rise in the Disciples of the Risen Lord. Our reflections on Pentecost afford us the opportunity to reflect on the Spirit in […]

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Friday Reflection – May 17, 2019

Dear friends, We are well on the way of our 16-day Pilgrimage of Hope. After four months of planning, our amazing team meeting every other week, we thought we had it all figured out. Well friends, the Holy Spirit always does what She does, and takes us into unexpected places. During this pilgrimage we have […]

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Congratulations to Tom Hampson

Congratulations are in order!   Tom Hampson, St. Paul’s, Modesto     graduated from the  School for Deacons, Berkeley, CA Sunday May 12, 2019

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ALF Fellow, The American Leadership Forum

Congratulations go to: Fr. Nick Lorenzetti, St. Paul’s, Modesto regarding the ALF Fellow, The American Leadership Forum. The American Leadership Forum, for which there is a “Great Valley Chapter,” is a nationwide organization that strives to join and strengthen “established leaders” from diverse backgrounds to improve their communities. In our area, that includes the greater […]

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Pentecost in Our Time

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist 1055 S. Lower Sacramento Road Lodi, CA 95242 The Day of Pentecost brings the Easter Season to a fitting conclusion as the virtues of Jesus of Nazareth rise in the Disciples of the Risen Lord. Our reflections on Pentecost afford us the opportunity to reflect on the […]

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