Chrism Mass 2019 St. James Cathedral, Fresno

The annual Chrism Mass took place at St. James Cathedral, Fresno  

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ECCO Labor of Love Service Weekend Free for Helpers

June 7, 8, 9, at ECCO come for the day or the weekend Registration closes May 26 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.   More information on the ECCO website

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Friday Reflection – April 12, 2019

From The Rev. Linda Huggard Lent, Rocket Science, and #Metoo In writing a Friday Reflection piece, as in writing a sermon, there are usually several things that are on my mind and somehow they eventually go together. How and what will come out in the end is never easy, and sometimes very uncomfortable. I used […]

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Curious About the Latino Ministry and What It Looks Like in San Joaquin?

Join us at ECCO as we welcome Rev. Cn Anthony Guillen and the Hispanic/Latino Ministries team. August 25: (6:00 pm dinner) through August 29 4:00 pm. We begin each morning at 8:00 am Topics of conversation include: History of Latin America Popular Religion and Liturgical Celebrations Scrappy Church Our Lady of Guadalupe Multicultural Ministry Social […]

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Friday Reflection – April 5, 2019

Sisters and Brothers of The EDSJ The Way of Love, The Creation Care Pledge, Pilgrimage of Hope, Formational emphasis, and I trust there are others things which escape my thinking at the moment, someone reading these words may entertain the thought that there is much going on for and in The Episcopal Church at present, […]

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Friday Reflection – March 29, 2019

From The Rev.Deacon Terrance Goodpasture, TSSF St. James Cathedral, Fresno Earth Our Neighbor In a recent Friday Reflection we were invited by Bishop David to join Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and all Episcopalians in pledging to take action to protect and renew God’s world and all who call it home. “But ask the animals and […]

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Rooted in Faith: Immigration Advocacy, the Church and You

May 4-5, 2019 Registration is $10 by April 19th The Church of St. Martin 640 Hawthorn Lane Davis, CA 95616 FAITH-ROOTED COMMUNITY ORGANIZING WITH AN EMPHASIS ON IMMIGRATION ADVOCACY! Join us for this presentation and training, led by Alexia Salvatierra and Paula Nesbitt. Racial reconciliation will also be part of this important two-day workshop. Both […]

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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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