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  • Celtic Evensong at St. John’s, Petaluma

    by St. John's Episcopal Church, Petaluma St. John's Episcopal Church in Petaluma is happy to announce a new worship experience called Celtic Evensong, which will be held on the first Sunday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

  • Clergy Quiet Day with Bishop Beisner

    By God’s Mercy: Lenten Reflections on Vocation With Bishops Barry Beisner and Brian Thom Bishop Barry Beisner is hosting a Lenten Clergy Quiet Day with Bishop Brian J. Thom, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Idaho on February 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Diocesan Leaders Discern and Plan

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On January 22-25, 2015, Mercy Center Auburn was the setting for diocesan leadership planning and discernment for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. The Deans of the diocese met on Thursday and Friday with Canon Andrea McMillin who facilitated their conversation, and the diocesan Board of Trustees, including the Deans, Canon Andrea and Bishop Barry Beisner, met with the able guidance of consultant Caroline McCall (pictured here) from Frid...

  • Lenten Feast: A Spiritual Retreat

    by the Rev. Dr. Joe Duggan, Priest-in-Charge, St.

  • Mindful Eating One-Day Retreat

    by the Rev. Anne McKeever, Associate, St. Paul's, Sacramento Join us for a free event to learn about Mindful Eating via prayer, meditation, discussion and free healthy snacks!

  • 2015 Retreat at New Camaldoli Hermitage

    by the Rev. Susanne Guthrie, Curator, Soulwork Toward Sunday New Camaldoli Hermitage announces an upcoming retreat "Cathedral and Cloud: Imagination and Unknowing," with the Rev. Suzanne Guthrie and Father Robert Hale in Big Sur, California on February 20-22, 2015.

  • Spiritual Feast at Bishop's Ranch

    by The Bishop's Ranch A five day spiritual feast has been prepared for you! The retreat called "The Feast" will be held January 5-9, 2015 at The Bishop's Ranch retreat and conference center in Healdsburg. This retreat is a modified Ignatian retreat that offers time for silence, communal prayer, daily spiritual direction and Eucharist.

  • Camp Noel Porter Summer Updates

    by Camp Noel Porter Summer camp is winding down, and this is our last week. Let us remind you that the tents will remain up and the camp facility is available for retreat groups and churches that may want to take their families, youth or others for a mid-week or weekend camping trip… book now while there are still openings! The retreat center is morphing from dorms for summer staff into retreat rooms.

  • "Come to the Water" Deanery Retreat

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Chair, Diocesan Health Ministries Are you in need of time to step away from the routine of life and refresh and renew? Would you like time to focus more fully on your journey with God? Then you are invited to "Come to the Water," a Capital Deanery Retreat to refresh and renew, August 22-24, 2014 at Mercy Center Auburn.

  • Time for a Check-up?

    UPDATE: The retreat dates have changed to April 4 - 6, 2014. by Camp Noel Porter Relationships are so much like everything else in life. Ups and downs are not unusual.

  • Chanting [Y]our Heart Song

  • Oasis Day for Women Clergy

    An Oasis Day for the Women Clergy of the Diocese of Northern California May 19th-20th, 2013 Let your soul be nourished through chant. Join us the day before the Diocesan Clergy Conference and take some time to rest and renew with a gentle, contemplative, soul-nourishing practice of singing sacred chant in community. Join a circle of voices in singing sacred chant that comes from the twelfth-century Christian mystic, Hildegard von Bingen.

  • "How Do I Hear God Speaking to Me?"

    The Small Church Leadership Group of Superior Deanery is sponsoring a half-day Lenten retreat.The focus will be on discerning one's gifts for service --"How Do I Hear God Speaking to Me?" A simple soup lunch will be provided. All are welcome. Where: St.

  • Camp Noel Porter Advent Retreat

    Quiet Retreat for Advent “Prepare the way of the Lord” by Camp Noel Porter Advent offers us an opportunity to enter into the new year and prepare for the coming Christmas season with hearts and minds centered on the coming of our Lord in human flesh. Our preparations for Christmas need not only include purchasing and decorating, but also preparing and waiting on the birth of Jesus. Join us for a traditional preached silent retreat with time for personal and communal prayer, spiritual reading, re...

  • Faith Community Nurses Retreat & Conference

    The NorCal Faith Community Network (FCN) Education Network invites you to participate in our 13th Annual Retreat & Conference for Faith Community Nurses... WHEN: Oct 21-23, 2012 WHERE: Zephyr Point Conference Center, South Lake Tahoe, NV Space is still available! Don't miss this opportunity to learn about or enrich & deepen the ministry for Parish Nurses (aka Faith Community Nurses) in our diocese.

  • What Gives You Joy?

    article courtesy of Sister Diana Doncaster of Sisters of the Transfiguration This May, join the Sisters of the Transfiguration for “Finding the Joy in the Cracks of Our Life’s Journey,” a silent retreat. As we encounter “cracks” in life's road – whether they be natural aging processes, traumatic injury, changes in lifestyle or different interests, do we take the time to reflect and re-evaluate the things that give us joy? Have we ever really taken time to think about and articulate those things?...

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