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  • Freedom Riders Meet Living History

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California On July 14th, Freedom Ride pilgrims visited Greensboro and the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, with Presiding Bishop-Elect Michael Curry, Bishop Barry Beisner and Joseph McNeill (pictured here at center, between the bishops). McNeill is one of the four students that began the movement of lunch counter desegregation sit-ins on Feb 1, 1960. Thes...

  • ECS Announces 2015 Grant Awards

    by Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Thanks to the generosity of the members of our diocese and the tireless efforts of our congregations to serve the needs of the communities around them, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) was able to grant over $ 17,000 to eight different programs in 2015. This year several new programs are being initiated, as people discern local needs, And, in some places, very creative community partnerships are being developed. ECS is always excited to learn about the won...

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