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  • Tennessee BBQ & Community Festival

     by St. Clement's Episcopal Church, Rancho Cordova 4th Annual Tennessee BBQ and Community Festival St. Clement's Episcopal Church in Rancho Cordova will hold their 4th Annual Tennessee BBQ and Community Festival on Saturday, May 21st from 10:00 a.m.

  • Sending Students to College This Fall?

    by Casey Kloehn, Program Director, The Belfry; Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network (LEVN), Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry at UC Davis Greetings from The Belfry, your Lutheran-Episcopal Campus Ministry to UC Davis! As we approach the end of the school year, my prayers for our students are transitioning into excitement about where they’re headed next—even if it’s just home for the summer! My prayers also include all of the students in your congregations who are about to graduate from high sch...

  • Growing in Gridley

    by the Rev. Mary Boeger, Deacon, St. Timothy's, Gridley St.

  • Honoring Food and Faith Advocates

    by Barbara Sayler, Outreach Program Associate, Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative The Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative (ISFC) welcomes you to our Harvest Bounty Celebration on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Petaluma Seed Bank, where we will honor community food and faith advocates the Rev.

  • Horn of Plenty Golf Fundraiser

    by St. Nicholas', Paradise St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church in Paradise is pleased to announce that their Second Annual Horn of Plenty Golf Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Tuscan Ridge Golf Club in Paradise.

  • Small Church Serves Poor and Homeless

    by the Rev. Virginia McNeely How can a small church serve the poor and the homeless? Through small programs, of course!

  • Stop Hunger Now Event

    by St. Augustine of Canterbury, Rocklin "Join us in this fun family activity," said Jim Quinney, chair for the Stop Hunger Now international meal-packing event at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 1800 Wildcat Blvd., Rocklin, on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

  • Youth Sunday Filled with Gratitude

    Church Youth Group Showers Congregation with Gratitude and Hope on Super Bowl Sunday by the Rev. Andrea Baker, Associate Rector at Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park                             At their annual youth-led service at Faith Episcopal Church, the JCrew (Jesus Crew) youth celebrated “The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple” by presenting the ...

  • So Much More Than Soup

    by the Ven. Cookie Clark, Archdeacon for The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California and Deacon at Epiphany, Vacaville Making soup for 30 - 40 people is less daunting than planning 300 dinners. For that reason, I signed-up to provide a soup lunch on the first Tuesday of the month at Epiphany, Vacaville.

  • A Family Thanksgiving

    by the Rev. Daniel Green, Priest in Charge at St. John's, Petaluma  The bread and wine that we share when we gather for the liturgy do not make for much of a meal.  It is the prayers we offer, and the memory of Him who established this custom, and of those who have observed it down through the years and passed it down to us; it is the architecture of our worship spaces, the carved tables, the white linens and the silver vessels; and most especially, it is the community of our brot...

  • Advent Appeal

    by Episcopal Community Services In 2013 Episcopal Community Services was able to help the congregations of this diocese serve Christ by serving others. We sponsored Bishop's Conference 2013 and gave out grants totaling $53,678. The congregations served were from all over the diocese from Sacramento to Arcata and included all sizes of churches from Trinity Cathedral to Quincy to Mt.

  • Horn of Plenty Golf Tournament

    by St. Nicholas' Loaves and Fishes Community Food Program, Paradise St. Nicholas’ Loaves and Fishes Community Food Program would greatly appreciate your participation in our 1st annual Horn of Plenty Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, September 29, 2013, at the Tuscan Ridge Golf Course!

  • The Great Mongolian BBQ

    by St. John's, Marysville The Great Mongolian BBQ (chopsticks optional) will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at St.

  • The Socks Project

    "…for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink…I was naked and you gave me clothing." Matthew 25:35-36a What do you do when cold, rainy weather leaves you with wet shoes, wet socks, and cold feet? Those of us who are fortunate go home and change into some dry socks and shoes or slippers, and turn up the heat. Our brothers and sisters who live on the street do not have that luxury.

  • Deacon Dave

    Serving Community No Chore for Dave Ferrell by John R. Hart, The Union Because his small office doubles as a store room for donated food that the Rev. Deacon Dave Ferrell collects for hungry people, it becomes increasingly cramped as Christmas nears.

  • Virtual Food Drive

    What is a Virtual Food Drive? by River City Food Bank River City Food Bank’s Virtual Food Drive is the easiest, greenest way to help families, seniors, disabled people, veterans and others in need in our very own community. Help us raise $10,000 by Dec.

  • Participate in a Weekend of Service

    Sierra Service Project Announces Sacramento Weekends of Service During the 2011-2012 school year, youth groups from across Northern California participated in a Weekend of Service, sharing Christ's love through acts of service in the Sacramento area with Sierra Service Project (SSP). Junior high and high school youth worked on construction projects for local nonprofits and homeowners, and were challenged to grow in their relationship with God. During two weekends, teenagers worked for Soil Born ...

  • The Thanksgiving Basket Project

    article by Janet Lane and photo by Gail Gong of St. Martin's, Davis This Thanksgiving, St. Martin’s distributed baskets of food to 51 families in Davis and Dixon.

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