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  • Recovery Ministries Conference 2015

    by the Rev. Anne Dryden McKeever, Associate, St. Paul's, Sacramento The Gathering 2015 is the national conference of the Recovery Ministries of The Episcopal Church and will be held October 29 - 31, 2015 at St.

  • Health Ministries Workshop, October 4th

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Chair, Diocesan Health Ministries Are you heading in the direction that you would desire for yourself? Are you heading in the direction that God desires for you? Would you like to bring a dynamic wellness program to your congregation?

  • Successful Capital Deanery Retreat

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Chair, Diocesan Health Ministries The weekend of August 22-24, 2014 the Capital Deanery, in partnership with the Diocesan Health Ministries, hosted “Come to the Water: A Retreat to Refresh & Renew.” The retreat was held at the Mercy Center in Auburn. 21 individuals from nine churches and three deaneries gathered for refreshment and renewal. Participants were introduced to the Living Compass Program (www.livingcompass.org).

  • "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.

  • Diocesan Partners in Ministries of Health

    by Diocesan Partners in Ministries of HealthThe mission of the Diocesan Partners in Ministries of Health is, in part, "...to bring ministries of health and healing to local parishes..." Recently, the Partners met and shared some of their service projects. A sampling of those mentioned were:The Rev. Art Lillicrapp, Director of Spiritual Care at Kaiser South Sacramento, inspired us with an opening meditation on seeing the Jesus within.

  • Partners in Caring

    article courtesy of Susan Wahlstrom, Diocesan Health Ministries Coordinator and Parish Nurse for Trinity, Sutter Creek This April, all faith leaders are invited to attend Partners in Caring, an engaging seminar to help gain greater confidence in supporting people near life’s end. This seminar is intended for community clergy, rabbis, priests and chaplains; faith community nurses, health ministers, Stephen and other Lay Pastoral Care Ministers. The seminar will help bridge medical and e...

  • Living Compass at Trinity

    by Susan Wahlstrom, Diocesan Health Ministries Coordinator and Parish Nurse for Trinity, Sutter Creek Jesus calls us to wellness: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your mind and with all your soul, and with all your strength.”  - Luke 10:27 In living out Jesus' call to wellness, Trinity, Sutter Creek is wrapping up a pilot, six-week “Living Compass” wellness program.  Comments by participants reflect their experiences: “Living Compass puts light on some blind sp...

  • Partnering in Health Ministry at NEHC

    article by Susan Wahlstrom, RN, of Trinity, Sutter Creek photo by Matt EllisNine diocesan partners in health ministries attended the 4th Annual National Episcopal Health Conference (NEHC) at the Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA last month. After the event, one partner shared, “The health ministry conference provided me with an opportunity to meet many committed, caring, health ministers who willingly shared knowledge, stories, and ideas that invigorated my own thinking about how the church c...

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