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  • Pathways 2017: Small Steps, Big Results

    By Lori Korleski Richardson, Interim Communications DirectorA great movement doesn’t always begin with great big steps. And the youth of the Diocese of Northern California are discovering that when it comes to racial reconciliation and environmental justice, the small steps they are taking may help others to understand what it takes to break down the barriers and truly become the family of God.From June 19-23, 24 youth ages 14-18 joined with nine young adult leaders and 12 older leaders, t...

  • Youth Leaders Pilgrimage to South Africa

    by Paula Schaap, Director of Communications, Episcopal Diocese of Northern CaliforniaWhen about a dozen youth and young adults from the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California traveled to North Carolina last summer to take part in Lift Every Voice: Freedom Ride, it began a three-year commitment to learn about ways to seek justice and reconciliation at home and abroad. Many of the same young people made a life-changing trip to South Africa this summer in the second year of their pilgrimage. The ...

  • Unpacking the 2015 Freedom Ride

    by Anne Clarke, Co-Leader, 2015 Freedom Ride; Lifelong Christian Faith Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California It was a fantastic experience to accompany nine young people from around our diocese, along with the Rev. Sarah Quinney and Bishop Barry Beisner, to North Carolina for the Lift Every Voice 2015 Freedom Ride Pilgrimage. We learned so much about slavery, discrimination and the Civil Rights movement, and visited key sites related to them all.

  • Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Hello from your new Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator! I have really enjoyed these first few weeks getting to know our diocese in a new way. From Clergy Conference to the College for Congregational Development to meeting people inside and outside the Office of the Bishop, I have felt warmly welcomed and grateful for all the interesting conversations I have had so far.

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