From the Office of the Bishop

Everything listed under: Bishop Barry L. Beisner

  • A Christmas Message From the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you, as once again we come to Christmas. Once again, we are invited to the stable and to the manger. We, who are moved by the plight of Syrian refugees, troubled by the rising tide of violence in our homeland, concerned about the health of our planet or find this a time of struggle or loss, see that God has already reached out to us, as we reach out to God for help.

  • Partnership Brings Relief to Fire Victims

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California is partnering with Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) to assist Northern California communities suffering due to fires. Financial support from ERD brings additional resources to the local level, expanding the ministry of our congregations. With these donations, we will help provide increased bilingual communication resources, pastoral care and increased support for ministry outreach initiatives, su...

  • Fire Update & Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ, Please join me in holding in prayer all who are directly affected by the crisis caused by the fires burning in Northern California. Pray especially for those who have suffered loss and all who mourn. Pray for those who may have lost or had to leave livestock and pets behind.

  • Special Announcement

    Marriage EqualityOn July 1, 2015, the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church passed legislation bringing marriage equality to all Episcopalians. This legislation was passed by overwhelming majorities in both the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, and comes on the heels of the June 26th U.S. Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.A Statement from Bishop Barry L.

  • Special Announcement

    Bishop Michael Curry Elected as 27th Presiding Bishop The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church today, June 27, 2015, at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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