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  • Just Mercy: Bishop's Fall Book Selection

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California Below are a few suggestions and resources for ways in which we can learn together from Bishop Beisner’s book selection for this fall, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. If you use any of these resources, or develop your own, please share them with Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator, at, so that we can all learn from your experience! Suggestions and Resour...

  • Your Prayers for The Episcopal Church

    by Joyce Paterson, Lay Deputy, NorCal Deputation; Member, St. John's, Roseville As our NorCal Deputation prepares for departures to Salt Lake City for General Convention 2015, some in the air and others on the road, we will work hard to remember that, as we meet other deputations from all over The Episcopal Church's geographical boundaries, we are following Jesus together and trying to do it better. We are staying for almost two weeks in a new community, both within and outside the Convention, a...

  • Northern California Wildfire Updates

    by Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, photos courtesy of the Rev. Debra Sabino The several wildfires burning within the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California over the last few weeks have been brought under control and are nearing 100% containment. Please join us in praying for the victims and families of those who lost much during these fires, and for the diligent and brave work firefighters have done, and continue to do, to contain the fires.

  • Prayers for Iraqi Christians

    by the Very Rev. Larry Holben, Dean of the Alta California Deanery; Priest-in-Charge, St. Barnabas, Mt.

  • Quiet Day Opportunity - Saturday

    by St. John's, Roseville On Saturday, February 9th from 9am-3pm at St. John's Episcopal Church- Roseville, the Esther Chapter of the Daughters of the King will sponsor a Quiet Day entitled,"A life of Faith: a quiet day of reflection on the life of faith as seen through the Psalms." Through taize music, prayers, guided meditations offered by the Very Rev.

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