Diocese of San Joaquin

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January 2, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of California] During the month of December, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, gathered support from all Episcopal bishops in the state of California on a group letter voicing concern over President-elect Trump’s intended appointment of Scott Pruitt as...

July 13, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The California Supreme Court on July 13 “declined to review” a decision made in April by a state appellate court putting an end to eight years of litigation and awarding 28 properties worth an estimated $50 million to the continuing Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin....

September 16, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Diana Cisneros, 29, of Bakersfield, California, had spent much of Sept. 13 helping a human trafficking victim find safe haven.

“My husband was on his way to church and he saw this young girl, running from a hotel with no shoes on; it was a red flag to him...

May 15, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] In a preliminary decision, a California court has ordered the return of 27 properties held by a breakaway group to the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and has said that dioceses cannot opt to leave the Episcopal Church.

St. James Cathedral, the former diocesan...

April 13, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] A California Superior Court has ruled that the 160-year-old landmark St. John the Evangelist Church in downtown Stockton, California, is to be used for the mission of the Episcopal Church.

In issuing the April 2 ruling, Stockton Superior Court Judge Roger Ross...

March 30, 2014

Bishop David Rice and wife Tracy greet well-wishers outside St. Paul’s Church in Bakersfield after he was formally seated as bishop provisional of the Diocese of San Joaquin. Photo: The Rev. Richard Snyder

[Episcopal News Service] In the midst of hundreds of...

March 30, 2014

It was a beautiful day in Bakersfield, California yesterday as the Diocese of San Joaquin's new provisional bishop, the Rt. Rev. David Rice, was installed. There is so much hope, energy and excitement here that I am betting we will be working on some projects together  to enable mission at the...

October 29, 2013

Retired Bishop John-David Schofield, who was then bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and then-House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson talk Feb. 10, 2007, after the end of an all-day meeting of Episcopalians in Lodi, California. The meeting occurred 10...

September 26, 2013

New Zealand’s David Rice set to become the next provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin. Photo/Anglican Taonga

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop David Rice of the Diocese of Waiapu in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is...

June 12, 2013

La Rda. Gay Jennings, presidente de la Cámara de Diputados y vicepresidente del Consejo Ejecutivo, y el Rdo. Terry Star, diácono y miembro del Consejo proveniente de Dakota del Norte, presiden la celebración bilingüe de la Santa Eucaristía el 9 de junio. Foto de Mary...

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