Diocese of San Joaquin

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May 6, 2009

A Fresno County, California, judge, who tentatively ruled that Bishop Jerry Lamb and not John-David Schofield is the legitimate episcopal authority in the Diocese of San Joaquin, is expected to make a final determination within the next several days. One day before a scheduled May 5 hearing of...

February 3, 2009

In addition to measuring its growth in a number of common ways such as average Sunday attendance, Grace Episcopal Church has an uncommon yardstick: it has grown from a "church in a box" to a "church in a closet."

Two years ago, the accoutrements of what is now Grace Episcopal Church...

January 29, 2009

Being a leader in times of crisis requires the ability to manage conflict in creative ways that build and maintain relationships, and that are clear about the costs involved, Bonnie Anderson, president of the Episcopal Church's House of Deputies, and Diocese of San Joaquin Chancellor Michael...

April 24, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and The Episcopal Church (TEC) filed a complaint in Fresno County Superior Court on April 24 "to reclaim possession of the real and personal property belonging to the diocese."

 

Bishop Jerry Lamb, who was affirmed as provisional bishop of San...

April 24, 2008

The April edition of "Episcopal Life Focus" -- a half-hour video "multicast" featuring church mission, ministries and news -- is posted for online viewing here.This month's edition features a report from the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin where members chose a provisional bishop and other...

March 28, 2008

The members of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin March 29 chose their provisional bishop and other officers, and passed organizing resolutions during a convention filled with cheers and applause, and rooted in the message of resurrection.

 

"I am awed by the opportunity" that...

March 28, 2008

A jubilant celebration of Holy Eucharist concluded the March 29 special convention in the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and made official Bishop Jerry Lamb's role as provisional bishop.

 

"What you have been about and what I have been about these last months, weeks, days, even...

March 28, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed delegates from 18 congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin as they gathered March 29 at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in Lodi for a special one-day convention.

The full text of the Presiding Bishop's address...

March 28, 2008

The reorganization of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin officially began on the evening of March 28 in a church partially illuminated by the Paschal Candle.

Officiant Bonnie Anderson, president of the House of Deputies, began the service at the Episcopal Church of St. Anne in Stockton...

March 11, 2008

The House of Bishops on March 12 officially consented to the deposition of Bishop John-David Schofield of San Joaquin, sparking a range of emotions and long-awaited relief and a renewed commitment to rebuilding a strong and vital Episcopal Church in California's Central Valley.

"I am...

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