Diocese of San Joaquin

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March 11, 2008

Bishop Jerry A. Lamb -- retired bishop of Northern California and most recently interim bishop of Nevada -- has been recommended by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to serve as provisional bishop of the Central California Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin.

Lamb can begin work in...

February 13, 2008

The Executive Council issued a letter to the Episcopal Church February 14 during the final day of its four-day meeting here praising the transformation of the Diocese of Ecuador Central and saying it gives the members hope in light of the attempt of the leadership of the Diocese of San Joaquin...

February 10, 2008

A steering committee has been appointed to begin to reconstitute the Fresno-based Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, while a second priest has been appointed as "interim pastoral presence" in the Central California Valley diocese.

"The steering committee has been formed and there are...

January 27, 2008

Hope was palpable as House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson facilitated a conversation among parishioners gathered between Sunday-morning worship services January 28 at the Holy Family Episcopal Church in Fresno.

Emphasizing the importance of reconciliation, Anderson commended...

January 25, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on January 25 wrote to inform each member of the standing committee elected at the last convention of the Fresno-based Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin that she does not recognize them as the standing committee of that diocese. She also assured...

January 25, 2008

An image gallery of this service is available here.

Hanford, California -- Hundreds of people — from as far south as San Diego and as far north as Seattle — packed the historic Church of the Saviour in Hanford January 26 in joyous celebration, reconciliation and support for "Moving...

January 25, 2008

The "Moving Forward, Welcoming All" gathering of Episcopalians in the Diocese of San Joaquin is being streamed live on Saturday, January 26, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time (11 a.m. Mountain, 12 noon Central, 1 p.m. Eastern) and can be accessed from here or directly here.

 

The...

January 23, 2008

When Episcopalians in the Diocese of San Joaquin gather on Saturday, January 26 for "Moving Forward, Welcoming All" at the Church of the Saviour in Hanford, California, they will welcome an online audience.

Viewers may access the live video stream, to be carried via Episcopal Life...

January 13, 2008

Conflicting statements about Bishop John-David Schofield's understanding of his place in the Episcopal Church were issued on his behalf the day after Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori inhibited him from the exercise of episcopal duties in the Diocese of San Joaquin.

In the end,...

January 10, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on January 11 inhibited Diocese of San Joaquin Bishop John-David Schofield.

In the text of the inhibition, Jefferts Schori wrote: "I hereby inhibit the said Bishop Schofield and order that from and after 5:00 p.m. PST, Friday, January 11, 2008...

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