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Merged California congregations are first to take name of only African American deaconess

Episcopal church in California’s San Francisco Bay Area named after St Anna Alexander, vows to emulate her ministry in rural Georgia.

02 April 2019

Churches respond as death toll from California wild fires hits 80, with 993 people missing

Officials say that almost 1,000 people are still missing as the death toll from the Camp Hill wildfire in northern California hits 77.

19 November 2018

“Heartbreaking” devastation in California wild-fires shows strength of church-community ties

The Church’s response to devastating wildfires that have displaced tens of thousands, destroyed 1,000 homes and killed six people.

03 August 2018

Episcopalians gather for Day of Lamentation amid calls for action against gun violence

Student-led demonstrations and events at Episcopal cathedrals and churches across the US marked a month since Florida school shooting.

15 March 2018

California congregation returns home, two weeks after being uprooted by deadly mudslides

All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church congregation in Montecito, have returned to their church, after mudslides forced their exclusion.

26 January 2018

Episcopal church converted to emergency response hub after deadly California mudslides

All Saints-by-the-Sea Church in Montecito, California, became an emergency response centre after fatal mudslides in Santa Barbara.

15 January 2018

Episcopalians offer help in the face of danger as wildfires rage through Northern California

Episcopalians in Northern California continue to monitor the growing wildfires while helping their communities deal with the ongoing disaster.

13 October 2017

US Episcopalians step in as 17 die in Californian wildfires

Churches and church halls are accommodating some of the 20,000 people evacuated from their homes because of wild fires in California.

11 October 2017

California bishops support abolition of death penalty

Bishops from all six Episcopal dioceses in California have lent their support to moves to abolish the death penalty.

17 October 2016

"Tour Against Trafficking" aims to raise awareness stamp out slavery

Diana Cisneros, herself a victim of human trafficking, has helped another victim find safe haven after her husband saw a young girl running from a hotel with no shoes on. "It was a red flag to him. He pulled the car over and talked to her; she turned out to be a victim of human trafficking. We were able to get her help and to get her to a safe place."

15 October 2015