This week we mark the beginning of the holy season of Lent. The word in Dutch quite literally means Spring and it is the time of year of lengthening days and waiting for new life. Christians for centuries have engaged in spiritual disciplines to prepare for the celebration of Easter. Continue Reading
Please join us for our annual choral celebration of candlemas with blessing of candles and a festive reception afterwards. Everything takes place at St Mark’s Episcopal Church – 2300 Bancroft Way.
We return to weekly choral worship this Thursday with an Epiphany service to mark e Revelation of Christ to the world. The next week we will have our annual celebration of Candlemas with a blessing of candles and choral service. This is the final celebration of Christmas in the Christian Continue Reading
Please join us Saturday for a day retreat on the imagination and the sacred as we prepare for the season of Advent. The event begins at 10am at St. Mark’s. Enter between Durant and Bancroft on Ellsworth. The first part of the day will focus on art and creativity. The Continue Reading
Please pray for those who are affected, those who have died, and those who are trying to help in this situation.
Welcome back to school! Candles And Chant resumes Thursday, September 13 at 7PM. In the meantime get in touch to learn about the rest of our activities and get plugged in! Read more here.
For the second year, the Episcopal Church has sent a delegation to COP, the UN climate conference. Last year in Paris the team was witness to the significant treaty signed there. This year, in Marrakech, for the first time we have three people involved in the Blue Zone (the diplomatic Continue Reading
Dear Diocese of California, I write to you from COP22, the United Nations climate summit, being held in Marrakech. Like many of you, Sheila and I stayed up through the night following the results of our November 8 elections, especially the presidential election. First, I want to say I’m grateful Continue Reading
It was announced that Intervarsity Christian Fellowship will terminate staff who disagree with their policies on marriage, specifcally in conflict with the idea that marriage must exist between a man and a woman. The Episcopal Church does not support this stance and we welcome all within the queer spectrum as Continue Reading
Dr. Morton Paley (Berkeley) – Blake’s illustrations of Dante, Dr. Bill Mahrt (Stanford) Silence in the Paradiso, Dr. Inez Hollander Lake (formerly of Berkeley) – Henry Miller and the Oranges of Bosch, Dr. Henrike Lange (Berkeley) – Visibility and Invisibility of God in Dante and Bosch, Travis Stevens (Harvard) – Continue Reading