When word spread that presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was a practicing Episcopalian, adverse reaction from some evangelicals was swift. Some said he wasn’t actually a Christian — not because he’s a married gay man, mind you, but just because he’s a practicing...read more
Soon to enter its 25th year of service, the Diocese of Los Angeles’ Echo Park headquarters will begin a new chapter of ministry alongside the on-site St. Athanasius’ Church and downtown’s St. John’s Cathedral, Bishop John Harvey Taylor announced May 2. Following more...read more
2019 Bishop’s Concert will feature singer/actor/author Debby Boone; Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of EDS, to keynote Bishop’s Dinner
Bishop John Harvey Taylor on April 24 announced dates for two major events in Autumn 2019: the second annual Bishop’s Concert on Friday, Oct. 11, and the third annual Bishop’s Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 2. The Bishop’s Concert, Oct. 11 The concert, to be held at the...read more
All are welcome to join in the fifth annual Interdependence Day Walking Meditation around Echo Park Lake starting at 10 a.m. on July 4, hosted by the Interfaith Cooperative of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Again this year, the .9-mile walk will feature seven...read more
America Muñoz, 28, says the One Step a la Vez center in Fillmore — originally housed at Trinity Episcopal Church there — introduced her “to the concept of working towards bettering your community by tackling social justice issues one step at a time.” And it changed...read more
The students converge as early as 7 a.m. on Thursday mornings, filling the Fire House youth center at St. Luke of-the-Mountains Episcopal Church in La Crescenta with laughter, chatter, the sounds of colliding billiard balls, arcade games, and musical instruments. They...read more
Episcopalians from the Diocese of Los Angeles were among thousands who journeyed April 27 to Manzanar National Historic Site, one of the 10 internment camps where nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans were held during World War II, an injustice that speakers said must...read more
The Kaleidoscope Institute, a program of the Diocese of Los Angeles, will hold its Summer Institute July 23 - 27 at the Cathedral Center of St. Paul, 840 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles. The institute is based on Kaleidoscope's comprehensive leadership programs...read more
Registration is open for two 2019 City Pilgrimages, week-long urban immersion programs for high school students within the Diocese of Los Angeles, sponsored by the Program Group on Youth and Young Adult Ministries. The Los Angeles City Pilgrimage is scheduled for June...read more
Damáris de Jesús, clinical psychologist specializing in leadership and organizational development, will lead a two-day retreat for clergy and lay leaders, titled "Managing Stress While Feeding Hungry Hearts," sponsored Friday and Saturday, June 21 - 22, by The Program...read more
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