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Statement on deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

The following statement was released on The Rt. Rev.

Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus' statement regarding Police Deaths


The following statement was released on The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus' blog this morning:

Deanery and Anglican Communion

Deanery and Anglican Communion

On 11-16 January, 2016 the 37 Primates of the Anglican Communion gathered in Canterbury to pray together concerning the future of the Anglican Communion. Click here for a press release.

The presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, released the following video in response:

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St. Paul's Pantry of Hope

Below is a video about our Food Pantry, the Pantry of Hope.

More information about Pantry of Hope is found at

Thanks to the Alameda Deanery and St. John's Montclair / Oakland for producing the video.

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Celebrating Diversity with Integrity

by the Rev. Mauricio Wilson

As I reflect on the continued development of our life together as a parish family, the words diversity and integrity are constantly bubbling up. It is with great pride that I speak to those outside our community about the richness of variations of people that come together at St. Paul’s for ministry, fellowship and worship on a regular basis.

They Were Not Slaves

by the Rev. Mauricio Wilson

February is here once again, and as we all know, it is the quickest one that goes away. Even this year, when it has 29 days, it is still the shortest month of the year. As you also know, February is Black History Month in the United States. It is a month set aside to educate society about the significant contributions of people of African descent.

Lent is a Time to Grow

by the Rev. Anne Jensen

This Lent season, we’re offering two opportunities for learning, sharing and growing.

Wednesdays, we will have a program that begins with Evening Prayer at 6:30 p.m. followed by a soup supper in the Parish Hall and then looking at Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture by Walter Brueggemann.

October Letter from Vestry Leaders re: Capital Campaign 2011

"We know that all things work together for good for those who love God,   

Letter from Fr. Mauricio to the Parish

If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.  
~ Philippians 2:1-4 ~ 

Oct. 2nd, 2011

Sermon from 9/11 Remembrance Service

By The Reverend W. Mark Richardson, Ph.D.
Professor of Theology
The General Theological Seminary, New York

Sermon delivered on Sept. 11, 2011
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland