The Diocese of California (DioCal) The Episcopal Diocese of California seeks to enter a new era of the Church’s life emphasizing mission, diversity and collaboration. We believe The Episcopal Church has a charism, a gift, to be a generous form of Christianity. The Diocese of California has embraced the vision put forth a hundred years ago by the Fellowship of Reconciliation, later espoused by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., that we should manifest “the beloved community” – the living out of our essential interrelatedness in Christ. The DioCal serves a diverse community of faith: 27,000 people from 80 congregations throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Visit http://diocal.org/ for more information.
St. Dorothy's Rest Diocese Center For over a century, our diocese is blessed to have St. Dorothy's Rest, a wonderful facility for retreats, conferences, and summer camp in Occidental, CA. Several charming buildings can house groups ranging from 8 to 65 people in semi-private rooms. A group of 50 people may reserve the entire facility. Bathrooms are "down the hall", and each retreat building has a meeting room with a fireplace or woodstove. There are also secluded outdoor meeting areas, and a lovely old redwood chapel. Visit www.stdorothysrest.org for pictures of St. Dorothy's facilities and details.
The Bishop's Ranch The Bishop's Ranch is a retreat and conference center owned by the diocese in the heart of Sonoma County's Russian River Valley. This is a unique gathering place for groups and individuals of all ages. The Bishop’s Ranch is available and is used by a wide variety of nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit groups may hold day use meetings, or meetings with one or more overnights. For more information, please contact either Shannon Reilly at (707) 433-2440 ext. 106, email Shannon@bishopsranch.org or Mark Fassett at the same phone number (ext. 102) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diocesan Retreats and Summer Camps The Episcopal Diocese of California offers a variety of summer programs for children, youth, and families at 2 beautiful retreat centers. For more information, visit http://www.diocal.org/diocal-camps.