The Episcopal Diocese
of El Camino Real
B.V. Sargent House
154 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
PO Box 689
Salinas, CA 93902

Phone: (831) 394-4465


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Episcopal Relief & Development is mobilizing with long-term partners after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria on Monday, February 6, 2023. The earthquake killed over 6,000 people and caused widespread damage across the region. To make a donation to the Turkey and Syria Earthquake Response Fund, go to:
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Dear Clergy and Wardens, Thank you for all that you are doing to prepare to greet guests and parish families during this holiday season.  This promises to be a joyful time as people gather and share in the wonders of Christmas and the pleasures of being together. Because we are experiencing more times of being together, COVID, RSV and the flu are also more in evidence.  In California, counties in…
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Bishop Mary and Bishop Elect Lucinda Ashby take selfie with the audience at Convention
“A Call to Pilgrimage” was the theme of the annual diocesan convention, held Nov. 1-2 at Sherwood Hall in Salinas, although the underlying theme was transition, as it marked the final convention for Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves. Friday’s events featured a beautiful afternoon Eucharist with a sermon from Bishop Mary (video available here). She began her sermon with the Serenity Prayer, followed by a passage from a Rupi Kaur poem: “You…
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Leadership Summit 2019
Nearly 100 diocesan clergy and lay leaders gathered on Saturday, January 12 for the Annual Leadership Summit, hosted by the Diocese of El Camino Real at St. Paul’s Salinas. Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves introduced the day’s featured speaker, the Rev. Kai Ryan, Canon to the Ordinary and Chief Operating Officer for the Diocese of Texas. The day’s theme was “Expanding Our Impact Through Relational Courage,” oriented around the cycles of noticing,…
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