Deaneries and Congregations

Deaneries are regional groupings of parishes in the diocese established by the Diocesan Constitution and Canons. One of their key functions is to elect regional representatives to various diocesan bodies.

For a complete listing of individual churches throughout the diocese, check our Find a Church directory.

Monterey Deanery

Monterey Deanery is comprised of Episcopal congregations in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties and one parish in Santa Clara County.

Convenors: The Rev. Bob Ott, St. John’s Chapel, Monterey,
The Rev. Blaine Hammond, St. Andrew’s, Ben Lomond,

All Saints’, Carmel
All Saints Cristo Rey, Watsonville
Calvary, Santa Cruz
Church of the Good Shepherd, Salinas
Epiphany Lutheran and Episcopal, Marina
San Pablo, Seaside
St. Andrew’s, Ben Lomond
St. Dunstan’s, Carmel
St. George’s, Salinas
St. James’, Monterey
St. John the Baptist, Aptos
St. John’s Parish, Del Monte
St. Luke’s, Hollister
St. Luke’s, Jolon
St. Mark’s, King City
St. Mary-by-the-Sea, Pacific Grove
St. Paul’s/San Pablo, Salinas
St. Philip the Apostle, Scotts Valley
St. Stephen’s, Gilroy

San Luis Obispo Deanery

San Luis Obispo Deanery is comprised of all congregations in San Luis Obispo County.
Convener: David Ottesen, St. Stephen’s, San Luis Obispo,

St. Barnabas’, Arroyo Grande
St. Benedict’s, Los Osos
St. James’, Paso Robles
St. Luke’s, Atascadero
St. Matthew’s, San Ardo
St. Paul’s, Cambria
St. Peter by the Sea, Morro Bay
St. Stephen’s, San Luis Obispo

Santa Clara Valley Deanery

Santa Clara Valley Deanery is comprised of congregations in Santa Clara County.

Convener:  Mr. Bill Shreve, St. Timothy’s, Mountain View,
Co-Convener: Ms. Pat Williams, St. Thomas’, Sunnyvale,

All Saints’, Palo Alto
Episcopal Church in Almaden, San Jose
Good Samaritan Church, San Jose
Holy Family, San Jose
St. Andrew’s, Saratoga
St. Francis, San Jose
St. John the Divine, Morgan Hill
St. Jude the Apostle, Cupertino
St. Luke’s, Los Gatos
St. Mark’s, Santa Clara
St. Stephen’s in the Fields, San Jose
St. Thomas’, Sunnyvale
St. Timothy’s, Mountain View
Trinity Cathedral, San Jose

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