Along the King’s Highway:
The weekly E-newsletter of El Camino Real

Along the King’s Highway is your weekly source of news and information across the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real. Published every Wednesday, you’ll find news about the diocese, unique programs in our parishes and communities, photography, coming events, conference announcements, grant opportunities, and more.

Subscribing is easy and free: visit our subscription page and enter your name and email address.

Current and past issues can be read here. If the issue you need isn’t listed, contact Mary Beth Powell at

Submitting news to Along the King’s Highway: email news to editor Elrond Lawrence at All submissions must be e-mailed in text form (don’t send only a flyer). Please write no more than 250 words and include the important “who-what-where-when-why” details. All submissions will be edited for space needs. Deadline is Sunday at 9 p.m. preceding the issue date. For questions please email Elrond or call him at (831) 578-1680.

Real Episcopal: a biannual diocesan magazine

Real Episcopal is a print magazine mailed twice a year to clergy, members, and friends of El Camino Real. Featuring color photos and in-depth stories, its mission is to connect the diocese and its communities with stories of outreach, ministry, mission, and our vision for the future.

Real Episcopal Summer 2017

Magazine cover for Real Episcopal Summer 2017 edition

Highlights of the Summer 2017 issue include:

– Coverage of congregations’ homeless ministries across the diocese
– Interviews with individuals striving to become deacons and priests
– Bishop’s Appeal funding priorities
– A special thank you to El Camino Real donors
– A message from Bishop Mary

A PDF version is available here.

Real Episcopal Winter 2016/2017

Magazine cover for Real Episcopal Winter 2016

Issue no. 1 premiered in November 2016 and featured the following highlights:

-Photo Gallery: walking the way in 2016
-Bishop’s Appeal report and congregational resources
-Mission Opportunity Grants: stories of three congregations equipped to face a changing world
-The Rev. Dwight Edwards: six decades of ministry across the diocese
-35th annual Convention coverage
-A message from Bishop Mary

A PDF version is available here.

Questions and/or story suggestions for Real Episcopal can be emailed to editor Elrond Lawrence at