Worship & Ministry

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Below are various resources for prayer, liturgical and ministry needs. If you can’t find what you’re seeking, please contact us. We’ll continue to update and expand this section.

2018-2019 Diocesan Cycle of Prayer for Parishes, Organizations and Events

Click the links below to download PDF or Microsoft Word versions:


2018-2019 Diocesan Cycle of Prayer — Ordination Anniversaries


The Book of Common Prayer can be viewed and downloaded here (Español).

The Revised Common Lectionary on The Episcopal Church website can be viewed here.

Liturgies for Marriages

The Witnessing and Blessing of a Marriage 2015

The Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage 2 2015

For Bishop Mary’s Customary on Visitations and Marriages, visit this page.

The Commission on Ministry assists the Bishop in providing the development and affirmation of the ministry of all baptized persons in the Church. For full information, visit the COM page.

Education for MinistryEducation for Ministry (EfM) is designed to prepare lay persons to live out by word and deed the promises made at baptism — to love God, to serve Christ, and to proclaim the Gospel. It’s a program of The School of Theology Programs Center of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. EfM enables baptized Christians to relate their faith to their lives and ministries in the world. Read more about the program.

View of Pacific ocean and shoreline at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove, California

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

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