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Meet The Rev Jocelynn Hughes
 
The Rev Jocelynn Hughes grew up in South Sacramento.  As a child, she was an avid ballet dancer and was a member of the Sacramento Ballet Apprentice Company.  After high school, she earned a BA in Philosophy and Religion at Goucher College, a MA in Philosophy and Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies at the University of South Florida, and a Master of Divinity your Yale. 
 
The Rev Jocelynn Hughes was ordained in 2004, she was called as Associate Rector at St. Andrew's in Encinitas, CA. During her tenure there, she oversaw a church school program of over 150 children. She built the youth ministry to over 50 teenagers and started a young adult ministry.  In 2008, she was called to be the Campus Chaplain at The  Belfry, the Lutheran Episcopal Campus Ministry at UC Davis.  There, she revived the undergraduate ministry, and in 2012, implemented an Episcopal Service Corps program called LEVN:  the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network.
 
In the summer of 2018, she made the difficult decision to leave The Belfry in order to focus on her family.  Now, she is working on a Doctor of Ministry focused on Church Leadership and Community Engagement at Emory University in Atlanta, while she saints to see what God will do with her next! 
 
She has been married to Chris, an entrepreneur in the tech industry, for sixteen years.  They have three kids: David (12), Zach (9), and Madelynn (6). The family also includes two dogs, tow parakeets, and a goldfish.  They live in North Natomas and in their free time the family can be found playing hockey, at the ballet studio, watching movies, or singing loudly (and badly!) to the Hamilton soundtrack. 
4/27/2019 Junior Warden Updates

We are blessed to have a church family that is dedicated to the care of our beautiful facility.  There are a few people who deserve our special thanks.  This past month they have:
  • Repaired toilet handles
  • Scrubbed mold off the patio wall
  • Repaired and secured the sheds
  • Solicited bids for drywall repair
  • Cleaned and organized the electrical room
  • Worked on sprinkler repairs
  • Cut down and removed a dead tree
 
Please join me in an appreciative "shout out" to Jan Cariati, Ken Warburton, Karen Olds, and Jack Christy.
 
Respectfully,
Diana Christy

4/27/2019 Fr. Tom Bonacci Returns

Pentecost in Our Time
 

The Day of Pentecost brings the Easter Season to a fitting conclusion as the virtues of Jesus of Nazareth rise in the Disciples of the Risen Lord.  Our reflections on Pentecost afford us the opportunity to reflect on the Spirit in the life of Jesus and his earliest followers.  The Spirit that came upon Jesus is the same Spirit that comes upon us as we strive to follow after Jesus in everything we say, think, and do.  This Spirit is at work in the most challenging times of our lives.  We will offer suggestions as to how the action of the Spirit might be discerned in the midst of conflict and division.  Our troubled times indicate the Christ is still rising in the lives and actions of so many people moved and uplifted by the Spirit of the Nazorean.

 

 

Four Tuesdays Evenings / 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

May 28, June 25, July 23, and August 20, 2019

 

MAY 28, 2019

THE RUSHING WIND OF GOD

HOW MIGHT WE THINK THE SPIRIT OF GOD IN THE HEBREW SCRIPTURE?

IS THERE A WORD FROM GOD IN THE HOUSE?

 

JUNE 25, 2019

ECSTASY AND JUSTICE

THE PROPHETIC SEIZURE IN THE SPIRIT

WHERE CAN I GO FROM YOUR SPIRIT?

 

JULY 23, 2019

THE INTER-TESTIMENTAL AND NEW TESTAMENT UNDERSTANDINGS

OF THE SPIRIT

APOCALYPTIC DESTRUCTION OR TRANSFORMATION

I WAS CAUGHT UP IN SPIRIT

 

AUGUST 20, 2019

THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME

BRINGING LIBERATION TO THE OPPRESSED

THE SPIRIT IN THE LIFE OF JESUS IS THE SOUL OF THE CHURCH

 

 

 

Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.

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4/10/2019 Ministry Portfolio

Our profile is live right now on the OTM website, and will be on Episcopal News Service.  It has also been sent out on the Diocesan Transition Minister list-serve. If you'd like to view the document, please click on the link below. 


 

2019 OTM.pdf