Episcopal Diocese of Northern California

Diocese of Northern California
CountryUnited States
TerritoryAmador, Butte, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, Yuba
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince VIII
Congregations63 (2022)
Members10,160 (2022)
DenominationEpiscopal Church
EstablishedMay 6, 1875
CathedralTrinity Cathedral
Current leadership
BishopMegan M Traquair
Location of the Diocese of Northern California
Location of the Diocese of Northern California

The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, created in 1910, is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over the northern part of California. It is in Province 8 and its cathedral, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, is in Sacramento, as are the diocesan offices.[1]

List of bishops[edit]

The bishops of Northern California have been:[2]

  1. John Henry Ducachet Wingfield, (1874–1898), Missionary Bishop and first diocesan bishop
  2. William Hall Moreland, Missionary Bishop (1899), second diocesan bishop (1910–1933)
    Archie W. N. Porter, bishop coadjutor 1933
  3. Archie W. N. Porter, (1933–1957)
    Clarence Haden, bishop coadjutor 1957
  4. Clarence Haden, (1958–1978)
    Edward McNair, suffragan bishop (1968–1972)
  5. John L. Thompson, (1978–1991)
    Jerry A. Lamb, bishop coadjutor 1991
  6. Jerry A. Lamb, (1992–2006)
    Barry Leigh Beisner, bishop coadjutor 2006
  7. Barry Leigh Beisner, (2007–2019)
  8. Megan M. Traquair, (2019–present)

List of significant parishes[edit]

  1. Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park, CA
  2. St. Michael's Episcipal Church and School Carmichael, CA
  3. St Martin's Episcopal Church Davis, CA
  4. Trinity Episcopal Church Folsom, CA
  5. St John's Episcopal Church Petaluma, CA
  6. All Saints' Episcopal Church Redding, CA
  7. St John's Episcopal Church and School Roseville, CA
  8. Church of the Incarnation Santa Rosa, CA
  9. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Sebastopol, CA

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 301-302
  2. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 301

External links[edit]

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