Christmas Communion

St. Joan’s Chapel supported the Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy and Stepping Stones Gathering in bringing holy communion to 198 Elmwood jail inmates to celebrate Christmas 2022.

Stepping Stones Holiday Card Party

We now have 100 on Stepping Stones’ holiday card distribution list. On 10 December 2022, 14 volunteers gathered at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (Saratoga, California) to write 164 holiday cards for those in reentry, recovery, and incarceration. Click to keep reading...

St. Joan’s Chapel

The Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real (ECR) parishes have had active jail ministries in Santa Clara County for over sixty years. In 2022, we created Saint Joan's Chapel to expand and coordinate services to the community of inmates and those in reentry and recovery in our county. St. Joan's Chapel is named in honor of Saint Joan of Arc (1412-1431). Click to keep reading...

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