Deanery & Diocese
St. Bartholomew's is a member of the Southern Alameda deanery within The Diocese of California (DioCal). This year, our congregation's deanery delegates will attend a special electing convention in December to participate in choosing our next bishop.
Timeline of events
9/22/2023: Initial slate of nominees for bishop announced
10/18/2023: Final slate of candidates confirmed
10/27/2023-10/28/2023: DioCal Convention (click here for a brief summary of resolutions and budget)
11/2/2023-11/5/2023: Meet & Greet gatherings around the diocese with bishop nominees
12/2/2023: Electing Convention
5/4/2023: Consecration of new bishop
Explore the links below for more information on DioCal, upcoming convention, and the bishop selection process. You may also contact your deanery delegates.