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The Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus is the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California. He was installed as bishop in 2006 — a position of oversight for a diocese comprised of 27,000 communicants in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties, and the cities of Los Altos and part of Palo Alto. Prior to his election as Bishop of California, Andrus served as Bishop Suffragan in the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama.


Interim Vicar

The Rev. Peter O. Champion is the Interim Vicar of St. Giles’.  His undergraduate degree is from Brown University, and his M.Div. is from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.  He was ordained as a deacon in 1989 and as a priest in 1990.  Prior to his retirement from full-time ministry, he served congregations in the Episcopal Dioceses of Western New York, Eastern Oregon, Hawai’i and California.  He is a trained interim minister and serves as an anti-racism trainer in the Diocese of California.  He is married to the Rev. Susan Champion, and they are the parents of 2 grown daughters and grandparents of 3 grandchildren.

Minister of Music

a4e009b1-e4c0-4529-9b7a-7e21252f384aDaniel Nebel is currently a regional bandsman specializing in horn with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West stationed at Travis AFB, CA.  He has earned degrees in music from the Eastman School of Music and Wichita State University with additional studies at University of Northern Colorado.  As an organist he has served congregations in 6 states since 2000 and has performed on the historic Italian Baroque Organ at the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery and the Great Marcussen at Wichita State University’s Wiedemann Hall.  His teachers include Lynne Davis, Chris Petit, Annie Lavar, Nicole Marane, and Frances Meier.

Bishop’s Committee

  • Jean Ackerman, Senior Warden
  • David Hess, Treasurer
  • Brigitte Koenig
  • Eric Wade
  • Wayne Swaney, Junior Warden
  • Caroline Wood, Secretary

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Service Times & Directions


Sunday Morning: 9:00 am

Sunday School

Sunday Morning: 9:00 am

No Sunday School from June 15-Labor Day

Worshiping at Saint Mary’s College Chapel
1928 Saint Mary’s Road
Moraga, CA 94556

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 187
Moraga, CA 94556

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