Becoming a Member

Grace Cathedral is a house of prayer for all people, a spiritual hub, the seat of a bishop, a visitor destination and more — but it is also a warm Episcopal congregation of about five hundred households. Our congregation includes families and singles, children and seniors, and LGBTQ and straight people, with a wide diversity of ethnicities, interests and backgrounds.

We are very glad that you are here. When you are ready to learn more about joining our congregation, let us know, and we can explain how you can become a member. Or you can make a stewardship pledge at any time.

If you’ve been a member of another Episcopal Church and wish to transfer your membership to Grace, please contact us to learn how to have your Letter of Membership transferred here.

Learn more about confirmation, reception and reaffirmation.

Welcome to Grace!

A first step to becoming involved in any church community is to worship there. Participating in worship lets you see if this community is the one you wish to make your spiritual home. Learn about our regularly scheduled services and pick the one that appeals to you. After the Sunday 8:30 am and 11 am services, there is a coffee hour that is an informal, relaxed time to meet congregants and clergy. And at every service, people who are part of the cathedral—clergy, volunteers with name tags such as the greeters and “the guys in purple robes”—are easy to spot and eager to answer your questions or point you in the right direction.

After you’ve tried a service or two, met a few people, asked a few questions, and gotten a sense of life and the community at the cathedral, you might want to speak with a member of our clergy for a one-to-one conversation. This is a great opportunity to ask specific questions you might have and begin developing a pastoral relationship. If you are not yet an Episcopalian, you can learn about what’s involved in becoming one. You can talk about ways that your interests, talents, experience and passions intersect with the cathedral’s vision, needs and mission. This is also an opportunity to learn about pledging.

Make Your Stewardship Pledge

 

 

Contact Information

Telephone: 415-749-6300

Email: congregation@gracecathedral.org

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