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Stockton, CA Gurdwara hosts community clergy breakfast

"Sarbjeet Singh, left, helps Mayor Ann Johnston with a headscarf Wednesday before entering the Gurdwara Sahib Sikh temple in Stockton for the city's quarterly clergy breakfast. The temple is celebrating its centennial year. " (source: CALIXTRO ROMIAS/The Record)

“Sarbjeet Singh, left, helps Mayor Ann Johnston with a headscarf Wednesday before entering the Gurdwara Sahib Sikh temple in Stockton for the city’s quarterly clergy breakfast. The temple is celebrating its centennial year. ” (source: CALIXTRO ROMIAS/The Record)

“I see a community stepping up, rising up,” Johnston said. “Each of us has a role. It is a great gift to our community to have the Sikhs here in Stockton.”

— Stockton, California Mayor Ann Johnston comments after her visit to the “Sikh-American birthplace”, the Sikh house of worship in Stockton, California that is considered the first and oldest Gurdwara in the country. The Gurdwara is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

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