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Welcome to the Episcopal Church in Western Oregon!

We are a unique expression of the Jesus Movement, as it is found in the life and work of the Episcopal Church in western Oregon. Our churches throughout the region gather in the love of God to ground our lives in worship while connecting ourselves to the wider church and world.

Whether you are a first-time explorer of this way of faith or a lifelong Episcopalian, I trust you will find a home in this fellowship of love and prayer. This is a place where all are welcome and all may find God in Jesus Christ.

The Rt. Rev. Diana Akiyama
Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon

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Recent News & Stories

Bishop’s Message: Change in Diocesan Office Staffing
View as a PDF Dear friends in Christ, I write to announce a change in the structure and staffing at the diocesan office. Effective June 1, 2022, the diocesan staff […]
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Train of Tears, the news, and turning to Scripture -a Reflection from our Bishop
Dear friends in Christ, Last Friday I spoke at the “Train of Tears” event sponsored by Riverside Church in Hood River.  This United Church of Christ congregation decided a year ago […]
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Nominations for Diocesan Leadership Positions now open!
Do you want to help support the mission and ministry of the Diocese of Oregon? Should you or someone in the Diocese you know help shape the future of The Episcopal Church in Western Oregon? Who is at the table matters when decisions are being made. Please stand for election or nominate someone to stand for election for one of our governing bodies: Standing Committee, Board of Trustees, Diocesan Council, Trinity Cathedral Chapter.
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Bishop Akiyama’s Message on the Potential Reversal of Roe v. Wade
View as a PDF, y en Español. Dear Friends in Christ, Many years ago, I heard a reflection about wealth in which the speaker said, “For me wealth is all […]
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