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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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THE CHURCH AND COVID-19

Find information for congregations and individuals including updated state and diocesan mandates, resources, and more.

Recent News & Stories

The Diocese of Oregon and St. Timothy’s file lawsuit against the City of Brookings
Dear Friends in Christ,   Today the diocese filed a complaint to the federal courts against the City of Brookings with St. Timothy’s and the Rev. Bernie Lindley. We have worked […]
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Diocese of Oregon COVID-19 Update – January 2022
View as a PDF. En Español. January 28, 2022 Dear Friends in Christ,  Over the last few weeks, we have seen record COVID-19 case numbers across the country and in […]
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The Rev. Carol Sedlacek appointed as Interim Missioner for Special Projects
View as a .PDF Dear Friends in Christ, I am delighted to share that I will continue serving on the diocesan staff alongside Bishop Akiyama and the two new Missioners, […]
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Prayer is the key to our own kenotic obedience, a reflection from Bishop Akiyama
Dear Friends in Christ, Spoiler Alert: One of the final scenes in the Netflix movie Don’t Look Up will be described below. I’ve been reflecting on the dinner table scene […]
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