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Welcome to the Episcopal Diocese of 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

Information and resources for individuals and churches on worship, meetings, finances, staying connected and more.

Recent News & Stories

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Missioner for Thriving Congregations
Dear Friends in Christ, I write to announce a new position on our diocesan staff: Missioner for Thriving Congregations. This position will focus on the work involved in being a resource for congregations in transition, seeking new ways to express faith in community, overseeing training opportunities and requirements, and developing innovative ways for faith communities to […]
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Full-time Rector, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Portland
St. Gabriel the Archangel Church is a congregation prepared for more! We are motivated to embody the deep and endless love Christ shows us. We honor our fellowship and work well together. We strive to offer more to our church family and neighbors while being challenged with space constraints. Our church was constructed in 1996 […]
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Making community and connection through cooperation, A Message from Bishop Diana
Dear Friends in Christ, Last week Oregon Episcopal School (OES) welcomed its students onto campus for the beginning of the school year. It was energizing and fun to be with them and to give the final blessing, but the high point was the ritual bellringing by the 5th graders. Each student walked up into the […]
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A little church with a big heart that serves all: St. Martin’s, Shady Cove
This blog was written and contributed by The Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell, Vicar of St. Martin’s in Shady Cove. When the global pandemic hit in March 2020, St. Martin’s Shady Cove had been offering a monthly, indoor, no-barrier food pantry to the community for over ten years. Through this outreach ministry, we were known as the […]
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