A message from our Bishop on Palm Sunday

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3/4 time Chaplain – Samaritan Albany General Hospital

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Provides spiritual, religious and emotional care and services for patients, family, staff and community members within the site. In addition to the daytime hours (56hrs per pay period), this position will also have […]

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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 position of Controller will be […]

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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 to investigate their response to […]

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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 about choice – having the […]

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Part-time Parish Administrator – St. Philip the Deacon, Portland

St. Philip the Deacon is seeking a new Parish Administrator, 12 hrs/week, in-person, $22/hr. St. Philip the Deacon is a small, historically black Episcopal parish located in NE Portland. This position has responsibility for all administrative tasks […]

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Presiding Bishop Curry’s visit to the Diocese

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will visit our diocese from September 10 – 12, 2022. His visit will take him from Portland to Lincoln City to Eugene. This visit is an opportunity for him to meet […]

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Clergy Conference 2022

On this page, you will find some resources you will need during the Spring Clergy Conference. About the speaker: Mandy Davis, LCSW, PhD Dr. Davis is an Associate Professor of Practice at Portland State University’s […]

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An Easter Message from our Bishop

Dear Friends in Christ,  I’m wondering how you are experiencing Easter this year. It is our biggest celebration of the Christian year. Many of us will be gathering for the first time after a long […]

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A message from our Bishop on Palm Sunday

Dear Friends in Christ, This year, I invite you on Palm Sunday to enjoy the celebration and then prepare to walk with Jesus during the week in which he is crucified and killed. I encourage […]

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