Bishop Akiyama’s Christmas Message

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Cantor – St. James, Tigard

St. James Episcopal Church11511 SW Bull Mtn RdTigard OR 97224 We are seeking a cantor to lead congregational singing. Our congregation’s voices are willing but not strong. We are never quite sure when to start […]

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Musician, Organist – Christ Church, St. Helens

Christ Episcopal Church, St. Helens, is hiring a musician to play its 2-manual Rodgers organ for Sunday services. We have one service per Sunday at 10 am. You would prepare a prelude and postlude, and […]

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Love is the rock upon which the Church is built

Dear Friends in Christ, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hades will not prevail against it.”  (Matthew 16:18) Yesterday, January 18, […]

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Canon for Spiritual Formation – Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland

Trinity celebrates diversity and is committed to creating a safe & nurturing environment for all employees. Administrative employees are not required to belong to any particular faith. All are welcome to apply! Position Title             Canon […]

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Parish Administrator – St. David of Wales, Portland

St. David of Wales, Portland website Overview: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church is seeking a part-time Parish Administrator responsible for communication, office administration, and support of the parish. This on-site role works closely with […]

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Building Curator – St. David of Wales, Portland

St. David of Wales, Portland website Overview:St. David of Wales Episcopal Church is seeking a Building Curator, working for 8 hours a week.This position will manage the rental processes for St. David of Wales facilities, […]

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The brightness of Christ to show us the way this Epiphany

Dear friends in Christ, One of the questions I am often asked since returning to Oregon is, “How does it feel to be back?” The question is often asked because the difference between the climate […]

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Music Director – Ss. Peter & Paul, Portland

Saints Peter & Paul Episcopal Church in Southeast Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood seeks a partner to lead our small, music-loving congregation and help lead the church into its next chapter. Ours is a community where the […]

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Update from Bishop Akiyama regarding Christmas Eve Service

Dear friends in Christ, Tomorrow evening, I will preach and celebrate at St. John the Evangelist’s (Milwaukie) Christmas Eve service.  As you know, I had planned to preside at Christmas Eve services at Trinity Episcopal […]

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Bishop Akiyama’s Christmas Message

Read as a PDF. The other day I was talking to a friend who is deep in grief after losing her beloved. “I’m tired of the sermons I’ve heard lately about hope – telling me […]

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