Diocese of Oregon COVID-19 Guidelines Update

Bishop’s Message

Stories From The Diocese

Support Efforts to Defend St. Timothy’s, Brookings Against City Ordinance

Dear Friends in Christ,  At our Convention last month, a motion was brought to the floor regarding our diocesan support of St. Timothy’s in Brookings and their ongoing tension with the City Council around the […]

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Being grateful this year for Thanksgiving

Read as a .PDF Dear friends in Christ, Thanksgiving is the beginning of a season of traditions for many of us. In the United States we tend to gather around food – lots of food. […]

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Establishing Community During Change, a Message from our Bishop leading into Convention

Dear friends in Christ, I am looking forward to the annual meeting of our diocesan convention this Saturday even though we will not actually be in person. The “head table” folk will be together and broadcasting […]

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Missioner for Life-Long Formation

Dear Friends in Christ, I write to announce a new position on our diocesan staff, the Missioner for Life-Long Formation. This Missioner will oversee and serve as a resource for Christian formation for all ages and stages […]

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Embodying Christ’s love for this world – a call to prayer for St. Timothy’s, Brookings

Dear friends in Christ, How is your life unfolding in this no-longer-strange pandemic world? I’m noticing that we are still exercising caution regarding the highly transmissible Delta variant while also exploring ways to re-engage and […]

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The Rev. Chris Craun to join diocesan staff as new Missioner for Thriving Congregations

As a .PDF Dear Friends in Christ, I am delighted to share with you the news that the Rev. Christopher Craun will join the diocesan team as our new Missioner for Thriving Congregations. This new […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines required for Diocesan Clergy

View as a .PDF Dear Clergy,  In our clergy call yesterday, Tuesday, October 19, I mentioned that I would like all clergy in this diocese to be fully vaccinated. My guess is that most of our […]

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Tending the garden of our diocese

Dear friends in Christ, My father was a masterful gardener. Although he was not a “master” gardener by those official terms, he loved gardening and everything about it. Our family summer vacations had to be […]

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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 […]

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Diocese of Oregon COVID-19 Guidelines Update

View as a PDF. En Español. August 25, 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, It is the end of August 2021 and we find ourselves continuing to fight COVID-19, with cases and hospitalizations on the rise, […]

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