Origins: We are the Episcopal Branch of the Jesus Movement

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Writing the Face of Christ: Iconography

The first icon of the Hodegetria (Madonna pointing to the Christ child) was reportedly painted in the first century by St. Luke in memory of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Staying true to this ancient Christian tradition, Trinity Iconography Institute observes the earliest canons setting forth how icons are to be made utilizing humble materials from the earth, animals, vegetables, and minerals, depicting the heavenly reality of God, His Holy Mother and the Saints.

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Oregon Remembrance Project – Truth Telling in Coos Bay

This post was written by Taylor Stewart, founder of Oregon Remembrance Project. Join the truth telling event and ceremony for the historical marker honoring the life of Alonzo Tucker on June 19. Hello, my name […]

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Clinical Pastoral Training (CPT) at the Academy enters fifth year

A long-held part of the visioning of the Academy for Formation and Mission (AFM) was delivering quality Clinical Pastoral Training in an accessible and flexible form to under-served parts of the region. Due to the patient work of the Rev. Sallie Bowman, Director of Spiritual Care at Legacy-Good Samaritan Medical Center and the collaboration of many, in 2017 this vision became a reality.

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Mother’s Tree at All Saints

Thank you to the community at All Saints, Hillsboro for contributing this reflection and sharing the history of the Mother’s Tree. Mother’s Day at All Saints has always been a joyous occasion, highlighted by a […]

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The Community Garden at St. Timothy’s, Brookings

This post is written and offered by Deacon Linda Lee and the community at St. Timothy’s Church in Brookings. From AFM paper on Rogation Day liturgy… At St. Timothy’s in Brookings, Oregon, we always have […]

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Vision: What is it to be a Christian?

We have one thing.
One broken and beaten thing, one glorious and resurrected thing.

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Fellowship: Crossing the Aisle

In this small coastal town, it takes teamwork to make an impact. The Tillamook Ecumenical Community is one example of the body of Christ in action, a united, spirit-filled cooperation between five churches.

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People: Por la Unidad de la Iglesia

A few years earlier, a demographics study had encouraged our parish to reach out to the growing Latino population in Lincoln City. But even though we had prayed, it took a little time for the reality to catch up with the vision.

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Movement: Finding Peace in the Labyrinth

Trinity Cathedral, who had an inlaid Chartres-style labyrinth installed almost 20 years ago, knows firsthand the impact a labyrinth can have on an individual, a community, and the world.

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Origins: We are the Episcopal Branch of the Jesus Movement

An invitation from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to place Christ at the very center of our lives individually and together as the Episcopal Church.

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