Paycheck Protection Program Information for Parish Churches

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2022 Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Important details and information about The Episcopal Church Medical Trust (Medical Trust) 2021 health benefit offerings and Annual Enrollment. Please share this information with all church employees.

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The Closing of Christ the King Episcopal Church in Stayton, Oregon

View as a PDF For over 30 years, the community of Christ the King on the Santiam served the community of Stayton, Oregon, and others in the Santiam Valley. In the late 1960s, a group […]

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Welcoming our Elders Home, at St. Philip the Deacon

This blog was written and contributed by the Rev. Maria McDowell and the community at St. Philip the Deacon, Portland. Learn more about St. Philip the Deacon’s work Welcoming our Elders Home by visiting their […]

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Salem Congregations Begin to “Crack”

Over three Saturdays in July, members representing all three Salem-area Episcopal parishes (Prince of Peace, St. Paul’s, and St. Timothy’s) – about 30 people in all – came together in person for reflection and small-group conversations about the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers’ important new book, The Church Cracked Open.

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Diocese of Oregon COVID-19 Guidelines for the Reopening of Parishes

Almost as quickly as health authorities asked us to cease holding public worship in March 2020, the CDC has suddenly announced that it is appropriate for fully vaccinated people to gather unmasked indoors and outdoors. […]

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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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Statement Against Systemic Racial Violence

A call to action from St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in Portland: As an historically African-American church, the struggle for social, economic, and racial justice has been the daily experience of our congregants at St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church.

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Paycheck Protection Program Update (April 19, 2020)

Parish churches should continue the application process in the expectation that more funding will be provided.

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COVID-19 Emergency Fund Application

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, EBOF is deploying rapid funding to churches, diocesan institutions, and affiliated organizations.

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Paycheck Protection Program Information for Parish Churches

Information for parish churches on applying for the Paycheck Protection Program to help cover employee paychecks.

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