The Rev. Ernestein Flemister to join the diocesan staff as new Missioner for Racial Reconciliation 

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Tamara Knowles hired as Administrative Assistant

Download as a PDF Dear Friends in Christ,  I write to announce the addition of Tamara Knowles as our Administrative Assistant to the diocesan team. Tamara started at the diocesan office on Monday, September 26.  […]

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The Rev. Canon Richard “Dick” Toll honored at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle

The Rev. Canon Richard “Dick” Toll was honored at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle on September 24, 2022 for his longstanding work for justice and peace in the Holy Land. Dick has been involved in […]

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Christopher Buresch added to diocesan team as Advisor for Finance and Property

Download as a PDF. September 22, 2022 Dear Friends in Christ,  It is with pleasure that I announce the addition of Mr. Christopher (Chris) Buresch as the Advisor for Finance and Property. Chris joined the […]

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Meet your deputies to General Convention – Part 5

The Rev. Diane Higgins-Shaffer, Deacon Home Congregation: Calvary, Seaside Number of General Conventions attended:  Two Legislative Committee: None Why is General Convention important to you?    Having had the privilege of being elected to and participating in parish and […]

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Meet your deputies to General Convention – Part 4

The Rev. Kerlin Richter Home Congregation: St. David of Wales, Portland Number of General Conventions attended:  2 as a guest, this will be my first as a deputy Legislative Committee: None Why is General Convention important to you? […]

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Meet your deputies to General Convention – Part 3

The Rev. Gavin Shumate Home Congregation: St. John’s, Toledo Number of General Conventions attended: 1 Legislative Committee: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, & Safeguarding Why is General Convention important to you?  General Convention is important to me because it […]

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Meet your deputies to General Convention – Part 2

The Rev. Roberto Maldonado-Mercado Home Congregation: Santa Cruz/Holy Cross, Hillsboro Number of General Conventions attended:  2 Legislative Committee: Evangelism & Church Planting Committee  Why is General Convention important to you?  It is an opportunity to help shape the […]

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The Rev. Lawrence Crumb to celebrate 60 years of ordained ministry

This biography was written by Mary Margaret Hurst, Sr. Warden at St. Andrew Episcopal Church in Cottage Grove. Photos were submitted by the Rev. Lawrence Crumb. On June 16, 2022, the Rev. Lawrence Crumb will […]

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Meet your deputies to General Convention – Part 1

The Rev. Wes Sedlacek Home Congregation: Samaritan Health Services (but connected to St. Martin’s in Lebanon) Number of General Conventions attended:  5 Legislative Committee: Stewardship and Socially Responsible Investing Why is General Convention important to you?   When I […]

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The Rev. Ernestein Flemister to join the diocesan staff as new Missioner for Racial Reconciliation 

 View as a .PDF Dear Friends in Christ,  I am delighted to announce the Rev. Ernestein Flemister as our new (part-time) Missioner for Racial Reconciliation. This position is a quarter-time position that will be in […]

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