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Winter Weather Preparedness

Winter Weather Preparedness – helpful information from our Diocesan Disaster Preparedness Coordinator By: Sr. Amy Linder, OP  Winter weather is upon us. Much of Oregon has been hit with winter weather over the last couple […]

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A Christmas Message from our Bishop

Read as a .PDF “But Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 Quite a lot had just been revealed by the shepherds. Understandably, the news that her newborn son […]

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Embracing our Yearning in Advent: An Advent Message from our Bishop

Dear Friends in Christ, John the Baptist looms large in the Advent Gospel readings for obvious reasons. He is the herald for Jesus.  He prepares the way for the one whose sandals John is not worthy to […]

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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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Making Singer’s Masks at St. Bede’s, Forest Grove

This blog was written by the Rev. Theresa Floyd, Retired Deacon and chaplain at Good Samaritan Hospital. At St. Bede’s in Forest Grove, our nave has a high ceiling with doors and windows we open […]

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Canterbury House offering ministry on OSU’s Campus

This blog was written and submitted by Ruth Krueger, Canterbury House Episcopal Campus Ministry Chaplain/ Associate for Parish Life & Campus Ministry Chaplain for the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, Corvallis. Canterbury House Episcopal […]

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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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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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Being the Hands and Heart of Christ in this World

This blog was written by Pamela Lyons-Nelson, Convenor of the Poverty and Homelessness Working Group. The Working Group has an upcoming online and silent auction called “Baskets of Plenty” coming this October to replace the […]

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