Temporary Executive Assistant to the Bishop

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Temporary Executive Assistant to the Bishop

The Executive Assistant will work closely to support the Episcopal Bishop of Oregon. The diocesan office is currently undergoing re-organizing in order to more fully meet the needs of the diocese in these dynamic times. The Executive Assistant will need to be highly organized, adaptive, detail oriented, able to keep confidentiality, and possess excellent writing skills.

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Bishop’s Reflection: I am DONE with…

I am DONE.  I’ve been hearing this phrase, or a version of it a lot lately.  It has not been expressed as a form of giving up or going away, rather I hear it in conversations about how […]

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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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Easter Message 2021

“….[Mary] turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her,“Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” Supposing him to be the […]

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Holy Week 2021

Dear friends in Christ, It was the 1970’s and I was gathered around the television with my parents and sister to watch ABC’s Wide World of Sports. The theme music began and Jim McKay’s voice […]

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Parish Clergy, please take rest the week after Holy Week

Dear clergy, wardens and lay leaders, It is time for you to take a break. It is time to stop and step back for a spell. After much listening, and reflecting on my conversations with you, […]

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Life centered in prayer, March 18, 2021

En Español “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.” —Elie Wiesel In 2009, I made my vows and became an oblate of a Benedictine monastery in Middleton, Wisconsin. At the center of the Benedictine spiritual […]

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St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukie, Oregon is seeking a Full-time Rector

See our parish profile here. Situated near the beautiful Willamette River in downtown Milwaukie, our church building is located 8 miles south of the city of Portland, and is served by light rail, buses and […]

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Ash Wednesday/Lent Miércoles de Ceniza / la Cuaresma

Psalm 51Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence and take not your holy Spirit from me.Give me the joy of your […]

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The Rt. Rev. Diana D. Akiyama Ordained and Consecrated as the 11th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Diana D. Akiyama was ordained and consecrated as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon.

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