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What is working, what is not: a review of the ministry of the Diocese of Oregon.
Bishop Michael prepares for a linguistic immersion in Cuernevaca, Mexico, to further equip him for ministry to our Spanish-speaking congregations.
It seems to me that the culture we live in is quick to judge and slow to believe the best in people. I think it might be quite counter-cultural for us in the church to reverse these trends, thereby living out of the Gospel of Love preached and taught by Jesus.
As God’s people, we are called to stand against the evil of racism and to continually strive to seek justice, peace, and dignity for all those hurt by hatred.
Help us solve the mystery of the Della Robbia art pieces throughout the diocese!
Every ending is also a beginning, and an opportunity to evaluation and to listen to what God is about in the endings and beginnings of our lives.
Bishop Michael ruminates on words from the prophet Joel that call us, in the midst of devastation, to repentance, prayer, and satisfaction in God’s love.