If St. Augustine were alive today, you could follow him on Twitter @BishopofHippo. It wasn’t quite St. Augustine’s famous “take it and read it” conversion moment in his “Confessions.” But hearing the Rev. Keith Anderson discuss social media and pastoral practice at the Rocky Mountain Synod’s Theological Convocation was a kind of repentance for me. […]
"How many hours a day do you write?" a marketing and social media expert asked me. "Four hours," I replied. "Then you should spend two hours a day on marketing," she said, mainly in social media and email campaigns where costs are quite affordable. I get her point. If I want people to read what […]
Several years ago, St. George’s organized its vestry around several key areas of parish life. It was a good idea, rooted in the biblical priesthood of all believers and acknowledging that the rector can’t do everything her/himself. They tried to do too much, however. For one, they created as many commissions or committees or boards […]
The Bishop’s Close is open 9am to 5pm Mondays through Friday and Elk Rock Garden is open 8am to 5pm.
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11800 SW Military Lane
Portland Oregon 97219
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