Common Ground at a Common Table

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Common Ground at a Common Table

The spiritual path of friend-making isn’t flashy, but it is the path forward for our society.

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Bishop Michael Hanley Announces Intention to Retire

After more than nine years as Bishop Diocesan, +Michael intends to retire in January 2021.

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Ordination Anniversary Letters

I continue to feel blessed to live and work among such an excellent group of priests, deacons and lay people.

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Episcopal House of Bishops March 2019: The Bishops’ Mind of the House Resolution on Lambeth and a Statement from the Bishops’ Spouses Planning Group

Bishop Michael Hanley commends to you this statement regarding the exclusion of same sex spouses from the 2020 gathering of Anglican Communion leaders at the Lambeth Conference.

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White Supremacy is a Spiritual Sickness

In the midst of our grief let us not be blinded to the work that now confronts us.

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Witnesses to Love

The church is blessed with witnesses today who encourage and teach us about living the Way of Love.

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Beginning in Prayer

Bishop Michael Hanley invites all people to prayer as we continue our journey of visioning for the future of the Diocese of Oregon.

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Pastoral Letter: In Support Of Healing and Justice

As your bishop, I wholeheartedly support the efforts to bring healing and justice to everyone affected by abuse.

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Holy Eucharist Offering for the Clergy of Cuba

Bishop Michael has decided that the offering collected during the Holy Eucharist at Diocesan Convention will be given toward closing the pension gap for those who have served so long and faithfully in Cuba.

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General Convention: Sharing in the Work

In the end it will be the responsibility of the diocesan deputies and myself to bring all of this work back to Oregon so that you can share in the work that is before us as the Body of Christ, the Jesus Movement, and a voice for the love that triumphs over evil.

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