New Position: the Rev. Esme Jo Culver

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New Position: the Rev. Esme Jo Culver

Announcing the elevation of the Rev. Esme Jo Culver from priest-in-charge to rector of St. Aidan’s, Portland.

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Called: The Rev. Sara Warfield, St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church, Gresham

St. Luke’s, Gresham is pleased to announce that we will be welcoming the Rev. Sara Warfield to our church beginning in March.

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Title IV Statute of Limitations Suspended

As a result of General Convention Resolution D034, the time limit on initiating proceedings in cases of clergy sexual misconduct against adults is lifted for three years.

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Called: the Rev. Angelito Cubillas, St. Andrew’s, Florence

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Florence is pleased to announce that we will be welcoming Father Angelito Cubillas to our church on March 1, 2019. 

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New Call: St. Luke’s, Grants Pass

St. Luke’s, Grants Pass, joyfully announces that the Rev. Ernestein C. Flemister has accepted the call to become the 9th Rector of their parish.

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Clinical Pastoral Education Opportunity 2018-19

After a very successful 2017-18 partnership providing Clinical Pastoral Education in multiple settings in the Diocese of Oregon and in SW Washington, The Academy for Formation and Mission is pleased to offer a 2018-19 unit.

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New Call: the Rev. Timothy Hannon to St. James, Coquille

Senior Warden Peter Baumer and Search Committee Chair Lisa Crew are delighted to announce the Reverend Timothy Hannon has accepted a call to become vicar of our congregation.

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We Have One Thing

Welcome to Holy Week.

We are about to renew our ordination vows. To repeat, to re-promise.

Like a child who at their most intense is asking at some level, “Do you love me even now?”

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Our Diocesan History: The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange

The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange was the first woman to be ordained a priest in the Diocese of Oregon. The Standing Committee turned her down once and she “questioned whether it was God’s way of saying ‘no’.” Through meditation and prayer she came to understand that it was only a stepping stone on the way.

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What Is In My Name: A Tribute to Black History Month

A personal reflection on Black History Month from the Rev. Dr. Deborah Brown.

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