2018 Annual Ministry Reports

Congregational Life

Stories From The Diocese

2018 Annual Ministry Reports

The following reports were submitted in 2018. They are grouped according to the strategic areas of the diocesan mission statement.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Paul’s, Oregon City

It can be challenging to make room for each other at the table, as we worship, and in our lives. But as we do, we are reminded of the love of Christ in this place and through the lives of these people.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Philip the Deacon, Portland

In a neighborhood undergoing significant changes, the people of St. Philip’s demonstrate significant resiliency as they consider what to keep, what to leave, and what to adapt in order to bolster their community of faith with each other and their engagement with their neighbors.

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Showing Up: The Work of the People

The word liturgy generally means work of the people. If you don’t show up it doesn’t happen. Our liturgy is a community building event.

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Congregation Close-up: The Church of the Good Samaritan, Corvallis

In our parish family, you’ll find a faith community that’s hospitable and open, where all are welcome. We recognize that the invitation to Christ’s table comes from our Lord himself, who practiced radical and inclusive hospitality.

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The Autumn of Life

The autumn of life is often thought of as something negative, especially in a youth-oriented society such as ours. It does not have to be so.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Bartholomew’s, Beaverton

A parish stretching itself into new evangelism and outreach opportunities, including providing food aid to people experiencing food and housing insecurity.

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Congregation Close-up: St. George’s, Roseburg

Established in 1860, we are a church with a rich history and a vision for the future.  We daily live our Mission Statement, “Loving God, Loving Our Neighbors,” within our church, in the community, and globally.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Catherine’s, Manzanita/Nehalem

We see ourselves as centered in place, but very much a part of a larger world. Our vision is to increase what we call the permeability of our church.

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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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