Congregation Close-up: Holy Spirit, Sutherlin

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Congregation Close-up: Holy Spirit, Sutherlin

We are a loving community of faithful who take care of one another as we respond with generosity to the nudging of the Holy Spirit through visits, lunches, outings, and just good ole fun!

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The Road to Sheridan: Love Leads Us

For our communities of faith, this can no longer be a time for “business as usual.” So, several churches will be holding a public ecumenical worship service this Sunday morning (6/24) at 11:00 a.m., just outside the Sheridan Prison.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Mary’s, Eugene

Two Saturdays a the month, we serve over 300 of our hungry neighbors in a ministry called Saturday Breakfast. But Saturday Breakfast is not just about serving calories. We strive to respect the dignity of every person who comes. They are our guests in every meaning of the word.

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Trinity Iconography Institute

Last Sunday, Bishop Michael blessed icons completed by students of Trinity Iconography Institute, a ministry of Trinity Cathedral, Portland. The annual ceremony of Blessing the Icons occurs every Trinity Sunday.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Michael & All Angels, Portland

Dreaming together for the future in a congregation whose Episcopal roots support the four ways our community seeks to follow the way of Jesus: by manifesting joy, embracing resilience, seeking justice and living in love.

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Congregation Close-up: St. John the Divine, Springfield

The Shepherds Table Food Pantry gets a new building and a blessing at St. John the Divine, Springfield.

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Congregation Close-up: Church of the Resurrection, Eugene

From the Rev. Brent Was: I’ve been thinking a lot about our children’s ministry lately.  What is going on there?  Why is there so much growth?  Why do those children look so happy? 

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Congregation Close-up: St. James, Tigard

As they move forward in this time of transition and look forward to calling a part-time rector, the parishioners of St. James embody the deep meaning of “the work of the people.”

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Congregation Receives GreenFaith Certification

Congratulations to St. Michael & All Angels, Portland on receiving an award in environmental leadership.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Matthias, Cave Junction

Though they struggle and face multiple challenges unique to a very small, rural parish church, the people of St. Matthias consider themselves privileged to serve God and play their part in the unfolding drama of salvation in this small corner of creation.

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