A Cross of Iron Nails

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A Cross of Iron Nails

The nails have become a modern day parable encouraging the people of St. Andrew’s to have patience and faith in God’s redemptive and creative power while paying attention to the opportunities to do justice, love mercy and walk with God in their neighborhood.

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Saints Peter and Paul Bienvenido

Congregation Close-up: SS. Peter and Paul/San Pedro y San Pablo, Portland

In NE Portland, this “scrappy” church is a sacred space of worship and a lively hub of neighborhood activity.

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two hands grip a black steering wheel, a windshield with raindrops and windshield wipers moving

Driving into the Future

We need to dream and vision, both as individual congregations and together as a diocese, in order to see where the Holy Spirit is leading.

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Congregational Leadership Workshops 2018

This workshop for congregational leaders such as vestry/BAC members, wardens, clergy and treasurers will be offered three times in 2018.

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Ride with Anglican Cycle

Exercise, solace, contemplation, fellowship: join Anglican Cycle for a group bike ride!

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An altar party of priest, deacon, and two acolytes prepares to process for a service

Congregation Close-up: Trinity, Ashland

Hands and feet, mind and spirit. God has been praised in this smallish church since 1895, long enough for Trinity Episcopal Church to find its way onto the National Register of Historic Places. 

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St. Gabriel’s, Portland Featured in Book about Expanded Advent

Did you know St. Gabriel Episcopal Church in Portland is featured in a new book “What Are We Waiting For? Re-imagining Advent for Time to Come?”

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Six people smiling and hugging in a community room at a Christmas celebration of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Florence

St. Andrew’s, Florence Seeks a Half-time Vicar

Looking for someone with a passion for ministry: this is a call and not just another job!

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Congregation Close-up: St. Martin’s, Lebanon

We are a bit rural. We are a little small. We are friendly and active and dedicated. We are a church that people come from and to which people return. We are a family, a home.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Barnabas, McMinnville

Meet an energetic congregation carrying out the gospel in mind, body, and spirit.

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