2018 Annual Ministry Reports

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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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Diocesan Convention 2018 September Update

Convention is now just 46 days away (yes, we’re counting down), and we want to make sure that you have the information you and your church need to prepare.

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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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Bring Your Undies to Convention

Rahab’s Sisters will be collecting donations of new women’s underwear for their radical hospitality outreach program at Diocesan Convention.

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Basket Raffle at Convention

All proceeds fund ministries in our diocese that support people living in poverty or homelessness.

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General Convention: A Day in the Life

The Rev. Deacon Maureen Hagen shares what one day of General Convention holds for her: testifying on resolutions, hanging out in the Exhibit Hall, and taking so, so many steps.

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Becoming Beloved Community: 2018 Lenten Program

You’re invited to join in prayer, reflection, and action focused on building the Beloved Community in your congregation, your community, and the world.

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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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In Conversation: Winter 2018

Get all the Convention highlights in our semi-annual magazine, now available to read online.

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Health Care for All

Convention delegates approved a resolution supporting universal health care and calling on churches in the diocese to learn about how a measure in the upcoming election affects access to health care for low-income Oregonians.

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