Diocesan Convention 2018: Who is my Neighbor?

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Diocesan Convention 2018: Who is my Neighbor?

As a community of faith, I believe that we must stand up and say no to any initiative or action that promotes racism, division and fear. This is what we say with our Baptismal Covenant when we are asked, “Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your Neighbor as yourself?”

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Diocesan Convention 2018: Hearing the Silent Voice

The Rev. Deacon Senitila McKinley started with a poem and ended with an impassioned plea exhorting us to address the systemic roots of injustice and poverty.

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Diocesan Convention 2018: Living Generously

One of the joys when we come to Convention is joining together to share out of our abundance. This year, our generosity flowed in four directions and totaled nearly $10,000 (and lots of underwear!).

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Diocesan Convention 2018: We The People

Nearly 400 people attended our annual diocesan Convention. Learn who was elected, what dreams attendees shared for the future of our churches, and view the many smiles captured in the Episcogram.

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AJ’s Ride

October 30th, I will ride from Corvallis to our yearly Diocese of Oregon convention in Seaside. My name is AJ Buckley, I am an Episcopal priest and I’m trans and non-binary. I exist and I won’t be erased. And, so, I ride.

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2018 Annual Ministry Reports

What’ve you been up to lately? The following reports were submitted by diocesan ministries regarding their activities in 2018.

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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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