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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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We Have One Thing

Welcome to Holy Week.

We are about to renew our ordination vows. To repeat, to re-promise.

Like a child who at their most intense is asking at some level, “Do you love me even now?”

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People of the Diocese: Alan Murray

This summer is the 79th Annual General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Deputies from the Diocese of Oregon were elected at our 128th Annual Convention in 2016, and are beginning their preparations for this important time of fellowship and church administration.

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Our Diocesan History: The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange

The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange was the first woman to be ordained a priest in the Diocese of Oregon. The Standing Committee turned her down once and she “questioned whether it was God’s way of saying ‘no’.” Through meditation and prayer she came to understand that it was only a stepping stone on the way.

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People of the Diocese: Jackee Martinez

This summer is the 79th Annual General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Deputies from the Diocese of Oregon were elected at our 128th Annual Convention in 2016, and are beginning their preparations for this important time of fellowship and church administration.

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What Is In My Name: A Tribute to Black History Month

A personal reflection on Black History Month from the Rev. Dr. Deborah Brown.

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Beloved Community on Campus

A new vision and new leadership for college ministry at the Portland metropolitan area campuses.

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Rest in Peace, Rise in Glory: the Rev. Jay McMurren

Remembering the Rev. Jay McMurren, priest of the diocese for 49 years.

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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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