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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In Conversation: Winter 2018

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

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Ride with Anglican Cycle

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

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The Long Waiting

“I dwell in possibility,” wrote Emily Dickinson, a line that seems to embody the heart of these quiet days. But Advent is not a stopping place – we cannot dwell forever in hope alone.

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Launching into Advent

Advent is a wonderful time for introspective reflection and the stories of Advent give us a wonderful launching pad for this task.

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Diocesan Positions Elected at Convention (2017)

Congratulations to all those who will begin serving new terms in diocesan leadership.

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Diocesan Leadership on the Lawsuit Against the Bishop and Diocese

Providing information and context to the allegations made in a lawsuit filed by a former diocesan employee.

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New Call: the Rev. Shawn Dickerson, St. Paul’s, Oregon City

The Vestry of St. Paul’s, Oregon City, is pleased to announce that Reverend Shawn Dickerson has accepted its call to become Rector of St. Paul’s, effective January 1, 2018.

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Keeping My Vows

 The Rev. Robert Bryant is rector of St. John the Baptist, Portland. He previously served on the Diocesan Council and the Standing Committee.

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The Secular and Sacred are Intertwined

I love doing this work. I find government in general fascinating. In the diocese, it’s an opportunity to help create and expand on our vision and implement and support ministry.

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