Breaking Down the “We” and “Them”

Diocesan People

Stories From The Diocese

Breaking Down the “We” and “Them”

Bonnie Umland
Member of Christ Church, Lake Oswego
Former Member, Board of Trustees

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Showing Up

Steve Isaacson
Member of Trinity Cathedral, Portland
Diocesan Council

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We Are All Connected

The Rev. Bernie Lindley
Vicar of St. Timothy, Brookings
Board of Trustees, Diocesan Council

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Without Us, There Would Be Nothing

Interview with Sharon Rodgers on her service as a member of the Standing Committee.

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One Episcopalian’s Journey

Why Episcopalian? A reflection from Kay Stoltz, lector and Eucharistic Minister at St. Catherine of Alexandria, Manzanita/Nehalem.

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Throw Down Your Buckets!

A homily on hope, risk, and fear from the Rev. AJ Buckley.

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Living into the Story

“I love living into the Advent story every year. I am currently thinking about the Prophets and what they told us about what it means to listen to God’s word.”

For Maureen Hagen, Director for the Academy for Formation and Mission in the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, listening and living into the story leads to giving. As part of her own spiritual practice, Hagen follows 30 Days of Gratitude in November, with 31 Days of Giving each December.

A Godly Play storyteller since 2003, Hagen says her Godly Play practice informs her approach to Christian formation as a whole, and generosity in particular. Whether teaching, giving, or supporting in other ways, she spends time first in prayer, then listening, wondering, response.

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The Value of Photos

Dear Friends in Christ: Our lives are filled with photographs these days. One look at Facebook and you will notice that almost no post these days goes out without a picture attached. Video posts are […]

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Obituary for Ronald George Senechal, former CFO for diocese

A celebration of Ron’s life will be held at Good Samaritan, Corvallis, 35th and Harrison, on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.

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Diocesan Convention Honorees for 2014

Three persons were honored at the 2014 Diocesan Convention banquet for their extraordinary service to their communities, the diocese, and the Kingdom of God.

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