Congregation Close-up: Christ Church, St. Helens

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Congregation Close-up: Christ Church, St. Helens

In an age where the question “How do we get more people to attend church?” dominates many discussions, people at Christ Church express optimism about the future of their congregation.

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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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The Episcopal Church Camp Fire Recovery Team

Last month, we watched in horror as our neighbors in Northern California experienced the most devastating wild fire in California history. Now churches in Oregon are stepping up to support the recovery effort.

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2019 United Thank Offering Grant Cycle

The 2019 United Thank Offering Grant cycle is now open and the focus is GO: Crossing boundaries created by race, culture, and economics to create communities that listen deeply and learn to live like Jesus.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Luke the Physician, Gresham

St. Luke’s is enjoying a new surge of life of late as it grows through a period of transition, becoming more involved in serving the community and the world around us.

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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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A Piñata with children surrounding it during a celebration of Las Posadas

Las Posadas: Welcoming the Holy Family

Learn about the Advent tradition of Las Posadas and join us for this celebration on December 8 at Trinity Cathedral, Portland.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Luke by the Sea, Waldport

The theme of St. Luke’s 2018 Stewardship Campaign is, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Soon they will be ready to welcome two new neighbors into Conestoga huts on the church’s land.

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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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Remembering William Temple

William Temple (1881-1944) was a priest, bishop, and Archbishop of Canterbury; a social reformer; and the namesake of William Temple House here in Portland. The feast of William Temple will be celebrated on Sunday, November 18, at 5 p.m. with a special choral evensong at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

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