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General Convention: Sharing in the Work

In the end it will be the responsibility of the diocesan deputies and myself to bring all of this work back to Oregon so that you can share in the work that is before us as the Body of Christ, the Jesus Movement, and a voice for the love that triumphs over evil.

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General Convention: So Much To Do

Reflections on some of the high-profile events and resolutions of General Convention from deputy Sharon Rodgers.

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July 2018 Preparedness Checklist: Wood Frame Structures and Earthquakes

From our Disaster Preparedness Program coordinator Sheryl Gerety (sheryl.gerety@gmail.com): a monthly, seasonally appropriate checklist page to help us tackle preparing for a disaster in manageable steps.

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General Convention: A Day in the Life

The Rev. Deacon Maureen Hagen shares what one day of General Convention holds for her: testifying on resolutions, hanging out in the Exhibit Hall, and taking so, so many steps.

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Clinical Pastoral Education Opportunity 2018-19

After a very successful 2017-18 partnership providing Clinical Pastoral Education in multiple settings in the Diocese of Oregon and in SW Washington, The Academy for Formation and Mission is pleased to offer a 2018-19 unit.

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The Road to Sheridan: Love Leads Us

For our communities of faith, this can no longer be a time for “business as usual.” So, several churches will be holding a public ecumenical worship service this Sunday morning (6/24) at 11:00 a.m., just outside the Sheridan Prison.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Mary’s, Eugene

Two Saturdays a the month, we serve over 300 of our hungry neighbors in a ministry called Saturday Breakfast. But Saturday Breakfast is not just about serving calories. We strive to respect the dignity of every person who comes. They are our guests in every meaning of the word.

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Families Belong Together

Speaking out and acting in ways that make our views known to the government and to the world is, I believe, a Christian imperative. Our faith demands action.

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June 2018 Preparedness Checklist: Hardening Your Home Against Wildfires

From our Disaster Preparedness Program coordinator Sheryl Gerety (sheryl.gerety@gmail.com): a monthly, seasonally appropriate checklist page to help us tackle preparing for a disaster in manageable steps. Wildfire season is ramping up here on the Pacific coast. Whether you […]

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Grant Applications Now Available

The Commission on Poverty and Homelessness solicits grant requests in the spring and disburses funds in early August. This Fund supports many projects, including food pantries, community gardens, medical clinics, and homeless shelters.

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