Thoughts, Prayers, and Actions

Gospel Justice

Stories From The Diocese

Thoughts, Prayers, and Actions

At the present moment, the student-led calls for legal action, community protests, and economic boycotts highlight that gun violence is one of the most difficult topics we must engage with in our country.

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Becoming Beloved Community Week 2: Proclaiming the Dream

Proclaiming the dream is a hope-filled reminder that our work around inclusion and justice is grounded in our understanding of God’s vision for God’s creation.

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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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2018 Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Calling Episcopalians to join this ecumenical movement in action, ministry, and collaboration to address ongoing issues of poverty and justice.

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Becoming Beloved Community: Inclusion and justice as a way of life

As we begin our Lenten journey in Becoming Beloved Community, our emphasis is on the first step, which is “telling the truth.”

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Becoming Beloved Community Week 1: Telling the Truth

Prayer, reflection, and action for Week 1 of the Lenten program based on Becoming Beloved Community.

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Becoming Beloved Community: 2018 Lenten Program

You’re invited to join in prayer, reflection, and action focused on building the Beloved Community in your congregation, your community, and the world.

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Health Care for All

Convention delegates approved a resolution supporting universal health care and calling on churches in the diocese to learn about how a measure in the upcoming election affects access to health care for low-income Oregonians.

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Hearing the Cries for Justice Convocation

Presented by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, the Hearing the Cries for Justice Convocation will equip and motivate faith communities to offer hospitality to all impacted by the criminal justice system, including survivors of crime and violence, families of the incarcerated, persons returning from prison, and those inside.

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Open Your Mouth for the Speechless

It is my hope and prayer that we are inspired by these courageous people to tell our stories and listen to the stories of others.

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