2018 Annual Ministry Reports

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2018 Annual Ministry Reports

The following reports were submitted in 2018. They are grouped according to the strategic areas of the diocesan mission statement.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Paul’s, Oregon City

It can be challenging to make room for each other at the table, as we worship, and in our lives. But as we do, we are reminded of the love of Christ in this place and through the lives of these people.

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October 2018 Preparedness Checklist: Episcopal Asset Map

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. JOINING AND USING THE EPISCOPAL ASSET MAP Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) […]

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Congregation Close-up: St. Philip the Deacon, Portland

In a neighborhood undergoing significant changes, the people of St. Philip’s demonstrate significant resiliency as they consider what to keep, what to leave, and what to adapt in order to bolster their community of faith with each other and their engagement with their neighbors.

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We Are So Much More

In the midst of all that hustle and bustle of harvesting I’m sure there’s little time for those involved to reflect on all that has taken place to turn the seeds that were planted in the spring into the autumn bounty being reaped.

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Commission on Poverty and Homelessness Grants Awarded

The funds to support these grants are donated by individuals and parishes through the Convention Basket Raffle and the annual Thanksgiving Offering. Thank you to all whose generosity makes these grants possible!

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Each Grain of Rice

The autumnal equinox was this past Saturday, the 22nd of September, and with it we enter into the glorious season of autumn.  We’re in a time of harvest, of growing coldness and darkness, but also of thanksgiving. 

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Diocesan Convention 2018 September Update

Convention is now just 46 days away (yes, we’re counting down), and we want to make sure that you have the information you and your church need to prepare.

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Showing Up: The Work of the People

The word liturgy generally means work of the people. If you don’t show up it doesn’t happen. Our liturgy is a community building event.

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September 2018 Preparedness Checklist: Plan, Drill, Talk

From our Disaster Preparedness Program coordinator Sheryl Gerety: a monthly, seasonally appropriate checklist page to help us tackle preparing for a disaster in manageable steps.

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