Advent: Anticipation

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Advent: Anticipation

As you move through the last days of Advent and into the Christmas season I do hope that you might be able to recall to mind your stories of birth, of a child perhaps or of other significant new beginnings in your life. May you recall them, and may the memories invoke in you a desire to anticipate with joy the future you are currently moving toward.

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Ride with Anglican Cycle

Exercise, solace, contemplation, fellowship: join Anglican Cycle for a group bike ride!

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The Long Waiting

“I dwell in possibility,” wrote Emily Dickinson, a line that seems to embody the heart of these quiet days. But Advent is not a stopping place – we cannot dwell forever in hope alone.

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Launching into Advent

Advent is a wonderful time for introspective reflection and the stories of Advent give us a wonderful launching pad for this task.

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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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Saints Peter and Paul Bienvenido

SS. Peter and Paul seek Part-time Building Curator

SS. Peter and Paul in NE Portland seeks a part-time Building Curator.

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The silhouette of a hand holding a lit candle

The Light in the Dark

We humans are afraid of the dark, and as night falls in Advent we light candles, we reach out into the dark to hold hands, we seek to be light for each other, and we listen to the great story of the Church…

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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 9.

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An altar party of priest, deacon, and two acolytes prepares to process for a service

Congregation Close-up: Trinity, Ashland

Hands and feet, mind and spirit. God has been praised in this smallish church since 1895, long enough for Trinity Episcopal Church to find its way onto the National Register of Historic Places. 

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St. Gabriel’s, Portland Featured in Book about Expanded Advent

Did you know St. Gabriel Episcopal Church in Portland is featured in a new book “What Are We Waiting For? Re-imagining Advent for Time to Come?”

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