Congregation Close-up: St. David of Wales, Portland

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Congregation Close-up: St. David of Wales, Portland

At St. David of Wales in southeast Portland, worship is a unique blend of tradition and informality, a high church liturgy in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Becoming Beloved Community: From Reflection to Action

As we approach the end of Lent, our Labyrinth journey has given us truth to recognize and a dream to proclaim. Now, Becoming Beloved Community moves from discernment and reflection into concrete action.

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Becoming Beloved Community Week 4: Repairing the Breach

After focusing on our internal dynamics, it may be time to extend our work into the world. One way to do this is to partner with other individuals, agencies, ministries and groups that share our commitment to his work.

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GEMN Global Mission Conference 2018

“Mission Connects Us: God, World, Church” is the theme of the annual Global Mission Conference for 2018 organized by the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, April 11-13.

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St. Philip the Deacon, Portland Seeks Part-time Parish Administrator

This position is 12 hours per week and performs a variety of professional duties.

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Our Diocesan History: The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange

The Rev. Noel Joyce Knelange was the first woman to be ordained a priest in the Diocese of Oregon. The Standing Committee turned her down once and she “questioned whether it was God’s way of saying ‘no’.” Through meditation and prayer she came to understand that it was only a stepping stone on the way.

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People of the Diocese: Jackee Martinez

This summer is the 79th Annual General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Deputies from the Diocese of Oregon were elected at our 128th Annual Convention in 2016, and are beginning their preparations for this important time of fellowship and church administration.

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Becoming Beloved Community: Lostness

In this first act of hospitality, I was being shown the way of love, and I recognized it as the way of Jesus. And so, I stepped into this community that became for me, beloved.

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Becoming Beloved Community Week 3: Practicing the Way of Love

The focus of our activities this week is to look at the way our communities are organized in their internal leadership and action, and start examining our common work through the lens of Becoming Beloved Community.

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Congregation Close-up: St. Andrew’s, Cottage Grove

Hospitality and community participation are cornerstones of this parish south of Eugene.

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