Bishop Elect Laurie Larson Caesar

Congratulations and welcome to the new, Oregon Synod Bishop Elect Laurie Larson Caesar! Bishop Elect Laurie will being her work August 1, 2019.

CHICAGO – The Rev. Laurie A. Larson Caesar, Portland, was elected May 11 to serve a six-year term as bishop […]

Juiana vs. United States

The Juliana vs. United States court hearing has been rescheduled and is now on the court’s docket for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. The Our Children’s Trust rally to support the hearing and the plaintiffs is now scheduled to begin at 1:30 […]

Vision Series 4: Let the River Run

Living at the “convergence of opportunity, need and change” the Oregon Synod voted May 11, 2019 to call the Rev. Laurie Larson Caesar to the office of synodical bishop. Congratulations to our new Bishop Elect!  She will assume her office August 1, 2019.

The picture to the left is of the former Elwha […]

Greetings from Sen. Merkley

I had the opportunity to chat with Sen. Merkley today during an office open house. The ELCA has been advocating on the Hill this week around Disaster Response to Climate Change related catastrophies. Jeff,  course, is an Oregon Synod, ELCA, Lutheran and reflects our values courageously in the Senate. I […]

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