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Bishop Laurie Interviews Matta Ghaly

Bishop Laurie Larson Caesar interviews Rev. Matta Ghaly, new pastor at The Flame and Mt. Carmel in Portland, on their call to ministry in the Oregon Synod. […]

Bishop Laurie Interviews Matta Ghaly2020-07-15T15:16:05-07:00

7-1-20 Reopening Update from Bishop Laurie

Hello Beloveds,

A few words on reopening as we see rates of confirmed cases and deaths rise again, and as Gov. Brown mandates masks in all public places […]

7-1-20 Reopening Update from Bishop Laurie2020-07-15T15:16:24-07:00

6-19-20 Rev. Melissa’s Call to Housing Action!


In the ongoing wake of COVID, Oregon Synod leaders, along with Ecumenical Ministries […]

6-19-20 Rev. Melissa’s Call to Housing Action!2020-07-15T15:16:35-07:00

6-10-20 Metanoia Moment

There is hope when we remember
that we are all beloveds of God,
made in the divine image,
and that we are all called to metanoia work.

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6-10-20 Metanoia Moment2020-07-15T15:16:41-07:00

6-2-20 Called to Justice

Dear Beloved of God,

Today is the Tuesday after Pentecost. And Spirit? She is swirling! Now, as then, we stand at […]

6-2-20 Called to Justice2020-07-15T15:16:47-07:00

5-28-20 Bishop Laurie on Delaying Reopening of Churches

Dear friends in Christ, 

As June approaches, it is time for us to check-in about in-person gatherings. The messages coming from our elected leaders can be contradictory and […]

5-28-20 Bishop Laurie on Delaying Reopening of Churches2020-07-15T15:16:52-07:00