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Ruah in Astoria: Peace First Trusting the Spirit during Uncertainty

In 2020, Peace First was born from the merger of First Lutheran and Peace Lutheran Churches as the result of a changing congregational landscape across the state. While a challenging journey, Peace First is learning to trust their newly formed muscle memory: there is opportunity in transformation and beauty in expanding community.

Ruah in Astoria: Peace First Trusting the Spirit during Uncertainty2022-06-09T12:06:14-07:00

SALM: Empowering Lay Leadership Across Oregon

For years, congregations, lay leaders, and clergy across the state of Oregon have planted seeds for new ways of stewarding faithful emergent lay leadership. These seeds, cultivated, watered, and nurtured by many, bore the growing fruit that is the new SALM (Synod Authorized Lay Ministry) & Lay Education Program of the Oregon Synod.

SALM: Empowering Lay Leadership Across Oregon2022-05-18T10:42:50-07:00