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50 years of ordaining women!

This year the ELCA celebrated 50 years of ordaining women, 40 years of ordaining women of color, and 10 years of ordaining LGBTQIA+.

I am honored to be stepping into this role, honored to be walking with you […]

Greetings from Bishop Laurie2020-01-15T17:54:43-08:00

An Open Letter to the Oregon Legislature

June 28, 2019

In the late 1990s the Federal Government threatened water rights to the Little Walla Walla River because Steelhead and Bull Trout were listed as a […]

An Open Letter to the Oregon Legislature2019-06-28T21:42:29-07:00

Bishop Laurie Larson Caesar


In May 2019, The Rev. Laurie A. Larson Caesar, Portland, was elected to serve as bishop of the Oregon Synod of the Evangelical […]

Bishop Laurie Larson Caesar2020-02-10T12:53:39-08:00

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 […]

Vision Series 4: Let the River Run2019-05-20T20:14:34-07:00

Greetings from Sen. Merkley

I had the opportunity to chat with Sen. Merkley today during an office open house. The ELCA […]

Greetings from Sen. Merkley2019-05-02T08:32:41-07:00

American Climate Leadership Summit 2019

While my ELCA colleauges are advocating on the Hill today I have been asked to represent our church at […]

American Climate Leadership Summit 20192019-05-01T06:31:14-07:00