Announcements for the Week of Feb 1

Announcements for the Week of Feb 1

Do you like to read out loud? If you would like to read during worship and have good audio on your computer please contact Mother Maria.  A required Zoom training session will be arranged for all Lectors to review reading during common worship and cover a few technical tips as we continue worship online.

Come celebrate Absalom Jones, the first Black Priest ordained in The Episcopal Church. We will gather with communities around our region in a celebration sponsored by the PNW UBE, and led by Revd Ernestein Flemister in Grants Pass. February 21, 3pm via Zoom (link TBA).

Back, African, and Caribbean Episcopalians: Province VIII Black African Ministries (BAM) wants to connect with Black Episcopalians for conversation and fellowship. Please join us on Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 2 – 3 p.m. P.S.T. Email to province8bam@gmail.com for zoom link.

If you are wondering about getting the Covid vaccine, check out the Oregon.gov website which has a table of eligibility and a way to contact the Oregon Health Authority so you can get scheduled. Scroll down to the section that says “Vaccine Eligibility & FAQ Tool“.

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Diana Akiayama was consecrated as the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Oregon, on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Trinity Cathedral in Portland. Bishop Akiyama is the first Asian-American woman to be consecrated as bishop in The Episcopal Church. Learn more about the Bishop’s vestments, the designer and artists involved, and their significance here. | Obtenga más información sobre las vestimentas de la obispa, el diseñador y los artistas involucrados, y su importancia aquí.

Partners in Diversity has an upcoming “Say Hey” event at which our Bishop Diana and her husband Dr. Michael Jackson will be introduced. Join them on Thursday, February 18, 2021, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. for their 2nd virtual Say Hey! sponsored by NW Natural and Oregon State University. REGISTER HERE.