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 for zoom link.

If you are wondering about getting the Covid vaccine, check out the 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.

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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.