We believe we are called to praise the living and triune God in worship, to live out lives of love and charity toward the world, and to spread the good news of the Gospel to a world hungry for God.

Our Bishop

Bishop Akiyama’s passion for living into the charisms of preaching, teaching, and the sacerdotal work of the priesthood continues to form her as a spiritual leader. Speaking the truth in love expressed through authenticity, trustworthiness, compassion and clarity of vision are the hallmarks of her spiritual leadership. 

Hope & Fire: June 16-17

All youth are invited to our next overnight on June 16-15 on the Oregon Coast at St. James/Santiago in Lincoln City. We will celebrate the school year’s end and the start of summer with worship, service, and s’more fun!

Upcoming Ordinations

Please save the date for the upcoming ordinations on
June 24 at 11:00 am at Trinity Cathedral in Portland.
A formal invitation is to come.

To the Sacred Order of Deacons: Emily Laura Boring and Ruth Krueger

To the Sacred Order of Priests: Vijendran Sathyaraj

Episcopal Youth Event

The Episcopal Youth Event is a gathering of youth from around the world who assemble every three years. 

#EYE23 will take place July 4-8, 2023, at the University of Maryland. This event is open to youth ages 15-19 (as of July 4, 2023). Make a financial donation to help support our diocesan group’s travel expenses.

About the Episcopal Church in Western Oregon

From Astoria to Brookings, we are redefining what it means to follow Jesus. A diverse church with over 60+ congregations and ministries throughout western Oregon. We’re part of a global movement of more than 2.5 million and a member of the Anglican Communion in over 160 countries.

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