Today we welcomed the servant of God Daniel into the Catechumenate. Glory to God! Kindly remember him in your prayers as he prepares to enter the Holy Orthodox Church!
Category: Parish News
We are roughly at the mid-point of phase one of our sitework project. There is a slight delay in the storm drain installation pending a plumbing permit. Landscaping for drainage swales will be planted around November 15th. Our well shed is 90% complete with electricity to be hooked up this week. A well pump is scheduled […]
Audio recordings from the 2021 Nativity Retreat with Mother Melania from Holy Assumption Monastery.
We congratulate and welcome the newly illumined servant of God John (Jared) and his son Simeon, who were baptized into Christ on the eve of the feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple. May God grant them many years!
As of June 30, 2021, the Oregon State authorities has lifted all remaining COVID-19 restrictions issued under emergency statutes. This means that our liturgical life in the parish has returned to most of our normal practices. We typically have two Liturgies every week: one weekday Liturgy at 8.00 am, and the normal Sunday Liturgy at 9.00 […]
We would like to introduce you to our newest catechumen, who was prayed for last Sunday, Jared. May God bless Jared’s journey as he continue his preparation to be receive into the Holy Orthodox Church.
As we are approaching Great Lent, His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin has communicated the relaxation of some of the restrictions we have observed over the last several months. 1) “Icons may be venerated in the customary manner; the people should be advised to be attentive to their own health when doing so, e.g. people with coughs or colds should […]
It has been over five months since the devastating Almeda Fire, which destroyed significant parts of Talent and Phoenix, OR. Thousands of people were affected, many left homeless. We received generous donations from across the country (even some international gifts!), and we wanted to give an update on our continued relief work. Beside helping our […]
Today we pray that God would grant many grace-filled years to Matushka Theodora, who is celebrating her 50th birthday! Thank you Matushka for all that you do!
As childhood friends we became high school sweethearts, got married early after high school and began our lives together in downtown Portland. We took turns completing college as we grew our family with four children: James, Mary (Haydee), Maximus (Ron), and Isaiah. After several years growing tired of the rain in northern Oregon, we pursued […]