Category: Parish News

Exciting Construction Update!

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 […]

COVID-19 Update (July 14, 2021)

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 […]

COVID-19 Adjustments: Update (March 3, 2021)

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 […]

Almeda Fire Relief – Update

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 […]

Meet the Everetts

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 […]

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