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 […]
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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 […]
From “Approval Finalized” Building Project Update, November 19, 2014 – “On March 26, 2014, Fr. Andreas and our building group met with the real estate agent to look at the property at 647 Valley View Road, Ashland. We examined the dwelling and the property for our potential use. During the month of April, we investigated […]
Dear faithful, With His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin’s blessing, we are excited to announce a $75,000 matching grant for our church building project at Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church in Ashland, OR! From now until Pascha, every donation is met, dollar-for-dollar, up to $75K, and all of this money will go toward the site work on our […]
Christ is risen! It is time to give a brief update on where we are at with our current building project. We are grateful and excited that we are moving forward little by little, and when we look back we are surprised with how far we have gotten. A few highlights: We have our (almost) […]
“Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.” Exodus 25:8 It is with great joy that we can announce that our Design Development phase of the building project has been completed, and with the diligent work of architects and engineers we not have a complete, site-specific plan and design for […]