Diocese of Olympia

Articles

March 27, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Olympia] Chaplains on the Harbor, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, has for the past year and a half ministered on the streets of Aberdeen, Washington. The Rev. Sarah Monroe launched the ministry with a backpack of sandwiches, walking the streets,...

November 3, 2014

[Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral] Members of Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle joined with more than 30 other Washington faith communities in a “March to the Ballot” on Oct. 19 in support of Washington State Initiative 594 (I-594). This initiative is one of two gun-related measures...

September 23, 2014

Two of the youngest volunteers load the bins with acorn squash during harvest at the Church of the Holy Cross, Redmond, Food Bank Farm in the Snohomish River Valley in western Washington. Photo: Dede Moore

[Episcopal Diocese of Olympia] The Food Bank Farm, a...

September 12, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Jim Eichner, of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Redmond, Washington, sees his ministry as a vector for good—and with good reason: everyone affiliated with the Food Bank Farm comes away with a nice feeling and a contribution to the common good—from those who plant, to those who harvest, to those...

September 4, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Olympia] Five months after a major mudslide occurred near Oso, a rural area of Washington State approximately 60 miles northeast of Seattle, Episcopalians in the Diocese of Olympia are expressing their gratitude to all who’ve donated to the ongoing relief efforts while...

July 7, 2014

[Canticle Communications] The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia and two Anglican churches that left the Episcopal Church in 2004 have reached an amicable settlement that returns all property to the diocese while making it possible for all parties to continue with their ministries.

St. Charles...

June 19, 2014

[Diocese of Olympia] For young people like Abel, a 24-year old refugee from Eritrea, the prospect of starting from scratch in a new society on his own hit him suddenly. “You know, I think all people want to make success. But we struggle, all of us do. That was what I realized right away. That...

March 4, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The visibility and power of a national blue-green alliance, focused on labor and environmental issues at the nation’s principal ports, took a big step forward last month in Seattle as almost 400 port truckers left their trucks, partially shutting down the port...

February 16, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The bishops of both the Episcopal dioceses of Olympia and Spokane will make provisions for their clergy to operate within the state of Washington’s new same-gender marriage law.

Governor Christine Gregoire signed legislation into law Feb. 13. The law takes effect...

December 22, 2011

[Saint Mark's Cathedral] The Vestry of Saint Mark’s Cathedral voted in a majority vote against a motion allowing Occupy Seattle to place tents in its parking lot.  In a second motion, the Rev. E. Michael Jackson, an assisting priest at the Cathedral, was voted by majority vote to act as liaison...

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