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Connections Newsletter

Our bi-monthly email newsletter provides news and updates on the parishes and programs of the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon and Ascension Camp and Conference Center as well as neighboring dioceses, The Episcopal Church, and the Anglican Communion.

Diocesan Calendar

The Diocesan Calendar provides schedule details for Bishop Patrick Bell and Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Oregon events.

To add a calendar listing, please contact Lisa Boquist.

2017 Diocesan Convention Lodging

The following are the list of hotels that have rooms blocked off for this year’s Diocesan Convention in Bend on October 13-15. We are sending out the list early as hotels in Bend can fill up quickly. Please pass this information on to your delegates and other...

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2017 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Arthur M. Sutherland

Dr. Arthur M. Sutherland is an Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore and Dean of the Class of 2020. He has advanced degrees from Yale University Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary. He did research in Germany and...

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Introducing Ascension’s Executive Director

By Barb Morris On February 8th, Bishop Pat Bell announced his appointment of Kim McClain as the next Executive Director of Ascension School Camp and Conference Center. Many of you know Kim as the chair of EDEO’s Environmental Justice Commission, current President of...

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Ascension School’s New Executive Director

Greetings to all in the grace and peace of Christ. It is my privilege to announce to you that we have called a new Executive Director for our Ascension School Camp and Conference Center, after what has been a search process that has gone smoothly, rapidly, and with a...

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Convention Keynote Reading

Keynote Workshop Reading This year's Diocesan Convention keynote speaker, the Rev. Dr. Robert Shore Goss, would like to encourage those attending convention to please read Diarmuid O'Murchu's book Inclusivity: A Gospel Mandate and bring your copy to his workshop, Open...

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