We believe the core purpose of a diocese is building up the body of Christ. The Diocese of Olympia works to fulfill that commitment in our congregations by focusing on three areas.

Your Kingdom Come – Bishop Rickel’s 2016 Convention Address
October 22, 2016 Good People of the Diocese of Olympia, guests, and visitors. It is so very good to be Read more.
Our Prayers are for Us
Bishop Rickel speaks on the Parable of the Persistent Widow during his visitation to St. Clare, Snoqualmie. He speaks about Read more.
Weather Alert and Preparations
Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain Forecast for Several Days Possible Power Outages; Be Prepared A series of early season strong Read more.
Introducing the Office of the Bishop’s New Executive Assistant
After meeting with three highly skilled final candidates, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Michael MacKinnon as Read more.
And He Was a Samaritan
During his visitation to Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore, Bishop Rickel offered up the following message on the reading from Read more.
St. Columba, Kent – Hands-On Service with Lightness and Fun
St. Columba’s Episcopal Church is a lively, growing, and diverse congregation located in the West Hill neighborhood of Kent, WA Read more.