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.

Christ Church, Blaine – Partnering with the Community
  They may be a small church on northern border of the state, but Christ Church, Blaine has partnered with Read more.
On the Burlington Shootings: A Message from Bishop Rickel
Dear ones, Like many of you, I was shocked and heartbroken by the horrific shooting that took place over the Read more.
Iona Olympia – Training the Church
At the beginning of September, 14 students gathered at St. Andrew’s House to begin their first weekend of the 2016-2017 Read more.
Stories from the Refugee Resettlement Office – Luay and Afraa
Shortly after they arrived in the United States, the Diocese of Olympia’s Refugee Resettlement Office found a safe and comfortable Read more.
United Thank Offering – Special Young Adult and Seminarian Grants for 2017
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 United Thank Offering Grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults (ages Read more.
Call for Nominations!
The Office of the Bishop has issued a call for nominations for two diocesan awards. If you know of such Read more.