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.

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.
Social Media Workshops
Facebook and Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat… The social media landscape is constantly changing and continuing to evolve. With the ever Read more.