Vision Statement

In union with our Bishop, the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, part of the Jesus Movement, bears witness to God’s redemptive reign and acts out God’s inclusive love, peace, and justice, uniquely living out this call within our specific local communities.

Response to Letter in New York Times
Dear Ones, I write to you from the House of Bishops meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. I have received a few Read more.
A Statement from Bishop Rickel on Travel Ban Update
Yesterday, the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to continue barring the majority of refugees seeking asylum from entering our Read more.
Bishop Rickel’s Statement on DACA
Bishop Rickel recently issued the following statement about President Trump’s decision to end DACA: The DACA decision by President Trump Read more.
New Staff Accountant
The Office of the Bishop is pleased to welcome Jeanine Garcia as a new Staff Accountant! Jeanine grew up in Read more.
2017 Bishop’s Preaching Award
Any sermon preached in any congregation (by a preacher from any order) in the Diocese of Olympia from the First Read more.
Meet Our New Diocesan Receptionist
If you’ve come into the Office of the Bishop in the last few months, you may have noticed a new Read more.