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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.

Our communal life as the Body of Christ has been forever changed by the ongoing pandemic, altering the ways we
You can find all of our updates on the ongoing Afghan refugee crisis and the work of our Refugee Resettlement
As we approach the anniversary of Mr. George Floyd's murder, May 25, Bishop Rickel is asking that all congregations of
Updated Friday, July 2, 2021 (Bishop Rickel's Letter Announcing the Lifting of COVID Restrictions in the Diocese of Olympia; New Reopening
Churches across the Diocese of Olympia transitioned to streaming their services online due to COVID-19. Even as some churches have
Updated Friday, July 2, 2021 (Bishop Rickel's Letter Announcing the Lifting of COVID Restrictions in the Diocese of Olympia; New Reopening
The verb “insulate” is derived from the late Latin word, “insulatus” which means to be an island. It denotes being
Dear People of the Diocese of Olympia, I am just now on board a plane flying back from the Holy
Bishop Rickel's Statement regarding Credible Threats Against Clergy and Houses of Worship June 24, 2022 Dear Ones, With the overturning
Dear Ones, As the Bishop of Alabama says in her first words sent to the Church, what we all thought
Bishop Rickel offers his reflections on Juneteenth, sometimes referred to as America's Second Independence Day. "Let this be a day
Humans have painted things from the time when they first created things. Humans have painted themselves before they created things.

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