The following message was received today throughout the Diocese of Oregon [from the Cascade Mountain Range and west to the Oregon coast] regarding our Bishop's reaction and his message to all in our diocese. I share it with you here:
My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
During this time of national mourning for the innocent victims of the campus shooting in
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth be moved, and though the mountains be toppled into the depths of the sea;
Though its waters rage and foam and though the mountains tremble at its tumult.
The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold.
There is a river whose streams make glad the city of
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be overthrown; God shall help her at the break of day,
Be still, then, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth
The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold.
(Psalm 46:1-6; 11, 12)Please read the rest of his message on our diocesan website.