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About fatherjeremy

I am a priest in the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Oregon. I am currently the rector of Christ Church, Lake Oswego, OR

40 Stories-Car Rides with Mom

When I was probably 8 years old there was a terrible accident in Birmingham, Alabama.  A family lost control of their car and it ran underneath a tractor trailer. The top of their car was torn off and they died … Continue reading

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40 Stories- Fourpeaks

In the summer of 2002 I took a trip with my future ex-wife to a cabin in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. This cabin is one of several on 700 acres near the town of Jay, called Four Peaks. … Continue reading

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40 Stories Project

Yesterday I started a new writing project called 40 Stories.  My goal over the next 40 days is to write a story a day and then hopefully carry on writing after those 40 days are over. These are stories that … Continue reading

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40 Stories – Ash Wednesday

A few years ago I heard the story of a young and earnest priest in Mississippi.  This story may be in the realm of myth or legend but it just as easily could be true.  The story goes that on … Continue reading

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September 12th- Portland Story Theater

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An Open Letter to the Students of The General Theological Seminary

An Open Letter to the Students of The General Theological Seminary “Archie Gates: You’re scared, right? Conrad Vig: Maybe. Archie Gates: The way it works is, you do the thing you’re scared shitless of, and you get the courage AFTER … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday Sermon

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Forgiving Jim and Tammy Faye

Forgiving Jim and Tammy Faye               In 1989, the year I graduated from high school, Jim Bakker was convicted of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud and sentenced to 45 years in prison. Two years earlier he resigned from … Continue reading

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Advent Poetry

Advent Poetry  by Jane Hirshfield, Kennteh Rexroth and Andrea Gibson This year I have decided to use poetry in my sermons and prayers for Advent. For those of you that do not know, and truly why would you be expected … Continue reading

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Reality and Humility

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