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March 2020

Hearing the Cries: Healing Injustice

March 6 - March 7
First Presbyterian Church, 501 Mission Dr.
Newberg, Oregon 97132 United States
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Hearing the Cries: Healing Injustice brings a holistic lens to being in relationship with our justice-involved neighbors: helping people of faith and goodwill, in the words of Bryan Stevenson, “get proximate” with those members of our society who have lived experience of the justice system. We hope to frame participants’ understanding of the “issue” of criminal justice as a matter of faith in action. As people of faith, we know that our communities bring together people beyond the labels placed…

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Trauma Echoes: Surviving and Thriving

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, 8383 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 205
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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$30

Have you experienced traumatic events or any incident that has left a lasting mark? Are you having a hard time doing things like you used to, trusting people, mood changes, fearful, more anxiety? Do you need help understanding what is happening with your mind and body? Want to explore ways to cope with the trauma? Come for a support session from a knowledgeable trauma therapist to learn about how trauma impacts the brain and body. Plus, explore tools to help…

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April 2020

DACA During COVID-19: A Zoom Webinar by SOAR Legal

April 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

With COVID-19, many people have concerns surrounding DACA. To ensure EMO's SOAR Immigration Legal Services answers all your questions and keeps you accurately informed with accredited information, we will host a Zoom Webinar this on April 24 at 11:30 a.m. Join us and get informed with one of our immigration attorneys! Con COVID-19, muchos de ustedes nos han contactado con inquietudes relacionadas con DACA. Para asegurarnos de que respondemos todas sus preguntas y mantenerlo informado de manera precisa con información…

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Portland CROP Hunger (Virtual) Walk

April 26

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Portland CROP Walk will be "virtual." Walk virtually. Give online. Change the world. Learn more and donate now. The local programs the Portland CROP Hunger Walk supports are EMO's Northeast Emergency Food Program and Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon. About the CROP Hunger Walks: They are community-based walk events held in cities and towns across the United States raising funds to support the global mission of Church World Service, a faith-based organization…

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Dining Out For Life

April 30

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed our annual Dining Out For Life fundraiser. We hope to be able to reschedule in the fall. Dining Out For Life Portland is an important source of income for Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s (EMO) HIV Services and OHSU’s Partnership Project—both of which serve low-income individuals living with HIV in the Portland metro area. We hope that you will be able to support these services with a direct donation during this time of…

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May 2020

2have & 2hold Marriage Preparation Workshop

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, 8383 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 205
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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$225

Together with our trained counselors, we will work with you and your partner to build a solid foundation for your future through our marriage preparation workshop. Join us at The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center. Couples must register and pre-pay $225 to attend. This can be done online at nwcounseling.org/services/marriage-prep. Call (503) 253-0964 with questions!

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Facing the Challenges of Caregiving: A Workshop for Current and Former Caregivers

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, 8383 NE Sandy Blvd., Suite 205
Portland, OR 97220 United States
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$30

It's one thing to nurse a family member or friend back to health after an injury or medical procedure. But caring for a loved one with chronic or terminal illness can feel like too much to bear. Fear, anxiety, confusion, disappointment, uncertainty, sadness, and anger can sap emotional strength and undermine spiritual foundations. Layer in grief, guilt, shame, underlying relational issues, or outside stressors, and even the most committed caregiver can be overwhelmed. This workshop offers hope and help for…

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Cancelled: EMO’s Benefit Dinner & Awards Celebration

May 20

Although public health considerations mean that this year’s Benefit Dinner & Awards Celebration will be cancelled, our work carries on! At Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, we are committed to carrying out our mission to create a more just, compassionate, sustainable and peaceful world. Proceeds from this event comprise a major portion of our annual budget. We invite everyone who would have attended to make a donation now! Your support to EMO will ensure that we do all we can to…

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Gospel in the Gorge

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - May 31 @ 11:45 am
Menucha Retreat & Conference Center, 38711 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy
Corbett, 97019
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$414 – $513

Gospel in the Gorge is happening at Menucha Retreat & Conference Center, which has been welcoming guests ecumenically since 1950. Overview: Gospel in the Gorge is a weekend immersion in gospel music culture for people who love to sing. Learn gospel music history from Negro spirituals to contemporary gospel songs. Gain vocal techniques to make your singing stronger and more soulful. Enrich your understanding of the instrumental side of gospel music. Come to understand what gospel greats mean when they…

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June 2020

PDX World Refugee Day

June 20 @ 11:00 am - June 21 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate and honor refugees on World Refugee Day this Saturday, June 20! An hour long "virtual" celebration will be filled with performances, refugee stories, cooking demos, and words of hope from civic leaders and refugee agencies. The video will be posted at 11 a.m. at PDX World Refugee Day Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2487110281599794/

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