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The 2017 Assembly of the Diocese of the West will take place on October 10th-12th, 2017, at St Nicholas Orthodox Church in Portland, OR.

Parishes, institutions, departments and officers will prepare reports in advance, which will be included in the Delegate Books below. Also, the full text of Archbishop BENJAMIN's opening address, not included in the books, and the approved 2018 budget will be linked below (after the assembly); draft minutes of the Assembly (to be approved at the next Assembly) will be posted once reviewed at the December Diocesan Council meeting.

Assembly Delegates may wish to take advantage of the discount rate ($141.00) provided by the Fairfield Inn & Suites Portland South/Lae Oswego. The rate will be available until all rooms are filled or by September 19th, 2017 (whichever comes first).

To take advanatage of this special offer, please visit the group rate page here.



6100 South West Meadows Rd

Lake Oswego, OR  97035

Phone: (530) 670-7557


Distributed Items

DELEGATE BOOKS (4): Prepared in advance for review by delegates (NOTE: available September 1st -- subject to change until October 1st)

Book 1: Instructions and Schedule 
Book 2: Deanery and Parish Reports 
Book 3: Department, Institution and Financial Reports 
Book 4: Treasurer/Financial Reports
Documents from Assembly: 
Archbishop BENJAMIN's Address to the Assembly
Bishop DANIEL's Address to the Assembly
2018 Budget approved by Assembly
Metropolitan Council Report
DRAFT Minutes






Call for Reports for the 2017 Diocesan Assembly (available July 1st): Letter e-mailed to all diocesan officers, department chairs, institutions, deans, and parishes.

Forms / Formats


Parish Delegates -- to be completed by rector

Non-Parish Delegates -- ex officio delegates to the Assembly, who are not also a delegate from their parish. Examples are voting members of the Diocesan Council, the Audit Commitee and the heads of our monastic institutions.



2017 Parish Annual Report format: Required Parish Annual Report format: (please submit PDF ".pdf," plus current ".jpg" photo of parish, electronically to If you have trouble downloading the PDF file above, please find a .docx version here.

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