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/Lake Oswego. (THE DISCOUNT RATE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
You may still book rooms at the hotel though (see address below).
6100 South West Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: (503) 670-7557
DELEGATE BOOKS (4): Prepared in advance for review by delegates (NOTE: now available! -- subject to change until October 1st)
Book 1: Instructions and Schedule (Updated September 26th!)Book 2: Deanery and Parish Reports (Updated October 3rd!)Book 3: Department, Institution and Financial Reports (Updated October 3rd!)Book 4: Treasurer/Financial Reports (Updated October 3rd!)Documents from Assembly:
Archbishop BENJAMIN's Address to the AssemblyBishop DANIEL's Address to the Assembly2018 Budget approved by AssemblyTreasurer's Report -- PDF Format / Power Point FormatMetropolitan Council ReportDRAFT 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
2017 Parish Annual Report format: Required Parish Annual Report format: (please submit PDF ".pdf," plus current ".jpg" photo of parish, electronically to Chancery@dowoca.org). If you have trouble downloading the PDF file above, please find a .docx version here.