Cascadia District Colloquy

"Colloquy," from the Latin for "speak together," simply means "conversation" or "to confer together."

The clergy and other folks in ministerial leadership in the Cascadia District gather in geographically arranged sub-groups several times during the year to be in conversation together about ministry, administrative details, what's new and what never changes, and to be in supportive relationship with one another.

In 2017-2018 we have six groups:  Open Door Churches Colloquy, Riff-Raff Colloquy, Coast Colloquy, North Valley Colloquy, Far North Valley Colloquy, and the High Desert Colloquy

Cascadia District Colloquies 2017-2018: Purpose and Meeting Template

Cascadia District Colloquies 2017-2018 Membership


The High Desert Colloquy meets on Mondays (generally the first week of the month) from noon to 2 p.m. at Madras UMC, 49 NE 12th St., Madras, OR 97741.  Dates currently scheduled are October 2 which will be at John Day UMCNovember 6,  December 4, January not yet scheduled, February 5, March 5, April 2 maybe?, and May 7. 

The Riff-Raff Colloquy meets on Mondays (the 4th Monday of the month) generally at Stayton FUMC at 1:30 - 3 p.m. Dates currently scheduled are October 23 which will be at MICAH Bldg in Salem, November 27, January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 28

The Far North Colloquy meets on Tuesdays (generally the first week of the month) from 9:30 to 11 a.m.- place to be determined.  Dates currently scheduled are October 3 at Tigard Symposium Coffee Shop , November 7,  December 5,  February 6, March 6, April 3,  and May 1

The North Valley Colloquy meets on Tuesdays (generally the first week of the month) from noon to 2 p.m. at Newberg FUMC, 1205 Deborah Rd, Newberg, OR 97132.  Participants are invited to bring a sack lunch.  Dates currently scheduled are October 3November 7, December 5, February 6, March 6, April 3?, and May 1. 

The Coast Colloquy meets on Thursdays (generally the first week of the month) from noon to 2 p.m. at Nehalem Bay UMC, 36050 10th St., Nehalem, OR 97131.  Participants are invited to bring a sack lunch. Dates currently scheduled are October 5November 9, December 7, January 4, February 8, March 8, April 5, and May 3 

The Open Door Churches Colloquy (United Methodist Ministry in Salem-Keizer) sets its own meeting schedule.  Contact Dan Pitney, for more information.

 Please contact the Cascadia District office for more information:

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