Rev. Dr. Patti Hale, OPA


Rev. Patti Hale began her ministry as Priest-in-Charge at Emmanuel Parish in mid-January of 2020. She and her husband Doug moved to the community from Eugene where she was Rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church since 2011. 


Rev. Patti is a Life Professed member of a Religious Order in the Episcopal Church called the Anglican Order of Preachers, more commonly known as "Dominicans". The Order shares the same charism of excellence in preaching and teaching as the Order of Preachers formed in 1221 by St. Dominic de Guzman. 


Rev. Patti and her husband were both was ordained in the Episcopal Church in 2002 after having been previously ordained in the United Methodist Church. She holds a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from the Aquinas Institute of Theology.


She has a quirky sense of humor, loves to study, listen to music, watch Star Trek, talk theology, drink Pinot Noir and contemplate the goodness of the Lord.

Looking forward to meeting you soon!

Be well and at peace, Patti+

Rev. Dr. Patti Hale, OP

Phone: 541-654-3758



Office Hours:

Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Elected Vestry 2020 from the Annual Meeting:

Nancylee Stewart, Senior Warden

David Laird, Junior Warden

Fran Whitaker

Gene Svatos

Al Rumsch

Ingrid Sullivan

Susan Vineyard

Josh Payne

Liz Cowden

Bob Huggins, Treasurer

Terrye Laird, Clerk


Electing Delegates to represent Emmanuel at the Diocesan Convention and South Coast Convocation:

Delegates to Convention - Susan Vineyard, Sally Jaeggli, Carla Courtney

Alternates - David Laird, Terrye Laird, Liz Cowden

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Location: 400 Highland Avenue, Coos Bay, OR 97420 | Mailing Address: PO Box 1028, Coos Bay, OR 97420 | Phone: 541-269-5829