Join us for worship this Sunday at 10 am. We will be worshiping in-person once a month, and on Zoom for other Sundays. Please check the events listed below to know when we are in-person. We are experimenting with streaming our in-person services.
We believe that brown and black lives matter. In the face of ongoing persecution and lynching, God stands in solidarity with them. As Christians, we sing with Mary that our “Lord has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly” (Luke 1:52). As followers of Jesus, a man of color executed by the state, we stand with God in solidarity with those who are oppressed. We stand troubled and emboldened by the Spirit, not just to cry out for justice but also to work for systemic change. God loves all; love requires us to practice justice so that we can live in a world where all can flourish without fear.
The Diocese of Oregon has partnered with the Diocese of Olympia for the 2021 Project Resource Virtual Conference. This conference will help our parish learn about year-round stewardship, build a step-by-step plan for a 2021 Fall annual campaign, and learn about technological and cultural strategies.
The conversations were revealing. A common theme, for newcomers and long-time residents alike, was the desire for safe venues and events where people can meet one another. This search for common ground forms the basis of the Neighborhood Engagement conversation. What do residents cherish about the neighborhood—and how can St. Philip respond to the needs, hopes, and dreams of those around us?
An Episcopal Cursillo weekend for all adults will be held Thursday evening, September 9 – Sunday afternoon, September 12, 2021 at the Oregon Christian Convention Center in Turner (just outside Salem). Cursillo is ministry of the Episcopal Church, designed to give participants a lived experience of the love of God and the love of the Christian community. Many report that Cursillo wonderfully deepens their faith, empowers their ministry to others, and continues to nourish their spiritual lives. There is no…