Posts from April 2024

Posts from April 2024

UBE table at the Diocesan Renewal Gathering, June 1

The Pacific Northwest Union of Black Episcopalians (PNW UBE) includes members from the Diocese of Olympia and the Diocese of Western Oregon. The Chapter is hoping to strengthen connections between the two Dioceses, and to that end hopes to host an informational table at the upcoming Diocesan Renewal Gathering on June 1 at St Paul’s in Salem (go to this link for more information and to register for lunch  If you are interested in helping man the table (particularly if you actually…

Save the Date: Church Rummage Sale June 8th 10am-3pm

Faye Powell is organizing a church-wide rummage sale to develop an emergency fund to serve our unhoused neighbors, and she needs your help. As you do your spring cleaning, set aside items that are clean and in good working condition: clothing for kids and adults, toys and games, sports equipment, housewares, home decor, costume jewelry, garden tools, etc. As the date gets closer, we will need you to fairly price your items and bring them to the church. We will…

Diocesan Renewal Gathering, June 1st at St. Paul in Salem

Mark your calendar for the first diocese-wide gathering since Bishop Diana arrived nearly five years. The theme of the day is “Healthy Leaders, Healthy Communities”. In addition, the guest speaker is The Rt. Rev. Robert Wright, the first African-American Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta and candidate to be our next Presiding Bishop. Bishop Wright will be leading three sessions that day. Registration for this event is free; a complementary lunch is provided if you register prior to May 22.…

Memorial Service for Lesley Unthank, Tuesday April 23 11am

The community mourns the loss of Lesley Unthank. Although she spent the last 18 months of her life with her family in Georgia, Lesley and the whole Unthank family are an important part of the history of St. Philip the Deacon. Mthr Alcena and Rev’d Bob will celebrate a Memorial Service for her on Tuesday, April 23rd at 11am. Everyone who knew and loved her is invited to attend.