Posts from July 2024

Posts from July 2024

Sunday, July 28: Parish Conversation with The Rev’d Chris Craun

Please plan to attend church on Sunday, July 28th when we welcome The Rev’d Chris Craun, the diocesan Canon for the Ordinary, as celebrant and preacher. There will be a special coffee hour after the service where Rev Chris will share perspectives from the Diocese in preparation for Bishop Akiyama’s visit in September. If you have questions before that Sunday, you can speak with Senior Warden Gail Thompson.

July 14 Guest Preacher: A-Too Williams, Dean of the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity in Monrovia, Liberia

This Sunday, July 14, we welcome Canon A-Too Williams, the Dean of the Cathedral in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. He was part of The Michael B. Curry Distinguisher Preacher Series at Trinity Cathedral. He is also a visiting Portland as a guest of Grace Memorial to launch a $15k Borehole Well Project that will supply safe water to the cathedral and school in Liberia. About the preacher: The Rev’d Canon A-Too Williams was born in Harbel, Liberia. He attended African Bible…

Deadline: Special Rites During the Bishop’s Visitation

On Sunday, September 8, 2024, Bishop Diana Akiyama will visit St. Philip. That day, she can celebrate baptisms, confirmations, receptions, or reaffirmations. If you or a family member wants to be baptized, reaffirmed, etc please let the office know no later than Sunday, July 14. Do you have questions about the differences between these? Candidates for baptism can be of any age. While older children and adults can speak for themselves at the Presentation and Examination of the Candidates,…