Announcements and updates from St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in Portland, Oregon.
This is a call to send emails and submit testimony by March 2 at 4pm to the Mayor and Commissioners (Portland City Council) requesting a vote of approval – to go into effect immediately – for our upzone request. We need an emergency declaration to be made at the City Council Meeting so that they can vote to approve our upzone without the normal wait time. This request is urgent because St Philip’s application for LIFT funding is dependent on this upzone and must be submitted by the end of March.
Join us for Tuesday evening bible study at 7pm and at 8:15pm as we pray together by chanting an evening service in a manner that reflects elements of an Eastern Christian vesper service.
Ash Wednesday, Absalom Jones, Telling our Stories, and Reading the Stories of God’s People.
Lectors, Absalom Jones, Telling our Story, the Black Church, and Pauli Murray!
Announcement for the Week of Feb 1: Lectors, Absalom Jones, Provice VIII Black African Ministries, Covid Vaccines, and the consecration of our new Bishop Diana!
I enjoyed the work of preparing the meeting, and the meeting itself, because God really is in the details, and the love God has for all creation is so clear in and through this community. We keep saying “yes” to God, and God keeps saying “yes” to us.
The Consecration of the 11th Bishop of Oregon The Consecration of the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Oregon, the Rev. Dr. Diana Akiyama will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Trinity Cathedral in Portland. | La Consagración del 11º Obispo de la Diócesis de Oregon, La Revda. Dra. Diana Akiyama, se llevará a cabo el sábado 30 de enero de 2021 a las 2:00 pm en la Catedral de la Trinidad en Portland. Space is…
Last week, the St. Philip core housing team began to brainstorm names for our affordable housing project. This Sunday, at our annual meeting, we will decide together what we want to be called. What do YOU think? Come tell us this Sunday!
Come join us for our Annual Meeting! Every Sunday we gather together the hearts and prayers of everyone present in the ancient call and response that is our liturgy, “the work of the people.” The Sunday Liturgy is only one of the many ways we work together for the life and joy of this parish and the world around us. This Sunday, our liturgy celebrates the work we have done together over the past year as we gather for that…
Celebrate MLK Day around Portland and the nation with St. Philip the Deacon, the Union of Black Episcopalians, and our fellow siblings in Christ here in Portland.
We will gather for Christmas Eve via Zoom on December 24th. We will start an open Carol Sing/Share at 6:30 and the Service will begin at 7pm.
On Dec 1, in partnership with with Second Stories, PCRI, Urban League and NW Pilot Project, we submitted our Metro Housing Bond RFQ. This is the first, and HUGE, step towards welcoming new neighbors! The last week before submission was a flurry of gathering details negotiating relationships, and clarifying partnerships. It is clear that we share a common vision for caring for our vulnerable black and elderly neighbors. We will be building housing for folks at the 30-50% MFI, people who really need inexpensive housing.
Testify before PSC: Standards for people living in mobile dwellings on private residential property are being proposed in the city’s Shelter to Housing Continuum Project (S2HC).
Hand Up Project is hosting a FREE Influenza Flu Shot Clinic The Multnomah County Health Dept is providing influenza immunizations at no charge to those in need. Houseless and other disenfranchised individuals may obtain a free influenza immunization next week at both Hand Up Project distribution locations: Monday, December 14th, 12:00 to 200pm at Q Center 4115 N. Mississippi Avenue, Portland 97217 Tuesday, December 15th, 12 to 2:00pm at St Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church 120 Knott Street, Portland 97212 Hand Up Project is a…
We want to be a haven for our neighbors. Every concern shared, every hope expressed, was infused by the heart of St. Philip: we have always been a haven for those unwelcome elsewhere, and we want to continue to cherish them as our beloved neighbors.
The Children’s Ministry Team is developing plans to provide our kids with virtual opportunities to interact with our liturgy and each other. The program will launch on Sunday, October 11th at 11:15 on the same zoom link as Morning Prayer. Each session will last 40 minutes.
Backpacks hold more than school books and hiking gear! A generous and faithful group of women from St. Philip the Deacon have been sewing and filling 200 string backpacks with personal care items for men and women. The brainchild of Viola Horton, each bag is filled with the specific needs of men and women in mind. The completed bags are then sent to the HIV Day Center run by the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. Thanks to seamstresses Viola Horton, Sarah…
The forum for laity is scheduled Thursday, July 30, 11:00am – 12:00pm Join Zoom Meeting (click link to open in Zoom) Meeting ID: 885 9353 5075 Passcode: 470671 Additionally, the Commission would like to commend to you the webinars next week on Building Beloved Community. Resources are available in English, Spanish and Creole. Please visit the event page to register and for more information . If you have any questions, please email the co-conveners for the Commission to End Racism, Mr. Michael Montgomery ( firstname.lastname@example.org )…
Volunteers wanted for emergency “shopping style” food pantry operations. The Hand Up Project operates The Peoples Pantry, a “shopping style” emergency food pantry. St Philip the Deacon hosts The Peoples Pantry on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Peoples Pantry also operates out of the Q Center on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. The Peoples Pantry is looking to expand its presence at St. Philip the Deacon by offering weekly shopping. Additional volunteers…
WE’RE ALMOST THERE!Portland City Council Commissioners will vote on the first package of zoning code and map change amendments for removing barriers to the building of affordable housing on faith community land, Wednesday, June 10th at 11am.(Click here for council meeting link info) CELEBRATE & EVALUATEOUR COLLECTIVE WORK AND ACTIONSLEAVEN COMMUNITY COALITION COHORT GATHERINGJUNE 10, 20206:30-8 PMRegister to receive meeting link https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuc-qopz8iEtYrHQyxNC5_y207sfnqP3-J After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting fromCovenant Presbyterian Church Land and Housing Coalition Celebration Confirmation Search…