Events and activities around the neighborhood and community.

Rummage Sale for Outreach, Saturday June 8th 10am-3pm

Faye Powell has organized a church-wide rummage sale to develop an emergency fund to serve our unhoused neighbors, and she still needs your help. Please bring your items- clean, in good working order, and fairly priced by you- to the church no earlier than Sunday, June 2nd. Some suggestions are: clothing for kids and adults, toys and games, sports equipment, housewares, home decor, costume jewelry, garden tools, etc. We still need volunteers to help advertise the event (flyers are available),…

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…

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper: Tuesday February 13th 5-6:30pm

Lent is right around the corner, but we still have time for one more party. St. Philip has a long-standing tradition of holding a fun feast the night before Ash Wednesday, and this year we’re returning to pancakes. As always, everyone is invited whether they are parishioners or just friends and neighbors. We’ll be serving from 5-6:30pm If you can help set up or clean up, please reach out to Bernadine.

Affordable Housing Update: October 2023

A housing project update from vestry member Gary Carroll: Dear St. Philip The Deacon Family and Friends, I am writing today to share news about our ongoing affordable housing process.  This is a followup to the news that I shared during services on Sunday.   We received news last week from Bishop Akiyama that the Diocesan Redevelopment Team will not approve our plan to sell a portion of the land that St. Philip occupies to Habitat for Humanity for the development of housing.  The…

Good Grief: Processing Trauma Together

The church is one of the few places in our current world that can hold grief compassionately and gracefully, feeling and grieving with one another just as Jesus did when his friend Lazarus died. Come walk the journey of grief together supported by friends from Episcopal faith-communities across the Portland Metro area, and guided by a professional grief counselor. We will meet twice a month, once in person and once by Zoom, over four months. Each four-month session will begin…

Volunteers needed for Swing Night

Our first Swing Dance Night is coming up on September 28th from 5-9pm. We could use some volunteers to set up at 4pm and especially to clean up afterwards. The more people who can stay and help with the clean up, the faster it will go. Please reach out to Aimee Kriz to let her know you are willing to help with set up or clean up.

Albina Library Construction Update: Tree Removal (Completed)

UPDATE: The tree removal was completed on Monday, September 11. The parking lot will be available as usual beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12, The Multnomah County Library construction project is right on schedule. They are planning to complete the demo portion of the project next week with the removal of the three large trees between the parking lots. The construction team will set up safety cones in the parking lot to prevent people from parking beneath the trees during the…

Swing Dance Night at St. Philip

Swing Dance Night at St. Philip September 28th 5-7:30pm Join us for an evening of music and fellowship on Thursday, September 28th. At 5pm we will enjoy the sounds of Old Time Music trio Ellis and Wallace, followed by a swing dance lesson by Rachel Lidskog-Kim of Dance with Joy dance studio. Finally, we’ll show off those new dance moves to the music of the Carroll Raaum Orchestra from 6pm-7:30. All are welcome; invite your friends and family.

Eucharist Service changed to 9:00am this Sunday, July 16 for Portland Pride Parade

The diocese is inviting all Episcopalians to march in the Portland Pride Parade on July 16th. If you are planning on attending, please register! Registration link can be found on our website at St. Philip will shift our Eucharist to 9am so that our members may join the parade. If you would like to carpool after the service to the parade route, please contact Diana Wolford at If you want to travel by yourself, we are meeting at…