Liturgy

Liturgy

St. Philip at Salt & Light Lutheran September 11th

On Sunday, September 11th, all members of St. Philip are invited to attend the 11am service at Salt & Light Lutheran Church where Rev’d Maria will preach and preside. Over the years of our involvement with the Leaven Land & Housing Coalition, we have developed a strong relationship with many members of Salt & Light. Please note that the St. Philip church building will be closed that day. https://www.leaven.org/salt-light-lutheran-church

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is coming to St. Philip and Trinity Cathedral

On Saturday, September 10th at 5pm, St. Philip with host the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Oregon Episcopalians of color for Evening Prayer and conversation. All persons-of-color in the diocese are invited to attend. The event is intended to center the voices and questions of people of color. We invite our white allies in attendance to listen. We will open the doors at 4:30pm with appetizers ready, begin Evening Prayer around 5:00, and follow up with a facilitated conversation with…

July 31st Sunday Prayer on ZOOM!

Due to the extreme heat warning for the Portland area, we will not be meeting in-person on Sunday June 27th. We will be on Zoom for Morning Prayer. We may have Slides for the service, so bring your Book of Common Prayer just in case! Here is the full Zoom information in case you need to call in:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81260746560?pwd=ako2b3hlaUFjZTV6REFpYzB0eWFlQT09 Meeting ID: 812 6074 6560 Passcode: 891830 Dial by your location +1 971 247 1195 US (Portland) +1 206 337 9723 US…

Rest Eternal: Arvoll Rae

Arvoll Rae July 29, 1926 – July 14, 2022 Rest Eternal Grant, O Lord, Arvoll Rae. Arvoll Rae passed away on July 14th, 2022 of pancreatic cancer. He died in San Diego at the home of his daughter Dr. Anita Walton, and was cared for by her family including husband Robert Walton, grandson Robert Jr, his wife Callie and Arvoll’s great-granddaughter Ziva. Arvoll’s son Randy Rae and wife Lora visited Arvoll in San Diego as well. He was 95 years…

Paperless Music Workshop

One-Day Paperless Music Workshop at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Eugene, OR June 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Join Music that Makes Community for a One-Day Paperless Music Workshop at The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Eugene on Saturday, June 25, from 9 am to 4:30 pm for a renewing day of singing, learning and fellowship. During our time together we’ll explore a practice of paperless singing leadership grounded in a theology of welcome and generosity, engage…

Holy Week Services at St. Philip

While Easter, the resurrection, is celebrated every Sunday, Holy Week is like one great Sunday. It begins with a triumphal (perhaps sarcastically so) entrance into Jerusalem, and continues through the Great Three Days—the Triduum. The week forms one long, ancient, liturgy that begins with celebration, moves into compassion and forgiveness, walks us through our fear-filled and violent rejection of God, and ends in the ultimate grace of God’s persistent love for all creation. COME JOIN US!

Say Their Names

Join the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing in a Prayer and Remembrance Service for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and all martyrs for civil and human rights. April 4th, 4pm (PDT)/7pm (EDT). You may register to participate online.

Ash Wednesday Services & Day of Prayer

The Parish Hall and Sanctuary will be open on March 2nd from 9:30-6:30pm for prayer (and hot tea!). A Service of Ashes will be held at 9:30am and 5:30pm. Rev’d Maria McDowell will be available for conversation and the sacrament of reconciliation throughout the day

Walking and Talking: Meditating Together

Last Sunday (Jan 30th) a group of St. Philip folks walked the block around Matt Dishman Community Center, observing the weather, the creatures, the land that surrounds our church. The purpose of a Walking Meditation is to use all our senses to experience our parish neighborhood at a deeper level – the land, the trees and plantings, the creatures, and the neighbors who reside close to STPD. Afterwards, we gathered to share our perceptions, thoughts, and feelings about the experience.…

Annual Meeting Liturgy: January 23rd

Our Annual Meeting is woven into our Sunday Eucharist as a reminder that it is the work of every other day of the week that makes our work together on Sundays possible, and it is our work on Sunday to celebrate in gratitude and hope the many ways in which God works through us as individuals and as a community.

Advent and Christmas Schedule

Advent and Christmas Schedule The First Sunday of Advent with Godly Play Sermon, November 28th, 10am. The Second Sunday of Advent with Godly Play Sermon, December 5th, 10am. The Third Sunday of Advent with Godly Play Sermon, December 12th, 10am. The Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 19th, 10 am. Christmas Eve Eucharist, December 24th. Eucharist w/ Godly Play Nativity Story, 7pm. Christmas Day Eucharist, December 25th, 10am. First Sunday after Christmas, December 26th, 10am. Second Sunday after Christmas, January 2nd,…

First Sunday of Advent at St. Philip

At St. Philip, we reflect an awareness that going deeper into God is about responding to God’s work and play in our lives and the world around us now. A deep and authentic spiritual life is rooted in responding with God and God’s prophets to this place, to this time, to this neighborhood, in this body (and bodies). Come, join us, as we continue to hear the stories of God told to children and elders alike. Wonder with us. Journey with us.

We are worshipping in-person!

This is a reminder that we are now gathering in-person for Sunday Eucharist. We made this decision at the end of August, and have been gathering every Sunday in-person since then. It has been lovely to be in person again, to hear our voices praying in word and song together. Being Healthy, Together Our congregation is almost entirely vaccinated. Due to the Delta variant, we are asking everyone to mask when in the building. Masking keeps us and those around…

Rectors Note: Worshiping Together Again!

Worship with us, outside, in-person, on Pentecost, May 23rd! Boxed lunches will be served after the service. As a community, we are committed to caring for one another. We are also committed to following scientific recommendations. If you are vaccinated, masks are optional. If you are not vaccinated, masks and social distancing are required. Masks and vaccines are a form of caring for yourself and others.

Holy Week: a shared journey

Holy Week is a single journey from triumphant expectations through bitter disappointment into resurrection joy. No individual service stands alone; it is a part of a whole. It begins with Palm Sunday, and ends Easter morning. So come, celebrate with us!

Audio Pilgrimage: Stations of the Cross

Released Monday/Wednesday/Friday. This Lent, plug in and meditate on the Stations of the Cross, with a series of weekly audio reflections that help you link the divine with your daily life. Pause a few times a week for scripture, prayers, and music led by the clergy from across the Diocese of Oregon, including your own clergy and Bishop Diana Akiyama. Podcasts are published every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on the Trinity Sermons podcast (trinitycathpdx.podbean.com/), or wherever you listen (search “Sermons from…
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