Parish Staff & Leaders

Parish Staff & Leaders


Rev’d Maria McDowell

The Rev’d Dr. Maria Gwyn McDowell joined St. Philip the Deacon in March of 2018. She is a teacher, a scholar, and a bit of tech geek. She is originally from Portland, Oregon, but has lived in Los Angeles, Iowa and Boston. She and her wife Elizabeth met in the Orthodox Church and joined the Episcopal Church together. They live and garden and raise chickens in Portland, and are fervent fans of the Portland Thorns. As a priest, Maria is committed…
Senior Warden

Pat Dickerson


Bernadine Clay

Vestry Clerk

Aaron Schroeder

Vestry, Sexton

Michael Whitaker


Patricia Walker