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Worship:  

Sundays

Eucharist 8:00 and 10:00 am

Morning Prayer 7:30

Church School - 9:45 am

Wednesdays

9:00 am Eucharist

 

Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 2pm

 

Location: Click here for a map

17435 NW West Union Rd.,

Portland, OR 97229     

Phone: (503) 645-0744

"The Mission of St. Gabriel the Archangel Episcopal Church is to share the knowledge and

love of Jesus Christ and to help each other on our spiritual journey with God"

News & Announcements:

Listen to this LentenMadness on National Public Radio that features St. Gabriel!

You are invited to our annual Palm Sunday Community Egg Hunt next Sunday, April 13th from 3:00-4:00 pm at St. Gabriel’s rain or shine.  We'll also hear a story from Mama Lou and award special prizes. Neighbors, friends and family are welcome and Children up through 5th grade can hunt for eggs. The event is free of charge. Dress for the weather. St. Gabriel’s 4th-6th grade church Seasons of the Spirit class should show up at the church by 2:00 pm to hide eggs. 

 

Holy Week Schedule:

Maundy Thursday:  April 17th, 7:30p - Liturgy, Foot Washing service.

Altar of Repose:  April 17th, 9:00p-7:00a (18th , Library.

Good Friday:  April 18th , 12:00p-Stations of the Cross;

7:30p-Good Friday Rite (congregation leaves in silence).

Holy Saturday: April 19th , 10:00a-12:00p-Confessions (by appt., library);

8:00p-Easter Vigil Svc., Sanctuary.

Easter Day: April 20th , 7:30a – Morning Prayer

8:00a-Holy Eucharist (Rite I, w/music);

10:00a-Holy Eucharist (Rite II w/choir) (Nursery care available at both services.)

Lenten Outreach Program:  This Lenten season Outreach will be sponsoring the Children’s Book Bank in Portland.  This organization, founded by a Teach for America teacher, strives to improve skills of low-income children by providing them with books before they reach kindergarten.  We will be collecting new and gently used books from March 5th through April 20th.  “Read-aloud” books of all kinds, Spanish included, are needed.  Books for older children, that is, early chapter books are welcome.  A number of the books donated will be used in our St. Gabriel Preschool this fall. Collection baskets are available in the Narthex.

Lenten – Stations of the Cross:  Stations of the Cross is a devotional tool commemorating the last day of Jesus’ life based on the tradition of pilgrims retracing Jesus’ steps on Good Friday.  Please feel free to use the Stations booklet that will be available for personal or small groups use during Lent, anytime the church is available.  They will be on the usher table shelf.  Try a new discipline or continue your Lenten tradition, walk the stations and share with a friend this season.

St. Bart’s Emergency Food Pantry:  St. Bart’s needs our help.  Please take a flyer(in the Narthex) with the list of items needed.

Yew Life Center course: Important Life Skills: “How to support children as they grow”  The first Monday evening of February through May at 7:00-8:30PM. Fee: $20.00 per person, $25.00 per couple.  Childcare will be available.   See details <here>

Prospective New Parishioners:  If you have a desire to become a member of the St. Gabriel family and have taken home a “new member packet”, please return the informational sheet to the church office so you may be put on our e-mail list.  This will enable you to see what is taking place at St. Gabriel’s as well as receiving advanced notification of future events for church functions and the new St. Gabriel Preschool.  If you have not received a packet please contact the office.

 

Family and Church School

Youth 7th to 12th grade are invited join Anne, Jennifer and other youth in the youth room starting at 9:40 am most Sundays and then go into the 10:00 am service to sit together. If you arrive to church later than that, either join us in the youth room anyway or come sit with the group on the purple fleece blanket on the right side behind the acolytes.

St. Gabriel’ Facebook Page:  Please “like” our church Facebook page to be able to post your “Flat Vicar” sightings, keep up with the many things going on at St. Gabriel’s including special fellowship gatherings, music offerings, Yew Life Center classes, retreats, children’s activities, service opportunities and news of the Episcopal Church. https://www.facebook.com/stgabrielonline.

Preschool

Translator Needed:  We are in need of a Japanese translator to help us communicate occasionally with one of the parents of a preschool student. We would like to have you help us with communications especially when her spouse is on business trips. Please contact Page at church or preschool@stgabrielonline.org if you could be on a phone list to help if we need it.

Preschool Enrollment:  We are looking for more school enrollment for the fall, share the word with your friends. If you have any suggestions or ideas on how to spread the word, please talk with Page, Tim or Mother LouAnn or email us at preschool@stgabrielonline.org. Also- don’t forget to share the fact that we will do private preschool tours by appointment and please grab some preschool pamphlets to share!

The Messenger is available for pick-up in the narthex for those without email.

 

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