No matter where you are on your journey of faith -
Eucharist 8:00 and 10:00 am
Morning Prayer 7:30
Church School - 9:45 am
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
Weather closure policy - click here
"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:
“Cover Oregon” presentation for March 2nd is cancelled.
Daylight Savings Begins: March 9th. Remember – “Spring Forward”.Shrove Tuesday Supper, March 4th, 5:30pm. Help needed sign-up sheet in the narthex.
Ash Wednesday Services March 5th with Holy Eucharist: 9:00a and 7:30p.
Easter Baptisms: The Easter Season is a special time for being baptized. Any parents who wish to have a child baptized or any adult who wants to be baptized please contact the office ASAP.
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 are St. Gabriel Preschool this fall. Collection baskets are available in the Narthex.St Gabriel Preschool: . Our next open house is Sunday, March 16th from 1:00- 3:00pm.
SAFE Training March 15th, Trinity Cathedral, 9a-1p. All members
of the clergy, interns and persons in the ordination process, paid
employees, wardens vestry/BAC members, volunteers (age 16 and over) who work
with children and youth. If you need to attend this training and can go at
this time, please go to http://www.diocese-oregon.org/about/trainings-certificates/safe-church-training-current-schedule.
1st Friday Dinner: March 7th, 6:00p, at St. Gabriel’s. Host Brent & Elly Stacey. Soup, Mac &Cheese and hot dogs will be provided. Sign–up sheet is posted on the bulletin board in Narthex.
Lenten Blood Drive: Please save Thurs. April 3rd on your calendar for this important event. Sign-up sheets will be in the narthex starting on February 23rd and will remain up until April 3rd. The hours of the Blood Drive are 2:00pm to 8:00pm.
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>
AED Training: Any parishioner wishing to be trained on how to use the new defibrillator contact Drema Babicky, Will Horton or sign the AED Training sheet in the church office.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.
Open Houses for St. Gabriel Preschool Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 am- noon. We have what we need for room set up for our Open Houses but are still taking donations of gently used or new items for the school. See our updated supply list on the sign in the narthex - take a look and consider a gift to our school!
Our Worship Wonders children’s music program continues with teacher Sally Thornton familiarizing preschool-3rd grade students with the music within our Episcopal worship service through singing activities and movement. The instruction will be in large classroom #2 from 10:00- 10:10 am. 4th-6th grade students are welcome to join in or gather in the youth room after the youth group has gone into service around 9:55 am.
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.
The Messenger is available for pick-up in the narthex for those without email.
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