Our loving community invites you to join us as we gather together to praise God with song and prayer, share scripture, and receive Christ’s Holy Communion. At St. Gabriel, everyone is welcome at the Lord’s table no matter who you are or where you are on your journey of faith.

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Welcome from Rev. Everett W. Charters IV

Greetings! Welcome to the website of St. Gabriel the Archangel. My name is The Rev. Everett Charters and I have the great good fortune to serve this parish as the Rector.

St. Gabriel is a vibrant and Holy Spirit-filled congregation whose leadership and members are dedicated to spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ.

In our Baptismal Covenant we profess that we will love our neighbor and respect the dignity of every human being and we understand that the mission of the Church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ. We pursue this mission as we pray and worship, proclaim the Gospel, and promote justice, peace, and love in our community.

If you have experienced Scripture being weaponized to exclude or harm you, St. Gabriel is a place of refuge and a place for healing. You will be safe here.

Our primary form of worship is our Sunday Holy Eucharist where we gather to hear the Word of God and to be united with Christ through Holy Communion. We worship with music, song, and prayer.

Think of us as that friendly neighborhood church on the corner regardless of what neighborhood you live in. Our door is open and we invite you to come and experience the joy of the love of God in this community of faith.

In the peace and love of Christ,


Join Us For Worship

Sunday Services in July and August

9:00 am Eucharist
In-person and live online via Zoom

Sunday worship booklet

9:00 am Family Programs:

Church school: In July we offer two all-age adjoining classrooms for preschool- 7th grade. We will have a Lectionary story and responses in one room, and a game room for older students. Visiting children are welcome! In August church school is off and children sit together at tables in the sanctuary with a quiet activity. 

Nursery: Free, drop-in care for infants through 3 1/2-year-olds. Children are also welcome in the sanctuary with their parents. In August our nursery will not be staffed but will be open for parents to use. 

Sr. Youth: sr. youth group 8th-12th grade take the summer off from meeting and can acolyte or sit in the service with their families.

Wednesday Service:

9:30 am Morning Prayer Service/4th Wednesday of the month Rite I Healing Eucharist: 
In-person and live online via Zoom
Wednesday worship booklet

To join us for us for live online worship, get the Zoom links by going to the password-protected area in the lower right corner and entering the password. If you don’t know the password, please contact our church office by phone at 503-645-0744 during office hours or by email anytime at office@stgabrielpdx.org.

Where To Find Us

St. Gabriel the Archangel Episcopal Church of Portland, Oregon is located on top of a gentle slope in the suburban Bethany neighborhood in Washington County. You’ll find us where the cities of Portland, Beaverton, and Hillsboro meet at:
17435 NW West Union Rd, Portland, OR 97229
We are a 1/2 mile from 185th Avenue and 1 1/2 miles north of Sunset Highway 26.

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Special Events

55+ Friendship Circle Card and Board Game Group: Every other Thursday from 1:00- 3:00 pm July 25th and August 8th and 22nd. If you are over 55 years old, come to our church foyer to enjoy social time, refreshments, game-playing, and prizes. Gatherings are open to the community, free, and drop-in. 

Crafting and Caring Community Meeting: Is taking the summer months off. We will meet again starting in September. 

Third Tuesday Lunch Group will meet Is taking the summer months off. We will meet again starting in September. 

Third Tuesday Art Group will meet August 20th at 1:00 pm (no group in July) and every 3rd Tuesday of the month in the church narthex. All are welcome to come and explore art materials and techniques (supplies are provided) with Nancy Leupold. Free and drop-in. 

First Friday Dinner will be Friday, August 2nd at 6:00 pm at Mike and Linda Utter’s house, and after that every first Friday of each month at another parishoner’s home or the church. This is a social gathering for adults, with everyone contributing something and enjoying a relaxing evening together. Please sign up on the bulletin board in the narthex if you would like to host or attend. 

Hope and Fire Diocese Youth Beach Overnight Aug. 3rd-4th, Sat. 11:00 am to Sun. 11:00 am in Lincoln City for middle and high schoolers. Read more and register here. 

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