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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: St. Gabriel’s has learned that we won’t have Wi-Fi or phones by at least Tuesday, June 18th, so there will be no Zoom for Sunday services. I know this is a major inconvenience, but we are dealing with a situation where our fiber optic cable was accidentally cut during the installation of our new phone system. Each of the providers is working as fast as they can. I ask for your understanding. You can still reach us by email, as Ann and I (Everett) are able to access our church emails from home. Please realize that everyone is doing the best they can during a difficult situation. Thanks for your patience.

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 Priest-in-Charge.

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,

Everett+
Priest-in-Charge

Join Us For Worship

Sunday Services in June

No Zoom services available on Sunday, June 14th

(PLEASE NOTE: In July and August we will only offer one service at 9:00 am. Please see schedule below.)

8:00 am Rite I Eucharist

10:00 am Rite II Eucharist with Music
In-person and live online via Zoom

Sunday worship booklet

10:00 am Family Programs:

Church school: For June and 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 Group: Sr. youth group (8th-12th grade) take the summer off 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.

July and August 9:00 am services:

A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church by the Rev. Wilda C. Gafney as the source of our lectionary readings for June, July, and August.

  • July 7th Rite II
  • July 14th Celtic Service
  • July 21 Rite I
  • July 29 Rite II
  • August 4th Rite I
  • August 11th New Zealand Prayer Book
  • August 19th Rite II
  • August 25th Rite I

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

Book Discussion Group: Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life will be on Wednesdays in June at 6:30 pm in the church library led by Ginger Hess. 

55+ Friendship Circle Card and Board Game Group: Every other Thursday from 1:00- 3:00 pm June 27th and July 11th and 25th. 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 not meet in June but will continue on July 16th and August 20th at 1:00 pm 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  is taking June and July off and will start up again on August 2nd at 6:00 pm, and after that every first Friday of each month. 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. 

Mass on the Grass Sunday, June 30th 10:00 am. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn and we will have some available. Bring a sack lunch to share after! Children’s activity will be provided.  There will not be an 8:00 am service or an online Zoom feed this day.

Pride Festival Sunday, June 30th 11:30 am. Join Everett+ and others for a car caravan to DT Beaverton for the Pride Festival. Please let Everett+ or the office know if you will be attending.

All-Church Playground Project Sunday, July 14th 11:30 am. All ages are encouraged to stay after the 10:00 am service to clean up the playground to prepare for the Eagle Scout project that will take place. Lunch will be served to all who stay to help. 

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. Mark your calendar and look for more info soon. 

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