Posts Tagged ‘St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church’

St. Matthew’s Episcopal re-dedication Saturday

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Spruced up and renovated this summer, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St., plans a rededication service Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m.

Spruced up and renovated this summer, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St., plans a re-dedication service Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m.

Following the brief liturgy of dedication and renewal will be a barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers, salads and desserts.

The Parkrose community is cordially invited.


Board of Education candidates forum

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Mid-county Memo presents a Parkrose School Board Candidates Forum Monday, May 13 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N. E. Prescott St. Come prepared with questions for candidates vying for the board of education. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the forum starts at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Tim Curran at 503-287-8904.


Secrets of iconography class

Monday, February 18th, 2013

If you are curious about icons or have ever wondered how they were created and what the symbolism is all about, master iconographer Sherry Lynch is offering a 12 week icon painting class at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St. beginning, Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.

Lynch trained in Turkey and was acknowledged as an iconographer by His All Holiness Patriarch Athenagoras, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1948 to 1972.

COURTESY MARLA McGARRYLAWRENCEMaster Iconographer Sherry Lynch will share her skills and knowledge in a 12-week course.

COURTESY MARLA McGARRY LAWRENCE
Master Iconographer Sherry Lynch will share her skills and knowledge in a 12-week course.

 


Plastic foam recycling event Saturday

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Many of the items we purchase come packaged in plastic foam. When discarded, plastic foam doesn’t break down well in landfills and it’s hard to recycle as well.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and Recology, Inc. will host a plastic foam recycling event Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bring your large pieces of plastic foam, plastic foam peanuts, and plastic foam ice chests to the St. Matthew’s parking lot Saturday.

Bring your large pieces of plastic foam, plastic foam peanuts, and plastic foam ice chests to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church parking lot, 11229 N.E. Prescott St., for free recycling. (No plastic foam meat or food trays, please.)


Seniors learn to let go of things

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Letting go of belongings can be difficult, even if we have no need or use for them.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St. in east Portland, is hosting a follow up to a Conversation for Seniors held last October that explored the challenges of getting rid of stuff.

The meeting on Friday, May 18 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. will be a chance for some to examine how they have progressed and for others to begin the process.

Join the discussion, share your story and learn from others. For more information, please call 503-252-5720 or send an email to marlaml@stmatthewepiscopal.org.


After effects of a fall seminar today

Friday, February 10th, 2012

As people age, falls are not uncommon.

Verna Porter, a registered nurse and senior advocate, will lead a conversation on how to live as independently as possible after a fall on Friday, Feb. 10 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St.

Senior advocate and Registered Nurse Verna Porter gives a free seminar today on dealing with after effects of a fall.

This free discussion is open to both seniors and family members.

Refreshments will be served. To learn more contact Deacon Marla McGarry-Lawrence at 503-252-54720 or marlaml@stmatthewepiscopal.org.


Church choirs come together in support of area homeless

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

ikoniHuman Solutions’ 10th annual Epiphany Choir Fest will be held Sunday, Jan. 8, at 5 p.m. at Parkrose United Methodist Church, 11111 N.E. Knott St. in east Portland. The Epiphany Choir Fest is a celebration of the culmination of the holiday season, as well as a fundraising event to benefit Human Solutions’ Daybreak Shelter and other services for homeless families.

Local church choirs plus a bell choir will perform Christmas anthems and carols, and the combined choirs will perform the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah.” A reception with light refreshments will follow the concert.


New priest joins the St. Matthew’s staff

Friday, November 11th, 2011

The Rev. Caroline Litzenberger was recently assigned to serve the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church parish as priest-missioner. A history professor at Portland State University, she will serve at St. Matthew’s on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Litzenberger and Deacon Marla McGarry-Lawrence extend a personal invitation to those not currently attending a church to worship on Sunday or stop by for a visit during the week to learn more about St. Matthew’s and the Episcopal Church

Rev. Caroline Litzenberger is the new priest-missioner at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Parkrose.

Rev. Litzenberger invites neighbors to join the St. Matthew’s community for worship, Sun., Nov. 13 at 9 a.m.


9/11 service of remembrance and hope

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

The images and sounds of Sept. 11, 2001 will forever be etched in the minds and hearts of those who witnessed the tragedies of that day.

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the attacks, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 11229 N.E. Prescott St., will host an ecumenical service of remembrance and hope on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. Other participants include Parkrose Community United Church of Christ, Parkrose United Methodist Church, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, and Gresham’s  St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church.

The service will include hymns, a passage from Holy Scripture, a reflection, a litany of renewal, silence, and will conclude with the lighting of candles and singing “Amazing Grace.” A time of fellowship will follow.