“Episcopalians: we’re not God’s frozen people. We’re God’s introverted people.” This was said by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, perhaps one of the minority of extroverted Episcopalians, but it nonetheless rang true. I don’t know that Episcopalians are actually more introverted than your average population, but I think that the culture of the Episcopal Church...
Remember Generation X? If you Google us, here’s what you may get as the first response: Gen·er·a·tion X noun 1. The generation born after that of the baby boomers (roughly from the early 1960s to mid 1970s), often perceived to be disaffected and directionless. For a hot minute, we were all the rage. People were […]
There’s no "i" in team. But I sort of expected there was one in leader. As I have risen in my career and in leadership positions at my church, I confess that there has been a lot of “i” in my expression as leader. All of those personality inventories (even the fake Facebook ones) reveal […]
The Bishop’s Close is open 9am to 5pm Mondays through Friday and Elk Rock Garden is open 8am to 5pm.
While we are open everyday during the work week, some members of the staff may not be in the office at the time of your arrival. Please call our front desk or send us an e-mail prior to your visit to ensure that your needs can be met during your visit.
The Bishop’s Close is closed during most religious and government holidays.
Both upper and lower parking lots are available for diocesan guests. We ask you to kindly not block stairways or entrances to the garden.
Address & Phone
11800 SW Military Lane
Portland Oregon 97219
t: (503) 636-5613
tf: (888) 346-2373
f: (503) 636-5616