Editor’s Note: Summer, with its longer days and relaxed schedule, can be a time of exploration or trying new things. In today’s summer ‘rerun,’ first posted July 31, 2014, Anna Olson uses a childhood memory as a springboard for action… I have been doing something recently that I had not done in a ridiculously long […]
Richelle Thompson is vacationing with her family. While she’s away, ECF Vital Practices is offering ‘reruns’ of some of her more popular posts, this one from May 31, 2011. Campers could share a lot with parishioners when it comes to building community. We travel frequently with our children – my son was seven weeks old […]
The first acts of Christian evangelism occurred while Jesus was still with us in human form. For example, consider the centurion in Capernaum, as told in Luke 7. He was a representative of an oppressive force that often terrorized people. Yet he was kind to those who lived under his control, building them a synagogue. […]
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