For many, their only worship experience or connection with other Episcopalians are in their home congregations. There are churches that are less than a mile apart and as individuals or congregations we have never visited or seen the inside of our neighboring churches. The reasons given for being strangers to each other are many: we […]
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I’m a simple man, really. I like gadgets and such, but when it comes down to it I do most of my thinking with a paper journal and a ballpoint pen. So when I ran out of pens the other day, I walked into the store to buy my favorite brand. That’s when it hit […]
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