“It is not enough that we love God. It is not enough that we love one another. We must also love the world for whom Christ died.” George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “If some enterprising clergyman with a cure for souls in the slums were to hoist a board over his church door with the […]
Festival season is gearing up, and hopefully congregations are spending some serious creative time thinking about how to make the most of these evangelism opportunities. St. James Episcopal Church in Piqua, Ohio, has one idea: Invite folks to make a joyful noise. On a newly decoupaged piano. Reading between posts on their Facebook page […]
“Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.”(Acts 2: 14) It must have been breathtaking to be there at the first Pentecost, to hear God’s Word come […]
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