Recovery Liturgy & Forum

We’re pleased to offer the rescheduled Recovery Sunday service on Sunday, September 11, at 10:00 am. Please join the St. Michael’s Recovery Ministry’s offering to our community as we hear parishioner Margaret preach the sermon, sharing with our community her journey and experience.

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Assistive-Listening Devices

In addition to the many audiovisual improvements that have been made to the sanctuary, we are able to now offer our parishioners and visitors assistive-listening devices to help them better hear the Sunday services.

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Collection of School Supplies

It’s that wonderful time of the year when we collect backpacks and school supplies for local children in the foster-care system! This year’s shopping list has an emphasis on providing some of the most requested items from classroom teachers (see pre-sharpened Ticonderoga pencils!)

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Grief Circles Invitation

Grief is an isolating yet common experience. To speak to this and to find some sense of healing, we’re holding three grief circles during the month of May, co-hosted by Rev. Julia and various members of our parish. At this time, all sessions will be held at the church and in-person.

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Longest Night Service

December can be a difficult month for those who have faced the loss of a loved one or who have experienced hardship associated with this time of year. For some, the Christmas season is one of sadness or loneliness; for others, it is hectic and stressful. If you need an escape from the cheery Christmas tunes and busy atmosphere of the season, you are invited to come to our Longest Night service (also known as Blue Christmas) on Tuesday, December 21 at 7:00 pm.

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Lift Up 2021!

With the first Sunday of Advent we begin a new year in the Church, and with a new year we have new opportunities dawning for how we grow together in the body of Christ. How will we, as a whole community, come to resemble the love and way of Jesus more fully in the year ahead of us? That question is at the heart of everything I (James Joiner, Associate Rector) am dreaming up for our Adult Education and Formation offerings this year, a project we’re calling Lift Up 2021.

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COVID-19 Donations

Who knew back in the spring that the scourge of COVID-19 would still be with us as we head in to the holidays? Portland is suffering along with the rest of the country. Many members of our parish have been impacted by the loss of jobs or having had their work hours reduced.

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COVID Fund

In the spring, many St. Michael’s parishioners and friends offered to donate money to help those less fortunate, include some who lost most or all of their income and/or were not eligible for federal funds. At the beginning, volunteers bought and delivered actual groceries to two to four families. Then, as the number of families needing help grew to around 15, the team switched to giving grocery gift cards.

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