Ascension Episcopal Parish in Portland, Oregon

We welcome worshipers of all ages who are seeking Christ through traditional worship in an intimate, beautiful setting.

We are a historic church in Portland’s West Hills.  We are part of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon and the Episcopal Church of the USA, a self-governing branch of the Anglican Communion

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worship

Our Liturgy is Rite I (traditional language and forms) from the Book of Common Prayer. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, we worship at one Mass on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Childcare is provided.

The rest of the year, we worship at two Sunday Masses. Our 8:00 a.m. service is a said Mass; the 10:00 a.m. is a sung Mass with hymns. Sunday School and childcare are provided during the 10:00 Mass.

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FAmily

Our Rector, Father Phillip Craig, and his lovely family bring a modern, refreshing influence to our traditional heritage, allowing both young and old to enjoy the family feel of our small community and our worship services.

COMMUNITY

Our beautiful chapel regularly hosts special events ranging from lectures to recitals to our Songwriters Series. Please see our Calendar Page for more information.


Guest Recital on August 20: Dr. Samantha Arten

Join us on August 20 for a special guest performance by soprano and musicologist Dr. Samantha Arten. The recital features rare and beautiful songs by seventeenth-century women. Read more on the Event page or on Facebook!