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

IMG_0900 (575x1024).jpg


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. 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.

Craig family 2016


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.


Our beautiful chapel regularly hosts special events ranging from lectures to classical recitals. We also host musical performers for potluck dinners through our Songwriter’s Series. Please see our Calendar Page for more information.

Phyllis Wolfsehr Celebration of Life

The Celebration of Life for Phyllis Wolfsehr (Mitch Wolfsehr's mother) will take place at Ascension on Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 A.M. Please email the office for more inforamation.

Fall Worship Schedule 

On Sunday, September 10, we will resume our normal service schedule:

8:00 a.m. Said Mass
10:00 a.m. Sung Mass with Hymns

Ascension welcomes
Artist in Residence

We are pleased to welcome Andrea Rosselle as our new Artist in Residence. Andrea offer art lessons centered around liturgy and theology to our Sunday School students, as well as enriching the devotional life of our Parish by sharing her work and insight about sacred art.