Outreach and Evangelism

The purpose of All Saints Church is to celebrate God’s love, to seek and to serve Christ in all persons, and to go forth into the world rejoicing in the power of the Spirit. Your presence is a blessing regardless of your background, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or ethnicity, age or family structure, abilities or limitations or wherever you are in life’s journey.

Outreach Committee

Through our various ministries, we reach out to the Woodstock Neighborhood and beyond in Southeast Portland through our Dental Van, St. Elizabeth’s Guild, New Member Ministry, and on our website.  The Outreach Committee of All Saints is chaired by Kathy Martin.  Under her leadership the church is involved in many activities and ministries.  For more information contact Kathy Martin through the Church Office at 503-777-3829.

Dental Clinic

All Saints co-sponsors with Medical Teams International (MTI), a dental clinic on two days a month (approximately every other week).  A mobile van, fully equipped for dental work and staffed by a volunteer dentist, hygienist and assistants, provides urgent care for people who don’t have the ability to pay. This Outreach Ministry treats 12 to 15 …

EcoFaith

EcoFaith   A community of All Saints people who are . . .   ASKING   What is the nature of the clear, immediate and immense ecological crisis in our region and the world? What are the impacts of this crisis on our families, our congregation, and our community? What are the sources of this …

Hot Meals

All Saints has served hot lunch at 11:30 AM on Saturdays in the Parish Hall since 1988.  We serve over one hundred meals each Saturday.   In accordance with Federal Law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution (All Saints) is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, …

New Member Ministry

The New Member Committee welcomes not only newcomers at the door but also hosts a Newcomers Dinner.  New and potential new members are invited to attend “New Comers” classes that introduces the life of All Saints and the Episcopal Church. Classes are scheduled a few times a year.  To be part of this Welcoming Ministry, …

Psalm 139 Shawl Ministry

  Psalm 139 Shawl Ministry creates shawls that are a symbol of God’s healing love and are pray fully knitted and crocheted.  Shawls are given for many reasons and occasions.  These shawls stretch from Portland to across the USA, and around the world.  There are many different kinds of patterns and styles to suit both men …

St. Elizabeth’s Guild

St. Elizabeth’s Guild provides handmade baby items for Insights Teen Parent Program in SE Portland. Items include: hats, crib blankets, receiving blankets, burpies, buntings, and booties.  Some items are knitted or crochet while others are sewed fabric.  About 2 or 3 times a year, members meet to cut fabric for burpies and blankets.  It is …

Sunday Greeters

The Greeters volunteer for Sunday Services each month. Commonly greeters serve this ministry one Sunday every other month.  Greeters serve at either the 8:00 AM Sunday Service or 10:15 AM Sunday Service.  If you would like to be part of the Greeters Ministry please contact Kathy Martin through the Church Office at 503-777-3829.     …

Website and Communications

Another area of Outreach and Evangelism is done through our website.  Our various church ministries and programs are categorized under Parish Life and Ministry, Christian Formation, Liturgy, Worship and Music, Outreach and Evangelism, and Building and Grounds.  You will also find an area with Endowment Fund information as well as our Mustard Seed Thrift Store …