Statement of Welcome

“We welcome into full membership persons of every race, language, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, and economic level. We recognize, celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts of God among us. We hold that discrimination is incompatible with the gospel of Jesus Christ. We affirm all relationships founded on the principles of God’s love and justice.”  

(Statement adopted June 6, 2006.)

 

Statement of Purpose

Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, following in the way of Jesus, seeks to effect transformational change in individuals, in our Portland neighborhoods, and in other communities near and far. To do this we will engage our spiritual, human and financial resources in creative partnerships with people and organizations to further God’s work in the world.

(Statement adopted November 3, 2009.)