You are warmly welcomed to participate fully in the life of the church. For more information on these and other opportunities, please contact us.
Altar Guild – Teams rotate each week preparing for the weekly celebration of the Eucharist. Preparation includes caring for the linens, sanitizing and polishing the vessels, baking bread), obtaining wine and other supplies, and furnishing flowers.
Bike Club – A group of people get together during the summer for community bike rides. We also have an annual Blessing of the Bikes.
Buildings and Grounds – Hosts several work days each year. Watch the calendar for details or contact the church for ongoing projects.
Community Worship Teams – Want to help with the Blessing of the Animals or the Blessing of the Bikes? These once a year events are a great chance to connect with our wider community and there are roles large or small for all who are interested.
CraftyHands Calling all who do handwork of any sort – crochet, knit, needlework, cross stitch, embroidery, or even beading! Gather with other like-minded folks in the Parish Hall on Saturday, August 27th at 10am to craft together and share our work and conversation. BYO coffee or tea, and join us for our first gathering. Contact Fran Whitmeyer or Janet Fischer with any questions.
Greeters and Ushers – Come early and welcome all as they arrive. Orient guests and visitors and help them find seats and feel welcome. Training is provided.
Laundry Love Project – This program helps people afford to wash their clothes.
This community wide program has been on going for many years, and we contribute regularly. Bring your quarters to church and put them in the back of the church in the labeled jar. On a weekly or bi-weekly basis the quarters are taken to the sponsoring church, Camas Friends Church, which distributes them.
Little Library & Pantry – This little kiosk sits by the sidewalk and is stocked with food for the mind, soul, and body. Members of the community help us keep it full. Here’s a list of our most needed items.
Liturgical Arts Guild – The St Anne’s Liturgical Arts Guild is to foster participation and creativity among the congregation that symbolically tie into the Episcopal Liturgical calendar to enhance our common worship experience in glorifying our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
New Earth Composting Project – St. Anne’s has compost piles in the back of the parking lot. Instructions are posted. Bring your compost/take some new earth.
Pastoral Care – The pastoral care team assists the vicar in caring for the needs of our congregation. Members of this team are contacted whenever the prayer chain is activated. They also strive to be available when needed to make phone calls, visits, and other activities.
Refuel Washougal Come join us for this rewarding ministry of feeding the hungry in our community. We are located at the Washougal Community Center on C Street right next to the Library on in Washougal. We prep the meals between 2-4pm and server from 4-6pm. Right now, we are serving to-go boxes until further notice. Our service dates for 2023 are: January 20, March 17, May 19, July 14, September 8, November 10.
Safe Stay Program St. Anne’s Safe Stay program honors our commitment to serve our community by providing a place for people living in their cars to park at night. If interested in joining the program please contact the office during normal business hours or send an e-mail to email@example.com
Stewardship – This team provides education and information around stewardship of our resources including a fall giving campaign, personal finance workshops and planned giving.
Sunday Morning Hospitality – Each Sunday volunteers host coffee hour downstairs. This involves providing a selection of snacks and making coffee, tea, and juice available. This is a great opportunity to talk to people as they come downstairs. First timers have help from people who know where everything is in the kitchen.
In the Community
- Council for the Homeless
- East County Resource Center
- Faith Partners for Housing
- Hathaway School The local elementary school, just up the street
- Lutheran Community Services Northwest(Vancouver Office): Provides a variety of services in Clark county, notably refugee and immigrant services. See their website for volunteer opportunities.
- Outsiders Inn: tackling the problem of homelessness, separation and discrimination through advocacy, awareness and support.
- West Columbia Gorge Humane Society: Local no-kill animal shelter
- YWCA Clark County