The Installation of the 11th Rector of St. Michael’s Church

The Installation of Mother Kate as St. Michael's 11th Rector


All are invited to celebrate the Installation of the Rev. Katharine G. Flexer as the 11th Rector of St. Michael’s Church on May 3 at 4:00 pm.

The Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, will preside at this festive Holy Eucharist. The Rt. Rev. Bavi (Nedi) Rivera, Provisional Bishop of Eastern Oregon, will preach. Leaders of our parish’s many ministries will present Mother Kate with symbols of their ministry. Clergy of many denominations and faiths will vest and process. St. Michael’s Choirs will sing. The church will be decked with flowers. Following the service, our ministries will set up tables around the church and provide cakes and Champagne.

Childcare will be available from 3:30-6:30 pm for children age 3 and younger.

Children ages 4-8 are invited to the Yellow Room for a fun activity during the first part of the service.

This will be a monumental celebration that you won’t want to miss! Please invite friends and neighbors!

If you are able, please contribute to help cover the cost of the installation (flowers, our professional musicians, extra maintenance staff, etc.). If donating online, please indicate “Kate’s Installation” in the “special instructions” field on the “Review Your Donation” page. Please make checks out to “St. Michael’s Church” and indicate “Kate’s Installation” in the memo line.

To help with the festivities, please contact Mary Nash or Mark Diller