Mary's Woods Spiritual Care Team

Faith-Based Retirement Community in Lake Oswego

Your spiritual journey continues

With serene, natural Lake Oswego beauty, Mary’s Woods is a place where a sense of peace and holiness pervade. As a faith-based community with a full-time Spiritual Care team, we fully support your spiritual needs, recognizing them as essential to your quality of life.

You’re invited, therefore, to continue along your own path to fulfillment, indulging in as many or as few of our services, workshops, conversations and classes as suit you. We respect all faith traditions as well as your personal preferences. What matters to us is you – who you are, what you value and your sense of meaning, connection and hope.

Our Spiritual Care team is rich in diversity and includes professional chaplains and associates with master’s degrees in theology, divinity and applied theology, as well as an ordained priest and protestant minister. Staff members and volunteers of the department of Spiritual Care are experienced professionals who come from various religious traditions and are committed to the spiritual well-being of each of our residents. We offer many ways to deepen one’s spiritual life, including:

  • Individual pastoral visits
  • Prayer
  • Retreats
  • Healing services
  • Faith sharing
  • Reflections
  • Classes and workshops
  • Community service projects
  • Interfaith worship services
  • A variety of Christian services (Catholic Mass, Christian Worship, Episcopal Eucharist, Presbyterian Gatherings)
  • Silent worship
  • Caregiver support
  • Grief support
  • Parkinson’s and Other Movement Disorder Support Group
  • Support in times of illness or transition (groups and individual support)
  • End-of-life care
  • Music (including hootenannie’s, summer solstice, Christian worship)
  • Assistance with memorial planning
  • Reflection groups
  • Special blessings: Family, healing, new resident, pet, new home
"The earth has music for those who listen."
- William Shakespeare


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