Kenton’s history

We spans a hundred-years plus here in North Portland. Kenton, once a ‘company town’, has become a multicultural and multiethnic community.

When you attend

When you enter you will be greeted by people who want to welcome you to Kenton and earn the right to hear your story. As a small urban church we have a very relaxed atmosphere with casual dress.

We love music at Kenton so each Sunday you will have a praise team with projected words, hymns of the faith from our hymnals, and an anthem or special music by our choir or others.

We have a ‘time with the children’ after which the younger children are welcome to accompany one of the adults to our nursery. Other children are invited to sit with their parents. We do offer children’s bulletins for ages 3-7 and 7—up.


We are a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. We take God’s Word serious and apply it to the current issues in our personal lives and culture.

Our Mission

Throughout each of these changes we have faithfully sought to share Christ with our neighbors and friends. We have tired to speak the truth of God's love to those around us for a century.

We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.
— 2 Corinthians 5:20 ESV