Religion: Visit World Religions
World Religions, Asian Religions
Video and livestream services
Visit a religion group virtually, either by viewing an archived service or attending a live stream or Zoom session.
- Vedic Cultural CenterBased in Sammamish, Washington. Website provides chanting, puja, and classes via YouTube livestreaming and archived videos
- Kagyu Changchub Chuling (Tibetan Buddhism in Northeast Portland)Offers livestream meditation via Vimeo and Zoom, and archived teaching videos on Vimeo and YouTube.
- Friends of the Dhamma (Southeast Portland in the Therevada lineage)Offering virtual services via Zoom during the shutdown. Video and audio teachings available on the website.
- Insight Meditation CenterOffers daily meditation and instruction livestreaming on YouTube and Zoom.
- Taostream.orgOnline classes in Taichi and Tao practice with Grandmaster Waysun Liao
- Congregation Neveh Shalom (SW Portland, Conservative Judaism)Streaming services every Friday night and Saturday morning, plus archived talks and programs available on demand.
- Congregation Beth Israel (NW Portland, Reform Judaism)Shabbat services available via Zoom, streaming archive available.
- Congregation Shir Tikvah (NE Portland, unaffiliated)Zoom gatherings for candle lighting on Friday evenings, Saturday morning Torah study at 9:00, and weekly afternoon services at 4:00. To connect, email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral (NE Portland)Live streamed services
- Mt Olivet Baptist Church (North Portland, Protestant)Live streamed services and video archives
- Rose City Park Presbyterian Church (NE Portland, Protestant)Recorded services and Bible study
- St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (NW Portland, Catholic)Sunday Mass Livestream
- The Islamic Center of Portland - Masjed As-Saber (SW Portland)Archived talks on Facebook page
- Mosque prayer serviceYouTube clips
World Religions in the Portland area (a sample)
- Congregation Ahavath Achim(Sephardic Synagogue)
- Congregation Beth Israel(Reform Judaism)
- Congregation Kesser Israel(Orthodox Judaism)
- Congregation Neveh Shalom(Conservative Judaism)
- Friends of the Dhamma(Theravada Buddhist lay community)
- Movement Center(Hindu yoga)
- P'nai Or(renewal tradition of Judaism)
Tips for visiting a place of worship
Get advice on what to expect and how to act when you visit different churches, synagogues, mosques, temples or other places of worship in these books:
- How to Be a Perfect Stranger: the essential religious etiquette handbookCall Number: 203.8 H69 2011
- How to Be a Perfect Stranger: : a guide to etiquette in other people's religious ceremoniesCall Number: 291.38 H68 1999