Your Church at the Beach

open, inclusive, welcoming


36335 Hwy 101 Map
Nehalem, OR 97131
Between Nehalem and Manzanita


Mailing address PO Box 251 Manzanita OR 97130

9:30 AM Holy Communion or Morning Prayer in English with Music (no 9:30 AM on December 24 - joint service at 5 PM at Methodist Church)

6:00 PM Bilingual Gathering in English and Spanish

December 24 at 5 PM: Christmas Eve service with United Methodist Church 36050 10th St. Nehalem OR


Whether you are visiting the coast, new to the area, or a long-time resident looking for a progressive, inclusive church home, and wherever you are on your journey of faith you are welcome. Services in English and Spanish on Sundays, and community activities throughout the week.

Wheelchair and walker accessible.

2017 Photos

Education and Formation: New classes begin after January 1.

Essays by members of St Catherine's click here.

Mission and Ministry

Backpack Project: working with Nehalem Grade School to provide food security to children in the Nehalem Bay area. Recent projects Sock Sunday and Undie Sunday to provide new clothing for children and youth.

Labyrinth: Indoor labyrinth available to walk and developing an outdoor labyrinth for the community. Experience this walking mediation and contemplation.

Congregational Care: Meals and ministry of presence for those unable to attend weekly events, celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, home communion, prayer ministry, maintaining a library and holding workshops on living fully at all stages of life

Pet memorial garden: a place for the ashes of your beloved animal companion - in process of development.

Food Bank: collecting food for the North County Foodbank

Search Committee

Search News:

Sharon Smith and Kay Stoltz are heading up the Profile Committee. They need 3-4 people to help with this part of the process. Talk to either of them about what you can do to help.

Meanwhile, the BAC is actively pursuing an interim priest. This will be a challenge since our finances are very limited, but we hope to have someone in place within the next couple of months. See more news in The Tidings: click here

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The Tidings: weekly news of St Catherine/Santa Catalina with weekly events calendar click here or