Preaching during the seven Sundays of the Easter season is my favorite time because I love to proclaim the risen Jesus—the things he said and did before he went up to heaven on Ascension Day. Luke records that just before he rose up into the clouds he said to his disciples, “Thus it stands written: […]
Please join the Trustees for a work party on Saturday, April 13th at 10am to clean up the grove area in preparation for Easter (April 21st) and future outdoor activities. We will start around 10am rain or shine. Please bring rakes and gloves. Questions? Call 503-962-0066. Thanks in advance for your help!
DATE: 4/21/2019 7:45-10:15am. The menu includes: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit, juice, coffee and tea. Suggested donation: Single $7.00, Family $20.00 Children 12 years and under $5.00 Your donations support youth activities including National Youth Gathering 2019 – thank you!
Greetings in Christ Jesus Welcome to April. One theory is that the name comes from an ancient Roman word that means to open. The fourth month of the year was given the name April, because the buds of leaves and flowers opened. This month, half is Lent and half is Easter. We celebrate the death […]
Last Sunday evening I held a meeting in the Connect Center regarding our church’s evangelism. Around twenty people came and heard me give a presentation which included my personal and professional thoughts about it; we read an article together, watched a video from the last Northwest District Convention, and enjoyed an hour-long question and answer […]
Electronic Giving is a convenient, consistent way to help our church grow. Consider scheduling a recurring electronic contribution today. It’s easy! You will no longer need to write out checks and prepare envelopes every week. Even when travel, illness or other circumstances prevent you from attending services, your electronic contributions will continue to be received […]
Easter lily orders will be taken in late March/early April. The flowers can be picked up at church after the Easter service. You may also request that they be delivered to a nursing home or a shut-in instead of picking them up. Watch your bulletins for the order form. We are currently researching prices.
Greetings in Christ Jesus Welcome to Lent. All of March is Lent. Ash Wednesday begins the observance of Lent. Ashes on your forehead is a reminder that we will die. Thus we need forgiveness from Jesus. Lent prepares us for the great celebration of Easter. There will be special Lenten Services each Wednesday at 1:30 […]
“Behold the man!” proclaimed the unwitting preacher Pontius Pilate in one of the shortest yet most profound sermons ever recorded. This will be our endeavor this Lent and Easter. Behold the man, God in human flesh, Jesus. His incarnation will provide the basis for our meditation and His real bodily suffering and death will provide […]
Greetings in Christ Jesus The robins have arrived! Spring is on the way! Daylight is longer! What will the groundhog say? Does it matter? Not really. What matters is what God has to say. He reminds us that He is with us no matter what the weather. He will not leave us or forsake us. […]