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YEAR-ENDCHARITABLE GIVING IDEAS – It’s not too soon to plan!

by Jill Richard

Give Non-Cash Gifts Although the rules of giving may have shifted due to tax reform, there are still some donation options that will optimize your impact and make the most of your charitable deductions. Giving non-cash gifts can maximize the reach of your dollars. Consider donating household items and clothing. You can also donate your time to […]

October 2019 – Note from Pastor Don

by Jill Richard

“But let all who take refuge in you rejoice;let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that thosewho love your name may exult in you.”—Psalm 5:11 October is my favorite month of the year here in Oregon. There are sunny days mixed with rainy ones; some of the trees start to […]

October 2019 from Your Congregational President

by Jill Richard

Declaring & Teaching – Jesus is Lord! “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 I want to start by thanking everyone who participated in removing and replacing the roof on the senior center building. God’s hand […]

A note from Pastor Rich Sept 2019

by Jill Richard

Greetings in Christ Jesus September is still a summer month, but life changes in September. School starts, church activities speed up. Yes, Senior Saints meets weekly. We start our fall season on Wednesday, September 11th. If you haven’t yet tried us, come and see what happens. Besides our weekly Wednesday meeting, we also have Pary’s […]

September Church Calendar 2019

by Jill Richard

September 1 Communion8:30 Traditional9:40 Christian Ed10:45 Contemp.(grove) The Springs at Sherwood 2:30 pm September 2 Labor DayOffice Closed 7:30 pm AA (gym)  September 3 9 am Quilting Teacher Workday 7 pm Youth group      September 4 School starts September 5 5:30 pm Praise Team September 67 pm First Friday Dinner (Casa Colima, Tualatin) September 79 […]

A Note from Pastor Don September 2019

by Jill Richard

As the summer comes to a close and I prepare to take some time off, I’d like to reflect on some of the great things that have happened these last few months; things which have given me even more confidence that our Lord is at work in this Church through the Holy Spirit. First, I […]

Mission Fest 2019

by Jill Richard

Sunday, July 28, 10:45 am in the grove BBQ and Potluck afterwards Following the service there will be a BBQ and Potluck.  The main dish, beverages, condiments and tableware will be provided. Please bring your favorite side dish (hot or cold), salad, or dessert to share. Outreach needs helpers for the potluck: setup, cooking and clean-up. […]

A Note from Pastor Rich Summer 2019

by Jill Richard

Greetings in Christ Jesus Summer has officially arrived, but today it does not feel like it.  I like it warm.  But as the temperatures get warmer, remember to stay hydrated.  As we age, thirst signals decline and older folks become under hydrated, thereby risk falling.  Balance can be shaky in the morning due to under […]

Summer 2019 Treasurer’s Notes

by Jill Richard

Are you ready (to die thus to live) and armed (with the Word of God)? Now that I have your attention – please also keep in mind that your tithing may continue while you are on vacation. St Paul Lutheran Church & Preschool has employed Simply Giving for over 10 years. It is an automated […]

A Note from Pastor Don – Summer 2019

by Jill Richard

Greetings from Camp Lutherwood…  A thunderstorm has developed over Eugene and the rain is pouring hard. I’m stranded in the main tent, unable to make it to my cabin without getting drenched. The kids are safe in their cabins working on crafts—a perfect time for that. Having lost their main lodge and about 80 percent […]