During Lent we encourage you to a time of study and reflection. To guide our reflection this year, we will focus on the book “Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science” by Mike McHargue. Copies of the book are available through the library or can be … [Read more…]
When disaster strikes, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is there to lend a helping hand. One of the things that they do is pass out hygiene kits to people who have lost their homes to floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires or other catastrophes. Presbyterian Women (PW) packed 30 kits for PDA at their January meeting. They have … [Read more…]
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday as a day of mourning for our sin and the sin of all humanity before God, a recognition of our mortality save for the grace of God and a request that the Lord remember our creation and breathe new life into our burned-out, dusty lives once more. Though we are … [Read more…]
From the Portland Rescue Mission: what a difference a hot meal and a good night’s rest can make! Thank you for your gift to provide for the urgent needs of men and women who come to us daily during this Thanksgiving season. I’m so grateful for your support! Thank you for sharing God’s love in … [Read more…]
Join us for a soup and salad luncheon following worship. The Annual Meeting agenda includes a review of the churches life in 2017, a look at the 2018 budget approved by the Session, the necrology report, a review of the pastor’s compensation and any other business that needs to be addressed. All are invited to … [Read more…]
Sunday, December 24 at 7:30 pm Hear the story, sing carols, and light candles to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Bring an offering gift of new or gently used gloves or mittens, warm hats and scarves, or new underwear to share with the children at Grout Elementary.
You are invited to share in all the Thanksgiving Day feasting without the trouble of cooking the full meal. The turkey, gravy, and mashed potatoes are provided. Just bring a holiday dish to share. Gather at noon and feasting will begin about 12:30 pm. Bring your family and friends. Let us know if you are … [Read more…]
Rev. Brian Herron is the newly appointed Presbyter for Mission and Vision for the Presbytery of the Cascades. Brian was formerly one of the PUN pastors, serving the former Eastminster Presbyterian Church. The PUN churches will have the opportunity to meet with Brian on Sunday, November 19 at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church (2828 SE Stephens). … [Read more…]
We will be studying Lesson Three: In Community with the Living Word. We will be planning our mission project of making hygiene kits for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
There are two long school weekends in November. We will be filling grocery bags for seven food-insecure families at Grout for both weekends. That means we need lots of food donations this month. We will deliver bags on Tuesday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 21. Please be generous. The following are suggestions for foods to … [Read more…]