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    Sunday, October 23, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost Sermon: “Casting Out Fear”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching Scripture: 1 John 4:12-21 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: Is Your All On the Altar/I Surrender All; L. R. Summers; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Praise the Lord: Ye Heavens Adore Him; Austin North; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude:

  • “Quaking in our Boots”: Fears Within

    Date:  October 16, 2016 Title:  “Quaking in our Boots” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  2 Timothy 1:3-10             Today is the second in a three-part sermon series on fear and the response of faith to fear.  A few months ago researchers at Chapman University surveyed 1600 Americans, asking

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    Annual Man Retreat

    Guys of all ages are invited for an overnight retreat with Rev. Jeremy. Collins Retreat Center is 45 minutes outside of Portland. We’ll meet from 7:00 pm Friday through 7:00 pm on Saturday. Cost for the retreat is $105 per person; you can register online or at the church office by

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    Circuit Rider Newsletter for October 12, 2016

    The Circuit Rider newsletter is published biweekly. Download this issue (October 12, 2016) in PDF format. Check out the Newsletter Archives for issues from past years. Inside you will find news from around First Church.    

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    Sunday, October 16, 2016 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost Sermon: “Quaking in Our Boots: Fears Within”, Rev. Donna Pritchard preaching Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:3-10 This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: We’ve a Story to Tell the Nations; Craig Curry; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus ; H. S. Livingston, Jr.; Shelly Edwards, pianist