Chistmas Eve 2017 – 9:00 pm Sermon

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 9:00 pm Service Title: “Do You See What I See?” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 In the prologue to the Gospel of John there is a Greek word skenoo, which literally means to pitch a tent. So when we read the

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Christmas Eve Sermon 2017 – 7:00 pm Service

Date: Christmas Eve, 2017 – 7:00 pm Title: “The Art of Christmas” Preaching: The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture: Luke 2:1-20 It was Thursday night. There were just two days left until the “big one”. Sunday was coming, that relentless return of the Sabbath. And not just any Sunday –

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Sunday, December 31 (10:30 am)

Christmastide Sermon: The Art of Christmas – Happiness, Rev. Joshua Kingsley Scripture: Luke 2:22-40  This Week’s Music   10:30 a.m. Prelude: Greensleeves; arr. Richard Purvis; Jonas Nordwall, organist Offertory: Simeon; Peter Cornelius; Dr. Kurt-Alexander Zeller, soloist Postlude: Hail this Brightest Day of Days; J.S. Bach, Jonas Nordwall, organist We extend a

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Winter Emergency Shelters

PHFS Emergency Winter Shelter Portland Homeless Family Solutions has opened a new emergency shelter at Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders Street. Volunteers are needed to bring dinner, as well as maintain the Goose Hollow Family Shelter and Salmon Creek Day shelter. Email Bethany Rocci at bethany@pdxhfs.org to volunteer.  

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Sunday, December 17 (8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.)

Third Sunday in Advent – The Art of Christmas 8:30 am Service The Christmas Story by The Gathered Community Scripture: Luke 1:1-2:7 Children’s Christmas Pageant 10:30 am service A Babe is Born: A Modern Lessons & Carols Directors: Rev. Joshua Kinglsey, Ronnee Edwards Costume Design: Tabitha Sewers Choral Directors: Kendra Friar,

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Continues

Date:  December 10, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hope” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Isaiah 40:1-11;  Mark 1:1-8   This morning, I’d like to begin by telling you a story…This story involves Gavin Bryars, a leading British musician and composer.  But it’s not really a story about

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“The Art of Christmas” Sermon Series Begins

Date:  December 3, 2017 Title:  “The Art of Christmas – Hospitality” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Romans 12:9-21 Today is the first Sunday in the season of Advent.  It is four weeks before Christmas, and this season of Advent, with its themes of watching and waiting and anticipating

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Alternative Christmas

Alternative Christmas allows you to take a break from giving “things” and instead support a charity represented by the outreach ministries and other church groups. Visit Collins Hall during Coffee Hour on Sundays, December 10 & 17. This year, the charities you can give to are: Sexual & Gender Minority

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