2017 Greathouse Internship Application

Click here to view/download the Greathouse Internship Application. Internship opportunity is open to all high school seniors and college level students. Please see instructions on form. Turn in completed form at FUMC Office or send application materials to: mohlson@fumcpdx.org no later than April 17, 2017.

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2016 FUMC Women’s Retreat

The 2016 FUMC Women’s Retreat will occur the night of Friday, November 11 through Saturday, November 12 at Silver Falls State Park Conference Center. Pastor Donna will lead us in contemplative practices with time for: – Silence – Community Building – Soulful Reflection – Nature Walks, Good Food, Creative Experiences,

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All-Comer’s Book Club: Upcoming Book Discussions

The All-Comer’s Book Club met on January 25th to discuss Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, and we look forward to discussing The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd on the 4th Monday – February 22. (We’ll get back to 3rd Mondays in March, after the 3rd Monday holidays of Jan and Feb.) Decisions

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Volunteers: Join Our Vibrant Visual Arts Team

First United Methodist Church of Portland is seeking three creative positions to form a vibrant team of volunteers who will manage production and display of multimedia content for our video projection system during weekly worship. This is a great way to enhance your professional skills while contributing your time and

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Planet Church: In This Church All Pollinators Are Welcome

Thanks to the efforts of the Shovel and Rake Gang and Planet Church (along with the generosity of Renée Harber and the Clackamas Community College Horticulture Department), a pollinator garden, featuring Gaillardia (Arizona Apricot Blanket Flower) has been started on the east side of the sanctuary. Environmental challenges—overuse of pesticides,

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Greathouse Internships – Summer Employment for Youth Ages 18+

Summer Employment for Youth Ages 18+ Once again, the Greathouse summer internships are available for community service work this summer.  All youth ages 18+ (as of June 1st), are invited to apply.  The internship pays $2,100 for 200 hours of service.  Best part is, each applicant can choose the organization

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An Update on the Capital Campaign

Thank you so much for your generous support of the Capital Campaign. Your generous giving provides much needed funds to update and improve our sanctuary of worship. We’ve already improved our bathrooms thanks to you! The church intends to continue making improvements such as repairing the existing cork flooring, replacing

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