Bring Dental Van to First Church Fundraiser

Help support Medical Team International’s Dental Van, providing vital dental care to patients who lack dental insurance or any realistic way to pay. Each MTI Dental Van visit serves 10-12 patients; every $40 donated covers the cost of care for one needy patient. Our goal is to raise enough funds

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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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FIRST CHURCH BIRDERS: Audubon Christmas Bird Count

In 1900—as an alternative to the Christmas “side hunt” (a bird-killing competition)—ornithologist Frank Chapman proposed instead, a Christmas “bird count” and the idea took off. The Audubon Christmas Bird Count—a nation-wide bird census—takes place within a week or two of Christmas Day throughout North America and beyond. It is one

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Planet Church Kicks Off Chinook Book Sales

Once a month throughout the fall (beginning September 11th), the Planet Church Table in the Commons will feature the Portland Chinook Book. This environmentally-oriented coupon book has had Portland shoppers thinking green for over 15 years, and this year it once again offers discounts on transportation, dining, home and garden

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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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Join the First Church Travelers This Summer!

  July 7, 2015: Oregon Primate Reserve Tour 9:00 am carpool from FUMC. Join us for a tour of the Oregon Primate Reserve, an unbelievably breathtaking 28 acres surrounded by evergreens, filled with the sound of birds twilling in the distance, deer passing through the meadows each day, and the

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Congratulations to Stephen Minister Shelly Edwards

Congratulations to Stephen Minister, Shelly Edwards, who just completed a one week Leader’s Training Course, in St. Louis, MO, April 12-18. She will be commissioned as a Stephen Leader during an upcoming Sunday Worship Service. Shelly’s enthusiasm, skills and training will serve our congregation well as she joins Marge Terdal,

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