First Church Members Visit Other Worship Centers

On Tuesday, November 19th, a group from First Church visited Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in NE Portland. While there, our members helped fill food boxes for distribution, had a small service and were treated to a special lunch. The group also visited Vancouver Ave. First Baptist Church in NE

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Women's Retreat Recap

This past weekend, 27 women ventured out to the Silver Falls Christian Renewal Center near Silverton, OR for a Women's Retreat. It was a time for reflection, connection, and inspiration.

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New National Resource for Stephen Ministries

The National Headquarters for Stephen Ministries has launched a new website at www.stephenministries.org. It tells the story of how God is at work in thousands of congregations—including ours. It lifts up people in congregations like First Church, people whose lives are transformed by providing or receiving care through Stephen Ministry.

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Going Deeper group to meet throughout October

Going Deeper is a wonderful opportunity for new members and anyone else who wants to make deeper connections with our church and our faith. The first of three classes of the Going Deeper program were held this past week. Pastor Donna led the first session. We studied types of prayer

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