Thank you, First Church. As the end of 2017 fast approaches, we want to thank you for all the ways you have embodied hope and shared love through the ministries of the church this year. The financial gifts of our members and friends are the lifeblood of the work we
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
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
For Annual Conference 2017 your lay delegate team (Francis Garoutte, Janice Gratton, Mary Sagara, Bob Wilson) have composed summaries of each day. You also were represented by our clergy (Rev Donna and Rev Jeremy). We met, for the first time ever, with the Pacific NW Conference, with separate legislative and
Launching Youth in Foster Care Into a Bright Future The Church and Society Committee is gathering goods to create Launch Boxes for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care during the month of May. We will be collecting items in the narthex before worship on May 7th, 14th, and 21st. These
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: email@example.com no later than April 17, 2017.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After worship on Sunday, February 7th, Jon Ulsh – the new Executive Director of Portland’s Macdonald Center will speak at an FUMC Forum. Jon will be here to give you firsthand knowledge of the work Macdonald Center does in the heart of inner Northwest Portland. In a nutshell, Macdonald Center
Mainspring Portland is the new voice for Portland Poor and Hungry. Mainspring operates a food pantry for children, families and seniors. The food First Church donates each month (first Sunday of the month), goes to those in need via a “grocery store” model pantry. The pantry “shopping” takes place each